The state says Ohio’s unemployment rate dropped in November to 7.4 percent, down slightly from the October rate of 7.5 percent.
Columbus police officers accused of using excessive force on an Ohio State University student admit punching the young man up to seven times, spraying mace in his face, and hog-tying him, but say they did nothing wrong.
Ohio’s top election official says 17 noncitizens voted illegally in the battleground state in last year’s presidential election, and another 274 are registered but did not vote.
Both sides in a fight over whether gay marriage should be recognized on Ohio death certificates despite a statewide ban will argue their cases in front of a federal judge in Cincinnati.
The wife of a man crushed to death by an elevator in a closed hotel near Ohio State University’s campus won’t receive state compensation after Ohio’s Court of Claims denied her negligence claim.
A deputy police chief says federal authorities would have to decide whether to try the cases under hate crime law, but police are calling them “crimes of hate.”
The Wayne County sheriff wouldn’t say how Reann Murphy was killed or offer a motive. He described the accused killer, Jerrod Metsker, as a family friend and neighbor.
Police say a 61-year-old tractor-trailer driver has been killed after a crash with a car on northbound Interstate 71 in Columbus.
An Ohio man who fatally shot his ailing wife in her hospital bed has been sentenced to six years in prison.