Four people are dead in two separate accidents in Central Ohio. In Pataskala, investigators say a head-on collision on East Broad took three lives. One vehicle crossed the center line. Early this morning, the driver of a pick-up truck was killed when he slammed into a tree in a residential area south of Route 104 [...]
Wife of Columbus mayor gets fine, probation
The wife of Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman has been sentenced to five years’ probation and fined $1,000.
That’s after Frankie Coleman pleaded no contest this morning to charges she falsified time sheets and received salary and benefits for hours she never worked while holding a state job earlier this year.
She also was sentenced to 100 hours of community service by a Franklin County judge who found her guilty on misdemeanor charges of attempted theft in office and falsification.
In court, Coleman apologized and acknowledged she has a drinking problem. Under terms of her probation, she must complete the alcohol treatment program she’s currently in.
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