95 percent of ancient Ohio was forested. But centuries ago there were also small regions of prairie. Tall grasses and wildflowers were part of the prairie ecology and so were bison. Researchers near Columbus are trying to reestablish a prairie / bison ecosystem.
A former Olentangy elementary school teacher appears in court Monday morning on charges that could bring life in prison.
The mother of a 1-year-old Maryland boy found dead in central Ohio has pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter and tampering with evidence.
A judge in Cleveland has ordered new trials for three men convicted of a 1995 slaying because of what she says was “malicious suppression of evidence” by an assistant prosecutor.
A Delaware County Grand jury Thursday indicted 39 year old Matthew Rausenberg of Columbus on 32 counts alleging sex crimes against children in his classroom. First Assistant Prosecutor Kyle Rohrer outlined the charges saying Rausenberg faces life in prison, if convicted.
An agreement has been reached over death row inmates’ subpoenas of Board of Pharmacy information about drugs used for lethal injection in Ohio.
A Senate committee has approved a proposal to extend the 20-year statute of limitations for rape and sexual battery.
Ohio’s most populous county is applying for hundreds of thousands of dollars from the federal government to pay for body cameras for its sheriff’s deputies.
The trial of a former Ohio lawmaker accused of misleading investors about a company’s financial status and using their money for personal gain has begun after numerous delays.
A southeastern Ohio sheriff found guilty of more than a dozen public corruption charges has been sentenced to seven years in prison.
The FBI is asking for the public’s help in finding a man suspected of robbing 20 Columbus-area banks.