Associated Press

An issue aimed at controlling what Ohio agencies pay for prescription drugs has cleared a hurdle to appearing on next year's ballot.


The driver accused of fatally striking an Ohio Highway Patrol Trooper along I-90 in Lakewood has pleaded not guilty to aggravated vehicular homicide charges.

Columbus police shot and killed a murder suspect who police officials say was seen with a gun in his jacket before he ran and was ordered to stop in a confrontation with officers.

Ohio's minimum wage will increase by 5 cents next year to adjust for inflation.

The Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services has launched a system allowing people in stressful situations to text counselors for help, day or night.

New York Post

An Ohio appeals court has upheld the conviction of a former Columbus City Schools substitute teacher who showed a slasher horror film to Spanish classes at East High School.

Ohio Public Radio

Ohio legislative Democrats say the state's opioid crisis is so bad that all lawmakers should be called to the Statehouse to deal with it.


Former Cincinnati Reds great Pete Rose is asking the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum to restore his eligibility for induction.

Two men accused of live-streaming a threat to shoot up their Central Ohio neighborhood if their video feed topped 100 viewers have pleaded guilty to inducing panic.  

WCBE Files

A day after the People's Justice Project and other protestors packed City Hall and halted a Columbus City Council meeting, relatives of two African-Americans killed by police met with reporters.

An Ashtabula County Sheriff's deputy has been fired after a grand jury indicted him on charges of beating two all-terrain vehicle riders who led authorities on a chase.

An Ohio law taking effect today speeds up the process for foreclosing on vacant and abandoned properties.


The federal government has extended the deadline for Ohio homeowners to apply for a home refinancing program designed to help those hurt by the foreclosure crisis.


Documentary filmmaker Michael Moore says he's not allowed to perform a one-man show about the presidential race at Newark's Midland Theatre because theater officials consider him too controversial.


A Georgia author is this year's winner of the Thurber Prize for American Humor.

Union County Prosecutor's Office

A former Ohio National Guard Major from Marysville is appealing his conviction of sexually abusing three adopted daughters.

The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati says sufficient evidence exists to revive a lawsuit against a former prison doctor for the 2011 suicide of an inmate under his care.


A federal district judge has rejected the Highland Local School District's challenge to the Obama Administration's rule on transgender restrooms.


One in seven registered voters in Ohio won't receive an absentee ballot request form in the mail for the upcoming election cycle.


The Obama administration has proposed barring states and other recipients of federal family planning grants from placing their own eligibility restrictions on where the money can go.