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State traffic accident data shows 20 people are killed each year in crashes caused by debris on highways.

The Ohio Public Employees Retirement System is considering cuts to annual pension cost-of-living adjustments.


The Trump administration has rejected a coal industry push to issue a rarely used emergency order protecting coal-fired power plants.

Drake family

A central Ohio sailor is one of the 10 reported missing following the collison between the USS John S. McCain and an oil tanker off the coast of Singapore on Monday.


The City of Oberlin will celebrate the second Monday in October as Indigenous People's Day instead of the federally recognized Columbus Day holiday.

Ohio Public Radio

The Republican-controlled Ohio Senate has overridden six of Republican Governor John Kasich's 11 vetoes of line items in the two year state budget bill while stopping short of reversing his decision to veto a tax hike the administration had called "unsustainable."


An organization representing Ohio's large-city mayors wants Governor John Kasich to establish an emergency operations center to coordinate the state's response to the opioid crisis.

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Police say a Confederate soldier statue at a cemetery on the Hilltop has been damaged by vandals who took its head. 

State of Ohio

Ohio Governor John Kasich says he can't see supporting a proposed bailout of Akron-based FirstEnergy's two nuclear plants that's now stalled in the state Legislature.


The Republican Ohio Supreme Court justice challenged for accepting an invitation to speak to a Toledo anti-abortion group after the Court agreed to hear an appeal involving an abortion clinic has declined to recuse herself from the case.


Records show a Jefferson County Judge shot and wounded outside his courthouse Monday was overseeing a wrongful-death lawsuit filed by the suspected shooter.

Franklin County Sheriff's Office

A man has pleaded guilty to felonious assault after being charged with firing gunshots in the Columbus Metropolitan Library's main branch downtown.

The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio has rejected appeals of an earlier decision allowing Akron-based FirstEnergy to raise customer rates for three years to improve its electricity distribution grid.

Illinois Department of Natural Resources

The Asian Carp Regional Coordinating Committee says an Asian carp found in a Chicago waterway this summer apparently got past an electric barrier system intended to prevent the invasive fish from reaching the Great Lakes.


Ohio University plans to expand beer sales at it's football games this season. Officials say the move is in response to feedback from customers.

Franklin County Sheriff's Office

A federal judge has delayed a sentencing hearing after saying he wants to know more about the state of mind of a Columbus man who admitted he plotted to kill military members in the U.S. 

Associated Press/Delaware County Sheriff's Office

A federal district judge says an ex-treasure hunter from Columbus should remain jailed on contempt-of-court charges. 

Ohio Public Radio

The Ohio Ballot Board has approved language for two statewide issues going on the November ballot. Issue 1 is dubbed Marsy's Law.


The Cleveland Clinic now says it will pull its annual fundraiser from President Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida.

The lawyers for the family of a black 13-year-old Columbus boy shot by white police officers last year are criticizing the police investigation of the shooting.

Ohio Department of Education records show five more Columbus City Schools principals could lose their state educator licenses in connection with the district's attendance data-rigging scandal.

Ohio Department of health officials have confirmed the first human case of West Nile virus in the state this year.

Federal prosecutors in Columbus say 13 members and associates of the MS-13 gang have been arrested and charged in central Ohio and Indiana.

Associated Press

Cleveland Cavaliers start LeBron James has criticized President Trump in the aftermath of the weekend violence in Charlottesville, Virginia

Columbus Division of Police

An Ohio appeals court panel has ruled a juror who was sleeping during testimony in a Columbus man's murder trial did not affect his conviction. 

Ohio Public Radio

Ohio Democrats plan to stage the first in a series of gubernatorial debates next month.

A new U.S. Department of Energy report shows steady demand remains in Ohio for small-scale wind energy projects.

Some international students are spending summer at their American colleges because they are worried about potential travel troubles, even if they aren't from majority Muslim countries in the government's travel ban rules.


Officials from the company building twin high-pressure natural gas pipelines across northern Ohio have told federal regulators sabotage or leaky equipment caused drilling slurry to become contaminated while cleaning a spill near the Tuscarawas River.


The City of Columbus has paid nearly 11 thousand dollars to euthaize 250 geese that populated the Scioto River downtown.