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Columbus Castings Adding 500 Jobs

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The company says it will try to hire many of the new employees from the surrounding neighborhood.
8:49AM
September
3, 2014

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

Columbus Rally Part Of National Protest

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Sam Gresham of Common Cause Ohio speaks at a Thursday rally denouncing police violence.
9:09AM
August
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

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The state revised some district and school ratings after an investigation into "scrubbing" of attendance data.
8:03AM
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.

State Changing Report Card Grades For 20 Columbus Schools

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The Ohio Department of Education is changing the report-card ratings for 20 Columbus schools that had cheated their way to better grades.
8:41AM
August
13, 2014

The Ohio Department of Education is changing the report-card ratings for 20 Columbus schools that had cheated their way to better grades.

Dems In Columbus Another Day To Assess Site For 2016 Convention

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A Democratic team visits Columbus for a second day as it decides where to hold 2016 political convention.
12:27PM
August 7, 2014

State and local leaders plan to join Democratic planners to discuss Columbus’ bid to host the political party’s presidential convention in 2016.

Judge Denies Early Release For Disgraced Former State Lawmaker

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Weddington's motion said he has participated in community service activities and been a literacy tutor for other inmates.
10:19AM
July 22, 2014

Columbus Democrat Carlton Weddington pleaded guilty in 2012 to charges of bribery, election falsification and filing a false financial disclosure statement. He’s served two years of a three-year sentence.

City Promoter Hopes Cleveland Convention Pick Will Help Columbus

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Promoters of Columbus think the RNC's choice of Cleveland to host its 2016 convention will boost Columbus' chances with Democrats.
1:38PM
July
9, 2014

Columbus city leaders ponder what Cleveland winning the 2016 GOP convention means for Columbus’ chances of hosting Democrats the same year.

Men Charged With Leaving Overdose Victim On Roadside

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The Franklin County Sheriff's Office says Nicholas McCord (left) and Corey Roberts (center) left Jordyn Hollingsworth's body on a roadside after she died of a heroin overdose.
8:50AM
July 9, 2014

Two local men are charged with abuse of a corpse after police say they dumped a woman’s body on a secluded road after she died from an apparent heroin overdose.

Dems to visit Columbus and other potential convention sites

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Democrats plan to visit Columbus and five other cities this summer to determine which one will host the 2016 Democratic Presidential Convention.
11:53AM
July 3, 2014

Democrats are planning to visit six cities this summer that are in the running to hold the 2016 Democratic National Convention.

400,000 Expected Downtown for Red, White and Boom

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Red, White and BOOM! in downtown Columbus.
2:25PM
July
2, 2014

Planners expect 400-thousand people downtown tomorrow night for the 34th annual Red, White and Boom Celebration.