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Franklin County prosecutor Ron O'Brien says there will be an independent element of the investigation being conducted into the shooting death of a African-American man by a white Columbus police officer earlier this year.

President-elect Donald Trump has tapped a familiar figure in Ohio politics to head his domestic issues transition team. 

Pickaway County Sheriff's Office

Former Pickaway County Veterans' Service Commission director Rebecca Lee will serve three years in prison and pay 19 thousand dollars restitution for stealing from the agency. 

Logan County Sheriff's Office

A Bellefontaine man imprisoned for severely beating his infant son in 2007 has been indicted on a murder charge after the boy's death last year.

A white man in Toledo has pleaded guilty to a federal hate crime charge after saying in court that he and another man beat a stranger because he was black.  


Jailed Sandusky County Sheriff Kyle Overmyer was defeated by independent candidate Chris Hilton on Tuesday.

Ohio Public Radio

Tuesday's election results show Republicans will maintain control of the Ohio House and Senate.

Ohio Public Radio

As expected, Republican U.S. Senator Rob Portman of Ohio easily won re-election last night, beating Democrat Ted Strickland by more than 20 points.

Ohio Public Radio

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump clinched his victory in Ohio with support topping 60 percent in 67 of Ohio's 88 counties.

U.S. Attorney's Office

Federal prosecutors say a Columbus man accused of trying to join the Islamic State group was arrested at the airport Monday while attempting to board a flight to Libya.

Delaware COunty Sheriff's Office

A Columbus woman will serve 65 years in prison for stealing jewelry and other valuables from several dozen elderly residents at nursing homes and assisted living facilities in Franklin and Delaware Counties over the course of several years.


A federal district judge says an ex-deep sea treasure hunter from Columbus is faking memory problems and intentionally deceiving authorities about the location of missing coins minted from gold recovered from an 1857 shipwreck. 


Republican Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine has certified a proposed constitutional amendment to impose term limits on Ohio Supreme Court justices and to remove special legal protections for state lawmakers and their staffs.


The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected a request by Ohio Democrats to issue a restraining order preventing Donald Trump's supporters from harassing or intimidating voters.


A three-judge panel of the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati has granted a motion by Donald Trump's presidential campaign to block a restraining order obtained by Ohio Democrats.


Evidence shows that a white, now former University of Cincinnati police officer was wearing a T-shirt with a picture of a Confederate flag on it when he shot and killed an unarmed black man during a traffic stop last year.

Franklin County Sheriff's Office

Two men have been indicted in a shooting that left a 2-year-old girl dead and her parents injured.

Dan Konik

A written order from a federal judge seeks to prevent Donald Trump's presidential campaign and others from taking part in certain activity that could intimidate voters. 


The Ohio Inspector General says former Ohio State Dental Board director Lili Reitz improperly shared information about an anonymous complaint with a former board member.

Federal Bureau of Investigation

A former Mt. Vernon police detective charged with drug trafficking and extortion has been sentenced to six years in prison.