Police say a suburban Pittsburgh man offered a baby sitter $100 to assault his ex-girlfriend and cause her to miscarry their unborn child.
Officials in Toledo have chosen replacements to fill two city council roles vacated by the new mayor in Ohio's fourth-largest city.
Ohio's commerce director wants a state panel to review the building code in the wake of a decision that blocks schools from using security barricades intended to stop a gunman.
Democratic Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has signed a bill letting lawmakers approve state plans to meet proposed federal carbon emission standards.
A 16-year-old boy accused of trying to steal Nike sneakers from an Ohio mall shopper who fatally shot another teen will face adult criminal charges.
Ohio lawmakers are getting both sides of the argument on Gov. John Kasich's (KAY'-siks) plan to raise taxes of shale gas and oil drillers.
Two of Ohio's statewide officeholders are making appearances at the Statehouse on the same day to support separate business and charter school proposals.
Central Ohioans will see a new 380 area code introduced because the available phone numbers for the existing 614 code are expected to run out next year.
The Ohio House is scheduled to vote on a bill expanding the availability of a drug overdose antidote being used across Ohio to save addicts on the brink of death.
A grand jury in west-central Ohio has indicted a man on a charge of involuntary manslaughter for allegedly selling heroin to a person who then suffered a fatal overdose.
A husband and wife from northeastern Ohio are due in court on charges that they kept three of their adopted children locked in bedrooms and abused them.
A central New York county legislature is urging state transportation officials to keep a tunnel or depressed highway as options for rebuilding Interstate 81 in Syracuse.
Former Pennsylvania congressman Joe Sestak is kicking off his campaign to capture the U.S. Senate seat occupied by Republican Pat Toomey.
House Speaker John Boehner's (BAY-nur's) job is safe despite passing yet another big bill that most of his Republican colleagues opposed.
More than 50 West Virginia University undergraduates are heading to the Capitol to promote research funding.
A water monitoring project developed by Trout Unlimited is seeking volunteers to monitor West Virginia streams.
With some weather extremes in the forecast, Appalachian Power is rolling out a new alert system for customers.
Democratic lawmakers in Ohio want the state to consider creating its own health insurance exchange as the U.S. Supreme Court hears a challenge to President Barack Obama's health care law.
West Virginia lawmakers are trying to keep alive pushes to drug test welfare recipients, bring Uber ridesharing to the state and overhaul the campaign finance system.
Federal agents have seized ATM machines at more than a half dozen businesses in central Ohio.