Poll: Kasich’s Lead Grows To 22 Points

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The poll released Wednesday by Quinnipiac University shows the Republican Kasich ahead of FitzGerald 57 percent to 35 percent.
9:03AM
October 1, 2014

Governor John Kasich’s lead over his Democratic challenger has surpassed 20 points in the latest independent poll.

Westerville Football Coach Arrested After Alleged Slap Of Player

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Pentello was arrested and charged with assault and endangering children. He's scheduled to be arraigned October 7.
10:46AM
September 26, 2014

The head football coach at Westerville South High School was arrested and charged this week with assault and endangering children after a report that he shoved a player to the ground and slapped him across the face.

Apartment Fire Injures Ten, Destroys Apartment Building

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The fire destroyed one building in the Commons at Victorian Village near Morse Road.
10:28AM
September
23, 2014

Columbus fire officials say at least ten people were transported to local hospitals after an apartment fire on the Northeast side Tuesday morning.

Columbus School Board Tightens Rules On Grade Changes

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9:10AM
September 3, 2014

The change comes after the data rigging scandal that led to several principals being fired or resigning.

Columbus Castings Adding 500 Jobs

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The company says it will try to hire many of the new employees from the surrounding neighborhood.
8:49AM
September
3, 2014

Columbus Castings says it will add 500 positions at its South Side foundry.

OSU Kicks Off Season Full Of Questions, New Players

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Braxton Miller is a two-time Big Ten Player of the Year. He'll miss the entire 2014 season after re-injuring his surgically-repaired shoulder.
8:46AM
August
29, 2014

For the first time since 2011, the OSU football team will open a season without Braxton Miller as its starting quarterback.

DeWine Defends Video Decision In Walmart Shooting

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John Crawford III was fatally shot by police inside a Beavercreek Walmart store earlier this month. His family has called the shooting unjustified.
12:08PM
August
26, 2014

Ohio’s attorney general is standing behind his decision to let the family of a man killed by police inside a Dayton-area Walmart view surveillance footage of the shooting. But John Crawford III’s family want the video released publicly.

Former OSU Star Files Second Lawsuit Over “Road Rage” Charges

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Stillwagon is suing for the usually-secret evidence presented to the grand jury that issued his indictment.
8:29AM
August 26, 2014

Jim Stillwagon, a fixture on the 1968 OSU football team that won the national championship, has filed a lawsuit against the Delaware County prosecutor’s office for what Stillwagon’s attorney calls “cooked up” charges.

New Book Says “Soft Money” Is Changing American Democracy

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8:32AM
August
25, 2014

In his new book, Daniel Tokaji details what he calls one of the most important recent developments in American democracy: the explosion of independent campaign spending, or “soft money.” Tokaji is an elections law professor at Ohio State University who’s new book is titled “The New Soft Money: Outside Spending in Congressional Elections.”