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Students led charge to free access to restrooms

DAYTON, Ohio – The next time you step into a public restroom, say a quiet thank you to Dayton natives Michael and Ira Gessel,...

May 22, 2018 1:00 am


Pedestrian calls 911 to report being stalked by pig

A pig was taken into police custody after it was accused of stalking a human, who was so perplexed by his four-legged pursuer that he...

May 21, 2018 4:00 pm


Suspect dies in struggle with bystanders who chased him down

Police in Ohio say a suspected robber has died after a struggle with a group of bystanders who witnessed the robbery and chased him down.

May 21, 2018 10:40 am


Database will give police info on people with disabilities

A new database will alert Ohio law enforcement officers about motorists and passengers with communication disabilities who could be...

May 20, 2018 10:20 am


Ohio court costs burden murderer

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Court-ordered costs owed by a death row inmate who killed his girlfriend and her 83-year-old father are keeping...

May 20, 2018 1:00 am


3 people killed, 2 injured in head-on crash

POMEROY, Ohio -- The State Highway Patrol says three North Carolina residents who were passengers in an SUV that went left of center and...

May 18, 2018 2:00 pm


Ex-teacher pleads guilty to sex with 3 students

CANTON, Ohio -- A former Ohio physical education teacher has pleaded guilty to having sex with three students.

May 17, 2018 12:00 pm


St. Joseph below Montpelier to flood

The St. Joseph River below Montpelier, Ohio, is to experience a moderate flood, the National Weather Service said today.

May 15, 2018 11:28 am


Probe doesn't satisfy father in teen's death

COLUMBUS, Ohio – A 16-year-old Ohio boy who got pinned in the back seat of his minivan and died despite voice-dialing 911 was...

May 15, 2018 1:00 am


Ohio pastor pleads guilty in sex trafficking of teen girls

TOLEDO, Ohio -- One of three Ohio pastors accused of conspiring to recruit teenage girls to have sex with them has pleaded guilty to...

May 14, 2018 1:00 pm


Ohio jail reopens weeks after meth spill

GREENVILLE, Ohio -- A western Ohio jail has reopened weeks after a methamphetamine spill sickened more than a dozen sheriff's deputies and...

May 14, 2018 10:20 am


Highway Patrol seizes millions' worth of heroin, meth

CAMBRIDGE, Ohio -- The State Highway Patrol says it has seized millions of dollars' worth of heroin and methamphetamine during a traffic...

May 11, 2018 12:20 pm


73-year-old Ohio man charged in grandson's slaying

A 73-year-old Oakwood, Ohio, man is in jail today, charged in the shooting death of his grandson Thursday night.

May 11, 2018 6:40 am


Ex-North Korean captive from Ohio reacts to detainee release

An Ohio man held in North Korea for six months in 2014 says he is sure three newly released American detainees are "ready to come home."

May 10, 2018 12:50 pm


Republicans vow to show Ohio still a 'Trump state'

Ohio Republicans are pledging to show that the swing state is still Trump country.

May 9, 2018 12:30 pm