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Associated Press

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Republican Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted says a record number of Ohioans cast absentee ballots in the November election.

law.capital.edu

An Ohio Senate panel has rejected the governor's pick for a seat on the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio.

Richland County Sheriff's Office

A Mansfield woman has been sentenced to life in prison for the slaying and dismemberment of a neighbor last year.

Franklin County Sheriff's Office

The Franklin County Court of Appeals has ruled a guilty plea made by a Columbus man in a 2014 murder case is invalid because the presiding judge  failed to inform him of his Constitutional right to confront witnesses.

Ohio Department of Transportation

The state will invest 15 million dollars to support research in self-driving highway technology along a 35-mile stretch of  U.S. Route 33 between Dublin and East Liberty.

Three Marysville teens have been charged with raping a 13-year-old girl following a high school football game in September.

Newark Police

A Newark woman will serve seven years in prison after admitting she set fire to her family's home last February.

A Columbus woman convicted of using money from a startup charter school to purchase luxury vehicles and other items  has been sentenced to three years in prison.

The Franklin County land bank, the Columbus land bank and the Central Ohio Community Improvement Corporation plan to spend nearly 21 million dollars to demolish more than 11 hundred vacant and abandoned homes by the year 2020.

The Ohio Highway Patrol says fewer motorists were killed on the roads over this year's Thanksgiving holiday period than in recent years. 

Columbus police have identified the woman found stabbed to death at an east side apartment complex early Sunday.

newsmax.com

State officials say Ohio is making new investments to support innovative transportation technology, like a self-driving truck that will begin traveling this week on U.S. Route 33 and the Ohio Turnpike.

lakeerie.ohio.gov

State lawmakers are considering leglislation consolidating oversight of efforts to battle toxic algae in Lake Erie.

Bellefontaine Examiner

Logan County Sheriff's deputies have identified the man found dead in his home on Thanksgiving.

A court has dismissed an appeal by Ohio's largest online charter school of a ruling allowing the state to use the amount of time students are logged in to calculate enrollment and funding.

umbrellaofsuspicion.com

The Ohio Attorney General's office says dozens of cars, trucks and farming equipment have been investigated and will be returned to the relatives of eight Pike County family members who were slain earlier this year.

esquire.com

A Kentucky man who aligned himself with the hacker group Anonymous has pleaded guilty to conspiring to hack an online account to draw attention to the 2012 Steubenville high school rape case

Columbus Division of Police

The accomplice of Tyre King has pleaded guilty to a robbery that happened just before police shot and killed King earlier this year.

Columbus police have identified the man shot and killed last night in the parking lot of a West Broad Street fast food restaurant.

sandusky-county.com

Jailed Sandusky County Sheriff Kyle Overmyer has changed his plea to guilty to charges of stealing prescription drugs and misspending department funds.

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