House Democrats Pick New Minority Leader

Strahorn is in his second consecutive term in the House. He previously spent eight years in the House beginning in 2000, and two years filling an unexpired term in the state Senate.
November 19, 2014

Democrats in the Ohio House have elected a veteran state lawmaker with experience in both the House and Senate as their leader for the next legislative session.

Computer Glitch Forces Early Voters To Wait

The Franklin County Board of Elections says a computer glitch slowed down the process of pulling up voter registration information.
3, 2014

The Franklin County Board of Elections says it’s fixed a computer glitch that had about 50 people waiting in line this morning to cast an early ballot.

Former Trooper Admits To Coercing Women Drivers Into Sex Acts

Bryan Lee, a former trooper with the Ohio State Highway Patrol, has pleaded guilty to violating the civil rights of women by coercing them into sex acts in exchange for dropping traffic charges.
30, 2014

A former Ohio State Highway Patrol trooper from Lancaster has pleaded guilty to violating the civil rights of several woman by forcing them into sexual acts in exchange for dropping traffic charges.

State Rep. Pleads Guilty To Ethics Violations

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October 29, 2014

Democratic State Rep. Dale Mallory admitted to taking Cincinnati Bengal tickets from lobbyists in 2009 and 2013 without disclosing the gifts.

Non-Compete Clauses For A Sub Shop?

In 2013, Jimmy John's Gourmet Subs was ranked as the nation's fastest growing restaurant chain by Kantar Retail.
21, 2014

Non-compete agreements are usually reserved for the media or executives who could divulge company secrets. But it’s been reported that Jimmy John’s, one of the fastest growing restaurant chains in Central Ohio, makes all of its employees sign extensive non-competes.

Bargaining Session Fails To Produce Deal In Reynoldsburg

Reynoldsburg High School
October 8, 2014

Negotiators for teachers and the school board met for some 11 hours Tuesday and Wednesday, but could not agree on a new contract to end a three-week-old teacher strike.

Neighbors Continue Fight Against Lights At Capital Stadium

Capital lights
Homes on Bexley's Euclaire Avenue sit just a few feet from Capital's Bernlohr Stadium. Many fear their home value will plummet if Capital installs lights and begins hosting night football and soccer games.
6, 2014

Leaders of Capital University, the city of Bexley, and local residents meet again Monday night to discuss a proposal for lights at Capital’s Bernlohr Stadium.

Jerrie Mock Dies At 88

Mock was raised in Licking County. She studied aeronautical engineering at OSU before her historic flight.
October 1, 2014

Geraldine “Jerrie” Mock was the first woman to fly solo around the world. Her grandson says she died in her Florida home Tuesday after months of failing health.

Poll: Kasich’s Lead Grows To 22 Points

The poll released Wednesday by Quinnipiac University shows the Republican Kasich ahead of FitzGerald 57 percent to 35 percent.
October 1, 2014

Governor John Kasich’s lead over his Democratic challenger has surpassed 20 points in the latest independent poll.