Associated Press

Pike County Prosecutor Rob Junk says the investigation of the unsolved killings of eight members of the Rhoden family nearly two years ago remains focused on a family of four that left the state for Alaska.

Former Ohio State football coach Earle Bruce has died at his central Ohio home at the age of 87. 

Standardized testing is expected to resume today at some Ohio schools after login problems with the online system were reported. 

Fulton County Sheriff's Office

The Fulton County man convicted of killing a University of Toledo student in 2016 has been sentenced to death.

State prisons officials say a death row inmate who attempted suicide following an assault on a prison guard has died. 

Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction

The Ohio Supreme Court has upheld the constitutionality of the state's three-decades-old death penalty law, rejecting a challenge that argued juries and not judges should impose death sentences. 

The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati has blocked an Ohio law that tried to divert public money from Planned Parenthood in an anti-abortion push by GOP lawmakers.

A federal appeals court has ruled that Ohio televangelist Ernest Angley did not violate labor laws by urging members of his congregation to volunteer at his church's for-profit restaurant. 

Franklin County Sheriff's Office

A judge has ordered the man accused of providing the gun used to kill two Westerville police officers must remain in jail without bond. 

Chicago Tribune

State authorities say a New Albany priest under investigation for exchanging inappropriate texts with a teenager and misuse of church funds left at least two suicide notes before killing himself last December in Chicago.

The U.S. Supreme Court says it won't grant a new trial to a former Republican Ohio lawmaker convicted of defrauding investors out of nearly 5 million dollars. 

Ohio House of Representatives

Republican legislative leaders from at least four states have acknowledged taking part in a summer trip to London with lobbyists and Ohio House Speaker Cliff Rosenberger, who resigned last week amid a federal probe of his activities.

Former Ohio Congressman and current Democratic gubernatorial Candidate Dennis Kucinich has reported 2017 speaking income from a group with sympathies toward the Syrian government.

General Motors says it will eliminate second shift production of the Chevy Cruze at the Lordstown plant by the end of June, which could cost as many as 15 hundred workers their jobs. 

Franklin County Common Pleas Court

A Franklin County judge has ruled the videotaped testimony of a local woman who died two years after she was doused in gasoline and set ablaze can be used at her former fiancee's trial.

Five Cleveland police supervisors have pleaded not guilty to misdemeanor charges for failing to supervise a high-speed chase that ended with a 137-shot barrage of police gunfire and the deaths of two unarmed black people in November 2012.

Buzz Aldrin never said he saw aliens during his voyage to the moon, despite a recent online story claiming he passed a "lie detector test" confirming a close encounter.  

Ohio House of Representatives

Republican Ohio House Speaker Cliff Rosenberger is stepping down immediately, moving up the May 1 resignation he announced earlier this week amid talk of an FBI investigation into his activities with payday lending industry lobbyists. 

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Rich Cordray says it was "highly inappropriate" for Ohio Attorney General and GOP gubernatorial candidate Mike DeWine to call Republican Ohio House Speaker Cliff Rosenberger in the middle of a federal investigation and the exchange should be investigated.

The Ohio Department of Commerce says not all of the state's medical marijuana growers, manufacturers and dispensaries will be operational by the September 8 legislated deadline. 

The union representing Ohio prison guards says a correctional officer remains in the hospital several weeks after he was attacked. 

The supplier of a fertility clinic storage tank at University Hospitals in Cleveland says its equipment did not malfunction or cause the loss of more than 4 thousand eggs and embryos. 

Ohio Public Radio

Republican Ohio House Speaker Cliff Rosenberger says he will resign effective May 1, amid talk of an FBI investigation into his activities. 

Republican Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted is reminding residents today is the last day to register to vote in the May primary. 

The son of Democratic lieutenant governor candidate Tara Mosley-Samples is in protective custody after being accused of making social media posts  about killing police officers. 

Attorneys are asking a judge to appoint an independent monitor for the fertility clinic run by University Hospitals in Cleveland, which had a storage tank malfunction that destroyed more than 4 thousand eggs and embryos in March.

The Champaign County teen accused of shooting two students at West Liberty High School last year has changed his mind about a trial and pleaded guilty.

The Ohio Civil Rights Commission says General Motors allowed the harassment of a black employee at the firm's plant in Toledo to go unchecked last year.

Ohio State University says an investigation is underway into sexual misconduct allegations against a former wrestling team trainer during the mid-1970s and into the late 1990s.

President Donald Trump is off, way off, on the U.S. trade deficit with China.