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Snow Covers Freeways, Closes Schools

Traffic was moving slowly around Columbus early Tuesday, including on St. Rt. 315 at Lane Avenue.
6, 2015

Columbus City Schools and most other local school districts opted to cancel classes on Tuesday after several inches of snow blanketed the region.

Snow Coming To Central Ohio

Columbus city leaders took criticism last winter for a lack of snow plows that left many streets snow covered for days.
January 5, 2015

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.

South Columbus Restaurant A “Total Loss” After Morning Fire

Fire fighters say the South High Street restaurant appears to be a total loss after a Tuesday morning fire.
December 30, 2014

A section of South High Street has reopened after an early-morning fire at the Ohio Deli and Restaurant.

Man Dead After Being Pulled From Far East Side Pond

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29, 2014

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.

Santa Maria Replica Remains In Storage Amid Fundraising Effort

The executive director of Columbus Santa Maria Inc. says there are new negotiations, but the ship's future remains uncertain.
26, 2014

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.

Police: Columbus Girl Abducted, Rape On Way Home From School

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December 23, 2014

A Columbus teenager says she pulled into a car by a masked man, duct taped, and sexually assaulted before being released.

Bob Evans CEO Stepping Down

In 2012 the company announced the closure of plants in Springfield and Bidwell, Ohio.
15, 2014

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.

Red Light Camera Ban Clears House

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December 11, 2014

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.

More Franklin County Residents Being Hospitalized From The Flu

Cancer Center, Jennifer Day
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10, 2014

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 March In Columbus To Protest Police

A student activist reads a letter outside Columbus Police headquarters late Monday.
December 9, 2014

Hundreds of people marched to Columbus Police headquarters last night to call for justice for victims of police brutality.