Associated Press

cincinnati.com

A black Cincinnati police officer is the subject of an internal investigation over a social media post that said white officers "are looking for a reason to kill a black man."

Ohio will receive nearly 1 million dollars in federal funds to help protect residents from the mosquito-borne Zika virus.  

collectspace.com

In-flight instructions used by astronaut John Glenn during his historic 1962 Mercury 6 spaceflight have been sold at auction. 

Ohio Department of Health officials and other medical professionals are urging people to take steps to avoid heat-related illness this week.

Americans bought more existing homes in June as the sales rate reached its highest level in more than nine years.

lcounty.com

Republican Licking County Commissioner Duane Flowers is apologizing after The Newark Advocate newspaper quoted him as saying Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton "should be hanging from a tree."

Logan County Sheriff's Office

A Logan County man has pleaded guilty to charges of fatally shooting a teenager while hosting a drinking party in December.

Columbus police officials say officers were fired upon as they responded to a report of shots fired at a northeast side apartment complex early this morning.

thelanten.com

Fired Ohio State marching band director Jon Waters says he is weighing his legal options after the Ohio Court of Claims dismissed his defamation lawsuit against the university. 

The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of appeals in Cincinnati has reinstated Ohio's lawsuit against lender Freddie Mac accusing it of defrauding a pension fund by systematically investing in sub-prime home loans.

horizondayton.org

The Ohio Supreme Court has ruled a nonprofit property management company created by a charter school may not claim a school-related property tax exemption. 

Attorneys for the Bellefontaine woman accused of suffocating her three young sons will not oppose the genetic testing sought by prosecutors.

The Justice Department is telling the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in an amicus brief that Ohio's process for maintaining its voter rolls is illegally removing people from them.

Hofstra University will host the first 2016 presidential general election debate, after Wright State University withdrew as host Tuesday, citing rising security concerns and costs.

clevescene.com

The family of a man who died at a concert at the Cleveland Indians' ballpark has filed a lawsuit two years after his death.

A federal district judge in Illinois has sentenced an Urbana man to life in prison for having millions of files depicting the sexual exploitation of children.

The U.S. National Whitewater Center say algae in its artificial whitewater course weakened the effectiveness of its filters to disinfect waterborne illnesses, such as the brain-eating amoeba that killed a central Ohio teen. 

Columbus Police are looking for suspects in a fatal shootout in the westbound lanes of I-70 near James Road early Friday morning.

apartments.com

Reynoldsburg fire officials are searching for the cause of a maintenance building explosion at the Century City apartment complex last night.

WCBE Files

The 2nd Ohio District Court of Appeals has ruled the prison sentence for the Champaign County woman who faked brain cancer and accepted thousands of dollars in donations to help with expenses was warranted.

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