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Man Found Shot To Death In South Side Parking Lot

Family members say 44-year-old Russell Barlow was halfway between his girlfriend's house and his mom's when he dropped to the ground in a parking lot on South Champion Avenue early Sunday.
27, 2014

Columbus Police are trying to figure out who shot a man who collapsed in a parking lot following an argument over the weekend.

Police: Columbus Man Killed, Buried Pregnant Girlfriend

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October 23, 2014

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.

Veteran Runner Gets Ready For Another Columbus Marathon

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October 17, 2014

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.

Stone Bewers Company Picks Richmond

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Stone Brewing Company of San Diego today announced it will locate a second facility in Richmond , Virginia.
October 9, 2014

The Stone Brewing Company of San Diego today announced it will locate a second facility in Richmond, Virginia.

NTSB: Broken Rail Likely Caused Columbus Train Explosion

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Columbus Hazmat crew examines burned Norfolk Southern tanker car that derailed in north Columbus in 2012.
19, 2014

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.

Columbus Soldier, Reynoldsburg Reservist Killed In Afghanistsan

Maj. Michael Donahue (left) was from Columbus and stationed at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Stephne Byus was a Naval Reservist living in Reynoldsburg.
September 18, 2014

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.

Columbus ‘Nuisance’ Motel Coming Down

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Demolition crews take down Motel One on East Main Street in Columbus. City leaders took the owner to environmental court to get clearance to demolish it.
11, 2014

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.

Columbus Castings Adding 500 Jobs

The company says it will try to hire many of the new employees from the surrounding neighborhood.
3, 2014

Columbus Castings says it will add 500 positions at its South Side foundry.

Columbus Rally Part Of National Protest

Sam Gresham of Common Cause Ohio speaks at a Thursday rally denouncing police violence.
15, 2014

Dozens of locals gathered at a downtown Columbus park Thursday night to remember victims of police violence.

West High Students Eligible For Vouchers After New Report Cards

The state revised some district and school ratings after an investigation into "scrubbing" of attendance data.
August 14, 2014

The lowering of state report card scores for some Columbus schools could be good news for students in at least one Columbus school.