Columbus police say a double murder suspect was shot and wounded Wednesday by officers near Parsons Avenue and Kossuth Street. He was taken into custody shortly after the killings.
State labor officials say the county had a February jobless rate of 3.6 percent, just below northwest Ohio’s Mercer County.
Leaders in the Ohio Legislative Black Caucus claim not enough of the economic recovery has happened within larger inner-city communities.
2015 is a budget year, and that potentially means battles over priorities. And Gov. John Kasich knows it.
More people went back to work in Ohio in 2014, but will that trend continue in 2015? And what else can we expect for the Ohio economy?
A gallon of regular gasoline in Ohio averaged $2.99 Friday, according to auto club AAA, the Oil Price Information Service and WEX Inc. The last time Ohio’s average gas price dropped below $3 was on Dec. 10, 2010.
The unemployment rate in Ohio for June remained unchanged at 5.5 percent, staying at the lowest level since before the Great Recession.
Drivers can expect to see rising gas prices at the pump with a holiday weekend right around the corner.
Newly released numbers show Ohio matched the growth of the national economy last year.
Unemployment fell in every Ohio county last month, and Central Ohio fared especially well.
Long-time Central Ohio Economist Bill Lafayette says 2014 certainly wonâ€™t be a boom year for the Columbus area economy, but it will definitely feel better. He predicts decent economic and job growth in Central Ohio in the coming year.