Associated Press

Ohio Public Radio

Ohio House Republicans have again approved a bill denying workers compensation benefits for undocumented immigrants.

Former Mount Sterling Mayor Charles Neff has been sentenced to a month in jail and three years' probation for theft in office.

Montgomery County Sheriff's Office

A Montgomery County judge says after reviewing a psychiatric report, the woman charged with fatally shooting two of her children is competent to stand trial.

Associated Press

Republican Sandra O'Brien is mounting another run for State Treasurer, 11 years after defeating the incumbent in her party's primary and losing to Democrat Rich Cordray in the general election.

The Ohio Arts Council says schools may apply for grants for the new TeachArtsOhio program, intended to unite schools and community organizations with teaching artists for learning experiences.


A Worthington-based neo-Nazi website publisher is asking a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit accusing him of orchestrating an anti-Semitic internet trolling campaign against a Montana real estate agent and her family.


Republican Tennessee gubernatorial candidate Diane Black received a phone call from prominent University of Tennessee football booster and Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam, the brother of Republican Governor Bill Haslam, after she posted a tweet bemoaning the school's first choice to become its next head football coach.

The Ohio Department of Agriculture has decided not to fine the operators of a thrill ride that broke apart at the Ohio State Fair last summer, killing one person.

A woman accused of taping her 2-year-old son to a wall so she could get housework done and streaming it live on social media has been sentenced to nine months in prison. 

Pike County Sheriff's Office

Pike County sheriff's deputies have filed charges against a man as they investigate the disappearance of a 77-year-old woman.

Ohio Public Radio

TV talk show host and former Cincinnati mayor Jerry Springer has decided not to enter the gubernatorial race.

The U.S. Air Force has fired the leader of the Thunderbirds flight demonstration team following last year's crash of a jet preparing to perform at the Dayton Air Show. 

Ohio Attorney General's Office

The Ohio Attorney General's office has filed a lawsuit against a charity that claims to help children who are victims of crimes.

The Ohio Highway Patrol says 16 people died in 11 crashes during the five-day Thanksgiving travel period, up from nine deaths last year.

Former Ohio State football star Chris Spielman is asking a judge to let him expand his class-action lawsuit alleging improper use of ex-players' images in marketing campaigns to include thousands of former athletes nationwide.

Ohio State University

Ohio State University will pay $450,000 to settle a negligence claim over the death of a student who died from accidental trauma caused by diving into shallow water during a traditional cold-weather lake jump.


The University of Tennessee is no longer pursuing Ohio State defensive coordinator Greg Schiano to be the school's new head football coach.

Ohio Public Radio

The Ohio Statehouse has added a charging station for electric wheelchairs.

The State of Ohio has issued an updated plan to sharply reduce the phosphorous that feeds algae blooms in Lake Erie, but some environmental groups say it lacks direction about what to do next.

U.S. Air Force

The number of sexual assaults reported at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base near Dayton rose in 2016, but officials say that does necessarily mean more assaults occurred.

State of Ohio

Republican Ohio Senate President Larry Obhof has named a former chief legal counsel as the caucus' next chief of staff.

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is offering consumers some holiday shopping tips.

A Hamilton homeowner and his nephew have been convicted of murder and arson for a 2015 blaze that led to a firefighter's death.

Logan County Sheriff's Office

The Indian Lake Schools have fired superintendent Patrick O'Donnell, who is charged with sexually assaulting a young girl.

Sales of existing homes rose last month on the national and state levels, but declined locally.

A Champaign County juvenile court judge says the 15-year-old  boy accused of killing his father's longtime girlfriend at a Mad River Township home last April will be tried as an adult.

The chief of staff to Ohio Senate Republicans says he's stepping down,

Ohio Public Radio

Researchers are predicting modest growth in Ohio holiday retail sales this year compared with last.

A Republican State lawmaker wants to test the theory that traffic enforcement cameras are meant to prevent crashes and not boost municipal budgets by cutting funding to cities that use them.

Health officials say more than 1.5 million free needles have been handed out to 3 thousand Columbus drug users to help stop the spread of HIV and other infectious diseases.