The ruling by U.S. District Judge Michael Barrett halts enforcement of the so-called heartbeat bill law that opponents argued would effectively ban the procedure. That's because a fetal heartbeat can be detected as early as six weeks into pregnancy, before…
By Jackie Shafer, WOSU
In 2015, a delegation of city leaders from Columbus, Ohio, went to Italy's Genoa, where they heard a performance of the famed Paganini violin. The contingent spent the next four years working to arrange a visit for the violin to…
By Kantele Franko, Associated Press
The 43-year-old doctor was fired from the Columbus-area Mount Carmel Health System in December and stripped of his medical license after allegations came to light that he ordered potentially fatal drug doses for 29 patients over his five years at…
By Mitch Stacy, Associated Press
People from Kansas to Pennsylvania picked up the pieces from a swarm of tornadoes and braced for more twisters Wednesday amid a record-breaking stretch of violent weather.
By Patty Gorena Morales
A spate of storms have ripped through the Midwest and Oklahoma in recent days. Here are some ways you can help the affected communities.
By Angie Wang, John Minchillo, Kantele Franko, Associated Press
One person was killed and dozens were injured.
By Mark Sherman, Associated Press
The brief orders from the justices do not telegraph the outcome of the redistricting cases that are expected to be decided by the end of June.
By Julie Carr Smyth, Associated Press
Gov. Mike DeWine declared the late Ohio State University team doctor Richard Strauss a monster Monday as he ordered a review of the state medical board's handling of his case decades ago and called for lawmakers to lift the statute…
Abortion bills passed in several states are setting up legal fights to push the now-conservative-leaning Supreme Court to take up abortion and overturn Roe v. Wade.
By Dan Sewell, Associated Press
A three-judge panel of the U.S. District Court in Cincinnati ruled unanimously that district boundaries were manipulated for partisan gain by Republican mapmakers.
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