Veteran journalist Carl Hoffman believes he’s solved one of the great mysteries of the 20th century. In 1961 at the age of 23, Michael Rockefeller – son of New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller and a member of one of the richest and most powerful families in America ¬– travelled to remote New Guinea in search of primitive art for his father’s new museum.
A central Ohio health district is investigating a probable cluster of mumps cases after two cases were reported in one school building, in addition to 25 more cases in the county.
The state says a record number of Ohioans died from heroin-related overdoses in 2012 as it released the newest available figures for a problem that’s been called an epidemic and public health crisis.
Central Ohio’s homeless agency is expanding space for displaced families as the number of parents and children with no place to live increases.
Columbus health officials say they’ve confirmed 2 cases of mumps at Columbus State Community College as an outbreak of the illness continues.
With more bicyclists on the road, drivers have to learn to share. While fewer cyclists were hurt on Ohio roads last year, fatalities ticked up slightly. Ohio driver’s ed instruction has been slow to keep up with the rising number of bicycle commuters. But student drivers are learning more than ever about how to co-exist with cyclists.
The Clark County Sheriff’s Office says Kele Stanley refused to stop flying his drone while a medical helicopter was preparing to land.
The Ohio Department of Natural Resources is now requiring oil and drilling companies to implement seismic monitoring policies if they want to frack near a fault line or an area known for seismic activity.
Local health agencies in the area say that those infected by the viral illness range in age from 9 months to 70 years. They include 89 Ohio State students.
Several Ohio members of Congress say they are not happy that the Army Corps of Engineers may wait until 2016 to issue a final report on a flood control plan for the flood-prone Blanchard River.
As of April 8, 163 cases of mumps had been reported in Franklin and Delaware counties.