Associated Press

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is awarding nearly 2 million dollars to organizations that will help enroll Ohioans in health insurance coverage through the federal marketplace.


Consumer groups are appealing the Public Utility Commission of Ohio's decision to increase rates to guaranteed profits for Akron-based FirstEnergy's coal-fired and nuclear power plants.


The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited the Timkin Steel plant in Canton for six safety violations, including failing to protect workers from a dangerous atmosphere caused by chemicals leaking into the ventilation system.


Republican Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine says a new advisory group will meet this month to review the debt-collection practices for unpaid student loans at public colleges and universities.

Ohio Public Radio

The head of the state medical board says he won't participate in establishing rules for certifying doctors under Ohio's new medical marijuana law after taking on lobbying clients associated with the  industry.


A Hamilton county judge has granted immunity to anyone who turns in heroin or other potentially fatal drugs after a surge in overdoses in the region.

Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted has resubmitted to state lawmakers a proposal aimed at controlling prescription drug prices.


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.