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The state's largest online charter school operator is asking the Ohio Supreme Court to block the state's efforts to recoup 60 million dollars in funding.

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Ohio's Republican-controlled legislature has approved a new two-year state budget that includes a freeze on Medicaid expansion enrollment next year.  

Athens County Prosecutor's Office

An Athens County serial rape suspect was indicted Tuesday on 12 counts of rape, attempted rape, assault, kidnapping and burglary.


The Gahanna woman set on fire by her ex-fiancee and whose injuries prompted legislation allowing longer sentences for crimes that permanently maim or disfigure victims has died.


State Auditor David Yost has ordered Ohio's largest online charter school operators to stop using taxpayer dollars on tv ads attacking the state's decision to claw back 60 million dollars in payments for the 2015-16 school year.


Pike County Sheriff Charles Reader says members of two gangs known by the names “MS-13” and “Konvicted Family” could be headed to the county this weekend.


An advisory group that reviews debt-collection practices for unpaid student loans at Ohio's public colleges has recommended high school students receive financial literacy education.

The Ohio Environmental Protection agency has sued the estate of a manufacturing plant's property owner to recoup costs for overseeing the cleanup of a Clark County village's water supply when it was contaminated more than 20 years ago.


Environmental regulators who pledged to drastically cut what's feeding the toxic algae in Lake Erie will consolidate state oversight of the work to help make sure money is well spent and research isn't overlapping.


Attendance at last weekend's Dayton Air Show is estimated at 44 thousand people, 16 thousand below projections.

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The death row inmate who survived a botched execution attempt in 2009 is asking a federal judge to prevent a second attempt.


Two more Ohio Democrats have launched campaigns for statewide office in 2018.


A number of government websites, many of them in Ohio, have been hacked with a message that purports to be supportive of the Islamic State group.

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Republican Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine has entered the 2018 gubernatorial race positioned as one of the state's longest serving and best known politicians.

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A top conservation adviser to Ohio Governor John Kasich has resigned and has written a letter criticizing the state's natural resources agency.


Republican Ohio Governor John Kasich says the U.S. Senate needs to fix its version of a bill to overhaul the Affordable Care Act with bipartisan cooperation.


The Ohio Civil Rights Commission says it has found evidence to support 25 complaints that United Parcel Service engaged in illegal discriminatory practices at a Maumee distribution center last year.


The former Westerville physician awaiting sentencing on charges related to operating a "pill mill" has died after being shot during an apparent home invasion on Thursday.


The 17-year-old boy charged in the West Liberty High School shooting that wounded two students has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity.


A technical sergeant has been released from a hospital hours after a U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds F-16 left the runway and flipped over after landing during preparation for the Dayton Air Show on Friday.


A county coroner in Pennsylvania says human remains found by someone fishing in Lake Erie may belong to one of three victims still unaccounted for in a plane crash that killed six central Ohioans in Cleveland last year.


U.S. Air Force officials can't say what caused a Thunderbirds F-16 jet to flip over during preparations for the Dayton Air Show on Friday at the Dayton Airport. 


The Chicago Blackhawks have traded forward Artemi Panarin, along with Tyler Motte and the Blackhawks' sixth-round selection in this weekend's NHL draft to the Columbus Blue Jackets for Brandon Saad, goaltender Anton Forsberg and a fifth-round pick next year.

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Americans purchased existing homes at a faster pace in May, but a shortage of properties on the market and higher prices continue.

Franklin County Sheriff's Office

The Columbus man accused of fatally shooting a SWAT officer during a standoff last year has been found guilty by a Franklin County jury.


A Democratic gubernatorial candidate is proposing a buy-in option making government health care benefits available to the public. 

Ohio's largest online charter school operator plans to lay off 350 employees next month and possibly more later after the state determined it must repay 60 million dollars for failing to accurately report attendance.

Final estimates place Ohio's projected budget shortfall at more than 1 billion dollars.

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Backers of a proposed constitutional amendment giving crime victims and their families the same rights as the accused have delivered more than 560 thousand petition signatures to the secretary of state's office to make the fall ballot.


The Franklin County coroner says overdose deaths blamed largely on opioids are spiking.