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Cincinnati Police

A federal appeals court has upheld dismissal of a lawsuit against a Cincinnati police officer who fatally shot a black youth during a 2011 confrontation.  

Leaders of the union representing 4 thousand state workers say they've reached a tentative agreement with Ohio officials on a new, three-year contract that includes a pay increase. 

The state's elections chief wants to know how a new electronic check-in system for voters was implemented in a southwestern Ohio county after some people experienced problems on Election Day. 

WFAA, Dallas/Fort Worth

The license plates that were on the limousine carrying President John F. Kennedy when he was assassinated in Dallas in 1963 are going on the auction block on Saturday.

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Two former Ohio State University students are facing charges for supporting terrorists overseas.

Italian tissue maker Sofidel Group plans to build a new plant in Pickaway Township near Circleville.

A judge has ruled Ohio University is not responsible for the nearly 29 hundred dollar dental bill for a student who slipped on an icy campus sidewalk and broke two of her teeth last February.

The Ohio Department of Agriculture is asking the state Controlling Board to approve an additional 500 thousand dollars to adequately care for exotic animals seized or surrendered under the state's recently enacted crackdown.

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management is again considering requests to open Wayne National Forest to oil and gas drilling.

The U.S. Department of Education has restricted the initial flow of a 71 million dollar charter school grant to Ohio, pending further assurances the state can responsibly oversee the money amid an investigation into the state's former school choice director.

Whitehall Police

An Akron man has been sentenced to more than 27  1/2 years in prison for taking explicit photos of a teenage girl and posting them on Internet sites.

Athens County Prosecutor Keller Blackburn says no charges will be filed in the case of a woman who reported being sexually assaulted by five men at Hocking College last August.

Meigs County Sheriff's deputies are investigating the death of a 9-year-old boy who collapsed at a youth football practice.

Ohio State University has agreed to pay 3.45 million dollars in medical claims in separate lawsuits over patient care.

The future of marijuana in Ohio is uncertain after the resounding defeat of an effort to legalize cannabis for medical and recreational use in a single vote.  Few people, however, believe the fight is over.  

A federal judge has approved 1.3 million dollars in state payments to the law firm that handled the challenges of Ohio's same-sex marriage ban.

Ohio State University

A court date has been set for Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett following his citation for operating a vehicle under the influence.

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services says Ohioans seeking health insurance coverage for next year will see a slight drop in the cost of a benchmark plan on

Republican Ohio Govenor John Kasich has signed into law a charter school crackdown bill containing new performance, accountability and reporting requirements. 

Columbus Division of Police

A Columbus man who pleaded guilty to his role in a hit-and-run accident that killed a man crossing Westerville Road has been sentenced to four months in jail and three years' probation.