Associated Press


Republican Ohio Governor John Kasich and Democratic Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper are urging Congress to retain the Affordable Care Act's individual mandate while legislators continue working on a long-term replacement law.


A Cleveland man who has held protests against the Cleveland Indians' Chief Wahoo mascot has been indicted on federal charges of stealing grant money aimed at helping Native Americans.

Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction

The Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction has identified the inmate who was assaulted by another inmate in a recreation area at the Mansfield Correctional Institution.


Akron Mayor Dan Horrigan says police chief James Nice was forced by the mayor to resign over the weekend in part because of his use of a racial slur in a private conversation.

Licking County Sheriff's Office

Licking County Sheriff's deputies say they have identified a woman whose body was found outside of a gas station 27 years ago and have reopened the investigation into her homicide.

WCBE files

The Ohio Highway Patrol says a Mansfield Correctional Institution inmate assaulted in a prison recreation area died last Friday.

Cleveland Plain Dealer

Republican State Tresurer and U.S. Senate candidate Josh Mandel has announced the creation of a faith outreach team whose first goal is repeal of a federal law prohibiting religious organizations and other charitable groups from backing political candidates.

Ohio Public Radio

The state says a record 4,050 people died of drug overdoses last year, driven in large part by the emergence of stronger drugs like fentanyl.

Hamilton County Sheriff's Office

Bond is set at 100 thousand dollars for the white Hamilton County man charged with beating a black man at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.


A Marion man struck in the eye by a rock at Indian Lake State Park in 2011 has reached a 70 thousand dollar settlement with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources.

Euclid Police/Facebook

A white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black driver in Euclid won't face charges.  


Akron Mayor Dan Horrigan says Police Chief James Nice resigned Sunday at Horrigan's request amid questions about the chief's actions in an investigation of his nephew.


A Hamilton County judge has acquitted former OSU and current Buffalo Bills defensive tackle Adolphus Washington of a weapons charge.


The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has approved construction of the Nexus natural gas pipeline that's drawn intense opposition from some Ohio residents concerned about safety and property rights.


Akron police say a 17-year-old male shot and killed himself in the back seat of a police cruiser on Friday night.


The City of Toledo has changed its water quality rating from "clear" to "watch" after algae toxins were detected in water drawn from Lake Erie at the city's intake crib.

Whitehall Police

The State Auditor's office says a Whitehall man accused of selling stolen bus passes intended for the Columbus City School's neediest students has been charged with telecommunications fraud.

Hamilton County Sheriff's Office

Charlottesville, Virginia police have announced charges against three more people relating to the August 12 white nationalist rally.


A death row inmate convicted and sentenced in the slayings of five fellow inmates during the 1993 Lucasville prison riot is appealing his case to the U.S. Supreme Court on new grounds. 

Ohio is ending its plan to move death row for the third time in a little over a decade. 


Sales of existing homes declined in July on the local, state and national levels.

The Ohio Department of Insurance says the lone county in the nation at risk of going without coverage under the federal health law has landed a provider.


State traffic accident data shows 20 people are killed each year in crashes caused by debris on highways.

The Ohio Public Employees Retirement System is considering cuts to annual pension cost-of-living adjustments.


The Trump administration has rejected a coal industry push to issue a rarely used emergency order protecting coal-fired power plants.

Drake family

A central Ohio sailor is one of the 10 reported missing following the collison between the USS John S. McCain and an oil tanker off the coast of Singapore on Monday.


The City of Oberlin will celebrate the second Monday in October as Indigenous People's Day instead of the federally recognized Columbus Day holiday.

Ohio Public Radio

The Republican-controlled Ohio Senate has overridden six of Republican Governor John Kasich's 11 vetoes of line items in the two year state budget bill while stopping short of reversing his decision to veto a tax hike the administration had called "unsustainable."


An organization representing Ohio's large-city mayors wants Governor John Kasich to establish an emergency operations center to coordinate the state's response to the opioid crisis.

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Police say a Confederate soldier statue at a cemetery on the Hilltop has been damaged by vandals who took its head.