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6:27 pm
Tue July 29, 2014

Grants Approved For Innovation In Ohio Schools

The State Controlling Board has approved 37 applications for "innovation" grants from nearly 200 schools and educational entities. 

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6:49 pm
Fri July 25, 2014

10 Years For Former Officer In Child Porn Case

Stewart Miller
Credit Columbus Division of Police

A former Columbus police officer has been sentenced to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty in a child pornography case in which investigators said they uncovered thousands of images and hundreds of videos on two external hard drives.

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6:42 pm
Fri July 25, 2014

Fired Ohio State Band Director Vows To Clear Name

An attorney says the fired director of Ohio State University's marching band has become a scapegoat for behavior that occurred before his leadership and he'll fight to clear his name.

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7:18 pm
Thu July 24, 2014

Ohio State Marching Band Director Dismissed

Ed and Karen Crockett

Ohio State University has fired band director Jon Waters after an internal investigation found that he knew about and ignored "serious cultural issues" including sexual harassment.

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11:27 am
Wed July 23, 2014

Former Newark High School Band Director Changes Plea On Sex Charges

Anthony Miller
Credit Licking County Prosecutor's Office

A former central Ohio band director accused of inappropriate conduct with three students has pleaded guilty to 13 counts, including felony sexual battery and misdemeanor sexual imposition. 

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6:17 pm
Mon July 21, 2014

Former Ohio Lawmaker Denied Early Prison Release

A judge has denied early release from prison for a former Ohio lawmaker who authorities say took trips and cash in exchange for taking steps to introduce legislation. 

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11:41 am
Thu July 17, 2014

Police: Call To Water Department Led To OU Shooting Probe

Mount Orab Police Chief Bryan Mount
Credit Village of Mount Orab

Mount Orab police chief Bryan Mount says a phone call to the village water department led to an investigation into a possible shooting at Ohio University on Tuesday.

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8:15 pm
Thu July 10, 2014

Researchers Predict High Levels of Toxic Algae In Lake Erie

Blue-green algal bloom
Illinois EPA

Researchers predict Lake Erie will have a significant bloom of toxic blue-green algae in its western basin this summer but say it won't be as large as last year or the record-setting 2011 outbreak.

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10:07 am
Wed July 9, 2014

Three Small Tornadoes Touch Down In Ohio

The National Weather Service says three small tornadoes touched down in northeastern Ohio, causing minor damage, as strong storms moved across the state. 

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10:05 am
Wed July 9, 2014

Two Galloway Men Charged With Dumping Dead Woman's Body

Credit Franklin County Sheriff

Franklin County Sheriff's deputies say two men dumped a female companion's body in a ditch near a cornfield after she died from an apparent heroin overdose. 

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8:54 am
Mon July 7, 2014

Authorities: Motorcycle Rider Killed In Ohio Crash

Authorities say a passenger on a motorcycle was killed in a crash involving a pickup truck in central Ohio. 

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8:48 am
Mon July 7, 2014

Ohio State Football Player Arrested In NE Ohio

Lorain police say Ohio State University defensive end Tracy Sprinkle has been arrested on charges of cocaine possession, rioting and failure to disperse after a bar fight early Saturday. 

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7:08 pm
Wed July 2, 2014

Gambling Interests Say JobsOhio Ruling Protects Them From Suit

A coalition of gambling interests is citing a recent Ohio Supreme Court decision involving Governor John Kasich's privatized job-creation agency, JobsOhio, as grounds to dismiss a separate lawsuit challenging video lottery terminals at horse tracks.

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12:49 pm
Mon June 30, 2014

Ohio Firefighter Critical After Lightning Strike

Authorities say a Columbus firefighter remained in critical condition two days after being struck by lightning outside Crew stadium. 

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12:22 pm
Wed June 25, 2014

Ohio Delays New Requirements For Jobless Benefits

The state says it's delaying the enforcement of new regulations that require Ohioans to do more to get unemployment insurance benefits. 

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9:41 am
Wed June 25, 2014

Big Ten Advocates 4-Year Scholarships

The Big Ten says it supports guaranteed four-year scholarships and improved medical coverage for its athletes. 

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9:38 am
Wed June 25, 2014

Chief Of Staff To Stivers Resigns

Adam Kuhn
Credit theepochtimes.com

The chief of staff for Republican Congressman Steve Stivers of Columbus has resigned, citing poor judgment in his personal life after a graphic photo of him appeared online. 

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9:35 am
Wed June 25, 2014

Clean Air Act Plea In Ohio Air Conditioner Thefts

A Columbus man has pleaded guilty to violating the Clean Air Act by releasing a refrigerant into the air during the theft of dozens of air conditioning units. 

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12:54 pm
Mon June 23, 2014

Nominations Sought For Ohio Veterans Hall Of Fame

Officials with the Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame say time is running out to nominate veterans for the hall's 2014 class. 

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10:30 am
Mon June 23, 2014

Ohio Panel Picks Finalists For 34 Education Grants

A state panel has selected more than 100 schools and educational entities as finalists for grants from an innovation fund established by Gov. John Kasich. 

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