Just four states carried out more than three-fourths of the executions in the United States this year, while another 23 states have not put an inmate to death in 10 years, an anti-capital punishment group reports.
9:00 AM Dec 18, 2012
A Sandusky man is dead, his nephew is in jail and their family is struggling to make sense of it all.
8:00 AM Dec 18, 2012
From sautéing to steaming, here are the top healthy cooking techniques
7:41 AM Dec 18, 2012
Many of those contributing to the growing default rate for federal student loans include people who want to pay but can't and who end up facing a lifetime of credit problems, The Columbus Dispatch reported Sunday.
6:00 AM Dec 18, 2012
A Vermilion woman who already has four convictions for drunken driving faces charges of child endangerment after being arrested yet again for drunk driving.
5:00 AM Dec 18, 2012
The Funcoast photographers were out snapping pictures of all sorts of holiday spirit this weekend.
10:00 PM Dec 17, 2012
With winter officially beginning on Friday, the Coast Guard is issuing its annual cold-weather warning for anyone venturing out on the Great Lakes or frozen ponds, streams and rivers.
8:25 PM Dec 17, 2012
A former Ohio governor whose career was built with help from the National Rifle Association says it's time to bring gun rights advocates, the entertainment industry and politicians together to reduce violence after the massacre of 26 people at a Connecticut school last week.
6:11 PM Dec 17, 2012
Gene Rosen had just finished feeding his cats and was heading from his home near Sandy Hook Elementary school to a diner Friday morning when he saw six small children sitting in a neat semicircle at the end of his driveway.
5:02 PM Dec 17, 2012
The governor on Monday sidestepped a decision about whether a condemned inmate was too fat to be humanely executed by sparing the prisoner on the grounds that he had poor legal representation.
4:06 PM Dec 17, 2012
Three men, not one, helped a man off the roof of a burning home on Columbus Avenue last month.
3:00 PM Dec 17, 2012
Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers seized 30 pounds of hydroponic marijuana late last week worth an estimated $192,000.
2:40 PM Dec 17, 2012
Well, I had one of my more difficult situations of the year.  I had my 50 Model UN students with me in Columbus last week.  On Monday night, I got pizza for the kids, which I had waiting back upstairs after they finished their “International Celebration.”   To make a long story short, I had 25...
2:16 PM Dec 17, 2012