Ohio Statehouse

Ann Sanner

All Ohio state lawmakers must receive sexual harassment training following a wave of the sexual misconduct scandals that swept the nation and forced resignations in both chambers of Ohio's state Legislature.

Family photo

The parents of an Ohio State University student who was found murdered in a Grove City park earlier this year joined state lawmakers Wednesday in unveiling a bill named in her honor.

Mike Duffey

Child enticement charges against a convicted sex offender in Worthington were recently dropped because an Ohio Supreme Court ruling had thrown out part of the statute. Now state lawmakers are trying to fix that part of the law.

Political figures past and present were on hand in the Statehouse rotunda to honor seven former Speakers of the House, going back 50 years. The leaders, along with their families, friends and colleagues, were  there for the unveiling of their portraits.

The U.S. Marine Corp Band performs on the Ohio Statehouse lawn.
Dan Konik / Ohio Public Radio

The U.S. Marine Corps Battle Color Detachment from Washington D.C. performed at the Ohio Statehouse on Tuesday.

U.S. Marine Drum and Bugle Corps

A special military band will be playing at the Statehouse Tuesday. The U.S. Marine Corps Battle Color Detachment from Washington D.C. will perform around noon.

Columbus, Ohio skyline
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Tuesday marks the 205th anniversary of the founding of the city of Columbus. We take pride in our city and its history, and we’re always hungry to learn more about our home.

That hometown pride is evident in questions we receive for WOSU’s Curious Cbus project. You ask the questions and vote for your favorites, and we investigate them. We’ve reported on butter sculptures, streetcars, the ZIP code 43210, Mound Street and more.

The Ohio Statehouse
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Astronaut, veteran and U.S. Sen. John Glenn will lie in repose at the Statehouse so mourners can honor the Ohio-born legend.


The board that oversees the Ohio Statehouse will mark the 15th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks by again installing 2,977 U.S. flags on the Statehouse lawn.

Statehouse Reporters Roundtable

May 4, 2015

Last week, the nation was fixated on the protests and riots taking place in Baltimore. Meanwhile, here in Columbus, Governor Kasich ordered new standards for the use of deadly force by police.