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 [...]
Swedish furniture retailer IKEA says it plans to build a store in the Columbus area.
Ohio Attorney General Mike Dewine has made good on threats to sue the federal government over a tax in the Affordable Care Act.
Ohio Auditor Dave Yost says more than half of the charter schools checked during unannounced inspections last year had far fewer students in attendance than the number on record with the state. Charter school funding hinges largely on enrollment numbers.
A district spokeswoman says the lockdown came after “a threat.” Several media outlets say the lockdown was intended to prevent any potential gang violence after a 16-year-old boy was murdered Tuesday night.
The president of the Ohio Fraternal Order of Police is calling on President Obama to use Tuesday night’s State of the Union address to denounce attacks against police.
Former Ohio State football player Kenny Hayes has been charged with felonious assault and two counts of endangering children after prosecutors say his girlfriend’s son suffered injuries consistent with shaken baby syndrome.
Police in Marysville now say a woman who was thought to be a hostage yesterday was a participant and has been charged.
Cardale Jones was OSU’s third-string quarterback last summer. After injuries to Braxton Miller and J.T. Barrett, he assumed the starting role and led the Buckeyes to wins over Wisconsin in the Big Ten title game and Alabama in the Sugar Bowl. He now faces Oregon in the national championship game on Monday.
Abe Weinrib spent the last several decades of his life telling local students about the Nazi occupation of Europe and his time in concentration camps. He died last week at the age of 102.