For the firFor the first time in 30 years, the Longaberger Co. will hold its annual convention — the Bee — in the place where it all began, Dresden, Ohio.st time in 30 years, the Longaberger Co.
Ohio Gov. John Kasich flies into Washington Tuesday to meet with a group of heavy hitters – including some of his former congressional colleagues – who have lent their names and support to the governor’s nascent bid for president.
Left with few options after last month’s sweeping Supreme Court ruling, opponents of same-sex marriage are pursuing twin tracks to fight back in Ohio. One is yet another attempt to mitigate the impact of the 5-4 decision.
Bomb-squad officers from several local law-enforcement agencies were called to Port Columbus this afternoon on a report of a suspicious package. Airport entrances and exits were closed and portions of the airport were shut down for about 45 minutes because of the threat, airport spokesman David Whitaker said.
Rt. 23 has been closed in southern Franklin County because of a crash. A release from the Ohio Department of Transportation says 23 is closed in both directions at Rowe Road, north of the Pickaway County line.
Hours before anyone splashes in the wave pool or floats down the lazy river, the Zoombezi Bay maintenance crew inspects all of the water park’s attractions.
Sen. Rob Portman raised more than $2.9 million during the second quarter of 2015, giving him more than $10 million on hand for a Senate bid that’s 16 months away.
Scott M. Haslehurst will find himself in select company next month when he is sentenced for aggravated vehicular homicide while drunk. In addition to prison time, the offense carries a mandatory lifetime driver’s-license suspension, the rarest of penalties for crimes committed behind the wheel.
In February 1973, a woman gave birth to a girl on a United Airlines jet at the airport in Youngstown and tried to flush her down the toilet.
CINCINNATI — Six meerkats have made their debut in an outdoor exhibit at the Cincinnati Zoo.
If you’re looking for a little good news, car thefts in central Ohio continued to drop last year, hitting a mark that’s less than half what was reported a decade ago.
A former Madison Township police officer can avoid a conviction for drug possession if he completes a court-ordered treatment program, a Franklin County judge ruled today. Timothy W. Johnson, 57, of Hilliard filed a request for what’s known as “intervention in lieu of conviction,” which was approved by Common Pleas Judge Laurel Beatty.
A South Side man who had been considered “an exemplary foster parent” was sentenced today to two years in prison for having sexual relations with a 17-year-old boy in his care.
A Columbus man who designed his own motorcycle engine was featured on an episode of Jay Leno's Garage.
A new report says Ohio must find ways to help prevent or delay disability among older adults as people 65 and older are expected to account for nearly 22 percent of the state’s population by 2032.
With Gov. John Kasich’s official entrance into the presidential race just a couple weeks away, Dispatch Washington Bureau Chief Jack Torry and reporter Jessica Wehrman examine his time in Congress, specifically his opposition to the B-2 stealth bomber.
The cremated remains of about 90 people are waiting for family members to claim them at Schoedinger Funeral Services’ Downtown location. “It really is sad that someone’s loved one is in a storage facility,” said Randy Schoedinger, CEO of Schoedinger Funeral and Cremation Services.
MARION, Ohio — Police are certain that Eric Creagh became a drug kingpin while under the county’s Intensive Supervision Program. And they worry that the city has become a destination for drug dealers such as Creagh in part because of its probation department and drug court.
CINCINNATI — A plan to counter surging gun violence in Cincinnati is undergoing revisions, with some changes in response to negative feedback.
PUT-IN-BAY, Ohio — The National Park Service will keep a full-time superintendent and staff at a Lake Erie island monument.
Time Warner Cable will hire 50 full-time sales representatives at a job fair from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday at 1015 Olentangy River Rd.
The former marching-band director and music teacher at East Knox Local Schools was indicted today, accused of having sex with a student. A Knox County grand jury indicted Trever L.
A pair of black lawmakers is urging their colleagues in the Ohio Senate to pass a resolution condemning the display of the Confederate flag. As South Carolina legislators began debating today whether to take down the Confederate flag outside the Capitol in Charleston, Sens.
Eight couples have applied to be married by Columbus Mayor Michael B. Coleman on Saturday, with tonight’s midnight deadline approaching. Coleman will officiate up to 12 marriage ceremonies for LGBT couples on Saturday afternoon, the first same-sex marriages he will officiate since the Supreme Court overturned Ohio’s same-sex marriage ban.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Police in Cincinnati expressed confidence that the city is ready to host baseball's All-Star Game, even though a weekend melee raised questions about downtown safety.
MIAMI — A legal fight is brewing in Florida between the estate of Untouchables Prohibition agent Eliot Ness and an Ohio company over long-undiscovered stock that apparently belonged to Ness and might be worth more than $1 million.
WASHINGTON — Democrat Ron Dellums of California was working out in the U.S. House gym years ago when a brash young Republican congressman approached him and asked why he wanted to kill the B-2 stealth bomber, the most advanced bomber ever designed.
Former Wright State University medical school dean Marjorie Bowman will remain the second-highest-paid university employee for one year after stepping down in February, according to records obtained by the Dayton Daily News.
The Ralph T. and Esther L. Warburton Foundation has pledged $2.27 million to Case Western Reserve University to fund scholarships for medical, dentistry and nursing students.
The longtime director of the University of Akron band died on Saturday night after collapsing while leading a July Fourth community band performance at downtown Akron’s Lock 3 Park.