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.
Former Ohio governor Ted Strickland is jumping back into the political arena.
Gov. John Kasich took his State of the State speech on the road again last night – this time to Wilmington near Dayton, where he talked tax cuts and increases, but didn’t say anything about his possible presidential ambitions.
After bitter cold on Monday, temperatures plummeted even more overnight. In the northern Union County village of Richwood, the National Weather Service reported an overnight low of -18 degrees.
Wilmington is preparing for a political invasion. Governor John Kasich and most state lawmakers will travel to the southwest Ohio city tomorrow for the State of the State address. It’s a return visit for Kasich to a city that was deeply scarred by the Great Recession.
The forums come after some highly-publicized police-involved deaths in Ohio, including the shootings of two young black males who were holding what turned out to be air guns.
Forecasts call for a Monday high near 10 degrees in Columbus, with temperatures sinking to -5 Monday night and Tuesday morning.
Ohio health officials say the number of flu-related hospitalizations continued to fall last week as an unusually severe season winds down.
School districts across the state, including the Columbus, Cleveland and Cincinnati city schools, decided to close again Friday as frigid temperatures linger.
Ohio native John Havlicek starred for Ohio State as the school made three straight national title game appearance in the 1960s. He’s being recognized for those accomplishments as he enters the National College Basketball Hall of Fame.
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is asking the maker of a drug used to combat overdoses to send money back to local police departments and other agencies that administer the drug.