Veteran journalist Carl Hoffman believes he’s solved one of the great mysteries of the 20th century. In 1961 at the age of 23, Michael Rockefeller – son of New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller and a member of one of the richest and most powerful families in America ¬– travelled to remote New Guinea in search of primitive art for his father’s new museum.
A new ad from the United Steelworkers’ “Save Ohio Jobs” campaign is taking aim at Gov. John Kasich.
Columbus police say evidence linking two brothers to several thefts of air conditioning units in the northeast part of the city will be presented to a grand jury.
The price of most metals has increased sharply in recent years. The value of copper alone has tripled over the last ten years, and now sits at nearly $4 per pound. As prices have shot up, so too has the business of scrap metal recycling so much that more and more people are making a living collecting and selling seemingly-junk items.
State senators Wednesday approved a bill that aims to crackdown on metal thieves.
The rising cost of metal is contributing to increased theft in the Columbus area. The city council is considering a proposal that would toughen regulations on the sale of household appliances and other scrap metals for recycling.
Workers are picketing at the Daido Metal Plant in Bellefontaine after contract negotiations failed. Workers walked out after their contracts expired Saturday.
Vacant homes and those being refurbished in Columbus are being broken into by people looking for recyclable metals, like copper piping. It’s a crime that’s become a lot more popular since the price of copper has risen quite dramatically in the past two years.