Franklin County Sheriff Zach Scott said, Wednesday, he will run for Mayor of Columbus next year.
Officials estimate there are 30 to 40 thousand undocumented immigrants in Central Ohio who could be spared deportation under President Obama’s reform order.
Supporters of the Affordable Care Act are knocking on doors and using social media to get people signed up for health plans ahead of the December 15 open enrollment deadline.
Figures released last month by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development showed the number of homeless families across the country had decreased by 15 percent since 2010. But estimates show family homelessness in the Columbus area increased by 7.6 percent during that time.
Central Ohio home sales hit a record high, last month, despite fewer people buying.
Columbus awaits a decision on a political plum. A team from the Democratic National Committee wrapped up a two day visit to get a close up look for a possible 2016 national convention.
The private company charged with feeding Ohio prison inmates says maggots were found in food and serving equipment at two Ohio prisons.
The number of mumps cases in Central Ohio now outnumbers all of the cases nationwide last year.
The city grew by 4.3 percent from 2010 through 2013, to 822,553 residents. Columbus is still the country’s 15th largest city, just behind San Francisco in population.
A federal judge has ruled that Upper Arlington didn’t discriminate in blocking a Christian school that is trying to move to a large office complex in the city.
The poll from Survey USA commissioned by WCMH says 56 percent of likely Franklin County voters are against the levy, while 36 percent say they support it.