Associated Press

Delaware County Sheriff's Office

A former Olentangy Local Schools teacher convicted on 41 of 42 counts of sexually assaulting students has been sentenced to 106 years to life in prison.

ohiosenate.gov

A Republican state lawmaker is drawing criticism for questioning his female primary opponent's interest in the job while she is raising young children.

The Centers for Disease Control says three people in Connecticut, Missouri and New York have been added to the list of those sickened from a listeria outbreak linked to packaged salads made at the Dole processing facility in Springfield.

nytimes.com

A U.S. Army veteran from Columbus is receiving an honorable discharge a half century after he was discharged for being gay.

pickawaynewsjournal.com

A Pickaway County jury has found a woman guilty of trying to hire a hit man to kill the mother of her husband's children.

whio.com

The Ohio Highway Patrol has identified the pilot of a single-engine aircraft that crashed on approach to the Greene County Regional airport in Xenia late Tuesday.

ohiosenate.gov

A Republican state lawmaker has introduced a bill to make Ohio's sales tax holiday permanent and an annual event.

Allies of Republican Ohio Governor and presidential candidate John Kasich have filed a complaint with the Federal Election Commission over a new attack ad funded by a group that does not disclose its donors.

cleveland.com

Six Cleveland police officers have been fired for their roles in a 137-shot barrage that killed two unarmed African-Americans in 2012.

Leaders of top-ranking charter schools say more money is needed to pay for teachers and facilities in order for them to thrive.

A Westerville stock broker charged in 1.3 million dollar investment fraud scheme has pleaded guilty to one count of wire fraud.

A Columbus man has been sentenced to a year in prison for failing to remit his employees' income tax withholdings to the Internal Revenue Service.

ohio.com

Former Brimfield Township police chief David Oliver, who developed a large social media following for his mocking approach to criminals, has been convicted of four misdemeanors.

Ohio Public Radio

The Ohio Attorney General's Office says law enforcement agencies conducted more than 100 investigations into human trafficking last year leading to more than 100 arrests and 33 convictions.

An analysis of Ohio Department of Education school report-card data shows the achievement gap between low-income and wealthier school districts continues to widen.

Ohio State University is expanding the amount of financial aid available for needy students by another 20 million dollars.

Ohio University recently banned hoverboards in campus buildings, joining the list of schools restricting use amid safety concerns.

Newark Advocate

The third of four people accused of smuggling teens into the U.S. and keeping them as virtual slave laborers at an Ohio egg farm has pleaded guilty to charges.

Ohio's unemployment rate for December is 4.7 percent, an increase of two-tenths of a point from November.

Danville Police

A Danville police report says the man charged with killing an officer this week had threatened to kill an officer three months ago. 

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