- Closing arguments begin for Ohio ex-lawmaker in fraud case Updated: May-27-15 1:46 pm
CINCINNATI - Closing arguments have begun in the trial of a former Ohio lawmaker accused of defrauding a technology company's investors out of millions of dollars.
- FEC: Ohio lawmaker's campaign delayed reporting donations Updated: May-27-15 12:59 pm
CLEVELAND - An Ohio congressman's re-election campaign has been ordered by the Federal Election Commission to pay a $5,425 fine for failing to promptly report several donations it received before last year's primary and general elections.
- Ohio bill requires students be immunized against meningitis Updated: May-27-15 12:33 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio students would need to be immunized against meningitis under a measure that cleared a legislative committee.
- Ohio Senate committee approves overdose antidote bill Updated: May-27-15 12:29 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - A state Senate committee has approved a bill that would expand the use of a drug overdose antidote across Ohio.
- Ideas to change Ohio budget due to Senate panel Wednesday Updated: May-27-15 3:34 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio - An Ohio Senate panel that's reviewing the state budget proposal is expecting to get ideas on how to change it.
- Bill to shift Ohio's 2016 primary poised for Senate vote Updated: May-27-15 3:20 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio - The date of Ohio's presidential primary would be pushed back a week next year under a bill before the swing state's Senate.
- House to vote on banning pure caffeine, powdered alcohol Updated: May-27-15 3:07 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio representatives are set to vote on a measure to prohibit the sale of pure caffeine products, along with the sale of powdered or crystalline alcohol.
- Ohio legislative proposal would back Pete Rose reinstatement Updated: May-26-15 10:25 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio - A resolution urging baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred to reinstate former Cincinnati Reds star Pete Rose and make him eligible for the Hall of Fame has had its first hearing in the Ohio Legislature.
- Ohio roadway project to cost nearly 3 times estimated figure Updated: May-25-15 3:13 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio's largest single roadway construction project and first public-private partnership for a highway will cost taxpayers nearly three times its announced price tag of $429 million, according to financial documents.
- GOP-dominated Ohio county attracts key Democrats for dinner Updated: May-25-15 1:59 pm
CINCINNATI - Ohio's Democratic U.S senator and two candidates trying to join him in Washington will venture into a Republican-dominated county for a party fundraiser.
- Ohio bill would allow patients to get STD meds for partners Updated: May-25-15 1:07 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - A bill in Ohio seeks to expand access to treatment for certain sexually transmitted diseases by allowing doctors to prescribe medication to their patients' partners without examining them.
- Ohio lawmakers want to speed up trauma emergency transport Updated: May-24-15 12:25 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Two Ohio legislators are pushing for changes to how emergency workers deal with trauma victims in hopes to improve patient transportation.
- Ohio bridge project designed to protect endangered mussel Updated: May-23-15 5:38 pm
TOLEDO, Ohio - Ohio has designed an $11.8 million construction project to protect a federally endangered mussel species - a creature that's barely the size of a human fingernail.
- Attorney general studying possible medical marijuana plan Updated: May-22-15 5:03 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Attorney General Mike DeWine said Friday he's studying the plausibility of a tightly crafted medical marijuana proposal, as much broader initiatives head toward Ohio voters.
- GOP presidential prospect Kasich heads to Georgia, SC Updated: May-21-15 4:11 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio Gov. John Kasich (KAY'-sik) plans to appear at a couple Republican events in Georgia next week as he continues to weigh a 2016 bid for president.
- Ohio lawmakers honor state's military dead in ceremony Updated: May-21-15 2:48 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - State lawmakers have honored six Ohio members of the military who died recently in U.S. combat operations.
- 31-state deal should make credit report errors easier to fix Updated: May-20-15 5:23 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Three nationwide credit reporting agencies have agreed to fix disputed information on credit reports more quickly, wait longer before adding potentially damaging information on medical debt and scrutinize certain data furnished by outside entities, according to a multistate settlement announced Wednesday.
- Ohio proposal would permit barricade devices in schools Updated: May-20-15 3:14 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - A bill that could make it easier for schools to install barricade devices on doors in emergencies has cleared an Ohio House committee.
- Fight over sale of state prison heard at Ohio Supreme Court Updated: May-20-15 11:25 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio - The status of the nation's first privately-owned state prison was debated in Ohio on Wednesday, as litigation brought on behalf of union workers displaced by the historic sale was argued before the state's high court.
- House to weigh expanding STD treatment to patients' partners Updated: May-20-15 10:52 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Ohio House plans to vote on a proposal to allow health professionals to treat the partners of patients with chlamydia, trichomoniasis or gonorrhea without first examining them.
- US Attorney General meets with Ohio shooting victim's family Updated: May-20-15 10:28 am
CINCINNATI - The parents of a young black man fatally shot by police in a southwest Ohio Wal-Mart say they are encouraged after meeting with the nation's new top law enforcement official.
- Bill makes Ohio requirement of presentence report optional Updated: May-19-15 12:08 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Ohio House has approved a bill aimed at saving money and the amount of time some inmates spend in jail before sentencing.
- Ohio patrol begins initiative on seatbelt enforcement Updated: May-18-15 1:43 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Ohio State Highway Patrol is teaming up with troopers from five other states for a weeklong initiative on safety belt enforcement.
- Ohio bill would stiffen penalties for fleeing an accident Updated: May-17-15 2:07 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio - A bill passed recently by the Ohio House would stiffen the penalties for failing to stop after a traffic accident that results in a person dying or being seriously injured.
- Reports differ on Medicaid changes House made to Ohio budget Updated: May-16-15 11:46 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio - A Cleveland-based organization led by Ohio's former Medicaid director says House changes to the Medicaid program in the state budget could result in hundreds of thousands losing health coverage.