A Delaware County Grand jury Thursday indicted 39 year old Matthew Rausenberg of Columbus on 32 counts alleging sex crimes against children in his classroom. First Assistant Prosecutor Kyle Rohrer outlined the charges saying Rausenberg faces life in prison, if convicted.
About 80 percent of the electricity used in Ohio homes comes from coal fired power plants. One Northeast Ohio group wants to change that by installing a wind farm in Lake Erie. If they succeed, this will be the first offshore wind farm in the nation.
Ohio’s waterways face what natural resource officials call an increasing threat: The Asian Carp.
Persistent toxic algae blooms are wreaking havoc on Ohio’s multi-billion dollar lake tourism industry. Elected officials and state agencies are fighting back with new tools to better help them monitor the blooms and reduce the nutrients feeding them from Ohio farms and cities. But the battle isn’t over yet.
Algae blooms are a big problem on Ohioâ€™s lakes: theyâ€™re toxic and can have a big impact on tourism. Now state lawmakers are looking at “certifying” farmers as one way to tone it down.
Ohio’s natural resources department says more than 35,000 acres of farmland have been put into a program that’s designed to reduce the amount of fertilizer that ends up in Lake Erie.
A plan to build a wind turbine along Lake Erie near a well-known spot for migrating birds is worrying environmentalists.
The summit in Northeast Ohio led to an updated agreement between the two countries to restore the health of the Great Lakes, but environmentalists are skeptical about funding.
Gov. John Kasich on Wednesday Kasich on Wednesday signed an executive order at a Fish Ohio Day event in Port Clinton. It puts in place a state directive to accompany an already existing federal ban.
Every week this travel season, we’re taking you to an interesting but sometimes overlooked part of Ohio. This week we’re headed to the Lake Erie island for a look back at one of the most important battles in U.S. Naval history.
This travel season we’re taking you on a series of road trips that make up “The New Ohio Guide.” This week we head to the shores of Lake Erie for some of the world’s best bird watching.