Associated Press


One in seven registered voters in Ohio won't receive an absentee ballot request form in the mail for the upcoming election cycle.


The Obama administration has proposed barring states and other recipients of federal family planning grants from placing their own eligibility restrictions on where the money can go.

Champaign County Sheriff's deputies say crews who searched through cornfields after getting a report of an ultralight crash on Saturday found no evidence of a wreck.


A fire on Saturday morning destroyed a century-old grandstand at a fairground in Lancaster.


Champaign County Sheriff's deputies say an ultralight glider crashed in Salem Township Saturday afternoon and the operator has not been found.


The Ohio Democratic Party says President Obama will headline its annual state dinner next month.


A linguist at Miami University in Oxford has been named a 2016 MacArthur Fellow and will receive the so-called "genius grant" to continue his work to restore use of an indigenous language.

Rates of existing home sales fell on the national and state levels in August, but increased on the local level.


The campaign of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has accepted the resignation of its volunteer chair in Mahoning County after the woman made a series of remarks disparaging blacks.


The heavily-favored horse named Betting Line captured the Little Brown Jug under a cloud of controversy Thursday, after the discovery of text messages that implied it may have been given an unauthorized supplement.

Delaware County Sheriff's Office

A Delaware County woman has pleaded guilty to charges of stealing jewelry, watches and other items from residents of senior living facilities in Delaware and Franklin Counties over several years to support her drug habit.


Ohio is a member of a coalition of 21 states suing the Labor Department over a new rule making more higher-earning workers eligible for overtime pay.

The Ohio Supreme Court has adopted a rule change to allow attorneys to counsel clients seeking to comply with the state's new medical marijuana law.

Child welfare advocates say more children are put into foster care amid the state's opioid crisis, but funding for children services agencies falls short.


The Ohio Department of Education says more than 52 thousand students participated in the first full year of a  program allowing middle- and high-schoolers to earn free college credit.


The Ross County Historical Society will house the statute of former Ohio Governor William Allen.

Mike Foley

Columbus City Council members had little comment during last night's meeting about a protest held at City Hall yesterday calling for justice in the Tyre King shooting.


A Geauga County jury yesterday found a former Logan County man guilty of ordering a hit from his prison cell on a witness against him. Prosecutors say the gunman killed the wrong person.

Middletown Police

The woman who pleaded guilty in the fatal beating of her 5-year-old son at a Middletown motel has been sentenced to 18 years to life in prison.

A consultant whose firm helped secure funding for Wright State University and who was later cleared in an investigation of potential lobbying law violations is suing the school for 4.5 million dollars in unpaid compensation.