Ohio’s superintendent says the state won’t withhold funding to penalize schools for students opting out of standardized tests this year.
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.
Police say the injuries are considered non-life threatening and a suspect is in custody.
Parking fines in Columbus will increase next year, if some city officials get their way. A public hearing will be held tonight at city hall on the proposal to raise fines.
The Central Ohio Transit Authority says its ridership is the highest in ten years.