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Columbus police officials say officers were fired upon as they responded to a report of shots fired at a northeast side apartment complex early this morning.

Fired Ohio State marching band director Jon Waters says he is weighing his legal options after the Ohio Court of Claims dismissed his defamation lawsuit against the university. 

The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of appeals in Cincinnati has reinstated Ohio's lawsuit against lender Freddie Mac accusing it of defrauding a pension fund by systematically investing in sub-prime home loans.

The Ohio Supreme Court has ruled a nonprofit property management company created by a charter school may not claim a school-related property tax exemption. 

Attorneys for the Bellefontaine woman accused of suffocating her three young sons will not oppose the genetic testing sought by prosecutors.

The Justice Department is telling the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in an amicus brief that Ohio's process for maintaining its voter rolls is illegally removing people from them.

Hofstra University will host the first 2016 presidential general election debate, after Wright State University withdrew as host Tuesday, citing rising security concerns and costs.

The family of a man who died at a concert at the Cleveland Indians' ballpark has filed a lawsuit two years after his death.

A federal district judge in Illinois has sentenced an Urbana man to life in prison for having millions of files depicting the sexual exploitation of children.

The U.S. National Whitewater Center say algae in its artificial whitewater course weakened the effectiveness of its filters to disinfect waterborne illnesses, such as the brain-eating amoeba that killed a central Ohio teen. 

Columbus Police are looking for suspects in a fatal shootout in the westbound lanes of I-70 near James Road early Friday morning.

Reynoldsburg fire officials are searching for the cause of a maintenance building explosion at the Century City apartment complex last night.

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The 2nd Ohio District Court of Appeals has ruled the prison sentence for the Champaign County woman who faked brain cancer and accepted thousands of dollars in donations to help with expenses was warranted.

Ohio's four casinos have generated more than 1 billion dollars in tax revenue since the first one opened in 2012, and just over half of the revenue has gone to cities and counties.


The Newark-Based Longaberger basket company owes nearly 578 thousand dollars in property taxes on its headquarters, according to the Licking County Treasurer's office.

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An Associated Press review of Republican operations in presidential battleground states finds there are fewer employees than the national party had planned.

Experts working for the state have concluded planks and pieces of wood pulled from the muck of Buckeye Lake are wreckage of a canal boat that sunk in 1850.

Columbus police say seven people were treated Sunday for suspected opiate overdoses; one died.

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A staff attorney for the late former Ohio Democratic Congressman Jim Traficant has been sentenced to three years in prison and 830 thousand dollars restitution after pleading guilty to bank fraud charges in connection with a mortgage investment scam.

The Ohio Court of Claims has approved settlements in two medical lawsuits against the hospitals operated by Ohio State University and the University of Cincinnati.