95 percent of ancient Ohio was forested. But centuries ago there were also small regions of prairie. Tall grasses and wildflowers were part of the prairie ecology and so were bison. Researchers near Columbus are trying to reestablish a prairie / bison ecosystem.
The trial of a former Ohio lawmaker accused of misleading investors about a company’s financial status and using their money for personal gain has begun after numerous delays.
An attorney who served as a legal guardian for hundreds of people in central Ohio has been indicted on charges alleging theft, records-tampering and engaging in a pattern of corrupt activity.
A former Columbus police officer has pleaded guilty to misappropriating and selling surplus property the police department received through a U.S. Department of Defense surplus equipment program.
A former fiscal officer in a central Ohio community has admitted stealing $137,000 in public funds.
A bill that aims to curb the theft of scrap metal has cleared the Ohio House.
William Hadley will spend more than three years in prison for stealing from the shelter.
Prosecutors say Michael Shipley and Crystal Galloway targeted homes for sale, then ransacked them for valuables during open houses.
Authorities say Cliff Gallatin used $120,000 in employee retirement contributions to pay for expensive cars, boats, a country club membership, and a lake-front condo.
On Tuesday in Akron, a man was electrocuted when police say he tried to steal copper piping from a shopping mall. In Columbus thieves are stealing the insides of air conditioners for their valuable metals. That’s why Columbus police are implementing “Operation Cool Down” to reduce the number of air conditioning thefts.
A Franklin County judge set bond for former Ohio State quarterback who has been charged with felony theft.