Two years ago, a WOSU investigation found that in 2011 and 2012 Columbus police shot more people per capita than police in New York City. But in the last year the number of police shootings by Columbus officers has dropped.
Columbus City Schools and most other local school districts opted to cancel classes on Tuesday after several inches of snow blanketed the region.
The first significant snowfall of the season is expected to hit Central Ohio late Monday and early Tuesday, with a cold front tracking closely behind the storm.
A section of South High Street has reopened after an early-morning fire at the Ohio Deli and Restaurant.
Police say a man who drove into a pond at a Far East Side apartment complex was pulled from the water by divers but died.
The 23-year-old replica of Christopher Columbus’ flagship was removed from the Scioto River earlier this year because of a riverfront renovation project. Its potential return depends on a nonprofit group raising $1 million for repairs, and so far those talks haven’t progressed.
A Columbus teenager says she pulled into a car by a masked man, duct taped, and sexually assaulted before being released.
The CEO of Bob Evans Farms Inc. is stepping down after more than eight years in the post by mutual agreement with the company as the restaurant operator works on improving its performance.
The Ohio House has joined the Senate in approving a bill to effectively ban red light cameras in Ohio. The Senate must now approve some minor House changes before it goes to the governor.
Columbus Public Health officials say 23 Franklin County residents were hospitalized by the flu last week. That’s about four times higher than the average week this time of year.
Hundreds of people marched to Columbus Police headquarters last night to call for justice for victims of police brutality.