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 [...]
Central Ohio public health advocates gained some political support on Monday to keep funding intact for a children’s health insurance program.
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.
A prosecutor’s motion to set a $2.5 million bond for Abdirahman Sheik Mohamud alleges he provided material support, resources or electronic devices to people engaged in terrorism in the Middle East and traveled there.
Wilmington is preparing for a political invasion. Governor John Kasich and most state lawmakers will travel to the southwest Ohio city tomorrow for the State of the State address. It’s a return visit for Kasich to a city that was deeply scarred by the Great Recession.
Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman says he wants to build closer trade and cultural ties to Africa. During his state of the city speech, Coleman announced Columbus will form a ‘Sister City partnership with Accra, Ghana.
As Honda idles some workers for lack of automotive parts, other Central Ohio manufacturers are using aggressive recruiting to fill job slots. Columbus’ jobless rate has fallen to 4% just as job openings accelerate in a couple of industries.
Columbus has lost its bid to host a national political convention. The Democratic National Committee decided Philadelphia was better suited as the site to nominate its presidential candidate. Disappointed civic and business leaders promise to use the experience to try again in four years.
Columbus city road crews this week-end face quick job changes. Spokeswoman Melanie Crabill says some crews will have to switch back and forth between filling potholes and prepping for snow and ice.
A strike by United Steel Workers against several oil companies has expanded to refineries in Ohio and nearby states. Industry analysts are keeping close watch on possible effects on gas pump prices.