Rick Perales

A Republican woman who sought to unseat Ohio state Rep. Rick Perales by revealing sexual text messages they exchanged is now facing criminal charges for doing just that.

Aerial view of the National Museum of the United States Air Force on Wright Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton.
U.S. Air Force

A statewide committee that’s been looking at military base realignment during the past year has made some recommendations.

Rick Perales / Ohio House

A Republican woman running against an Ohio lawmaker with whom she exchanged sexual text messages has followed through on her threat to release more texts, even as the legislator pursues an extortion claim against her.

A woman who says state Rep. Rick Perales choked and forcibly kissed her has an ultimatum: Drop his bid for reelection or she’ll release graphic text messages he sent her.