The Obama administration today proposed tighter restrictions on smog, prompting cheers from environmental and health advocates and criticism from the energy sector, which say the proposed regulations would be costly.
Cleveland police are ready to release surveillance video from an officer’s fatal shooting of a 12-year-old boy who turned out to be carrying a replica gun. A department spokeswoman said video and audio evidence would be released today when the chief provides an update on the investigation.
The 2-mill Galena property-tax levy that looked on Nov. 4 as though it would fail by two votes is headed for a recount.
LANCASTER, Ohio — Former Fairfield County Prosecutor David L. Landefeld said yesterday that he plans to run for county Municipal Court judge next year.
AKRON — A Dallas nurse who has recovered from Ebola is requesting refunds from the northeastern Ohio bridal shop she visited, but the store says the reimbursements aren’t feasible because it had to temporarily close and lost significant business.
Thousands of Ohio State University students participated in the annual student tradition of jumping into Mirror Lake last night.
Two more competitors were cut from The Voice tonight, but Capital University student Chris Jamison stayed in the running. Viewers of the NBC show voted Jamison into the top eight after his Monday night performance of 'Uptown Funk' by Mark Ronson (featuring Bruno Mars).
A man was shot and killed this afternoon in South Linden, according to Columbus police radio traffic. The shooting happened just before 2 p.m. at 1450 Kenmore Rd.
The final four-lane stretch of I-71 between Columbus and Cleveland has been widened to six just in time for the holidays. The Ohio Department of Transportation has removed construction barrels that segregated a new third lane in each direction on an 11-mile stretch of the highway between Rt.
Could Ohio really play host to both the Republican and Democratic national conventions in 2016? The probability became closer to a reality yesterday after the Democrats narrowed down their choices of where they will pick their presidential nominee in 2016.
Traffic is flowing again at I-270 and Rt. 23 on the North Side following a four-vehicle crash that closed roads in all directions this morning. Both I-270 and Rt. 23 are open.
Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman’s announcement yesterday that he won’t seek re-election has some potential statewide implications. Some believe the Democratic mayor - an ally of Republican Gov. John Kasich - is preparing to run for U.S.
CLEVELAND — An attorney accused of hypnotizing women for his sexual pleasure was immediately suspended from practicing law by the state Supreme Court. The Lorain County Bar Association filed an emergency motion last week with the court seeking the suspension of Sheffield Village lawyer Michael Fine.
CLEVELAND — Several hundred people marched down an exit ramp and temporarily blocked rush-hour traffic on a busy freeway yesterday while protesting a police officer’s fatal shooting of a 12-year-old boy who had brandished a realistic-looking novelty gun.
Differences between the sexes can be a topic of lively debate, as proved by a handout in a Thomas Worthington High School health class last week.
About 200 people came together last night for a protest march in Columbus, united in their anger over a grand jury’s decision not to charge a white police officer for shooting a young black man in Ferguson, Mo.
AKRON, Ohio — A Dallas nurse who was diagnosed with Ebola is requesting refunds from the Ohio bridal shop she visited, but the store says the reimbursements aren’t feasible because it had to temporarily close and lost significant business.
Wading into a major environmental controversy, the U.S. Supreme Court will decide whether the federal regulators should consider financial costs when they decide to impose new restrictions on air pollution emitted by electrical utility plants.
A two-vehicle crash in front of Scioto Downs this morning has closed Rt. 23 in both directions, Columbus police said. The crash, called in to police at 7:14 a.m., involved a tractor-trailer and a car and sent four people to hospitals.
An Army soldier from Grove City was one of two American troops killed in an attack in Kabul in eastern Afghanistan yesterday. The family of Joseph Riley — who everyone knew as Joey — was notified of his death late Monday, said Grove City Police Chief Steve Robinette.
Franklin County’s top law-enforcement official has announced he will seek Columbus’ highest office. Sheriff Zach Scott today announced that he will run for mayor of Columbus next year. His announcement comes less than 24 hours after Mayor Michael B.
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One week ago, a rape suspect walked out of the Cuyahoga County jail a free man, not because he was proved innocent, but because it took too long to charge him.
CINCINNATI — A man who was convicted after a young witness lied came to Cincinnati yesterday to thank the law project that worked to win his freedom after nearly four decades in prison.
An Ohio legislator wants stores in the state to pay triple wages for employees who work on Thanksgiving — an effort that comes as Macy’s, the holiday’s quintessential retailer, is allowing its workers to choose whether to work that day.
For the first time in more than two decades, none of central Ohio’s needy families will receive a holiday meal through the Thanksgiving Care-a-Van.
An Ashville man died early today after he lost control of his semi and crashed on Rt. 316 in the Pickaway County village of South Bloomfield. Robert Mercer, 51, lived just a few miles away on Rt.
If the legislature doesn’t keep a requirement that phone companies must provide landlines, Gov John Kasich will veto House Bill 490, one of his cabinet directors testified today.
Proposed legislation that animal advocates said would weaken the state’s “puppy mill” law will be removed by the Ohio Senate – with the agreement of the legislator who backed the changes.
Mayor Michael B. Coleman’s time as mayor is coming to an end. Coleman plans to announce today he will not seek re-election after four terms and 15 years in office, several sources inside City Hall told the Dispatch this morning.