A pedestrian was transported to Grant Medical Center with life-threatening injuries this evening after being struck by a vehicle on the Northeast Side, Columbus police said.
CINCINNATI — A presidential task force charged with examining ways to improve police-community relations heard testimony yesterday from researchers, law-enforcement representatives and others with suggestions for strengthening policies and oversight of police use of force.
Authorities say a former southeastern Ohio deputy sheriff accused of fatally shooting an ex-colleague more than three decades ago is facing additional charges.
Two people were killed and at least two others injured in an East Side car crash late Friday night. The crash occurred shortly before 11:30 p.m. on Refugee Road, near Winchester Pike.
Financially, City Council President Andrew J. Ginther is starting the Columbus mayor’s race loaded for bear. Ginther’s campaign reported raising nearly $1.25 million through Friday, about six times more than the $193,890 Franklin County Sheriff Zach Scott reported.
The state has filed an appeal challenging a Wood County judge’s order that 11 exotic animals seized earlier this week be returned to their owner.
Bail was set at $200,000 this afternoon for a Whitehall man accused of killing two pedestrians in a Downtown crash last month. Terrance Trent, 62, entered a Franklin County Common Pleas courtroom on crutches for his arraignment on two counts each of aggravated vehicular homicide and vehicular assault.
A Franklin County jury has acquitted a Prairie Township man on a charge of involuntary manslaughter in the space-heater death of his 16-month-old daughter. But the jury came back this morning with guilty verdicts on three counts of endangering children against Michael L.
Two-year community colleges would award four-year bachelor’s degrees in certain disciplines and adults would receive college credit for life experience under Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s state budget plan. Lt. Gov.
CLEVELAND (AP) — The city of Cleveland denies allegations of discrimination made in a lawsuit filed by officers involved in a 2012 shooting that left two people dead.
In a new diversity statement, the local Boy Scouts council says that gay adults shouldn’t be banned as leaders.
CLEVELAND (AP) — An amended wrongful-death lawsuit over a Cleveland policeman’s fatal shooting of a 12-year-old boy includes claims related to his parents and sister and references to other use-of-force cases.
Former House Speaker William G. Batchelder finished his legislative career with nearly $71,000 in his campaign account.
One person has died in a fatal car crash Friday evening in Licking County.
The dough show was part of Bake for Good Kids, a program sponsored by King Arthur Flour of Norwich, Vt., which visited five Columbus-area schools Thursday and Friday.
February will come roaring in to Columbus as a winter storm expected to dump as much as 7 inches of snow rolls through the Ohio Valley starting early Sunday morning.
Oscar Robertson, an All-American at the University of Cincinnati and former pro basketball star, is among the investors in a for-profit marijuana ballot initiative in Ohio. Other investors released this morning by ResponsibleOhio include campus real estate developer Rick Kirk, fashion designer Nannette Lepore, NFL player Frostee Rucker, Cincinnati radio station owner Frank Wood, and entrepreneur Sir Alan Mooney.
Ohio Gov. John Kasich again will hit the road as he delivers his State of the State address on Feb. 24 in southwestern Ohio’s Clinton County. Legislators and others will gather at the Roberts Centre right off Interstate 71 to hear the Republican’s assessment of where Ohio stands and where he wants to lead the state as he begins his second four-year term.
A ballot initiative to legalize marijuana and create a for-profit industry was ripped on Thursday by some of Ohio’s top elected officials, who called it “outrageous” and a “stupid idea” to create a dangerous constitutional monopoly.
COVINGTON, Ky. (AP) — The governors of Ohio and Kentucky have proposed a 50 percent discount on tolls for people who frequently commute across the Ohio River in an effort to accelerate plans to replace a decaying bridge.
DELAWARE, Ohio — Petition circulators who twice had their referendum bid rejected by the Delaware County Board of Elections have appealed the board’s decision to the Ohio Supreme Court.
Bill Cosby’s stand-up tour stopped in northern Ohio last night, where it drew just two protesters before the show.
For decades, investigators said, the Short North Posse survived repeated law-enforcement efforts to shut it down, growing instead into one of the more insidious and violent gangs in the city.
In 2008, when the owner of a vacant commercial property in Chillicothe flattened a mound that locals had long believed to be a Native American burial ground, preservationists were powerless to stop it.
Suspended Athens County Sheriff Pat Kelly was held in contempt of court yesterday morning, after he made comments to a Columbus television reporter about his ongoing racketeering trial. Visiting Judge Patricia Cosgrove fined Kelly $500 with her contempt-of-court ruling.
All pending executions in Ohio this year have been pushed back by Gov. John Kasich. Kasich today announced a revised execution schedule in line with a new lethal injection protocol announced recently by the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction.
WASHINGTON - A onetime senior adviser to former Gov. Ted Strickland said today he is “seriously” considering a challenge next year to Republican Sen. Rob Portman, which would set up a race between two of the best-known political figures in Ohio.
More officers will be on the roads Sunday night as partygoers head home from Super Bowl events, according to a release from the Franklin County DUI Task Force.
Columbus police this morning boarded up a North Side after-hours club that has been the scene of four shootings since October and, authorities say, assaults, robberies and illegal drug and alcohol sales.
CINCINNATI (AP) — A university in Ohio can deny a medical degree to a student if the school decides that the student lacks “professionalism,” a federal appeals court ruled.