Associated Press

An Ohio House committee today approved a legislative proposal to legalize medical marijuana. 

Ohio Governor John Kasich has issued an emergency order allowing the Ohio Board of Pharmacy to move quickly to outlaw a deadly synthetic painkiller. 

A driver who was high on marijuana when he caused a head-on collision that killed a woman and her daughter and injured two others has been sentenced to serve two decades in prison. 

Franklin County Sheriff's Office

Franklin County prosecutors have charged an HIV positive man who allegedly used the same needle to give himself and his stepdaughter tattoos.

The Ohio Supreme Court has ruled in favor of a former Olentangy Local Schools board member who says his colleagues violated open meetings laws while exchanging emails.

NATO today is getting a new supreme allied commander, a former top-ranking U.S. military officer in Korea hailed by Defense Secretary Ash Carter as a proven warrior-diplomat. 

The Ohio Department of Transportation plans to fill the abandoned coal mine that's causing U.S. Route 33 in southeast Ohio to sag.

Delaware County Sheriff's Office

A Mount Gilead man was sentenced Monday to more than nine years in prison for his role in a string of thefts from animal shelters.

Delaware County Sheriff's Office

A Mount Gilead man has been convicted in Delaware County of taking part in a string of thefts from animal shelters around the state.

WCBE Files

A Columbus teenager will serve six years in prison for accidentally shooting and killing a teen girl in 2014.

The Ohio Attorney General's office says the state will get a portion of a large settlement with a major drug company.

Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam is a step closer to answering questions in court about fraud at the truck stop company he co-owns with his brother, Republican Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam.


Athens County sheriff's deputies say an anonymous video threatening the safety of "American students" was posted by a social media user in Europe and there's no risk to Ohio University.

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders' campaign is dismissing its federal complaint against Republican Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted over a policy related to the state's youngest primary voters.

Franklin County Sheriff's Office

Franklin County Sheriff's deputies shot and killed a dog that attacked a police canine during a community event in Columbus yesterday.


The Cleveland Browns, who last week traded out of the number 2 spot in the first round of the NFL draft, traded down last night to the 15th spot and selected Baylor wide receiver Corey Coleman.

WCBE Files

The Ohio Board of Education has picked eight finalists for the state superintendent's job. 

Butler County Sheriff's Office

The Butler County teen accused of shooting students in a school cafeteria has pleaded guilty to four delinquency counts of attempted murder and one count of inducing panic. 

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission says the controversial power purchase agreements allowing two Ohio utilities to impose short-term rate increases cannot take effect until the agency approves them.

The Correctional Institution Inspection Committee says the state is saving more than 10 million dollars a year by using a private company to feed inmates, but complaints have sharply increased.