Foreclosures during the Great Recession added to thousands of blighted properties in Columbus. But, a state program helped fund demolition of many of those houses and apartment units.
An Athens man arrested for placing First Amendment stickers over a church directory on a county courthouse has been cleared of the criminal mischief charge against him.
Franklin County Commissioners cut the ribbon this morning for the first newly constructed “green” courthouse in Ohio.
Franklin County Common Pleas Court re-opened today after an electrical fire on Monday forced a temporary closure. Administrative Judge Charles Schneider says all divisions of the court today resumed business.
Franklin County courtrooms have long been due an overhaul. And county commissioners say the time is now. A design for a brand new courthouse was unveiled Wednesday. And the move-in date could be as early as 2010.
The husband-and-wife fugitives caught inColumbus Wednesday night will be spending at least another month in Ohio.