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.
Ohio health officials have confirmed that two women have been hospitalized with the West Nile virus in state’s first human cases.
In a handful of counties northeast of Columbus public health officials are traveling back roads and setting up clinics in churches and town halls. Theyâ€™re trying to contain a measles outbreak among the mostly unvaccinated Amish community.