Police say Watts was shot and killed when he answered a knock at his door.
The hero awards, which will be formally announced Tuesday, honor those who risk their lives for others.
Aaron Pope died last Friday after Toledo officers responded to a 911 call saying he was acting out of control.
The report released Monday says Ohio has 146 active death penalty cases.
Panel members have two weeks to submit revisions or new recommendations.
His cause of death wasn’t immediately available Monday.
Police in Newark said they began receiving calls last week about vehicle damage caused by BB guns.
An 81-year-old pilot remains in critical condition after a single-engine plane crash over the weekend.
Suspect was found in Georgia.
Just after 2 a.m. on Sunday, crews were called to Youngstown Auto Wrecking on Wilson Avenue.
Environmental groups say Ohio’s new rules are a step in the right direction.
The water ban had been in effect for a week.
Hubbard Township police arrested Kenneth A. Nezbeth, 36, of King Graves Road, Warren, Friday.
Dainesha Stevens wanted to take responsibility for not taking action when a friend of hers beat the child intending to rid him of demons.
Nine inmates at the Ohio State Penitentiary in Youngstown refused their meals on Friday in a protest that began March 19.
The proposal in Kasich’s two-year budget would shift Ohio away from directly paying independent health aides, nurses or other providers.
The pipeline is to move natural gas from the Utica Shale formations in eastern Ohio.
Police have also arrested Ramon Ogletree, 25, in connection with the abduction.
The bill authorizes the creation of the refreshment areas by municipalities with more than 35,000 people.
The family alleges that one of the officers slammed her to the ground face first, put a knee in her back and handcuffed her.