Ryan Johansen Scores Two Goals, Named All-Star Game MVP

Columbus was originally scheduled to host the 2013 NHL All-Star Game, which was cancelled because of a player lockout. There was no All-Star Game in 2014 because of the Winter Olympics.
26, 2015

The Blue Jackets’ forward was voted the All-Star Game MVP, despite New York Islander John Tavares scoring four goals.

Snow Covers Freeways, Closes Schools

Many local school districts have delayed or cancelled Monday morning classes.
26, 2015

Columbus City Schools and most other local districts delayed or cancelled classes Monday after heavy overnight snowfall.

Ohio Man Pleads Not Guilty In Plot To Kill At US Capitol

Christopher Lee Cornell pleaded not guilty to several charges of crimes against the government including a plot to kill people at the U. S. Capitol.
January 22, 2015

An Ohio man has pleaded not guilty to federal charges of plotting to kill officials and workers at the U.S. Capitol.

Democratic Cincinnati Councilman Seeks Portman’s Senate Seat

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Cincinnati City Council Democrat P. G. Sittenfeld plans to challenge Republican Senator Rob Portman in 2016.
January 22, 2015

A 30-year-old Cincinnati city councilman who says Ohio needs new leaders is launching a 2016 Democratic bid for Republican U.S. Sen. Rob Portman’s seat in the swing state.

Grand Jury Indicts Ohio Man Held In Capitol Terror Plot

A federal grand jury in Cincinnati Wednesday indicted Christopher Lee Cornell of several crimes against the government.
January 21, 2015

Federal authorities say a grand jury has indicted the 20-year-old Ohio man accused of plotting an attack at the U.S. Capitol.

Infrastructure, Job Training On Senate Democrats’ Agenda

Ohio Democrats announce their legislative agenda.
21, 2015

Democratic state senators are making their pitch for raising Ohio’s minimum wage and ensuring that an expansion of the Medicaid health program remains in place.

West Columbus Man Acquitted In Fatal Bar Fight

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21, 2015

A Franklin County jury has refused to convict a defendant in the death of a man who was punched in a Columbus bar parking lot in 2012.

I-75 Reopens After Deadly Collapse

An old off-ramp collapsed onto Interstate 75 Monday night. A construction worker was killed a truck driver was injured.
21, 2015

The removal of tons of debris from Interstate 75 in Cincinnati began Tuesday afternoon and was completed by nighttime, allowing the closed southbound lanes to reopen for the Wednesday morning commute.

One Dead, Another Injured After Cincinnati Overpass Collapses

A witness told WLWT5 that he heard "a real big boom" and then a couple of seconds later he saw police cars rushing to the scene.
20, 2015

Fire and emergency medical officials say a construction worker was killed and a tractor trailer driver injured when an Interstate 75 overpass undergoing demolition collapsed in Cincinnati Monday night.