Fairfield County Sheriff's deputies say they have recaptured the man who escaped from a county jail facility this morning. Deputies say 20-year-old Elias Ferrar walked away from a job assignment at a minimum security facility for misdemeanor offenders. Ferrar was being held on a probation violation and a charge of possession of drug paraphernalia.
Health officials in Ohio's capital city say they're investigating more than 770 cases of a bacterial illness that primarily affects young children, and they're urging parents to take precautions to help stop the outbreak.
Three companies - including one in central Ohio - have agreed in a federal settlement to pay back wages to hundreds of international students for summer jobs they held at a Hershey candy company facility in Pennsylvania.
The deadline is just days away for Ohio to announce whether it will begin plans for a state-based health insurance exchange in compliance with the President's Affordable Care Act. Ohio's Republican lieutenant governor insists the new federal health care law is flawed, but she says the state is moving forward with the overhaul.
Some families whose children are part of a northern Ohio cancer cluster say they're troubled after soil samples from a former park showed high levels of a chemical believed to increase the risk of certain cancers in humans.