Foreclosures during the Great Recession added to thousands of blighted properties in Columbus. But, a state program helped fund demolition of many of those houses and apartment units.
Central Ohio Man Jailed In Stabbing Murder Of His Mother
A 32 year old Central Ohio man is charged with one count of murder for allegedly stabbing his 58 year old mother. Madison Township police in Groveport say Gary Ritter is charged with one count of murder for the death of Mary Ritter. They say he called and admitted to the assault at a home in the 34 hundred block of Burbank Road. Ritter remains at the Franklin County jail.