With harsh cold and snow forecast for much of the state in the next few days, officials in Ohio’s Department of Aging are urging precautions for older people who could be at increased risk of weather-related problems.
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The Franklin County Coroner says it’s still not clear what caused the death of Columbus Crew rookie Kirk Urso over the weekend.
Prosecutors say the owners of The Joint, The Chamber, and The Garden in Columbus’ Short North neighborhood were selling bath salts and synthetic marijuana out of the stores.
In Columbus, an occasional hazy summer day is something residents have come to live with. Thatâ€™s not the case in the tiny village of Kirkpatrick in northeast Marion County, where smoke from a months-long fire continues to blanket the area. Fire officials are at a loss to know what to do, and residents are praying for rain.
Columbus City Schools superintendent Gene Harris says some principals might have received financial bonuses by changing student attendance records to boost their state report card numbers.
The proposal to take legislative and congressional redistricting power away from state lawmakers and give it to a new citizen commission has garnered enough signatures to qualify for the November ballot.
On Monday, we told you about the unregulated use of seclusion rooms in Ohio schools. The use of the special rooms to isolate students for behavioral problems is in some ways an outgrowth of a longstanding movement to integrate special needs students into “regular” school.