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Columbus police have identified the man shot and killed last night in the parking lot of a West Broad Street fast food restaurant.


Jailed Sandusky County Sheriff Kyle Overmyer has changed his plea to guilty to charges of stealing prescription drugs and misspending department funds.


Columbus police have used a 40 thousand dollar U.S. Department of Homeland Security grant to purchase high-tech audio equipment that will help control rowdy crowds.

University of Cincinnati researchers predict a 1.54 percent increase in Ohio holiday retail shopping this year, a rate lower than in recent years.

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A man who spent years on death row for a double murder he didn't commit is asking the Ohio Supreme Court to rule for a second time he may continue to sue the state for wrongful imprisonment.


Republican State Senator Peggy Lehner is pushing back against allegations by a political blog that she has a conflict of interest regarding charter schools. 


Ohio Board of Education member A.J. Wagner has resigned because he's leaving the state.


Ohio State University would let the state auditor review its operations if lawmakers give him the explicit authority to review the performance of state colleges and universities.


Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam has been subpoenaed to appear in a videotaped deposition in a civil lawsuit against the Pilot Flying J truck-stop chain he and his family own.


A judge has ruled a recorded police interrogation of a Bellefontaine woman saying she smothered her three young sons may be used during her trial.

The Ohio Supreme Court has ruled the state may impose its commercial activities tax on out-of-state companies that sell to Ohioans but have no physical presence in the state.


The 1.2 million dollar restoration of a 192-year-old gristmill in Fairfield County is nearly complete.


The village of Obetz plans to spend 15 million dollars to demolish the closed Columbus Motor Speedway and build a 65 hundred seat athletic stadium.

The Delaware County coroner says the man found dead in his car after a high speed chase through Marion and Delaware counties Monday night died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

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Court documents show the Columbus man arrested for allegedly attempting to join the Islamic State group may have mental health issues.

Newark officials say police will continue to charge and prosecute under state law residents who posses small amounts of marijuana.

A new Ohio Department of Health report shows an increase in the state's infant mortality rate, with African-American babies dying at a rate approaching three times that of caucasians.

Ohio Attorney General Mike Dewine says nearly 12 thousand rape kits have been tested under an initiative launched in 2011.


The activist who was pushed down a flight of stairs during an anti-Donald Trump rally at Ohio State University Monday says he hopes the charge against his assailant is dropped.


Former Niles Mayor Ralph Infante has been indicted on a racketeering charge for his alleged involvement in bribery, theft in office and illegal gambling.