Associated Press

Ohio's four casinos have generated more than 1 billion dollars in tax revenue since the first one opened in 2012, and just over half of the revenue has gone to cities and counties.


The Newark-Based Longaberger basket company owes nearly 578 thousand dollars in property taxes on its headquarters, according to the Licking County Treasurer's office.

Sara Marie Brenner

An Associated Press review of Republican operations in presidential battleground states finds there are fewer employees than the national party had planned.

Experts working for the state have concluded planks and pieces of wood pulled from the muck of Buckeye Lake are wreckage of a canal boat that sunk in 1850.

Columbus police say seven people were treated Sunday for suspected opiate overdoses; one died.

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A staff attorney for the late former Ohio Democratic Congressman Jim Traficant has been sentenced to three years in prison and 830 thousand dollars restitution after pleading guilty to bank fraud charges in connection with a mortgage investment scam.

The Ohio Court of Claims has approved settlements in two medical lawsuits against the hospitals operated by Ohio State University and the University of Cincinnati.

A federal jury in Columbus says DuPont should pay 500 thousand dollars in punitive damages to an Ohio man in a chemical illness lawsuit.

Ten states - including Ohio - are suing the federal government over rules requiring public schools to allow transgender students to use restrooms and locker rooms conforming to their gender identity.

The 6th Ohio District Court of Appeals has upheld the City of Toledo's right to use traffic enforcement cameras, though the issue is headed for the state's Supreme Court.

Dublin-based Wendy's now says hackers were able to steal customer's credit and debit card information from roughly one thousand restaurants.

U.S. Attorney's Office

A West Chester man has pleaded guilty to plotting attacks against a U.S. military official and a police station.

University and government researchers are predicting the toxic algae bloom in the western basin of Lake Erie this summer will be considerably smaller than in recent years.

State of Ohio

An African-American Warrensville Heights police officer was so upset by Tuesday's fatal police shooting of a black man in Louisiana she posted a video of herself reacting to it, saying we should all be "held accountable for our actions."

A new study by a charter school backer says Ohio students who moved to private schools under the state's EdChoice scholarship program tended to perform significantly worse on state reading and math tests compared with public school students.


Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is defending his weekend tweet that many say was anti-Semitic. 


A federal jury in Columbus says chemical giant DuPont acted with malice by dumping C8 from its Washington Works plant West Virginia into the Ohio River.

Lucas County Sheriff's Office

Federal prosecutors say the former Ohio State University student jailed in Lucas County has been indicted on charges of trying to arrange the murder of a federal judge overseeing his case.

Former Cincinnati Reds great Pete Rose is suing the attorney whose investigative report got him a lifetime ban from baseball for gambling, alleging defamation by saying on the radio Rose raped young teen girls during spring training.

A new report by the non-profit Juvenile Justice Coalition of Ohio says there's limited information about what happens to the thousands of juveniles who end up in the system.