In a victory for payday lenders, the Ohio Supreme Court has ruled that a two-week loan to an Elyria man that imposed more than 235-percent interest is not prohibited under Ohio's mortgage lending laws.
Acting Veterans Affairs Secretary Sloan Gibson will be looking for answers when he visits the troubled V-A hospital in Phoenix, which has been at the heart of allegations of delayed treatment and even fatalities there. President Obama last week elevated Gibson to the post while the White House searches for a permanent replacement.
A package of tax cuts backed by Governor John Kasich is headed to the Republican's desk after it cleared the Ohio Legislature last night. The tax cuts were part of a slew of policy changes made in a midterm budget bill.
The mother and siblings of an inmate who died after being punched at a southwestern Ohio prison have been awarded $350,000. The Court of Claims of Ohio ruled that the family of Brandon Copas was due the money after they filed a lawsuit against the state's prisons department.
Public health officials say a mumps outbreak in central Ohio has reached 404 cases across three counties. Columbus health officials updated the running total of cases, with 220 of those linked to Ohio State University.