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 [...]
Early voting began Tuesday. past primary elections in Columbus drew few voters for lack of contested races. This year, a four way race for mayor tops the city ballot. During an appearance on WOSU TV’s Columbus on the Record, the candidates addressed a range of issues, including the city’s tax burden.
Early voting begins next week for the May primary. Columbus voters will decide candidates for both the city school board, city council, and mayor. .
A Delaware County Grand jury Thursday indicted 39 year old Matthew Rausenberg of Columbus on 32 counts alleging sex crimes against children in his classroom. First Assistant Prosecutor Kyle Rohrer outlined the charges saying Rausenberg faces life in prison, if convicted.
Some manufacturers in Central Ohio see workforce trouble ahead. It has nothing to do with labor strife. Rather, the trouble has more to do with demographics and perceptions of factory work.
Governor John Kasich says the dam forming Buckeye Lake will be replaced. Kasich announced the project after meeting with state and local officials Thursday. He says the state has “dodged a bullet” since the dam has not yet failed.
As Ohio considers early release for some inmates convicted of non-violent felonies, a pair of state lawmakers has introduced a bill to improve odds of them getting work. In Newark, a non-profit is actively backing the proposed legislation as a means to combat poverty and help ex-felons from returning to prison.
The Ohio House is expected to vote on legislation this week to regulate fertilizer and manure run-off from fields. The run-off is partially blamed for a toxic algae bloom on Lake Erie that disrupted water supply for 400,000 Toledo residents last summer.
Teachers at a Columbus charter high school have narrowly voted to form a union. But the election outcome is contested.
A combination of stagnant funding and changing technology is putting pressure on a decades old service for Central Ohio’s blind community. VOICEcorps is searching for ways to maintain services for the visually impaired.