Officials estimate there are 30 to 40 thousand undocumented immigrants in Central Ohio who could be spared deportation under President Obama’s reform order.
A federal judge in Columbus has ruled that about 1,000 disputed provisional ballots cast in Franklin County must be counted. Those ballots could determine the outcome of the 15th congressional district race between Republican Steve Stivers and Democrat Mary Jo Kilroy.
A federal judge in Columbus has sentenced a Somali immigrant to 10 years in prison for plotting to blow up an Ohio shopping mall. It’s the sentence Nuradin Abdi had accepted as part of a plea deal made in July.<
Former officers of National Century Financial Enterprises of Dublin today entered not guilty pleas to federal charges of defrauding investors of more than $3 billion. The company was once the nation’s leading lender to health care providers. Seven former executives are accused of lying to investors and conspiring to conceal cash shortages.