Associated Press

A California tea party group's lawsuit against the Internal Revenue Service over alleged targeting will go to trial in Cincinnati in late 2017.

The Ohio Supreme Court has ruled a proposal aimed at controlling prescription drug prices lacks enough valid petition signatures to get onto the ballot.

Republican Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted says he intends to let Libertarians sub in their party's presidential nominee, Gary Johnson,to get him on the fall ballot.

A new committee of state lawmakers has been empaneled to review whether Ohio's unemployment compensation system is sustainable and determine if any solvency issues should be addressed.

alumni-osu.edu

Ohio State University's fired marching band director says after watching courts toss both his lawsuits seeking relief he now sees "for some injustices, there are just no legal remedies."

Columbus Division of Police

The man accused of causing a crash that killed two pedestrians in downtown Columbus in 2014 has been found guilty of all charges.

Ohio Public Radio

The state plans to appeal Friday's order from a federal district judge that blocks a state law intended to divert public money from Planned Parenthood.

cdc.gov

State officials say two children became ill with a new version of the swine flu virus after being in contact with infected pigs at the Clark County Fair in late July.

Ohio Public Radio

State leaders say a committee of nearly two-dozen experts will study drug-use prevention education in schools, with orders to report back in three months.

Columbus Division of Police

A Columbus woman has been sentenced to five years in prison after she pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter in the heroin overdose death of her 14-month-old daughter.

The Ohio Highway Patrol says troopers seized seven times as much heroin during the first half of the year as they did during the first six months of 2015.

Cincinnati-based Macy's says it plans to close 100 stores next year to become more competitive.

cdc.gov

Columbus Public Health has declared a community outbreak of cryptosporidiosis,  a diarrheal disease caused by a parasite.

The Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction has received a first-ever award created by a corrections group to recognize departments that strive to meet national standards.

Cincinnati Police

Hamilton County prosecutor Joe Deters has released video of a 2015 incident that resulted in assault charges against the man fatally shot by Cincinnati police last Sunday.

usnwc.org

The whitewater channels at the U.S. National Whitewater Center in North Carolina are scheduled to reopen today, six weeks after a Westerville teen died of a rare brain-eating amoeba.

Pickaway County Sheriff's Office

Pickaway County Sheriff's deputies say a man called a military veterans' crisis line in the middle of the night Monday, then confronted responding deputies with a rifle and was fatally shot.

highlandcountypress.com

Hillsboro police say the Highland County Convention and Visitors Bureau director has been fired after his arrest on felony charges involving sexual material with minors.

Franklin County Sheriff's Office

A man will serve 15 years in prison for firing at Columbus police officers during a drug raid in April 2015.

cleveland.com

Ohio Governor John Kasich has ordered the creation of a hotline for oil-and-gas emergencies, and authorized two state departments to start setting it up.

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