A condemned killer is asking the Ohio Parole Board for mercy, saying he experienced a "homosexual panic" of self-revulsion before killing a man he picked up at a bar more than 30 years ago.
Ohio State University says it has received confidential reports of alleged sexual misconduct involving a former university doctor.
A judge is deciding whether a man convicted as a juvenile of raping a 16-year-old girl should be removed from Ohio's sex offender listings.
An Ohio sheriff's office and a news photographer accidentally shot by one of the agency's deputies last year are at odds over the photographer's presence at police scenes in the past, according to investigative reports and the photographer.
A man accused of fatally shooting two Ohio police officers responding to a 911 hang-up call has been indicted on charges that carry the possibility of a death sentence.
A condemned Ohio killer scheduled to die next month should be spared because of the possibility of other suspects and questions about when one of the victims was slain, attorneys planned to argue to the state's parole board on Thursday.
A Muslim officer has been tapped in Ohio's capital to bridge gaps between police and the city's growing immigrant population.
One of the inmates suspected in the stabbing of an Ohio prison guard is a three-time convicted killer.
A court filing shows an Ohio man who plotted to kill U.S. military personnel in Texas asked a federal judge to deport him instead of sending him to prison.
Attorneys for a condemned killer whose execution was stopped after 25 minutes of unsuccessful needle sticks are once again recommending the firing squad as an alternative.
An Ohio man who admitted he plotted to kill military members in the U.S. after receiving training in Syria is set to be sentenced.
A deputy fatally shot a 16-year-old boy in an Ohio courtroom when a fight broke out involving the boy, his family and the officer on Wednesday, a sheriff's office investigator said.
Police around the country have urged residents against the dangerous practice of shooting off guns to celebrate the New Year and warned of criminal charges against those who do.
An Ohio prison inmate is expected to plead guilty to using a restraint chain to strangle a fellow inmate on a corrections transport van.
Columbus police continue to use excessive force against residents and, in particular, blacks nearly 20 years after the government sued over similar allegations, according to a federal lawsuit filed against the city.
A condemned man prayed with his parents Wednesday morning as his scheduled execution neared for killing two people in back-to-back robberies in 1992.
Records show the wrongful-death lawsuit brought by a man who later shot an Ohio judge overseeing the complaint has been dismissed.
Surveys and experts say more judges are carrying weapons than most people realize, even though attacks on judges are rare.
A condemned killer of two people is challenging Ohio's lethal injection method and the constitutionality of the state's death penalty law ahead of his Sept. 13 execution.
Records show the white Ohio police officer who fatally shot a black 13-year-old boy after a suspected robbery last year feared a gunfight with the teen.