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.
The Ohio Supreme Court has ordered the state to speed up compensation to dozens of landowners who suffered losses from flooding near Ohio’s largest inland lake.
A mobile home park in Licking County was evacuated and a school district has closed two schools because of flash flooding.
Earlier this week forecasters warned of major flooding in Findlay in northwest Ohio, which has seen repeated flooding on the Blanchard River. Now the forecast has been revised and residents and business owners are relieved.
Officials have closed some Findlay streets, although flooding isn’t expected to approach what happened last spring or the record flood of 2007.
Flooding closes roads in Pickaway County. Flooding in southwest Ohio might be responsible for the death of a woman found inside a home near the flooded Whitewater River west of Cincinnati. Fire officials say the woman – identified as Betty Lou Wood – appears to have drowned, but the death is still being investigated.
Local officials worry rivers and streams might overflow their banks as record-setting snowfall begins to melt.
Mother Nature continues her wrath on central Ohio as warm temperatures melt snow and pose the threat of floods.
Officials in Delaware County say the danger of severe flooding along the Olentangy River has passed. Officials this morning lifted a flooding advisory.
Delaware county emergency officials are warning residents along the Olentangy River of the possibility of serious flooding.
The rising water of Big Walnut Creek is forcing people who live near river in northeast Columbus to evacuate. Authorities Thursday morning used boats to evacuate some residents near Cherry Bottom Road.