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Dayton Police say a woman told them she fatally shot her two children to save them from the world's evils.

Alliance Historical Society

Quite a few of the buildings in the heart of Alliance, in eastern Stark County, haven’t been in use for a long time.  So they still look a lot like they did a century ago.  And that may be one of the reasons why the city is seeking a historical district designation for its downtown.

Several online commentators from opposite ends of the political spectrum have joined forces to challenge the constitutionality of an Ohio law prohibiting internet harassment.

A Licking County court is reviewing how and why a domestic violence suspect was released early from jail weeks before fatally shooting three people, including a woman he was accused of assaulting and a police chief.

Office of Speaker Paul Ryan

U.S. Rep. Pat Tiberi has decided not to run in Ohio's upcoming Senate race. The nine-term Republican congressman announced his decision Tuesday.

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Authorities investigating the slayings of eight family members in southern Ohio have taken a trailer linked to the family of one victim's ex-boyfriend.

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Three polar bear cubs born to two different mothers at the Columbus Zoo last year now have names.


More than 60 property owners in northeast Ohio are asking a federal court to block a proposed high-pressure natural gas pipeline.


The Ohio House has passed a bill that would let pharmacists offer a generic and cheaper alternative to life-saving EpiPens used to treat certain severe allergic reactions.

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A state hearing officer has ruled against Ohio's largest online charter school in its appeal of the state education department's determination that the school owes $60 million for enrollment that can't be justified.

Officials in Dayton plan to resume using cameras to catch drivers who run red lights, two years after dropping that pract

Trustees at a small university in Ohio have approved allowing faculty and staff with permits to carry concealed weapons on campus.

Ohio treasurer Josh Mandel failed to show at a hearing discussing his handling of nearly $2 million earmarked for taxpayer-funded public service announcements.

Construction of the Rover Pipeline in Shelby, Ohio.
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Ohio's environmental regulators have issued a $430,000 fine against a company building a natural gas pipeline from West Virginia to Michigan.

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Trustees at a small private university near Dayton have approved allowing faculty and staff with permits to carry concealed weapons on campus.

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A small Ohio school near Dayton could become the first college in the state to allow concealed weapons on campus.

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Legislation banning what anti-abortion activists call a "dismemberment abortion" has been introduced in the Ohio Senate.

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Residents near the flood-prone Blanchard River in Findlay have been piling sandbags as forecasters warn there's a risk of moderate flooding from rainstorms moving through the region.

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Family and friends of an Ohio soldier killed in Afghanistan last week are gathering this week to honor him.

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Attorneys for a white former University of Cincinnati policeman charged with killing an unarmed black man say jurors at his retrial shouldn't see the T-shirt with a Confederate flag emblem that he was wearing under his uniform.

Federal prosecutors are accusing a Jordanian citizen living in Ohio of attempting to travel to Syria and fight with the Islamic State group against the Syrian leadership.

Columbus Zoo

The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium in Ohio says it has euthanized a 29-year-old male polar bear after veterinarians determined he had liver cancer with limited treatment options.

A new designation will honor Ohio schools that demonstrate commitment to helping students and families connected to the military.

Franklin Co. Board of Elections

A former county elections board director in Columbus has pleaded guilty to a felony charge alleging he knowingly approved inaccurate timesheets for a fiscal officer who was paid for time that she didn't work.


Officials collecting child support payments in and around Ohio's capital are trying to use a less bureaucratic, more customer-oriented approach to attempt to get more parents to make those payments.

Dennis Kucinich holds his pocket Constitution during a speech at a Columbus church on April 2, 2017.
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Former U.S. Rep. Dennis Kucinich is making a series of appearances across Ohio to describe what he says are the failings of the state's charter school system.

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A Texas company building a high-pressure natural gas pipeline has been issued violations notices by the state of Ohio for spilling drilling mud in separate wetlands.

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Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is set to visit a public school in Ohio with the president of a national teachers union, who has been among her most vocal critics and has suggested that DeVos doesn't understand what students need to succeed.

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A program announced last month to help children hurt by their parents' addictions is already expanding in Ohio.

Ohio's rules for medical marijuana cultivators have cleared their final legislative hurdle. The Joint Committee on Agency Rule Review cleared the rules for growers, including application and license fees, without objection on Monday.