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All-Star security plans

Law enforcement and baseball officials plan to publicly discuss security measures for Cincinnati as it hosts the All-Star Game and days of pregame events.

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4 Buckeyes on Maxwell Award watch list

All three Ohio State quarterback candidates and the star running back are on the Maxwell Award watch list announced Tuesday.

Ohio State Highway Patrol

Fewer fatal holiday crashes

Seven people were killed in crashes on Ohio roads over the four-day Fourth of July holiday period, about half as many as a year ago and the fewest in three years.


Pot group’s “Fresh Start Act” inches toward ballot

A group working to get a marijuana legalization issue on Ohio's fall ballot has passed the next step in a separate effort to have some related crimes expunged.


Trimming allowance worries water experts

Water quality experts are cringing at a provision in the state budget that allows owners of property along reservoirs and public waterways to pull plants, mow paths and chop trees next to their lawns.

Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James tosses chalk in the air before the start of an NBA basketball game against the New York Knicks Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Akron fans get first look at King James, matinee idol

LeBron James, his movie co-stars, the director and producer are expected to attend an invitation-only screening in Akron for the comedy "Trainwreck."

Ohio Dept. of Transportation

West Side traffic changes will last about a month

Drivers are getting used to new traffic patterns at the West Side’s biggest highway interchange following the fiery crash of a tanker truck carrying thousands of gallons of ethanol.


Boom Town!

The premiere fireworks event in the Midwest will attract over 400,000 people to downtown Columbus Friday.

US Air Force

USAF missile gallery to re-open

The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force’s Missile and Space Gallery will re-open on July 3 after being closed for nearly seven months for construction linking the gallery to the museum’s new fourth building.


New rules for new drivers

Under new restrictions that take effect Wednesday, the hours when beginning Ohio drivers can drive and how many passengers they are allowed to carry will be limited depend on their driving experience, not their age.

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Conan O’Brien accused of stealing jokes


The late night host is being sued for allegedly lifting gags from Twitter.

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‘Empire’ star sued for alleged abuse


Terrence Howard's ex-wife is suing for assault and battery, and intentional and negligent infliction of emotional distress, and seeking an unspecified amount in damages.

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‘Married … With Children’ spinoff in the works


Actor David Faustino is developing a spinoff featuring original stars Christina Applegate, Ed O'Neill, and Katey Sagal.