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12:26 pm
Mon January 12, 2015

Steubenville Superintendent Resigns, Charges Dropped

Mike McVey
Credit wtrf.com

Charges against the Steubenville Schools superintendent accused of misleading authorities in their investigation into the rape of a girl by two high school football players have been dismissed following his resignation. 

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12:23 pm
Mon January 12, 2015

Gene Harris Charged With Dereliction Of Duty

Gene Harris
Credit Columbus City Schools

Former Columbus City Schools superintendent Gene Harris will plead no contest on Wednesday to a second-degree misdemeanor charge of dereliction of duty, in connection with the district's attendance data-fixing scandal.

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9:35 am
Mon January 12, 2015

Ohio EPA: No Contamination Detected After Refinery Explosion

The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency says no contamination was detected following an oil refinery explosion and fire in Lima. 

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11:43 am
Fri January 9, 2015

Local, State Flu Hospitalizations Continue To Rise

The Ohio Department of Health says four people have died from the flu this season as hospitalizations continue to rise.

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11:41 am
Fri January 9, 2015

Coingate Figure Drops Attempt For New Trial

Tom Noe
Credit toledoblade.com

A former Toledo area coin dealer and Republican Party fundraiser convicted in a state investment scandal is giving up his attempt for a new trial.

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8:14 am
Fri January 9, 2015

Man Shot By Police At Port Columbus Had A History Of Problems

Hashim Hanif Ibn Abdul-Rasheed
Credit dailymail.co.uk

Records show police responded frequently to disturbances in the past year at the local apartment complex of the man shot by officers at Port Columbus Wednesday after he lunged at an officer with a knife.

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7:48 am
Fri January 9, 2015

Yet Another Marijuana Legalization Ballot Initiative Emerges

A second proposed ballot effort seeking to legalize  marijuana in Ohio has emerged.

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7:35 am
Fri January 9, 2015

ODRC Dropping Two-Drug Lethal Injection Cocktail

The execution of Ronald Phillips is being delayed
Credit wcpo.com

The Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections says it's dropping the two-drug lethal injection cocktail used to execute an inmate last year during which he repeatedly gasped and snorted. 

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6:58 am
Fri January 9, 2015

Macy's To Close At Least Three Ohio Stores

A clearance sale is scheduled to begin next week at the Macy's store in the Kingsdale Shopping Center.

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11:20 am
Thu January 8, 2015

Bridal Shop Caught In Ebola Scare Closing

Coming Attractions Bridal & Formal in Akron is closing
Credit cleveland.com

The owner of the Akron bridal shop linked to an Ebola survivor say the store is closing because it lost significant revenue and has been stigmatized.

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6:37 am
Thu January 8, 2015

Tips For Protection In Frigid Weather

The Ohio Emergency Management Agency is urging people to take preventive actions as frigid cold hits this week.

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7:47 pm
Wed January 7, 2015

Revenue Up At Ohio Casinos Over Last Year

Columbus Casino
Credit bizjournals.com

Ohio's four casinos saw revenue increases in December.  

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9:54 am
Wed January 7, 2015

Southern Ohio Lawmaker Tapped As House Finance Chair

Ryan Smith
Credit galliaherald.com

A Republican State Representative has been tapped to lead the Ohio House Finance Committee. 

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9:49 am
Wed January 7, 2015

Ohio Sheriff: 5th Body Found From Trailer Fire

Fairfield County Sheriff Dave Phalen says a fifth body has been recovered from the site of an early morning trailer home fire. 

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11:51 am
Tue January 6, 2015

Mobile Home Fire Claims Four Lives

Deputies on the scene of a fatal mobile home fire in Fairfield County
Credit wlwt.com

Fairfield County Sheriff's deputies say four people,  including a toddler, were killed early this morning in a mobile home fire in Sugar Grove.

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9:30 am
Tue January 6, 2015

Body Of Missing Ross County Woman Recovered

Shasta Himelrick
Credit Chillicothe Gazette

Ross County Sheriff's deputies say the body recovered from the Scioto River on Friday is that of a pregnant woman missing for several days.

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7:22 am
Tue January 6, 2015

State Urges Extra Care For Seniors In Winter Weather

Credit time.com

With snow and bitter cold forecast for much of the state this week, the Ohio Department of Aging is urging seniors to take extra safety precautions.

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10:02 am
Mon January 5, 2015

Tea Partyer Set To Challenge House Speaker Boehner

Louie Gohmert

A tea partyer who's been an outspoken critic of U.S. House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio says he'll challenge Boehner for the job when the new Congress convenes Tuesday. 

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9:58 am
Mon January 5, 2015

Small Underground Explosions In Downtown Columbus

The fire department says issues with underground electrical vaults are suspected after small explosions were heard in downtown Columbus. 

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2:24 am
Sat January 3, 2015

Sheriff: Body Found In River Matches Description Of Missing Woman

Shasta Himelrick
Credit Chillicothe Gazette

The Ross County Sheriff says a body recovered from the Scioto River on Friday matches the description of a missing pregnant woman.

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