Four people are dead in two separate accidents in Central Ohio. In Pataskala, investigators say a head-on collision on East Broad took three lives. One vehicle crossed the center line. Early this morning, the driver of a pick-up truck was killed when he slammed into a tree in a residential area south of Route 104 [...]
Ohio is set to execute a 9th convicted man in November. That would be the most in the state since executions resumed in 1999. In all, 40 men have been given lethal injections during the past 11 years. But, Ohio has not executed a woman since 1954.
The former Director of the Recreation and Parks Department and an employee get mostly probation after paying restitution.
The former head of the Columbus Department of Recreation and Parks and the sister of a member of the Parks Board have pleaded guilty to felony theft and tampering charges. The charges come in the wake of allegations that the department director paid the employee for work she did not do.