Associated Press

State renewable energy requirements would be suspended indefinitely under recommendations of the legislative Energy Mandates Study Committee.

State lawmakers continue working to fix a budget provision that imposes an unintended tax increase on some small businesses.

Ohio Highway Patrol

A Columbus woman has pleaded guilty to her role in a fatal crash last March.

Representatives of the Youngstown city schools are asking a judge to delay the implementation of a state law giving the state control of the district.

Ohio has received a 71 million dollar federal grant to expand charter schools even as state authorities review possible data scrubbing by a former school-choice director and lawmakers push fixing charter oversight.

Delaware County Prosecutor's Office

Two Marion men have been sentenced to two years in prison and five thousand dollars in fines for their roles in fatal road-rage crash that killed a woman last November.

Federal Bureau of Investigation

The FBI has announced the return to the Polish government a painting from the 16th century believed stolen by the Nazis during World War II. 

Columbus Division of Police

Bond is set at 15 thousand dollars for a Columbus woman who has pleaded not guilty to causing the heroin overdose death of her 14-month-old daughter last May.

Federal authorities say Cincinnati-based Fifth Third Bancorp will pay 18 million dollars to settle allegations black and Hispanic borrowers had to pay higher auto loan rates.

Ohio University is teaming up with Columbus State Community College to expand degree offerings.

Two embattled abortion clinics in southwest Ohio may be forced to close after state health officials said they had failed to meet the criteria to receive the required variances.

A horse named Wiggle It Jiggleit won the Little Brown Jug at the Delaware County Fairgrounds yesterday.

Republican State Treasurer Josh Mandel says more than 100 local governments have put their spending information on a treasurer's office website.

Republican Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted says a new partnership with Google will make it easier for entrepreneurs to start small businesses and establish an online presence. 

A Correctional Institution Inspection Committee report says one in five Ohio prison inmates is a sex offender.

The Ohio Department of Health says a record number of Ohioans died from drug overdoses last year.

Ohio Governor John Kasich says the state will offer job-search support and other help for workers affected when the federal government halts the American Centrifuge Project in Piketon.

The Ohio Supreme Court has ruled an anti-fracking measure in Youngstown must be put back on November ballots.

A Franklin County judge has ruled the organization running the Lincoln Theater is not required to show children's movies in the summer, settling a lawsuit filed by its former owner.

As America's income inequality continues to grow, more people are turning to the so-called 'sharing' economy just to make ends meet.