Fugitive Treasure Hunter Says In Court He Is Very Sick

By | January 29, 2015

A deep-sea treasure hunter who was a fugitive in one of the greatest hauls in American history has appeared in a Florida court and says he has an “extreme medical situation.”


Legal Guardian Indicted On Theft, Records-Tampering Charges

By | January 29, 2015

An attorney who served as a legal guardian for hundreds of people in central Ohio has been indicted on charges alleging theft, records-tampering and engaging in a pattern of corrupt activity.

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Driver In Fatal Downtown Bus-Truck Crash Indicted

By | January 29, 2015

The driver of a pickup truck that authorities say ran a red light and struck a school bus in a downtown crash has been indicted on charges of vehicular homicide and vehicular assault.

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Previously: Proposed Abortion Ban at 20 Weeks


Charges Dropped Against Man Fighting Courthouse Church Directory

By | January 29, 2015

An Athens man arrested for placing First Amendment stickers over a church directory on a county courthouse has been cleared of the criminal mischief charge against him.

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Singers, Photographers, Other Artists Unite Against Trafficking

By | January 29, 2015

Music, fashion and photography will combine to enlighten performers and participants about human trafficking and how they can be a solution to the problem. Concept Freedom is a three-day summit at Ohio State that starts today.

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Drug Prison, College Cost Cuts On Ohio Senate GOP’s Agenda

By | January 28, 2015

Republicans in the Ohio Senate are pushing for colleges to cut students’ costs by 5 percent and want the state to set up a drug prison where addicted inmates can get treatment.

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Teachers At Columbus Charter School Seek Union Vote

By | January 28, 2015

A group of teachers at Franklinton Preparatory Academy have taken steps to force a union organizing vote. If successful, it would be the first union at a central Ohio Charter school.


Ohio Court Denies Sealing Of criminal Records After Pardon

By | January 28, 2015

A divided Ohio Supreme Court has ruled that judges don’t have the authority to seal the criminal records of offenders pardoned by the governor.

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Democratic Ohio Rep. Ryan Makes Public Switch On Abortion

By | January 28, 2015

A Democratic congressman in politically divided Ohio has publicly declared a position switch on abortion.


Wanted Treasure Hunter Tommy Thompson Arrested In Florida

By | January 28, 2015

Tommy Thompson, the former Columbus resident who made history when he found what’s been described as the greatest lost treasure in American history, has been arrested in Florida.