Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification and Investigation

Pike County Prosecutor Rob Junk says the investigation of the unsolved killings of eight members of the Rhoden family nearly two years ago remains focused on a family of four that left the state for Alaska.

Chicago Tribune

State authorities say a New Albany priest under investigation for exchanging inappropriate texts with a teenager and misuse of church funds left at least two suicide notes before killing himself last December in Chicago.

State investigators say no charges will be filed against the Clark County Sheriff's deputy who shot a newspaper photographer setting up to photograph a traffic stop.

A Columbus police review released late Friday has cleared the officers involved in the 2016 shooting of an African-American man. 

Authorities say 100 people have been charged with hundreds of counts of drug trafficking, including allegations of flooding the state with doses of deadly synthetic opioids. 

Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification and Investigation

Ohio’s opioid crisis is causing problems for the state’s crime lab.

State investigators believe a man was acting erratically and attacked a police officer before he was shot and killed by a cop on Saturday.

The Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification and Investigation is probing a deputy-involved shooting in Franklin County over the weekend during a road rage incident on I-270.  

Authorities say a Madison Township police officer fatally shot a man who hit him with a heavy pipe as the officer responded to a domestic dispute involving a mother and son at a home on Toy Road Thursday night. 

Madison Township police are investigating an officer-involved shooting last night at a home on Toy Road.

Ohio Public Radio

State investigators are ramping up their efforts to put an end to human trafficking by taking a closer look at current statistics and data.

The Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification and Investigation has suspended five employees and fired another who worked at state crime labs.   

WCBE Files

Franklin County prosecutor Ron O'Brien says there will be an independent element of the investigation being conducted into the shooting death of a African-American man by a white Columbus police officer earlier this year.

A former Licking County Sheriff's deputy has been sentenced to two years' probation for sexual harassment. 

A former Licking County sheriff's deputy is facing criminal charges after a year-long investigation into sexual misconduct.

Sandusky County Sheriff Kyle Overmyer has been indicted on 43 counts involving drugs.

Chillicothe Police

Two Chillicothe Police officers who were the subject of a rape investigation have resigned.

Three Chillicothe police officers are under investigation for their handling of a domestic violence call that ended with one accused of sexually assaulting the victim. 

A Chillicothe police officer has been placed on administrative leave while authorities investigate a sexual assault allegation.

Police chiefs in Sandusky County are accusing the county sheriff of stealing drugs.

The state is investigating the death of a man who died two days after a scuffle with a deputy at the Knox County jail.  

The Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification and Investigation has released the report on its probe of the officer-involved shooting at a Beavercreek store in August.

Ross County Sheriff's deputies shot and wounded a man on Thursday during a barricade situation that they say started when state investigators spotted marijuana growing on his property.

Ross County prosecutors say an officer with an unidentified law enforcement agency shot and critically wounded a woman during a drug raid Wednesday night.

Attorney General Mike DeWine says Ohio's crime lab has processed almost 21-hundred previously untested rape kits in its effort to solve more reported sexual assaults with the help of DNA matches.

State investigators say the man who died after holding Yellow Springs police at-bay last week had several guns stashed in his home.

Morgan County sheriff's deputies are awaiting autopsy results on the body of a man found burning along a rural road yesterday.

Fairfield County Sheriff's deputies say they made a major drug bust yesterday at a home near Canal Winchester.

State Says Meth Lab Busts Increasing

Jun 18, 2013

Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification and Investigation statistics show methampehtamine lab busts are increasing partly because meth is now being made in spaces as small as a large soda bottle.