COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A new report said child welfare workers should have known more about the violent background of a group home resident who has been charged in the slaying of a jogger in a central Ohio park.
The report released Wednesday by Franklin County Children Services said it needs to better assess youths who end up in group homes. The agency also said it plans a review of all its group-home placements.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A 31-year-old central Ohio man has been sentenced to life in prison for fatally beating his infant son.
A judge in Columbus sentenced Johnnie Crockett III on Wednesday following his conviction earlier this month for murder and child endangering. He'll have to serve 15 years before he's eligible for parole.
The Columbus Dispatch (http://bit.ly/1hVWWRh ) reports that his 8-month-old son Iszaac was hospitalized with critical...
OREGON, Ohio (AP) — A report says a 20-year-old woman was driving 60 mph in a 35-mph zone when she crashed through a guardrail and landed upside down in a northwest Ohio creek.
The report by police and the Ohio State Highway Patrol also indicated that Bianca Bepler was wearing her seatbelt and wasn't on her cellphone when she crashed into Otter Creek and died on Sunday in Oregon near Toledo.
WTOL-TV (http://bit.ly/1jCC2nK ) reports that authorities...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a homeless person has burned to death after a small heater exploded inside a tent in Columbus.
The Columbus Dispatch (bit.ly/1fsHiec) reports that firefighters found the body around 9 p.m. Wednesday after responding to a report of an explosion not far from the Interstate 670 overpass in the city's Italian Village neighborhood. Some homeless people camp in a wooded area there.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — State lawmakers in Ohio are withdrawing legislation that mirrors an Arizona "religious freedom" bill that has come under fire for protecting those who assert their religious beliefs in refusing service to gays. Republican state Representative Tim Derickson and Democratic state Representative Bill Patmon issued a joint statement today citing concern over the bill's unintended consequences.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio senators have unanimously passed a...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — State lawmakers in Ohio withdrew legislation Wednesday that mirrors an Arizona bill that's come under fire for protecting those who assert their religious beliefs in refusing service to gays.
Republican state Rep. Tim Derickson and Democratic state Rep. Bill Patmon issued a joint statement citing concern over the bill's unintended consequences.
"The intent of (our bill) was to ensure Ohioans' religious freedom by protecting...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Finalists have been announced in the Ohio Associated Press Media Editors 2013 radio and TV contest.
The awards in actual order of finish -- first or second -- will be announced at the annual Ohio APME annual awards banquet May 18 in Columbus. The General Excellence and First Amendment award winners also will be announced at the meeting.
Twenty-six broadcasters submitted 324 entries in the contest, which featured news, sports and...