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West Columbus Man Acquitted In Fatal Bar Fight

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21, 2015

A Franklin County jury has refused to convict a defendant in the death of a man who was punched in a Columbus bar parking lot in 2012.

Tax Revenue From Casinos Falls Short Of Predictions

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Five racinos have opened since casino gambling was introduced in Ohio in 2012, and two more are slated to open in the coming months.
July 11, 2014

The state’s four casinos generated $273.4 million in tax revenue in the fiscal year that ended in June. That was more than $36 million less than the state had predicted.

Columbus Boy Killed, Another Teen Charged In Accidental Shooting

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4, 2014

Police in Columbus say a 13-year-old boy was fatally shot by another teenager while they were playing with a handgun.

A Look Back At Cooper Stadium

The stadium was built in 1931 by the St. Louis Cardinals and was the home of the Columbus Clippers from 1977 to 2008.
9, 2014

As the long-time home of the Columbus Clippers is re-purposed into a racetrack and automotive center, WOSU’s Steve Brown and Thomas Bradley sat down with a veteran public radio reporter who spent decades watching the Clippers in the Franklinton park.

Police Shoot, Kill Knife-Yielding Man

Jason White, 31, was killed by Columbus police on Sunday.
November 18, 2013

31-year-old Jason White was pronounced dead yesterday after Columbus police say he was shot while threatening officers at an apartment complex near the intersection of Roberts and Hilliard-Rome Roads.

Kidnapping Charges Outlined In Brutal Police Report

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November 14, 2013

Columbus Police have arrested two people after an alleged kidnapping incident that police say included sexual assault and pulling out teeth with pliers.

Columbus Police Shoot Knife-Yielding Man On West Side

The suspect - who has not been named - was hospitalized with a gunshot wound to his hip and a neck laceration. He was in stable condition. Nobody else was hurt.
April 23, 2013

The shooting happened Monday night at an apartment complex on Stimmel Road after officers were dispatched to break up a fight at an apartment complex.

Dish Network Adding Jobs At Hilliard Call Center

The company says it needs more customers service reps at a call center in Hilliard.
March 29, 2013

The satellite TV provider says the new positions are being added to meet demand for its DRV service known as the Hopper.

Ohio Schools To Get $38 Million In First Round Of Casino Revenue

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The money comes from taxes levied on the three operating casinos in the state, in Cleveland, Columbus and Toledo. The fourth casino, in Cincinnati, will open in March.
January 9, 2013

The money will be distributed on a per-pupil basis twice per year to more than 1,000 school districts and charter schools across Ohio.

Missing Girl Found Living In Foster Care Under Fake Name

Police sent an alert Sunday, saying Chantasja had been missing since Dec. 4.
December 24, 2012

Police on Sunday emailed an alert for 15-year-old Chantasja Silva, who they said had been missing since Dec. 4. Now police say she was arrested and placed in foster care under a fake name.