The Joint Legislative Ethics Committee says Democratic State Representative Dale Mallory probably violated state ethics laws by taking and failing to report Cincinnati Bengals tickets from payday lending industry lobbyists in 2009 and 2013.
Authorities are investigating a directive by Republican Ohio Senate president Keith Faber allowing two top aides to create dozens of records requesting leave or comp time for political consulting.
Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O'Brien says at least 38 closed cases could be affected by a DNA-related mistake at the Columbus Police crime lab.
Republican Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O'Brien says former Democratic State Representative Dale Mallory is one of the subjects of an investigation into possible ethics violations.
A Franklin County grand jury has indicted an unknown suspect in an unsolved rape case, marking the first such indictment in the county's history.
Most violent crimes in Ohio are committed by people who have at least two felony convictions. And a bill is coming this week that seeks to lock up those criminals to cut down on gun-related crimes.