Associated Press

Columbus Division of Police

A judge has ordered a psychological evaluation for the suspect in the beating death of a 1-year-old boy found in Big Walnut Creek last December.

The Ohio Department of Health says the number of abortions last year continued a trend of decline in recent years.

Newark Advocate

The state has asked hundreds of homeowners on the deteriorated dam at Buckeye Lake to remove their docks and other structures, such as decks, in preparation for construction of a replacement barrier. 

Public Utilities Commission of Ohio investigators recommend Columbia Gas be fined 400 thousand dollars for a gas explosion that destroyed an Upper Arlington house and damaged others nearby.

Denison University

Denison University officials say a search continues for a missing student last seen Sunday evening.

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources has identified the man who drowned in Kiser Lake after falling out of a Kayak on Sunday.

The Centers for Disease Control says more Ohio kids are getting the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine on time.

More than $18.7 million in federal funding to help small businesses has been awarded to Ohio. 

Ohio State University trustees have approved a 5.5 billion dollar annual budget and authorized new construction projects that include a new student-athlete development center and multi-sport arena.

Ohio Attorney General's Office

One of the suspects charged with robbing, killing and burning the bodies of an elderly Tuscarawas County couple has been sentenced to life in prison without parole.

Maryland's schools superintendent has decided to lead an education nonprofit in Columbus.

The Ohio Supreme Court has blocked a woman's efforts to inspect Franklin County Children Services records regarding an abuse investigation focusing on her daughter.

Records show the parents of three Bellefontaine boys whose mother is charged with suffocating them rejected a Logan County Children's Services care plan earlier this year.

Franklin County Sheriff's Office

A Columbus man has been re-sentenced to three years probation and 500 hours of community service after an appeals court overturned the original sentence.

The U.S. Department of Labor is suing Akron-area televangelist Ernest Angley and his buffet restaurant for violations of minimum wage, overtime and child labor laws.

A North Randall police officer has been indicted on charges of selling guns to felons.

Dayton Daily News

Federal prosecutors say former deputy state treasurer Amer Ahmad has been extradited from Pakistan to serve a 15-year prison sentence for a kickback scheme.

Logan County Prosecutor's Office

The attorney for a Bellefontaine woman charged with killing her three sons over a 13 month period has entered a not guilty plea on her behalf.

Law enforcement officers in Ohio arrested more than 400 people on at least 920 charges and seized drugs valued at more than $5 million as part of a statewide task force operation. 

Columbus Division of Police

A Franklin County grand jury has declined to indict three officers in the fatal shooting of a suspected leader of the Short North Posse gang.