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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services says 95 thousand Ohioans are among the new enrolees in the federal marketplace created by the Affordable Care Act.

North Korea's highest court today sentenced an Ohio native who allegedly attempted to steal a propaganda banner from a restricted area of his hotel to 15 years of hard labor in prison.

Governor John Kasich won last night's Republican presidential primary in Ohio, besting billionaire Donald Trump and keeping his campaign alive.

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An undocumented immigrant who pleaded guilty to charges of accidentally running over and killing his son in Union County has been sentenced to six months in jail.

A public-records audit conducted by student journalists across Ohio in January found nearly half of employees at public universities failed to follow state law and provide public records.

Columbus city officials say the effort to demolish or rehabilitate abandoned houses has reduced the number of vacant buildings by one thousand since 2012.

The City of Columbus has dropped its lawsuit against the state over the law that banned the use of traffic enforcement cameras.

U.S. Marshals Servce

A federal district judge says a former deep-sea treasure hunter from Columbus will remain in jail until he answers questions about the location of 500 missing gold coins. 

An Ohio judge has granted a request to let 17-year-olds vote in the state's presidential primary. Ohio allows 17-year-olds who will be 18 before the fall election to vote in a primary, but with some limits. 

A judge has dismissed a lawsuit alleging a State Highway Patrol dispatcher failed to notify a trooper about a reported reckless driver before a crash that killed a motorist in Chillicothe in July of 2013.

Ohio's Division of Parks and Recreation and Watercraft would be combined under a Department of Natural Resources a budget proposal aimed at trimming costs. 

Ohio University

Ohio University president Roderick McDavis says he will retire at the end of June of 2017 when his contract expires.


One of the most vocal PACs opposing Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is spending 1 million dollars to air tv ads in Ohio prior to the March 15 primary.

Crews are working to clean up 5 thousand gallons of fracking wastewater that spilled into a Barnesville area reservoir after a truck overturned on Wednesday.

Ohio health officials say the number of flu-related hospitalizations has spiked for the first time during this relatively mild influenza season. 

Franklin County Sheriff's Office

A Franklin County jury has acquitted a man in the 2012 death of a man whose body was found in trash dumped from a garbage truck.

A white Fairborn police officer accused of making an inappropriate comment about a Black Lives Matter activist who killed himself on the Statehouse steps has been fired.

A Hebron-based company has agreed to pay 3 million dollars to the federal government to settle a lawsuit over substandard combat helmets it provided to the U.S. Army.


Columbus fire officials say smoking materials or fireworks sparked a Franklinton house fire in January that killed two people.

Federal prosecutors say a Wellston man has pleaded guilty to charges of unearthing and selling the remains of a Native American.