- Ohio prison watchdog agency spared after director resigns Updated: May-26-16 5:32 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio lawmakers have decided not to eliminate a state prison watchdog agency after its director agreed to step down.
- Ohio attorney general inadvertently reveals run for governor Updated: May-26-16 12:56 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Mike DeWine, the state attorney general and a former U.S. senator, confirmed Thursday what political prognosticators have reported for months: He's running for governor.
- State of Ohio makes it easier for people to buy guns Updated: May-26-16 12:32 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio is making it easier for people to buy guns.
- Medical marijuana legalization sent to Ohio governor Updated: May-25-16 11:11 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - A medical marijuana legalization bill has been sent to Ohio Gov. John Kasich in an effort by state lawmakers to offset support for a proposed fall ballot measure.
- Medical marijuana OK'd by Ohio lawmakers in pre-break flurry Updated: May-25-16 11:08 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio lawmakers sent a medical marijuana legalization bill to the governor Wednesday on divided votes, in action capping a final flurry of activity ahead of their summer break.
- The Latest: Bill on voting hours heads to Ohio governor Updated: May-25-16 11:08 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Latest on legislative activity at the Ohio Statehouse as lawmakers seek to wrap up work before their summer break (all times local):
- Ohio airport to be named in honor of astronaut John Glenn Updated: May-25-16 10:14 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Astronaut John Glenn is getting an airport named in his honor in his home state of Ohio.
- The Latest: Bill naming John Glenn airport passes in Ohio Updated: May-25-16 10:06 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Latest on legislation naming an Ohio airport for astronaut John Glenn (all times local):
- Kasich: Substitute courage for 'stupidity,' fear in politics Updated: May-25-16 5:58 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Republican Ohio Gov. John Kasich (KAY'-sik) lamented "the stupidity of politics" at his first public appearance since suspending his 2016 presidential campaign.
- Ohio lawmakers OK bill letting parents freeze child's credit Updated: May-25-16 12:24 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Parents could create and freeze a credit record for a child under legislation headed to Ohio Gov. John Kasich (KAY'-sik).
- The Latest: Ohio to appeal judge's ruling on early voting Updated: May-24-16 4:56 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Latest on a federal judge's decision related to voting laws in Ohio (all times local):
- Ohio lawmakers near vote on speeding up lead-water alerts Updated: May-24-16 11:10 am
TOLEDO, Ohio - A proposed overhaul of how Ohio cities deal with lead in drinking water would force public water systems to alert residents within two days after lead is found at the tap.
- Judge blocks Ohio from stripping Planned Parenthood funding Updated: May-23-16 4:37 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio must continue to provide certain funding to Planned Parenthood while a state law aimed at keeping public money from going to the organization is being challenged, a federal judge ruled Monday.
- Trooper saves 4-month-old from fiery upside-down car Updated: May-23-16 12:36 pm
GRANVILLE, Ohio - Authorities say an Ohio State Highway Patrol trooper pulled out a 4-month-old boy who was hanging upside down in his car seat inside a vehicle that had overturned and caught fire.
- 3 Ohioans considered VP possibilities this year Updated: May-22-16 1:00 pm
CINCINNATI - Ohio's starring role as a presidential swing state could also earn supporting roles for state politicians on this year's presidential tickets.
- Northwest Ohio I-75 drivers face summer of detours Updated: May-22-16 12:29 pm
PERRYSBURG, Ohio - Motorists who travel on northbound Interstate 75 in northwest Ohio are facing a summer of detours.
- Ohio investigators warn against illegal graduation drinking Updated: May-21-16 9:20 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio liquor violation investigators are reminding high school graduates and their families not to violate state alcohol laws during graduation party season.
- Jail time delayed for convicted Ohio judge Updated: May-20-16 11:30 pm
CINCINNATI - A suspended Ohio judge has been allowed a delay of her six-month jail sentence for her 2014 state court conviction for unlawful interest in a public contract as she asks a federal court to permanently release her.
- Judge: No conspiracy in Libertarians' bump from Ohio ballot Updated: May-20-16 5:53 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - A federal judge delivered a legal victory Friday to Ohio's elections chief and a voter sued by Libertarians for their roles in disqualifying the party's gubernatorial candidate from 2014 fall ballots.
- The Latest: Ohio Libertarians fight on in ballot access case Updated: May-20-16 5:44 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Latest on a story involving the judge's ruling in the Libertarian Party of Ohio's case against Ohio's elections chief and a voter (all times local):
- Ohio lawmakers vote to scrap cap on alcohol content for beer Updated: May-20-16 12:14 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio - In a move that would allow craft brewers the freedom to make boozier beers, Ohio lawmakers have voted to scrap a cap on alcohol content for beer that's been on the books since just after Prohibition.
- Ohio court upholds man's murder conviction in 1985 slaying Updated: May-19-16 10:53 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Ohio Supreme Court has upheld the aggravated murder conviction of a man the court earlier ruled can't face the death penalty again when he is resentenced.
- Court blocks judge from ordering exotic animals back to farm Updated: May-18-16 3:49 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Ohio Supreme Court says a county judge doesn't have jurisdiction to order the state to return five tigers and other exotic animals to a farm where they were seized two weeks ago.
- Ohio court: sex offender registration law not retroactive Updated: May-18-16 12:25 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio's Supreme Court says a 2008 law's procedure allowing sex offenders to stop registering with authorities if they committed certain sexual offenses after the law was implemented doesn't apply to offenders convicted under a previous law.
- Ohio seeks to coordinate Lake Erie algae effort Updated: May-18-16 12:13 pm
TOLEDO, Ohio - Ohio's environmental agency wants to better coordinate the state's efforts to drastically reduce what's feeding the harmful algae in Lake Erie that has fouled drinking water and increased the costs to treat it.