Associated Press

Ohio Public Radio

Republican Ohio Governor John Kasich says he's focused on backing his party's congressional candidates this fall and won't talk about supporting a presidential candidate.

Marion Police

Marion Police say the parents of an 18-month-old girl who overdosed on a painkiller twice in one week have been charged with child endangering.

Cincinnati Fire Department

An investigation by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health into a fatal Cincinnati fire says a series of mistakes by firefighters led to poor visibility for the one who died when he fell five floors down an elevator shaft.

Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections

The Ohio Supreme Court has reinstated rape and kidnapping charges against a Cleveland man who argued that a long delay in indicting him was unconstitutional.  

State of Ohio

The Ohio Attorney General's Office says the state Board of Embalmers and Funeral Directors authorized its former director to practice law without a license by allowing her to negotiate violation settlements.

Ohio Department of Education officials are asking a Franklin County judge to force the state's largest online charter school operator to turn over attendance data to determine state funding.

ohiosenate.gov

Medical marijuana becomes legal in Ohio in September, but questions are being raised about the constitutionality of minority business set-asides in the legislation. 

Arraignment is scheduled Wednesday for a Columbus woman indicted by a Franklin County grand jury on charges of injecting her father with a lethal dose of heroin.

Columbus Division of Police

A Mount Vernon woman was sentenced Friday to more than three years in prison for helping a friend evade law enforcement after he killed his girlfriend and mother last year.

daytondailynews.com

The Cincinnati Enquirer is suing Pike County over access to the preliminary autopsy results involving the eight relatives who were slain three months ago.

Associated Press

A federal district judge has rejected a 100 million dollar investors' lawsuit against Venezuela in a case that included allegations of fraud, hints of an international criminal conspiracy and references to diamonds, junk bonds and a mysterious house fire in Switzerland.

Detroit Free Press

Authorities say two people were killed when a small, experimental plane crashed in a cornfield Friday just outside of Springfield.

State of Ohio

The state is reviewing its system for counting inmates at all Ohio prisons following the brief escape of a convicted murderer in March. 

cincinnati.com

A black Cincinnati police officer is the subject of an internal investigation over a social media post that said white officers "are looking for a reason to kill a black man."

Ohio will receive nearly 1 million dollars in federal funds to help protect residents from the mosquito-borne Zika virus.  

collectspace.com

In-flight instructions used by astronaut John Glenn during his historic 1962 Mercury 6 spaceflight have been sold at auction. 

Ohio Department of Health officials and other medical professionals are urging people to take steps to avoid heat-related illness this week.

Americans bought more existing homes in June as the sales rate reached its highest level in more than nine years.

lcounty.com

Republican Licking County Commissioner Duane Flowers is apologizing after The Newark Advocate newspaper quoted him as saying Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton "should be hanging from a tree."

Logan County Sheriff's Office

A Logan County man has pleaded guilty to charges of fatally shooting a teenager while hosting a drinking party in December.

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