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.
Columbus Police say the 15-year-old boy shot in the head on a crowded street at Easton Town Center last weekend has died.
A group of Ohio State University engineering students is scrounging every penny to complete a project that has world-class implications. The Buckeye Electric Motorcycle Race Team is building a high performance, battery powered motorcycle.
Innovative Internet technology makes working at home more of an option for some people searching for opportunities in a down economy. But some opportunities are nothing but a scam.
Some Ohioans recently read in the paper or heard on the news that requests for gun background checks in the state had jumped 65 percent. The report compared applications from Monday, January 10th with those from the same day in 2010. But local gun shops are not seeing a similar jump in sales.
The end of Ramadan celebrations began yesterday, but some Muslims in central Ohio are holding off on any big festivities today to remember the tragedy of 9-11.
Community health centers are popular among the uninsured and those with government assistance. And the federal government is pushing for of these local health facilities. But many of these health centers are small and don’t have the space to accommodate patient demand. In part of our on-going series, Following the Stimulus Money, WOSU reports, a local community health center got a $4.4 million construction grant.
The new health care law stands to benefit as many as 150,000 Franklin County residents who do not have health insurance. Some of them go to community health clinics for care. The head of a group of Columbus clinics says he expects the number of people visiting the community clinics will increase as access to health insurance becomes more widely available
Thanksgiving will include a large turkey for hundreds of families in need thanks to an effort led by a central Ohio mosque.
The City Center Mall’s days are officially numbered. The panel that oversees all downtown construction and renovation projects has approved the demolition of the vacant shopping center. The move is the next step in converting the City Center site to a park.
The new Grange Insurance Audubon Nature Center will open next month on the banks of the Scioto River near downtown Columbus. The center is one of the first that Audubon has built in an urban setting. It’s the centerpiece of the newest Metro Park in Central Ohio – and an important area for migrating and nesting birds.