The mother of a 1-year-old Maryland boy found dead in central Ohio has pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter and tampering with evidence.
It may be in the upper 80s today, but the state and local communities are already thinking about the coming winter. And they’re looking at some bills for road salt that are stopping them cold.
Most parts of Central Ohio saw little accumulation, but it was enough to cover roads early Tuesday and slow the morning commute.
City and state leaders are spending a combined $5 million on new snow plows and road salt.
After being teased with a day of spring-like temperatures, Central Ohioans preparing for at least one more blast of winter.
Columbus was largely spared, but many areas south of the city had snow plows out and students at home after the latest winter storm.
Heavy overnight rain and melting snow have high water forcing the closure of several roads around Central Ohio.
Parts of winter-weary Ohio are getting more snow.
The department wanted to buy 150,000 tons of salt for communities and then have them to return the salt after they replenish their supplies. But no salt companies bid in the 10-day window that ended Friday.
Columbus city officials have been getting an earful in the past week. More than 1,000 people called Columbusâ€™s 311 line complaining about the cityâ€™s snow removal efforts after last weekâ€™s storm.
What could be the biggest snow storm to hit Ohio this season is on the way later Tuesday and early Wednesday.