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An Ohio Highway Patrol trooper was struck and killed Thursday on I-90 in Lakewood.

The man arrested after a woman called 911 to report being held captive has been charged with two counts of murder and one count of kidnapping.

Ashland police have released the name of one of two women found dead inside of a home on Tuesday.

Franklin County Dog Shelter officials says eight more canines have been euthanized following a weekend distemper outbreak, bringing the total number to 60.

Ashland police say two bodies were found in a house on Tuesday where a woman was rescued after an abduction.

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A federal appeals court has blocked rules requiring precise completion of thousands of absentee ballots in swing state Ohio but has upheld other challenged election law changes as legal and not unduly burdensome.

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Officials at the Franklin County Dog Shelter are transporting at least 19 canines exposed to distemper to medically supervised, off-site quarantine areas.

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A state law taking effect today offers immunity to people trying to get help for someone overdosing on drugs, or victims who seek assistance.

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Chelsea Clinton plans to campaign for her mother in Columbus on Thursday, according to the campaign of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.

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One of the three women charged after the fatal beating of a 5-year-old Licking County boy at a Middletown motel has been sentenced to 18 years to life in prison.

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Ohio State University's fired marching band director is asking a federal appeals court to uphold his civil-rights claims against the school.

A ballot effort seeking to criminalize abortion in Ohio has failed to clear an initial hurdle.

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Ohio University says it will remove the name of former Fox News CEO Roger Ailes from the WOUB Public Media newsroom and will return his 500 thousand dollar donation.

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Officials at the Franklin County Dog Shelter say they had to euthanize more than 50 canines over the weekend after at least one was found to have distemper.

Akron officials are reporting a new spike in fatal  heroin overdoses.

The president of John Carroll University says the suburban Cleveland school will study the role of its namesake in the history of Jesuit slaveholding.

A plan to stop Ohio's publicly funded preschools from receiving overlapping service payments from multiple sources will be delayed until next school year.

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Federal regulators have rejected a state request to charge new premiums to Ohioans on Medicaid. 

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Victims of domestic violence, stalking and other crimes may now ask to have their addresses shielded from certain public records in Ohio under a new law now in effect.

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is awarding nearly 2 million dollars to organizations that will help enroll Ohioans in health insurance coverage through the federal marketplace.

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