Chris Avell, a pastor from Bryan, Ohio, faced charges after turning his church into a quasi-homeless shelter, partly in response to the city's housing shortage.
Lawmakers want to ensure the funds are actually used to fight the addiction crisis, not "as a piggy bank for other projects."
About 100 prosecutors across Ohio violated standards meant to protect a defendant's civil rights in criminal trials, an investigation by NPR and its reporting partners found. Some did so repeatedly.
In a two-year investigation, we built a dataset of some 450 claims of prosecutorial misconduct by analyzing thousands of pages of appellate decisions from 2018 to 2021. Detailed here is how we did it.
A charter bus filled with high school students was rear-ended by a semi-truck on an Ohio highway Tuesday morning, in a five-vehicle crash that left six people dead and 18 injured, officials said.
Voters mobilized for abortion rights, from approving an amendment in Ohio to reelecting Kentucky's Democratic governor. Plus, Black candidates made history in Rhode Island and Philadelphia.
Voters in Ohio, Virginia and Kentucky signaled support for abortion rights, even where it wasn't directly on the ballot, more than a year after the Supreme Court rolled them back.
If approved by voters on Nov. 7, 'Issue 1' would amend Ohio's state constitution to include protections for reproductive health decisions, laying the groundwork for similar measures next year.
Ohio voters will be able to decide whether to make it harder to pass constitutional amendments just ahead of a possible November vote on an amendment that would enshrine abortion rights in the state.
Two men accused of stuffing fish with lead weights and fish fillets in an attempt to win thousands of dollars in an Ohio fishing tournament last fall have pleaded guilty to charges including cheating.
A police search of the rapper's Ohio home didn't lead to charges, but spawned music videos, merchandise, theft accusations and an invasion of privacy lawsuit. Afroman tells NPR he plans to countersue.
Federal investigators have announced a special investigation into railroad Norfolk Southern. The move follows a fiery derailment on the Ohio-Pennsylvania border in February and several other accidents.
The 212-car train that derailed outside of Springfield, Ohio, on Saturday was not carrying any toxic materials, several state and local agencies confirmed. The EPA will stay on site for cleanup.
Residents who say they're still suffering from illnesses nearly a month after a train carrying toxic chemicals derailed in Ohio confronted the railroad's operator Thursday at a town forum.
Norfolk Southern has become the third major freight railroad to offer some of its employees paid sick time. It announced a deal Wednesday with one of its unions in response to workers' quality-of life complaints that arose during contract negotiations.