Columbus Dispatch

  • Man sentenced to 17 years in 2013 homicide
    Wednesday - 08/24/2016 - 02:51 PM

    The second of two defendants accused in the fatal shooting of a fellow teen more than three years ago in a South Linden alley was convicted and sentenced to prison on Wednesday.adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-LOCAL","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-LOCAL"};

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  • First day at Columbus City Schools running smoothly
    Wednesday - 08/24/2016 - 02:06 PM

    Today is the first day of classes for Columbus City Schools. It's a day when much can go wrong - and historically, often has - until the details concerning more than 50,000 students get sorted out over the coming days.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Weak sales at Express sends stock plummeting
    Wednesday - 08/24/2016 - 10:24 AM

    Express shares plummeted by 20 percent in early morning trading after the Columbus-based retailer reported weak second quarter sales.adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-BUSINESS","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-BUSINESS"};

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  • Crypto cases top 250; end of pool season should help
    Wednesday - 08/24/2016 - 06:20 AM

    There must be something in the water — still — because local cases of a waterborne diarrheal disease continue to climb, surpassing 250 by Tuesday. That number, which exceeds the cases in Franklin and Delaware counties combined in the past five years, probably will keep rising over the next few weeks before it levels off, health officials say.adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-LOCAL","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-LOCAL"};

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  • All 4 Upper Arlington council members will keep their jobs, voters say
    Tuesday - 08/23/2016 - 10:35 PM

    Upper Arlington City Council members are doing their jobs — and apparently will keep doing them. That was the message sent by voters in Tuesday's special election, where four of the City Council seats were up for recall.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • New e-books to help students understand Ohio's role in elections
    Tuesday - 08/23/2016 - 06:35 PM

    A new resource for Ohio students will combine history and technology to provide a comprehensive look at the swing state's pivotal role in presidential elections.adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-LOCAL","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-LOCAL"};

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  • Near East Side silos to get updates, but neighbors would like them gone
    Tuesday - 08/23/2016 - 04:21 PM

    Though long-vacant silos on the Near East Side are finally getting new life, neighborhood leaders say they would rather see them demolished than used again. Mount Carmel Stabilization Group of Illinois is leasing the site at 1855 E.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • No more 'Golden Week' for Ohio voters, court rules
    Tuesday - 08/23/2016 - 01:18 PM

    Ohio voters should not have a "golden week" in which they can both register to vote and cast a ballot, a federal appeals court declared today. "Proper deference to state legislative authority requires that Ohio’s election process be allowed to proceed unhindered by the federal courts," said a three-judge panel of the 6th U.S.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Central Ohio jobless rate dips to 4 percent in July
    Tuesday - 08/23/2016 - 10:57 AM

    Central Ohio continues to have the lowest unemployment rate among the state’s metropolitan areas. The unemployment rate for the region fell to 4 percent in July from 4.2 percent in June, according to an Ohio Department of Job and Family Services report released this morning.adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-NATIONAL_WORLD","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-NATIONAL_WORLD"};

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  • Cincinnati Zoo takes down Twitter account amid Harambe comments
    Tuesday - 08/23/2016 - 09:11 AM

    CINCINNATI (AP) — The Twitter account of an Ohio zoo targeted by online critics and trolls over the shooting of a gorilla has been taken down.adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-LOCAL","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-LOCAL"};

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