Ohio Flu Hospitalizations Spike Again, 4 Deaths Now Reported

Health officials say the flu virus turned more deadly in Ohio for the start of the new year. Four influenza related deaths are now confirmed
January 9, 2015

The state Health Department says four people have died from the flu this season in Ohio as hospitalizations continue to rise.

Columbus Police Say Body Of Missing Toddler Found In Creek

Police say Dainesha Stevens took Cameron Beckford and his sister from Maryland to Columbus.
December 31, 2014

Police say the body of a 14-month-old boy missing in central Ohio has been found.

Football Team Attends Ohio St Athlete’s Funeral

The Ohio State University football teams attended the funeral of Kosta Karageorge.
December 2, 2014

Two busloads of football players and coaches are among the mourners attending the funeral for an Ohio State athlete who apparently killed himself after going missing.

Coroner: Exam Will Look At Brain Of Ohio St. Player

The Franklin County Coroner says she will look for signs of trauma in the brain of dead OSU football player.
December 1, 2014

A county coroner says a special examination will look for signs of traumatic brain injury in an Ohio State athlete found dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Judges Oppose Mandatory Use Of Anti-DUI Device

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Ohio judges oppose proposed legislation that would require 'sobriety detectors' in the vehicles of first time drunken drivers.
3, 2014

Ohio judges are opposing a bill that requires first-time drunken driving offenders to have devices installed on their vehicles to test their sobriety.

1 Year Term For Ex-Ohio Doctor Who Pushed Pills

A former Ohio doctor gets one year in prison for illegally distributing pain pills.
30, 2014

A former Ohio doctor has been sentenced to a year in prison for distributing pain medication without a legitimate medical purpose.

Attorney: North Korean Detainee Was Treated Well

Ohioan Jeffrey Fowle returned home Wednesday after being held captive in North Korea for nearly six months.
22, 2014

The lawyer for an American arrested and held for nearly six months in North Korea for leaving a Bible at a nightclub says the man was treated well by the North Korean government and is in good health.

Ebola Concerns Send ‘Worried Well’ To Hospitals

State health officials said an Ebola outbreak is highly unlikely in Ohio but doctors, hospitals and state emergency officials are prepared in case.
14, 2014

Ohio health officials say concern over the Ebola virus has begun to send some people they’re calling “the worried well” to hospitals with concerns about fevers and other flu symptoms.

Cleveland Serial Killer Of 11 Seeks New Trial

The Ohio Supreme Court hears arguments Tuesday over whether a convicted Cleveland serial killer deserves a new trial.
October 7, 2014

The Ohio Supreme Court is weighing arguments by attorneys for a Cleveland killer of 11 women that he deserves a new trial because a hearing about the suppression of evidence was closed to the public.