Ohio is celebrating its 212th birthday with special events at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus.
After months of worldwide attention, the trial of two Steubenville high school football players accused of raping a 16-year-old girl is under way.
Ohio’s attorney general says he’ll announce after the upcoming rape trial of two high school football players whether charges will be brought against others.
Authorities said Ahmed S. Kadi, 49, abandoned his job after learning he was under investigation. Police think he may be trying to return to the Middle East.
A New Albany doctor charged with raping and killing a pregnant woman has pleaded not guilty.
Authorities say a teenager who fought off an attacker and grabbed the man’s cellphone led to the arrest of a Wittenberg University professor on rape and kidnapping charges.
17-year-old Karen Adamswent missing in 1975 while walking to a friend’s house. Her body was found in a ditch the next day in Blacklick.
A man captured in Mexico and then convicted for kidnapping and raping a 9-year-old Ohio girl is to be sentenced Thursday in southwest Ohio.
Two more people have been indicted on charges of firebombing the house of a 71-year-old rape victim.
Ohio State university earlier this week issued a crime alert after a student was sexually assaulted outside a laboratory. Federal Law mandates Universities and colleges notify students when a serious crime happens on campus. But not everyone on the OSU campus received the alert. WOSU reports there’s some confusion, at least among students, about who gets those emailed crime alerts.
Police in Columbus say they have a man in custody who is a potential suspect in a series of rapes dating back to June. Seven women reported being assaulted since then.