Associated Press

A rape crisis center is leaving Ohio University to operate under an area domestic violence shelter that says it can ensure confidentiality for sexual assault victims.

The Columbus Blue Jackets have signed free agent forward Sam Gagner to a one year, 650 thousand dollar contract.

A Dublin man has pleaded guilty in New York to being part of a scheme that defrauded more than two dozen investors out of 5 million dollars.

Thousands of Ohioans have sought new health insurance this summer as their financially troubled carrier winds down operations.

A federal appeals court has rejected a challenge from Ohio Libertarians in a long-running dispute over the party's ballot access.

The former fiscal officer for the Licking County village of Alexandria has been indicted on charges of theft in office, tampering with records and dereliction of duty.

A new study by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety on red-light cameras shows getting rid of them could lead to more deaths. 

A Columbus man who pleaded guilty to bilking investors out of more than 700 thousand dollars over a five-year period will serve nearly 12 years in prison.

Columbus Division of Police

A Columbus man charged in a fatal shooting on I-70 near James Road earlier this month has been indicted on seven counts, including aggravated murder.

Ohio Public Radio

Republican Ohio Governor John Kasich says he's focused on backing his party's congressional candidates this fall and won't talk about supporting a presidential candidate.

Marion Police

Marion Police say the parents of an 18-month-old girl who overdosed on a painkiller twice in one week have been charged with child endangering.

Cincinnati Fire Department

An investigation by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health into a fatal Cincinnati fire says a series of mistakes by firefighters led to poor visibility for the one who died when he fell five floors down an elevator shaft.

Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections

The Ohio Supreme Court has reinstated rape and kidnapping charges against a Cleveland man who argued that a long delay in indicting him was unconstitutional.  

State of Ohio

The Ohio Attorney General's Office says the state Board of Embalmers and Funeral Directors authorized its former director to practice law without a license by allowing her to negotiate violation settlements.

Ohio Department of Education officials are asking a Franklin County judge to force the state's largest online charter school operator to turn over attendance data to determine state funding.

Medical marijuana becomes legal in Ohio in September, but questions are being raised about the constitutionality of minority business set-asides in the legislation. 

Arraignment is scheduled Wednesday for a Columbus woman indicted by a Franklin County grand jury on charges of injecting her father with a lethal dose of heroin.

Columbus Division of Police

A Mount Vernon woman was sentenced Friday to more than three years in prison for helping a friend evade law enforcement after he killed his girlfriend and mother last year.

The Cincinnati Enquirer is suing Pike County over access to the preliminary autopsy results involving the eight relatives who were slain three months ago.

Associated Press

A federal district judge has rejected a 100 million dollar investors' lawsuit against Venezuela in a case that included allegations of fraud, hints of an international criminal conspiracy and references to diamonds, junk bonds and a mysterious house fire in Switzerland.