Associated Press

Former Ohio State University football player Kirk Barton has been indicted on charges of slamming the arm of a Delaware County Sheriff's deputy with a van door. 

The Ohio Highway Patrol says a Fredricktown man who struck an Amish buggy from behind on Friday, killing a teen boy and injuring his father and younger brother, has been jailed and charged with vehicular homicide and driving under the influence. 

Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction

The Ohio Parole Board is again recommending against clemency for a condemned killer.

Ohio's health department says it's declaring a statewide outbreak of hepatitis A. 

An explosion has leveled a home in Ohio and critically injured two people who were inside. 

U.S. Marshals Service

U.S. Marshals have revealed the identity of an Eastlake man who killed himself in 2002 while using the name of an 8-year-old boy who died in a 1945 car accident. 

Despite declines at the state and national levels, existing home sales rose in the Columbus area last month. 


The National Transportation Safety Board says the plane that crashed into Lake Erie off Cleveland in 2016, killing all six central Ohioans onboard, issued multiple warnings about altitude. 

State officials say the unemployment rate for central Ohio in May was 3.5 percent, up from a revised 3.3 percent in April. 

The state crime lab is offering to use its drones to take aerial photos of Ohio schools that could help police respond to an active shooter or another emergency.  

Toledo city officials are preparing a new lawsuit to fight the state over traffic enforcement cameras.

An Ohio man who tried to recruit members for the Islamic State group has been sentenced to 16 years in federal prison.

The North Canton telemarketing company whose Republican owner Ben Swarez was convicted in a campaign finance probe has organized employees and suppliers in a retaliatory effort to bring down two prominent Ohio Democrats.

Ohio State University is shutting down its three-year-old Sexual Civility and Empowerment unit after finding it failed to properly document and report student sexual assault complaints.

The FBI says former Allen County Sheriff Sam Crish has been indicted on charges of accepting nearly 100 thousand dollars in bribes from drug dealers and others while in office.

A law firm representing Ohio State University says claims about a former school physician allege sexual misconduct in his interactions and at his private, off-campus practice.

A consulting firm hired by Ohio's semi-private job creation entity JobsOhio says the entity ranks well in comparison with similar groups. 

WCBE files

Nearly 10 thousand people marched and danced along the streets of downtown Columbus Saturday while an even larger crowd looked on during the Pride parade.

A powerful Republican Ohio lawmaker has been quietly cleared in a sexual harassment investigation conducted by an outside law firm where he worked for 36 years. 

Pike County Sheriff's Office

Franklin County Sheriff's officials say deputies responding to a Waverly home on Wednesday shot and killed the suspect who was wanted on a drug arrest warrant. 

The U.S. Supreme Court Monday upheld Ohio's purging of voters who have not cast ballots for several years. 

WCBE files

Ohio Governor John Kasich is weighing another recommendation opposing clemency for a former Toledo-area coin dealer who raised money for Ohio Republicans before being convicted in a state investment scandal that also ensnared former governor Bob Taft. 

Many people responding to proposed state rules regulating painkillers for chronic pain patients say those patients should automatically be given prescriptions for anti-overdose drugs.

Ohio's Democratic attorney general candidate is facing a potential conflict of interest that could affect his ability to prosecute the pharmaceutical industry in the state's opioid crisis lawsuit if elected.

Federal health officials say a salmonella outbreak linked to pre-cut melon has sickened 60 people in Ohio and four other Midwestern states. 

Ohio says it's replacing several prison transport vans and will be installing cameras and building individual cells inside them for the state's most violent and dangerous inmates.

Ohio State University says more former male student-athletes from more than a dozen athletic teams have come forward to report alleged sexual misconduct by former school doctor Richard Strauss, who died in 2005.

The Ohio Attorney General's office says Washington County Prosecutor Kevin Rings has been indicted on misdemeanor counts of coercion and sexual imposition. 

Waverly police say a 15-year-old boy stabbed his aunt and her 7-year-old daughter on Thursday. 

Ohio Public Radio

The Ohio House on Thursday approved legislation capping interest rates on short-term loans, a measure that had languished for more than a year.