Director of National Drug Control Policy Michael Botticelli was scheduled to be in Columbus Tuesday as the keynote speaker at an Ohio conference on opiates and other drugs. He was also scheduled to participate in a roundtable discussion with health care leaders on the impact of opioids on infants and expectant mothers.
Just over 3,000 Franklin County homes went into foreclosure in the first six months of the year. Thatâ€™s down more than 25 percent from the same period last year and nearly 40 percent below the first half of 2009.
Franklin County today released its 2012 snapshot of retail spending. Four years after the Great Recession, retail sales in Franklin County are up by 15%. But, 10% of the county’s storefronts remain vacant.
A month after Ohio employers learned theyâ€™d be getting $860 million back from the stateâ€™s worker compensation insurance fund, local school and governments heard today theyâ€™re in line for more than $100 million.
Governor Kasich’s proposed two-year state budget would restore $28 million dollars to the local government fund, but prevent local governments from raising sales taxes.
The county is using a federal grant to train veterans in disaster psychology, urban rescue, first-aid, and fire safety.
The county saw ten people between the ages of 13 and 18 take their own life in 2012. That’s more than the previous four years combined.
President Barack Obama is resuming his storm-delayed chase to win Ohio with help from former President Bill Clinton, while Republicans are putting together a huge rally for Friday evening.
Supporters of both President Obama and Mitt Romney are doing their best to sway Ohio women in this key battleground state.
Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O’Brien says the indictments issued yesterday charge three people with felony voter fraud for voting twice in recent elections.
The Franklin County Board of Elections met for a special meeting Monday as Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted awaits a U.S. Supreme Court decision on early in-person voting for the three days before Election Day.