A record number of Ohioans died from heroin-related overdoses in 2012, the state Department of Health said as it released the newest available figures for a problem that's been called an epidemic and a public health crisis.
The chief justice of the Ohio Supreme Court says divisions about the death penalty on a panel that spent more than two years studying capital punishment in the state were to be expected.
A federal judge ordered Ohio to recognize the marriages of gay couples who wed in states that allow same-sex marriage.
A man is facing charges after deputies say he was flying a video camera-equipped drone that hindered the landing of a medical helicopter at an accident scene.
Public health officials say a mumps outbreak in central Ohio has grown to more than 200 confirmed cases.
A veteran northeast Ohio appellate judge will sit in when the Ohio Supreme Court decides in a lawsuit against traffic camera enforcement.
A man accused of harassing a neighbor and her disabled children for the past 15 years sat at a street corner Sunday morning with a sign declaring he's a bully, a requirement of his sentence.
Police have found the body of a southwest Ohio woman who went missing last month and say they are investigating her death as a homicide.
A law proposed in the Ohio legislature could help you avoid speed traps and speeding tickets -- all with the flick of a switch.
Health officials tracking a mumps outbreak in central Ohio say there are now 189 confirmed cases, with 120 linked to Ohio State University.
Prosecutors would need much stronger evidence against a murder defendant before bringing death penalty charges under recommendations proposed by a statewide capital punishment review committee.
Revenue figures show March was a good month for Ohio's four casinos.
Health officials tracking a mumps outbreak in central Ohio say 100 of the 153 confirmed cases have been linked to Ohio State University.
A state lawmaker has reiterated his call for the impeachment of a federal judge who plans to order Ohio to recognize out-of-state gay marriages.
A Boy Scouts leader near Dayton has been charged with child pornography after an investigation by local and federal authorities.
About two-thirds of Americans feel jail time is no longer the best way to handle criminals involved in illegal drug offenses, but that treating them is ideal when considering punishment.
Ohio's attorney general says an initiative to test previously untested rape kits has led to more than 1,000 matches to DNA profiles in a law enforcement database.
The southwestern Ohio city of Xenia is planning several events in April to commemorate the anniversary of a tornado that killed 35 people 40 years ago.