The mother of a 1-year-old Maryland boy found dead in central Ohio has pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter and tampering with evidence.
Gov. John Kasich formed the 24-person committee of city council members, religious leaders and law enforcement officials after several police-involved shootings in Ohio and across the country raised concerns.
As Ohio considers early release for some inmates convicted of non-violent felonies, a pair of state lawmakers has introduced a bill to improve odds of them getting work. In Newark, a non-profit is actively backing the proposed legislation as a means to combat poverty and help ex-felons from returning to prison.
The head of a local development group says a decision by Mt. Carmel hospital officials to move their in-patient care facility out of Franklinton won’t hurt the neighborhood’s revitilization efforts.
A marijuana legalization effort in Ohio has cleared a key governmental hurdle.
Mount Carmel announced it will move its main hospital operations out of Franklinton to a new facility in Grove City.
The Ohio Department of Natural Resources is studying ways to protect Ginseng, a plant highly prized in Asia for claimed medicinal qualities. Recent media attention has caused a surge in ginseng harvesting.
The Ohio House is expected to vote on legislation this week to regulate fertilizer and manure run-off from fields. The run-off is partially blamed for a toxic algae bloom on Lake Erie that disrupted water supply for 400,000 Toledo residents last summer.
Ohio’s largest online charter school reported at least $2.27 million spent last school year on advertising to attract students.
As styles and living circumstances change, homeowners have a key question: should we move or remodel? With the Columbus housing market still tight, many in Central Ohio may opt for remodeling. Then the question becomes: how much should we spend?
Ohio’s 14 public universities owe $6.5 billion for debt mostly created by what some education experts call unnecessary campus building booms.