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The Ohio Supreme Court has ruled a law requiring people living with HIV to disclose their status to potential sexual partners is constitutional.

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The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati has rejected arguments to stop next month's execution of a death row inmate who says he's too ill for lethal injection.


Republican Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted says absentee ballot requests are higher this year than during the off-year election of 2015.

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Youth soccer fields at Saunders park are once again in use after the City of Columbus spent more than 2 million dollars to place a cap over soil contaminated with arsenic and other toxins.


The University of Cincinnati board of trustees has condemned hate speech while defending its decision to allow white nationalist Richard Spencer to speak on campus.

Franklin County Sheriff's Office

A Westerville man has pleaded guilty to threatening Republican Congressman Steve Stivers in a voicemail message mentioning last summer's shooting at a Congressional baseball practice. 

The Ohio House has approved a bill lowering the penalties for concealed-carry permit holders who fail to tell police they have a weapon when they're detained.

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A Franklin County grand jury has decided not to charge a Columbus police officer who fatally shot a man who officers say pointed a gun at them last February.

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Some of Ohio Republican Congressman Jim Renacci's recent attacks against Secretary of State Jon Husted in the four-way GOP gubernatorial contest were coordinated through a private entity called Citizens for Trump.

Attorneys for the man suing the publisher of a Worthington-based neo-Nazi website are asking for court  permission to question the publisher's relatives concerning his whereabouts.


An associate and organizer of campus tours for white nationalist Richard Spencer is suing Ohio State University after school officials refused to rent campus space for a speech.


Columbus city officials are still not commenting on a federal civil rights lawsuit alleging police mishandled the arrest of a man on drugs who later died in a hospital.

Five Cleveland police officers involved in the fatal shooting of two unarmed African-Americans are getting their jobs back. 


Workers at the Fuyao Glass America plant in Moraine are trying to unionize.

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Franklin County Sheriff's deputies have cited former NFL and Ohio State quarterback Troy Smith for possession of drug paraphernalia and operating a vehicle under the influence.


The U.S. Supreme Court won't reconsider the case of a death row inmate convicted in the 1993 Lucasville prison riot slayings of five fellow inmates.

Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction

The attorney for a death row inmate whose clemency request was rejected by the Ohio Parole Board says they're disappointed and hope for clemency or a reprieve by the governor.


Ohio State University has denied a request to rent space for an appearance by white nationalist Richard Spencer, citing risks to public safety.

Ohio's unemployment rate dipped slightly in September from the previous month and remains higher than the U.S. rate, which fell in September.


The School Employees Retirement System of Ohio will freeze cost-of-living increases for three years for 75 thousand beneficiaries, and is pushing for a similar change for 125 thousand more.

Ohio gun groups say they oppose any bans on the bump stocks used by the Las Vegas mass shooter to turn semi-automatic rifles into rapid-fire automatic weapons.


A state appeals court has sided with the Ohio Department of Agriculture in its legal battle with the former owner of six tigers and several other exotic animals.

The Ohio Supreme Court has upheld the Mahoning County Board of Elections' decision to reject another ballot measure that would have allowed Youngstown voters to ban fracking.

City of Dayton

The Dayton police officer who filed a lawsuit against the department alleging gender discrimination has been fired.

The Ohio Department of Health says the number of infant deaths rose slightly last year. compared with the previous year.

Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services

Columbus police say a dangerous inmate being treated at a state psychiatric hospital has escaped.

Champaign County Sheriff's deputies say two men were killed Saturday in a head-on collision on U.S. Route 68 in Urbana Township.


Franklin Township officials say a small monument honoring Confederate General Robert E. Lee that sparked debate will be placed on private property.


U.S. Military officials have identified the two soldiers killed after a military vehicle struck them while they were in formation Friday at a U.S. Army base in South Carolina.


The Jefferson County judge who was shot outside his courthouse in August has returned to the bench.