The federal government recommends demolishing over 200 buildings at the site of a former Cold War-era uranium plant in southern Ohio.
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.
Columbus voters next week will decide whether to make changes to the city’s governing document. Nineteen city charter amendment proposals are bunched into three ballot issues. The most controversial issue would change the process of getting initiatives petitions on the ballot.
State and federal authorities are announcing new charges in an investigation into gang-related homicides and drug dealing dating back a decade.
Columbus Police are trying to figure out who shot a man who collapsed in a parking lot following an argument over the weekend.
Officials say Jacob Ferrero beat his pregnant girlfriend with a baseball bat, strangled her and buried her before leading police to the woman’s body days later.
About 18,000 athletes will flood the streets of Columbus this weekend for the Columbus Marathon and Half-Marathon. WOSU’s Thomas Bradley is an avid runner and wanted to talk to a veteran of the race to see how it’s changed, so we dared him to go for a run with Eric Wygle, who’s competing in his 14th Columbus Marathon this weekend.
The Stone Brewing Company of San Diego today announced it will locate a second facility in Richmond, Virginia.
Federal investigators have determined a broken rail probably caused a 2012 train derailment and explosion that damaged a bus depot and led to home evacuations near the Ohio State Fairgrounds.
The Department of Defense says a soldier from Columbus and a Naval Reservist from Reynoldsburg were killed in a suicide car bomb in Kabul on Tuesday.
Demolition crews are taking down a nuisance motel on East Main Street. Motel One was closed two years ago after being identified as a crime magnet.