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Ohio Public Radio

Libertarians trying to get presidential candidate Gary Johnson on Ohio's ballot have submitted signatures for  Charlie Earl - a failed 2014 gubernatorial candidate.

Middletown Police

One of three women charged in the fatal beating of a 5-year-old Licking County boy at a Middletown motel has pleaded guilty to murder.

Incoming Ohio 7th and 12th graders must be immunized against meningitis under a new state law.

Ohio State Fair organizers say an estimated 921 thousand people attended the event this year, 61 thousand short of the record set last year.

The Ohio Highway Patrol says Newark fire chief Patrick Conner and his wife were injured Sunday after they hit a deer while riding their motorcycle near St. Louisville.

Richland County Sheriff's Office

A Michigan man has been arrested on a felony drug-trafficking charge after 24 concertgoers became ill from eating THC-laced candies at a rap music festival in Richland County Saturday night.

Ohio has issued new guidelines for eating fish caught in lakes, rivers and streams.

Two dozen concertgoers in Richland County suffered medical symptoms after they ate candy laced with a drug found in marijuana.

Ohio's largest online charter school operator has taken its dispute with the state over attendance records to the courts and the airwaves.


Former Republican Ohio Congressman Steve LaTourette died last night of pancreatic cancer at the age of 62.

A Franklin County judge refused to grant Pilot Flying J's request to dismiss breach-of-contract and other claims against the truck-stop chain owned by Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam.

Former Cleveland Browns wide receiver Reggie Rucker will serve 21 months in prison for stealing more than 100 thousand dollars from two charities to finance gambling debts and personal expenses.

The state is launching a pilot program to help central Ohio families whose children have developmental disabilities requiring residential treatment.

The Ohio School Facilities Commission and an architect will pay a contractor 2 million dollars to settle breach of contract claims stemming from the construction of dormitories at the Ohio State School for the Blind and the Ohio School for the Deaf.

A federal district judge yesterday extended a restraining order blocking an Ohio law diverting public money from Planned Parenthood.

Ohio's Libertarian Party is taking its challenge of the state's ballot access law to the U.S. Supreme Court.

The Ohio Ethics Commission says four current or former Columbus City Council members paid less than they should have to watch an Ohio State football game in a luxury suite with a lobbyist.

U.S. Attorney's Office

Federal prosecutors say a southwest Ohio man has pleaded guilty to charges of planning to attack the U.S. Capitol in support of the Islamic State group during President Obama's 2015 State of the Union address.

A rape crisis center is leaving Ohio University to operate under an area domestic violence shelter that says it can ensure confidentiality for sexual assault victims.

The Columbus Blue Jackets have signed free agent forward Sam Gagner to a one year, 650 thousand dollar contract.