Four people are dead in two separate accidents in Central Ohio. In Pataskala, investigators say a head-on collision on East Broad took three lives. One vehicle crossed the center line. Early this morning, the driver of a pick-up truck was killed when he slammed into a tree in a residential area south of Route 104 [...]
Director of National Drug Control Policy Michael Botticelli was scheduled to be in Columbus Tuesday as the keynote speaker at an Ohio conference on opiates and other drugs. He was also scheduled to participate in a roundtable discussion with health care leaders on the impact of opioids on infants and expectant mothers.
An Ohio House committee has scheduled a possible vote for Tuesday on a proposal to effectively ban abortions after the first fetal heartbeat is detected. The measure has failed in each of the last two legislative sessions.
Ohioans are now able to show proof of insurance to police officers and state agencies with their smart phones and other electronic devices.
A new law now allows access to birth records to 400,000 adoptees from around the world who were born in Ohio between 1964 and 1996. Some of those adoptees traveled from 14 states to gather in Columbus Thursday night so they could be among the first to take advantage of the new law on Friday.
State utility regulators have approved a request by American Electric Power to remotely disconnect the electricity of some Ohio customers who haven’t made payments.
Columbus city leaders say they will file a lawsuit to repeal a new state law that effectively bans red light cameras.
The future of Buckeye Lake and it’s troubled dam were the subject of a town hall meeting that brought out nearly 500 people Monday night.
Plans to allow fracking in state parks appear to be dead for now. Ohio Public Radio’s Jo Ingles reports that provision has been pulled from a bill making its way through the Ohio legislature.
Ohio State (23-10) was ousted in the Big Ten quarterfinals by Michigan State and was 4-4 in its final eight games. But the Buckeyes are dangerous because of D’Angelo Russell and his 19.3 points per game.
Monday’s meeting follows a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers report saying the 180-year-old earthen dam along the north bank of Buckeye Lake is faulty and should be replaced immediately, or the lake be drained to prevent a catastrophic failure.