Attorneys for two Ohio high school football players charged with raping a 16-year-old West Virginia girl have withdrawn motions to dismiss the case after a judge determined the girl and two friends would be compelled to testify.
An Ohio man who spent 13 years in prison for a murder that DNA testing later proved he didn't commit cried as a federal jury found that two police detectives violated his civil rights by coercing and falsifying testimony and withholding evidence that pointed to his innocence.
Ohio's top lawmakers are opposing efforts by the state auditor, a fellow Republican, to gain access to the private financial books of JobsOhio, a nonprofit entity created by Governor John Kasich to lure jobs to Ohio.
The Ohio Lottery and the Ohio Department of Alcohol and Drug Addiction Services will hold a conference on problem gambling this week in central Ohio just days after the opening of the state's fourth voter-approved casino.
Earlier this month, Republican State Treasurer Josh Mandel raised some eyebrows for criticizing fellow Republican John Kasich's proposal to expand Medicaid coverage to more Ohioans, and some conservatives are still balking at the idea.