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A Wood County judge has ruled a company seeking to build an ethane pipeline across Ohio for a Canadian company does not have the right acquire property through eminent domain.

The state says nearly a third of Ohio charter school sponsors could have their authority revoked under new evaluations of how well the sponsors follow current educational rules and laws.


Republican Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted says in court filings voters improperly removed from the rolls could cast provisional ballots this year if a court allows it.

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President Obama is in Cleveland today to campaign for Hillary Clinton after having strong words for Republicans in Columbus.

Ohio Public Radio

A lawyer for the Turkish government hired to investigate publicly funded U.S. charter schools started by the followers of a reclusive Muslim cleric living in Pennsylvania filed a formal complaint Tuesday with Ohio's auditor.

Ohio Public Radio

The Ohio Attorney General's office is declining to prosecute civil rights allegations against the Columbus Division of Police in the wake of two cases of alleged racism by a white officer.

A Columbus teen charged with killing a 17-year-old boy following a fist fight has pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter charges in a plea bargain with prosecutors.


Ohio State University plans to conduct a study in conjunction with the construction of a 215-mile petroleum pipeline from Ohio to Michigan.

Native Americans, environmentalists and allied groups in Ohio staged a rally outside of Columbus City Hall Monday, using prayers, speeches and traditional singing to protest a planned pipeline near native lands, and to call on Ohio to support more renewable energy.

The state has scheduled a December 1 clemency hearing for the first inmate scheduled for execution next year with a new lethal injection cocktail.

WCBE files

Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Ted Strickland has released a series of TV ads criticizing Republican incumbent Rob Portman for the timing of his decision late Saturday to retract his support of Donald Trump.

U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration records show Dublin-based Cardinal Health shipped 241 million hydrocodone and oxycodone pills to West Virginia between 2007 and 2012.


Former welterweight boxer Aaron Pryor Junior died Sunday at his Cincinnati home at the age of 60 following a lengthy battle with heart disease 


Republican U.S. Senator Rob Portman of Ohio rescinded his endorsement of GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump late Saturday night, joining a growing list of party members withdrawing support and calling for him to drop out of the race. This comes after the release of a 2005 video showing Trump making vulgar and sexually aggressive comments about women.

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Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton will make a campaign stop in the Columbus area on October 10, one day before Ohio's voter registration deadline.


Columbus police and the local Fraternal Order of Police chapter have reached an agreement on rules for use of body cameras, which is slated to begin at the end of the year.

Clark County Sheriff's Office

Clark County Sheriff's deputies have charged the parents of a 6-week-old boy who died yesterday at a Springfield motel. 

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Columbus police statistics for the summer safety initiative, or summer strike force, show officers made 402 arrests, and confiscated 87 firearms and nearly 2 1/2 kilograms of heroin from late May through late August. 


The owner of an Akron bridal shop that closed after an Ebola scare has sued Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas, saying it failed to train and prevent a nurse from contracting the virus from a patient.


Lorain County prosecutors say no one will be charged in connection with the detention of an Emirati businessman held by police at gunpoint at an Avon hotel after a clerk raised suspicions of ties to terrorism.