City Center to be Demolished

12:00AM
February
4, 2009

Nearly 20 years after the mall opened its doors, City Center will be demolished. City officials Wednesday announced a plan to redevelop the area and a critical part of the proposal relies heavily on federal stimulus money.

Health Officials Pinpoint Search for Cause of Salmonella Outbreak

12:00AM
January
27, 2009

State health officials say they are getting closer to confirming a link between peanut butter products and a nationwide salmonella outbreak. As a national study continues, Ohio has reported the highest number of cases in the country with 68, one resulting in death

Columbus Libraries Offer Job Help in Bad Economy

12:00AM
January
22, 2009

Job help centers are up and running at library branches across the Columbus Metropolitan Library system. They are offering one-on-one help for those trying to get ahead in the faltering economy.

City Panel Weighs Citizen Budget Suggestions.

12:00AM
January
21, 2009

As the City of Columbus faces a tighter budget, its Economic Advisory Committee is looking at ways to cut expenses for future budgets. The Committee hosted a public hearing last night to get community input on city services and to see where cuts could be made.

Central Ohioans Celebrate President Barack Obama’s Inauguration

Bishop Watterson students watch Barack Obama take the inaugural stage to become the nation's first African-American president.
12:00AM
January 20, 2009

In workplaces, schools and at homes, Central Ohioans stopped what they were doing to witness history. WOSU reporters watched the inauguration with three groups of people. WOSU’s Sam Hendren leads off our coverage. He watched the ceremony at the Martin Luther King Center on Columbus’ Mount Vernon Avenue.

Tavares, Tyson Dispute Selection Process for New Members of City Council

12:00AM
January
13, 2009

Columbus city council meets this afternoon amid controversy over the selection process of new members. A Council meeting was canceled last night because there were not enough members available to create a quorum.

Foster Gets 5 Years for Cop Shooting

12:00AM
January
9, 2009

Former Ohio State football player Derrick Foster was sentenced today to five years in prison for shooting two police officers. The shootings occurred during a police raid on a house in April. The charges include two counts of felonious assault with a firearm specification.

Successful College Football Coaches from Ohio Reflect State’s Culture

12:00AM
January
1, 2009

Two Ohio natives will be butting heads at the National Championship even though Ohio State did not make the cut this year. The Florida and Oklahoma head coaches are from Ohio and they follow a long line of Ohioans that have competed for college football’s top honor in recent years.

Possible Rape Suspect in Custody

12:00AM
December
29, 2008

Police in Columbus say they have a man in custody who is a potential suspect in a series of rapes dating back to June. Seven women reported being assaulted since then.