Man who confessed to killings in four states is awaiting execution in Ohio--and--Ohio lawmakers approve $50.5 billion state budget legalizing slot machines at horse racetracks and overhauling school funding, plus more in this morning newscast.

Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Sentencing scheduled September 16th for Canal Winchester man who pleaded guilty to robbing five check cashing businesses - :47

  • Columbus Police Firearms Review Board clears officer for killing a man armed with a high-powered rifle - 1:26

  • Conservative Republican state lawmaker drops out of 2010 gubernatorial race - 1:55

  • Ravenna experts try to determine whether three '40s era bombs found in the ground are duds or armed - 5:27