Associated Press


Hamilton County law enforcement and government officials plan to appear before a judge today for a hearing about the recent surge of heroin overdoses.

Franklin County Sheriff's Office

The Columbus man accused of firing a paintball gun at a 72-year-old bicyclist, blinding the victim in one eye, has been sentenced to four years in prison.

Ohio Public Radio

A Whitehall man will serve 13 years in prison for causing a 2014 crash in downtown Columbus that killed two pedestrians.

Ohio has paid the remaining 271 million debt to the federal government on its Great Recession-era loan to cover unemployment insurance benefits.

Federal Bureau of Investigation

A former Mount Vernon police detective accused of drug trafficking and who pleaded guilty to extortion is seeking leniency at sentencing, arguing he was motivated by a prescription painkiller addiction he developed after sustaining a shoulder injury while apprehending a suspect.


Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton says she won't accept Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto's invitation to visit before Election Day, as Republican rival Donald Trump did last week.

One person was injured last night when a small plane crashed near Plain City.


The Cambridge museum dedicated to fictional cowboy hero Hopalong Cassidy caught fire late Saturday night.

Two months from Election Day, Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton has a clear edge over GOP rival Donald Trump in nearly every measure traditionally used to gauge success in presidential races.

State of Ohio

Attorneys for Republican Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted tell the Ohio Supreme Court  he acted properly in sidelining three county anti-fracking measures slated for the November ballot.


A Youngstown-area wastewater injection well at the center of a dispute over Ohio's authority to regulate oil-and-gas operations will remain closed during litigation by judge's order.


Donald Trump's running mate flew under the radar during a stop at Ohio State University on the opening day of college football season.


Hamilton County Sheriff Jim Neil says lab tests confirm heroin seized in a recent arrest was mixed with carfentanil, a powerful elephant tranquilizer.

WCBE files

There's rosy news in the high-stakes battle for Ohio's U.S. Senate seat: both Republican incumbent Rob Portman and Democratic challenger Ted Strickland are in excellent health.


Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump says many people didn't understand part of his immigration speech Wednesday because of the enthusiastic crowd.

The Ohio Department of Education says it's moving forward with evaluations of charter school sponsors for following  rules and laws.


Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton told veterans at the national American Legion Convention in Cincinnati yesterday that American leadership means standing with the nation's allies.

A rule amendment proposed by the Ohio Supreme Court would let  attorneys counsel clients seeking to comply with the state's medical marijuana law.

The Ohio Supreme Court has rejected another legal challenge to JobsOhio, the state's privatized job-creation agency, saying the plaintiff lacks standing to sue.

The Cleveland school district and its teachers union have reached a tentative contract agreement that avoids a strike planned to start on Thursday.