An Ohio prosecutor says a pregnant woman who was raped and killed last year had turned to prostitution to make ends meet and died after answering a Craigslist ad offering $200.
Police in Columbus say they confronted and fatally shot a man who was wanted for shooting his girlfriend hours before.
Members of an alleged gang with 2-decade-old roots in Columbus have been charged with drug dealing, illegal weapons possession and money laundering, state and federal authorities announced Wednesday.
Four reporters and a college instructor are suing the head of Ohio’s prison system over his refusal to let them interview five men on death row for their roles in the Lucasville prison riots of 20 years ago.
A former Columbus City Schools bus driver has pleaded guilty to driving a school bus while drunk last month.
Attorney General Mike DeWine says Ohio’s crime lab has processed nearly 5,000 previously untested rape kits as it searches for DNA matches that could help solve reported sexual assaults.
A homeless man who fatally stabbed a stranger outside a downtown Columbus hotel last year has been committed to a mental hospital.
Two corrections consultants have concluded that Cleveland kidnapper Ariel Castro committed suicide in his prison cell and didn’t die by accidentally killing himself while attempting to achieve a sexual thrill.
One person is dead in an officer involved shooting at a university area dance club. Columbus Police say the shooting occurred early Monday morning.
A Toledo attorney has filed a class action lawsuit against several mug shot websites that have required money to removed the picture. The lawyer alleges extortion. But the operators defend the sites as a public service.