Associated Press

A Columbus couple has purchased a West Virginia island for 60 thousand dollars.  

Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction

Ohio has put to death a killer sentenced to die for stabbing and strangling a man he met in a bar in 1985.

The Columbus city attorney has recommended police not enforce the state law cited to arrest porn start Stormy Daniels last week.

Texas A&M University officials say U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry wasn't involved in a 2.5 billion dollar nuclear weapons lab contract that partly went to his alma mater.

Former Ohio State defensive end Mike Kudla has died at the age of 34. 

Associated Press

The law firm investigating allegations that a late Ohio State University physician sexually abused students has documentation about at least one incident that prompted a complaint to a student health center official in the 1990s.

Dayton Literary Peace Prize officials have chosen John Irving as this year's recipient of the Richard C. Holbrooke Distinguished Achievement Award.

Former Cuayhoga County Auditor Frank Russo, who is serving a 22 year prison sentence on corruption charges, is asking a federal judge to reduce his sentence. 

Ohio State University

Two former divers have filed a lawsuit accusing USA Diving of ignoring or obstructing inquiries into allegations that a former Ohio State University coach sexually abused them when they were young athletes.

Ohio Governor John Kasich has signed into law a bill designating February 3 each year as Charles Follis Day. 

Franklin County Sheriff's Office

Franklin County Sheriff's deputies say a bouncer was shot and killed outside a bar early Saturday. 

McDonald's is stopping the sale of salads at 3 thousand restaurants in Ohio and 13 other states after people became sick from a parasite causing intestinal illness.

The head of the Columbus Fraternal Order of Police  is strongly denying politics played any part in the arrest of  porn start Stormy Daniels earlier this week. 

WCBE files

Autopsy results show Kirkersville Police Chief James Hughes died in May from a fentanyl overdose.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration researchers are forecasting a smaller algae bloom in the western Lake Erie basin this summer than last.

Former Ohio State University president Gordon Gee and former human resources vice president Linda Tom say they don't remember hearing sexual abuse claims against a now deceased doctor when they worked there in the 1990s.

Democratic U.S. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi says Ohio Republican Congressman Jim Jordan should have known about allegations the Ohio State University wrestlers he coached were abused by their team doctor two decades ago.

Porn star Stormy Daniels performed early this morning at another Columbus strip club, a day after police arrested her at a different club. 

The Ohio Board of Pharmacy says a Clark County nurse practitioner accused of illegally issuing prescriptions for controlled substances has been indicted on drug trafficking charges. 

Columbus Divison of Police

A Columbus student who fired shots at Scioto 6-12 school last September has pleaded guilty to four felony charges.

The former Ohio State University wrestlers now accusing a late team doctor of sexual misconduct decades ago say they were subjected to leering and lewd acts by other men after practices.

The former Circleville model accused of trying to hire a hit man to kill the mother of her two stepdaughters has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit aggravated murder and been sentenced to five years in prison.

The attorney for porn star Stormy Daniels says his client was arrested last night during a performance at a Columbus strip club for letting patrons touch her in a non-sexual manner. 

A Reynoldsburg man has been sentenced to five years in prison in  a 1.4 million dollar investment-fraud scheme. 

Ohio Public Radio

The Ohio Senate has introduced amendments to a House-passed payday lending bill.

Macedonia Mayor Joseph Migliorini has resigned after being charged with assaulting a woman in Florida. 

Associated Press

 Former Ohio State University athletic director Andy Geiger says he doesn't recall any complaints during his tenure about a former team doctor's alleged sexual misconduct with athletes. 

Republican Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted says he's making extra efforts to help voters remain registered, after the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the state's voter roll purging process.

Republican Ohio Supreme Court Justice Pat DeWine has recused himself from a case over how the state calculated funding for the now-defunct online charter school operator The Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow, five months after it was argued. 

Ohio will spend more than half of its 75 million dollar share of the national legal settlement over Volkswagen's emissions cheating scandal on technology to reduce air pollution.