Foreclosures during the Great Recession added to thousands of blighted properties in Columbus. But, a state program helped fund demolition of many of those houses and apartment units.
Central Ohio communities commemorate Memorial Day today with parades and other activities. Here are some of todayâ€™s events.
April home sales increased 20 percent statewide and 36 percent in Columbus compared to the previous year.
The latest local unemployment data shows the Columbus region had an April jobless rate one percent below the statewide average.
Attorney General Mike DeWine says investigators noticed a problem with the kits from Pickaway Diversified Industries when several kits from obviously-unrelated cases tested positive for the same DNA.
Central Ohio home sales were up for the tenth straight month in October. While some realtors say this is a sign the area is â€œout of the woods,â€ other industry experts say â€œnot so fast.â€
According to state figures released Tuesday, the unemployment rate for central Ohio fell from 6.0 percent in August to 5.7 percent last month. That’s the lowest level in more than more than four years and more than a full percent below the current statewide average.
The state is adding two express lanes from I-270 to U.S. 23 North to reduce congestion and improve safety.
The latest jobs report shows Delaware, Union and Franklin counties outperforming much of the state, while counties in southern and southeast Ohio continue to struggle.
Ohio’s Adjutant General says the three Central Ohio natives were killed by an improvised explosive device.
The Department of Defense says Army Staff Sgt. Christopher L. Brown was killed in Kunar province on Tuesday.