State lawmakers have struck a compromise on what to do about missed school days around Ohio brought on by the season's extreme winter weather.
Ohio Gov. John Kasich has signed a bill into law allowing friends or family members of addicts to administer a drug overdose antidote without the fear of prosecution.
State officials are extending a deadline for a heating assistance program that's available to those threatened with disconnection or whose service has been disconnected.
The State Highway Patrol says more than 270 citations have been given to drivers for texting or using a cellphone behind the wheel in violation of Ohio law since the statewide texting ban took effect about a year ago.
The state's Department of Aging urges older Ohioans to remain alert to possible hazards that could lead to falls as spring and summer approach.
Ohio plans to give students new exams to measure achievement starting as soon as next year, and thousands of children will be testing those tests this spring.
A spokeswoman for Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine says he will remain in a Cincinnati hospital overnight after a bout of vertigo.
Two Libertarian candidates for statewide office in Ohio have been tossed from the May primary ballot by the state elections chief.
Attorney General Mike DeWine says seven Ohioans are charged in a scam that targeted senior citizens and even involved someone impersonating DeWine.
An Ohio group has refiled its paperwork after hitting a snag in an effort to guarantee certain voter protections in the state constitution.
A spokesman says the Ohio Department of Transportation may end up using nearly twice as much road salt this season as it typically requires for an average winter.
Ohio's attorney general reports that more than 145,000 concealed carry licenses were issued in Ohio last year for the largest number issued since licensing began in the state in 2004.
Ohio's governor has signed into law a measure setting when provisional ballots are counted in the political swing state and what it takes to cast one.
A search committee at West Virginia University has recommended that interim President E. Gordon Gee get the job permanently.
Gov. John Kasich has picked a former state budget director and lawmaker to be Ohio's top utility regulator.
The Ohio Supreme Court has ordered a private university and a student journalist to try to resolve the student's lawsuit asking the college to turn over arrest records and other information.
Authorities say five people were killed in two separate head-on crashes in central Ohio.
State officials are seeking public comment on hunting, trapping and fishing regulations proposed for 2014 through 2015.
The president of a north-central Ohio booster club is accused of improperly using scholarship money meant for students.
The state of Ohio says it's reached a $1.5 million settlement with a Toledo manufacturing company for unpaid loans.