The Columbus Division of Police has added new duties for three patrol officers. The three have been named Diversity and Inclusion Liaison Officers who will work to build trust between police and the community.
State officials say they are winning the fight to get rid of the Hemlock Woolly Adelgid in the southern Ohio state park.
Prosecutors in Marion County have charged six students with vandalism for allegedly taking a chain saw to two dozen trees outside the school as a senior prank.
Evidence of an Asian beetle that kills some types of hardwood trees has been found at a second site in southwest Ohio, leading authorities to expand a quarantine.
Many holiday-related garbage items like boxes and wrapping paper can be recycled, but not everything should be put in the recycle bin.
Columbia Gas Transmissions is seeking to remove thousands of trees from Mohican State Forest and Mohican State Park near Loudonville. The company says they need better access to their storage wells and pipe lines in the park. The move has angered many people in the area, and Columbia has delayed cutting to allow time for a town hall meeting.