95 percent of ancient Ohio was forested. But centuries ago there were also small regions of prairie. Tall grasses and wildflowers were part of the prairie ecology and so were bison. Researchers near Columbus are trying to reestablish a prairie / bison ecosystem.
The Ohio Supreme Court has upheld the death sentence of a man who fatally shot his girlfriend three decades ago while on parole for killing his wife.
Bond was set this afternoon at $5 million for Canton police officer Bobby Cutts, Jr.
Friday was the first day in office for Delaware County’s new sheriff. Walter “Magnum” Davis is said to be the first African American to hold the position of sheriff in Ohio.
Many credit Howard Dean’s rise in the 2004 Democratic primaries to his campaign’s innovative use of the Internet. Now all the leading candidates are trying to harness the power of the web to get their message out, including Ohio Democratic Congressman Dennis Kucinich. Charles Davis reports from Capitol Hill.
A former Westerville mortgage broker has been sentenced to nine years in prison for stealing millions of dollars that should have gone toward the mortgages of his former clients.