Democrat John Patrick Carney released his second television ad in the state auditor’s race, blasting Republican Auditor Dave Yost for spending $7 per person for coffee breaks during a fraud and waste conference at a Columbus hotel.
A Maryland-based company that wants to build a uranium enrichment plant in southern Ohio announced Tuesday that it has emerged from bankruptcy restructured and with a new name: Centrus.
The Ohio State University student who is accused of criminal trespassing for running onto the field during a football game did not appear in Franklin County Municipal Court this morning, but his attorney entered a plea of “not guilty.” Anthony J.
The local American Red Cross Blood Services needs donors of all blood types and has a need for O-negative and B-negative. Donors can call 1-800-RED-CROSS or go to www.redcrossblood.org to make an appointment.
The crime statistics being released by colleges nationwide on Wednesday are so misleading that they give students and parents a false sense of security. Even the U.S. Department of Education official who oversees compliance with a federal law requiring that the statistics be posted on Oct.
Nationwide is reducing the number of its regional underwriting operations across the country from 16 to six as part of a multiyear move that will bring an undetermined number of jobs to Columbus.
When Tom Welch took over as president and CEO of Grange Insurance in 2011, he wanted to make sure a plan was put in place to develop the next generation of leaders.
Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie wants Ohio voters to make a big statement in November.
LANCASTER, Ohio — Former Fairfield County Clerk of Courts Deborah K. Smalley was sentenced to 18 months in prison today for theft in office and attempted theft in office. Visiting Judge Dale Crawford sentenced Smalley to 18 months for theft in office and 12 months for attempted theft in office, and ordered the sentences to run concurrently.
A pedestrian who was hit by a car while crossing Summit Street in the University District early yesterday has died. Ryan Marcia, 24, died today at Ohio State University’s Wexner Medical Center, Columbus police said.
Farmers who need to get winter crops in the ground aren’t getting much of an assist from Mother Nature. September is a historically dry month, but this year was parched even by normal standards.
Columbus will spend $11 million to renovate a Franklinton industrial park in order to relocate some of its vital service departments that are taking up prime real estate on the outskirts of the Arena District.
The Republican who spearheaded a challenge that bumped a Libertarian gubernatorial candidate off Ohio’s November ballot testified yesterday to extensive communications with Gov. John Kasich’s re-election campaign ahead of the protest, but he rejected suggestions that Kasich’s campaign orchestrated the effort.
Faro Logistics Solutions, a distribution company, will begin work today on a new warehouse near Rickenbacker Airport, another sign that the manufacturing and logistics industries are continuing to grow in central Ohio.
At age 64, Franklin County Common Pleas Judge Pat Sheeran has adapted to modern technology but still prefers doing some things the old-fashioned way.
A federal judge has rejected the settlement of a lawsuit challenging longtime Abercrombie & Fitch Co. Chief Executive Michael Jeffries’ pay, saying it offered little benefit to shareholders despite serious allegations of wrongdoing.
The state is getting tougher with companies that don’t follow through on plans to add jobs and make investments in return for tax incentives. The Ohio Tax Credit Authority revised or canceled incentive contracts with 105 companies yesterday, an unusually large number to be done on one day.
A former Lewis Center man was sentenced today to 38 years in prison for kidnapping, burning and raping an 18-year-old man. A jury in Delaware County Common Pleas Court convicted Larry Fox, 45, on Aug.
The third person who was riding in a Honda Civic that slammed into a tree in Pickaway County late Friday night, killing two others, has died. Danell Blunt, 31, was flown to OhioHealth Grant Medical Center immediately after the crash and her family said today that she has died.
A sampling of seasonal happenings in central Ohio.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. says pellet guns have been pulled from shelves at the southwest Ohio store where a 22-year-old man holding an air rifle was fatally shot by police.
Ohio will not resume executions next year unless legislators enact two key changes in state law, Attorney General Mike DeWine said yesterday.
An upset Ed FitzGerald stood at 8 a.m. in front of the locked doors of the early voting center at the Franklin County Board of Elections on Morse Road.
The lesson can be a tough one for some Ohio State University students: Stay alert to protect yourself and your stuff — and lock your doors.
The agency that runs the Franklin County landfill does not want to be in the golf business. But that’s where leaders of the Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio found themselves early this year after a lawsuit settlement left them as owners of the Phoenix Golf Links course in Jackson Township south of Columbus.
Cameron Mitchell’s latest restaurant, The Barn at Rocky Fork Creek, opened recently with a decidedly different vibe than some of the other dining options in the company’s repertoire.
A Columbus health-care technology company has been offered state incentives to support growth plans that include adding 116 jobs in coming years. CoverMyMeds plans to move from the Arena District to larger quarters in Downtown’s Scioto Mile development and invest $1.2 million in the new space and equipment.
Teachers and certified educators with the Reynoldsburg Education Association stand with their bargaining team, union leaders said today. The union held a membership meeting today after contract talks between teacher and school board officials stalled Sunday.
A Circleville man died Sunday night after he touched a power line while about 30 feet up in a bucket truck because he was showing a child how it worked, police said today.
A 16-year-old pleaded guilty this morning to a delinquency charge of reckless homicide in the shooting death of a 13-year-old friend on June 3. Jakairion Spikes must serve at least one year in the Ohio Department of Youth Services but could be held until his 21st birthday, according to the ruling by Franklin County Juvenile Court Judge Elizabeth Gill.