The Ohio Court of Claims has awarded a former state employee more than 500-thousand dollars to settle his claim that the Ohio Department of Natural Resources discriminated against him by hiring someone 15 years younger.
The Ohio Department of Natural Resources says a beetle that threatens walnut trees has been found in Southwest Ohio.
The Ohio Supreme Court has found the state Department of Natural Resources in contempt for defying a 2011 order to compensate 87 Mercer County landowners for flood damage.
The state says dispatcher error and a blind spot were factors in Wednesday's coal mine rail car collision in Perry County that injured five men.
The Ohio Department of Natural Resources has paid nearly 9-thousand dollars to the Sierra Club to settle a public records lawsuit.