Ohio Highway Patrol

The State Highway Patrol is investigating a crash involving a 13-year-old driver.

Prisoner Used Ladders To Escape

Jul 9, 2013

The State Highway Patrol says the inmate who escaped from the Mansfield Correctional Institution last week used three ladders to get out of three fenced areas.

Law Enforcement Wants Share Of Casino Tax Revenue

Jul 8, 2013

Police and sheriffs departments are fighting for greater access to a slice of Ohio casino tax revenue intended for law enforcement training that has gone mainly to the State Highway Patrol.

A Mount Vernon police officer sustained minor injuries this morning in a crash involving the officer's cruiser and another vehicle.

Escaped Inmate Recaptured

Jul 5, 2013

The State Highway Patrol says an inmate who escaped from the Mansfield Correctional Institution Wednesday night was recaptured last night.

The State Highway Patrol says a teenage driver was killed Monday in a crash in Fairfield County.

OHP Releases Wrong-Way Crash Study

Jun 28, 2013

A State Highway Patrol analysis of wrong-way crashes since 2011 concludes they occur less frequently than other types of wrecks, but tend to be more severe and almost always involve multiple vehicles.

The State Highway Patrol is looking for a suspect in a fatal hit-and-run crash last night in Pike County.

The State Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal two vehicle crash that happened in Madison County Wednesday.

The State Highway Patrol is investigating last night's crash of a paraglider in Madison county.

A Central Ohio man convicted of killing a State Highway Patrol Trooper will be moved off death row.

The State Highway Patrol has identified the man who was killed overnight in a chain-reaction crash involving three tractor-trailers and a pickup truck on eastbound Interstate 70 between state Routes 310 and 158 in Licking County.

Fatal Crash Closes Portion of I-70

May 23, 2013

One man was killed overnight in a chain-reaction crash involving three tractor-trailer trucks and a pickup truck on Interstate 70 in Licking County.

Fog Causes I-70 Pileup

May 17, 2013

The State Highway Patrol says as many as 20 vehicles crashed early this morning in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 70 near the Route 41 exit east of Springfield.

Stepped Up Security At Races And Other Events

Apr 16, 2013

The Boston Marathon bombings are prompting one of Ohio's top cops to order beefed-up security at some big public events. Colonel John Born heads the Ohio State Highway Patrol.

The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating last night's small plane crash in Miami Township that injured two people.

Drunken Driving Arrests Increase

Mar 8, 2013

The State Highway Patrol says troopers made 3 percent more arrests for drunken driving last year than they did in 2011.

The State Highway Patrol is investigating the cause of Monday's fatal crash in Marion.

OHP Boosting Staffing Levels

Feb 8, 2013

The State Highway Patrol today graduates the first of two overlapping classes of cadets in a move expected to increase the patrol's personnel.

Highway Accidents Claim One Life

Jan 22, 2013

The State Highway Patrol says a pileup on I 275 near Cincinnati involving at least 86 vehicles Monday left a 12-year-old girl dead.

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