One of the leading opponents to a downtown Columbus casino was very much for a similar development in Pittsburgh. Nationwide Realty Investors is credited with guiding the development of the very successful Columbus Arena District. Four years ago Nationwide wanted to build a similar district in Pittsburgh; but that one would have included a casino.
In a video posted on the New York City government’s website, a gun seller in Columbus did not seem to care when an undercover investigator suggests he would not pass a background check.
Many married couples claim they want to share everything with their spouses. But for some local couples, that even means military service.
170 soldiers and their families said goodbye Thursday during a deployment ceremony in Marysville. The Ohio Army National Guard troops will soon travel to Iraq.
The new Grange Insurance Audubon Nature Center will open next month on the banks of the Scioto River near downtown Columbus. The center is one of the first that Audubon has built in an urban setting. It’s the centerpiece of the newest Metro Park in Central Ohio – and an important area for migrating and nesting birds.
A pair of Ohio students remain after two semifinal rounds at the 82nd Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington.
A federal judge in Columbus has sentenced the founder of Dublin-based National Century Financial Enterprises to 30 years in prison for corporate fraud. Lance Poulsen was convicted in October on 12 counts of securities fraud, wire fraud and money laundering. Two other former NCFE executives were also sentenced.
National Consumer Protection Week begins Sunday, March 1st. Ohio Attorney General Richard Cordray has launched a statewide consumer awareness campaign – and a new website – that he hopes will combat the increasing number of scams.
The National Weather Service says between 3 inches and 5 inches of snow could fall in southwest, central, and southeast Ohio beginning tonight through Wednesday. Meteorologist Dahrlie Woodrum says snow will arrive in Central Ohio early Tuesday morning as low pressure moves out of the Southern Great Plains.
Members of the 37th Ohio National Guard Infantry Combat Battallion are making plans to return home next month. Members of the Brigade spent 2008 at military base camps in Kuwaithelping soldiers get in and out of Iraq.