A 24-year-old man has been sentenced to six years in prison after being convicted of attempted murder in the stabbing a central Ohio college class president while he slept in his fraternity house.
The USDA reports that more than three-fourths of Ohio’s corn crop was in good or excellent condition as of July 21 – compared to 15 percent at the same time last year.
Ursuline College plans to reopen for classes Tuesday, three days after a 110-mph tornado ripped through the Northeast Ohio campus.
American Electric Power says hundreds of line workers are headed to Ohio and other states likely to see effects from Hurricane Sandy.
Tens of thousands of Ohioans are still without power after Superstorm Sandy brought high winds and the season’s first snow to some parts of the state overnight.
An agricultural economist says the lack of rain is sure to raise Ohio prices on meat, milk, and other food commodities.
City leaders are using public pools, fire hydrants, and “cooling centers” to help residents beat the heat.
People in Columbus are trying to stay cool under an oppressive heat wave that seems to have stalled over much of the nation’s mid section. People are beating the heat in various ways.
A heat advisory in Central Ohio leads to a call for more donated fans to give to lower-income and elderly residents. Communications Director for Life Care Alliance, Michelle Jones says demand for fans started in the spring.
The ice, snow and wind have caused people to succumb to gravity. WOSU reports falls have caused increased visits to local emergency rooms.
Utility crews are at work this morning restoring power from the latest storm to sweep through Central Ohio. For the third time in six months, American Electric Power and other utilities in the state are responding to storm-related power outages. Wind gusts of 60 miles per hour or higher blew down trees and power poles.