via Wkyc: Ohio’s governor has ordered all flags at public buildings and grounds in the state be flown at half-staff to honor the life and service of Arizona Republican Sen. John McCain. Gov. John Kasich on Sunday evening ordered the flags lowered effective immediately through the day of McCain’s interment. The six-term senator, Vietnam War […]

via Cleveland19: Ohio’s governor has dedicated a new state park and wildlife area named for Olympic great Jesse Owens. Two of Owens’ daughters accompanied Gov. John Kasich during Tuesday’s dedication ceremony in Columbus at Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium. The Republican governor said Tuesday that achievements of “heroes” such as Owens should be preserved to inspire others […]

Alex Wong-getty images Ohio Gov. John Kasich has condemned the slayings of police officers and urged working together for healing in his appearance at the NAACP national convention. The Republican spoke Sunday evening in downtown Cincinnati to the nation’s oldest civil rights organization. Three officers were killed earlier Sunday in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, the latest […]

It seems like everyone - including the GOP - is attempting to stop the runaway political train that is Donald Trump, the Republican presidential front-runner. And the last last line of defense for opponents may be the Republican National Convention in Cleveland in July.

The 2016 presidential campaign is about to kick into high gear. Thursday night in Cleveland, Ohio, Fox News will air the first Republican presidential candidate…

Samaria Rice, mother of Tamir Rice and Attorney Benjamin Crump joined Roland Martin on “NewsOne Now” to discuss the police shooting incident that left her…

  Ohio Gov. John Kasich has presented his annual courage awards to three women who survived their decade-long imprisonment in a Cleveland house. Kasich said the women’s story is one of inner strength and a courage that brought them through and sustained them during the ordeal. Kasich presented the award Monday during his State of […]

  A proposal to let school districts take up to four additional weather-related days off this year has cleared an Ohio House committee. The House Education Committee voted 16-2 in favor of the proposal Wednesday. It would still need approval from the full House and Senate. Republican Gov. John Kasich (KAY’-sik) has advocated for adding […]

  The city’s much-discussed plan to make West Shoreway a low-speed boulevard with landscaped medians will soon become a reality. Money has been the big issue for Phase two. On Tuesday, Governor John Kasich and Mayor Frank Jackson will announce funding to make it happen. They are scheduled to meet at Upper Edgewater Park in Cleveland at 12:30 p.m. About […]

Despite a last minute push to urge Gov. John Kasich to veto House Bill 495, which changes the way people can carry guns in vehicles and where vehicles with guns could park, the governor’s office says he will sign the legislation. On Sunday, the Dean of Cleveland’s Trinity Cathedral called on the governor to veto […]

The governor on Wednesday reduced the charges against a woman jailed for using her father’s address to enroll her children in a neighboring school district, saying the penalty didn’t fit the crime. Kelley Williams-Bolar, of Akron, served nine days in jail earlier this year for falsifying information on records that she used to send her […]

A law that bans texting behind the wheel is headed to Gov. John Kasich’s desk. The state House and Senate approved the legislation, making it illegal to send a text message while driving. The law would make Ohio the 38th state to ban texting while driving. “I think it’s good because a lot of people […]