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 [...]
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Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman said he’ll seek re-election next year. If voters approve, Coleman would serve a fourth term and would be in office during the city’s bi-centennial celebration.
While the war in Iraq is winding down, the mission is Afghanistan continues. And that means U.S. troops continue to be called up for duty. Long and repeated deployments are tough on families. WOSU gives a look at how children are affected when their parents go overseas.
Little by little, Ohio’s jobless rate is dropping. The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services says the unemployment rate fell to single digits in September. In Central Ohio, that’s partly the result of a slowly improving outlook for retailers.
The Knox County Coroner is expected to release the autopsy results on three slain Knox county residents.
Authorities in Knox County say they’ve found the bodies of a mother, her young son and a family friend who disappeared more than a week ago. Sheriff David Barber said Thursday that the bodies were found about 20 miles northwest of their home.
Some Ohio State students are stocking up on a popular alcoholic energy drink before it undergoes changes. The drink is called Four Loco and is a top seller on campus. As the FDA declares the drink “unsafe,” Four Loco is on heavy order by carry outs and other businesses that sell alcohol.
Advocates of Ohio’s workplace smoking ban are celebrating a ruling in a Columbus court of appeals. As WOSU’s Steve Brown reports, the judge’s ruling reinstates tens of thousands of dollars in fines against a local bar and restaurant.
Experts often use October retail sales to gauge how the holiday shopping season will fare. WOSU reports analysts predict shoppers will spend more this holiday season than last.
Long time Columbus City Council member Mike Mentel says he wants to spend time on career and family.
State and federal authorities have completed searched of two of the four Ohio State campus buildings that were closed Tuesday morning due to a bomb threat.