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.
A deputy police chief says federal authorities would have to decide whether to try the cases under hate crime law, but police are calling them “crimes of hate.”
The Wayne County sheriff wouldn’t say how Reann Murphy was killed or offer a motive. He described the accused killer, Jerrod Metsker, as a family friend and neighbor.
The St. Johnâ€™s Bible took 155 monks, a scribe for the British House of Lords, 23 artists, 16 years and a lot of swan feathers, calf skin and gold leaf to complete. You wonâ€™t see all of it at the Canton Museum of Art, but now you can see 68 pages of the first hand-written, illuminated Bible commissioned anywhere in the world in the last 500 years.
Ohio sites closed during the partial shutdown of the federal government will begin welcoming back visitors after Congress approved a measure to end the closures.
Officials say the Chautauqua Airlines flight operated for United Express had to make an emergency stop in Buffalo after the crew reported smoke in the cockpit.
Justices heard arguments from the state and attorneys for a man who’s seen two mistrials, two hung juries, and one overturned conviction over the last 11 years.
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.
Cleveland is home to another museum celebrating music â€“ at least for now. The Rhythm and Blues Hall of Fame inducted its first class over the weekend at Cleveland State University. Itâ€™s the beginning of a nationwide quest for permanent digs, and Northeast Ohio is making a strong case.
Improving water quality for fish and other wildlife is the goal of a one-million dollar project to remove two river dams in the city of Cuyahoga Falls this summer. Supporters believe taking down the dams will also improve the quality of life for local residents and boost the local economy.
Ursuline College plans to reopen for classes Tuesday, three days after a 110-mph tornado ripped through the Northeast Ohio campus.