Justice Dept.: Ohio State researcher shared work with China

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A medical researcher and professor who had been working most recently at Ohio State University is facing federal charges in what prosecutors say was a sophisticated scheme to tra...

Governors' companies among recipients of virus relief loans

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Governors who ordered shutdowns as their states responded to the coronavirus pandemic were among millions of beneficiaries of the loan program created to help small businesses we...

Ohio to U.S. Supreme Court: Keep signature rules in place

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state of Ohio continued Monday to defend its right to impose normal signature requirements on ballot issue campaigns amid the global pandemic. Uncertainty o...

Ohio GOP censures former head who's parted ways with Trump

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Republicans on Friday censured a former party head who has drawn scorn for campaigning against Donald Trump's reelection and asking GOP voters to pick Democrat Joe Biden. ...

Dr. Amy Acton resigns; guided governor to praise on pandemic

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The health director who helped Ohio's Republican governor earn glowing reviews for his pandemic response resigned Thursday after a few polarizing months during which she became b...

Annie Glenn, widow of U.S. Sen. John Glenn, dies at 100

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Annie Glenn, the widow of astronaut and U.S. Sen. John Glenn and a communication disorders advocate, died Tuesday of complications from COVID-19. She was 100. G...

Annie Glenn, widow of U.S. Sen. John Glenn, dies at 100

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Annie Glenn, the widow of astronaut and U.S. Sen. John Glenn and a communication disorders advocate, died Tuesday at age 100. Glenn died of COVID-19 complicati...

Ohio's mail-in primary tests voting during virus outbreak

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The first major test of an almost completely vote-by-mail election during a pandemic is about to unfold in Ohio, offering lessons to other states about how to conduct one of the ...

US governors grapple with relaxing virus restrictions

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — After a month of draconian steps to minimize deaths and prevent hospital overload from the coronavirus pandemic, governors now face a new challenge: Deciding when and how to begi...

Epstein tied to $336K donated to Wexner Center at Ohio State

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A review released by Ohio State University on Thursday identified $336,000 in donations and pledges that the university received from Jeffrey Epstein and his foundation, a sum th...

Virus vexes bar exam, leaving young future lawyers in limbo

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — One of Emily Hughes’ first memories after entering law school at the University of Cincinnati in 2017 is an assistant dean scrawling “July 28-29, 2020” across a chalkboard. ...

States shuffle poll locations to protect seniors from virus

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The threat of the coronavirus is upending voting in certain precincts as elections officials remove polling places from nursing homes to protect senior citizens who may be more s...

Down syndrome abortion fight in Ohio takes legal twists

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal court in Cincinnati will hear complex legal arguments for and against Ohio's Down syndrome abortion ban Wednesday, in a case viewed as pivotal in the national debate ov...

Ohio governments working to craft unusual opioid bargain

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's governor, attorney general and dozens of local governments are nearing agreement on divvying up proceeds of a potentially huge settlement with the opioid industry, hoping ...

Federal government backs Ohio on Down syndrome abortion law

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The federal government took Ohio's side Tuesday in a lawsuit over the state law prohibiting doctors from performing abortions based on a fetal diagnosis of Down syndrome. ...