Northbound I-71 in southern Franklin County has reopened after closing for about two hours this afternoon. The highway closed at Rt. 62 around 4:20 p.m. after a crash that included four cars and a car hauler trailer.
CINCINNATI (AP) — A federal appeals court has ruled that organizations conducting voter outreach did not have the right to sue the state of Ohio on behalf of voters arrested and jailed the weekend before Election Day.
A new marina, updated playgrounds and the removal of pit toilets are among $4.5 million of upgrades planned for Alum Creek State Park in Delaware County.
For years, the conventional wisdom on housing was simple: Never rent when you can buy. Then came a little thing called the crash of 2008, when housing values plummeted, thousands of homeowners faced foreclosure and a lot of credit was destroyed.
A Violet Township trustee who accidentally shot a student who was taking his concealed-carry class last year resolved the criminal case against him today. Terry J. Dunlap Sr., 74, pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor charge of negligent assault in Fairfield County Municipal Court.
In a turnaround, Mayor Michael B. Coleman is considering measures to reduce plastic grocery bags in Columbus. That could be anything from charging fees and providing incentives for using reusable bags to an outright ban.
WASHINGTON — On the same day that the fourth U.S. patient with Ebola began to receive treatment in a New York City hospital, U.S. House members expressed grave concern today that the United States remains unprepared for a pandemic of the disease.
Authorities in northeastern Ohio say they’ve seized dozens of guns, thousands of rounds of ammunition, and police equipment including badges, silencers and vehicles from the home of a central Ohio man who tried to pull over a uniformed officer as he drove to work.
An inmate diagnosed with leprosy has been released from Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and transferred to a state prison medical facility in Columbus.
The producer of a documentary on sex trafficking in Ohio hopes his take on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge will help create awareness and funding for his film, which he aims to get into every school and before every youth group in Ohio.
Witnesses who saw a driver hit a pedestrian and speed away early this morning chased the driver down, the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office said. The pedestrian, Freddy L. Jeffers Jr., 35, was crossing West Broad Street about 3:30 a.m.
Anita Rios says running as a third-party candidate for governor comes with a freedom not available to her mainstream rivals.
The sign is modeled after the Las Vegas landmark, but its inspiration is strictly central Ohio: Welcome to Fabulous Weinland Park Columbus. For the past month or so, drivers heading north on N.
A West Side mosque holding its grand opening Saturday is indicative of a burgeoning Muslim population that has worship sites bursting at the seams across central Ohio. The Abubakar Asiddiq Islamic Center is raising $3 million to pay for the one-story center of about 15,000 square feet on nearly 10 acres of land at 591 Industrial Mile Rd.
A well-known Ross County businessman pleaded guilty today in federal court to embezzling $4.1 million from the Huntington National Bank where he worked. Joseph P. Molnar, 50, of Chillicothe was the managing director of the bank’s community development corporation when he stole the money by diverting developers’ fees into his personal accounts from 2005 to 2012, Internal Revenue Service Special Agent Anne Nightingale testified today.
Some college students need a little help when it comes to how best to enjoy Halloween, so a man who has seen a more than a few Halloweens and thousands of college students has some advice.
Despite his third strike, Columbus lawyer Christopher Cicero, who tipped off then-Ohio State University football coach Jim Tressel to his players’ tattoo scandal, might be allowed to practice law again someday.
CLEVELAND — Attorneys for a convicted sex offender charged with killing three women near Cleveland want a special prosecutor to handle the potential death-penalty case.
A Columbus police sergeant acted within policy last fall when he shot and killed a suicidal woman on the Northwest Side. Sgt. Jeffrey Baker shot Julie Caudill, 43, at her Ponset Street house on Oct.
Whenever St. Leo Roman Catholic Church needed help over the decades, parishioner Mike Wolf stepped forward, at times calling on other members to pitch in on a weekend project. “That’s the way this community worked for years and years and years,” Wolf said.
Using a law designed to catch drug traffickers, racketeers and terrorists by tracking their cash, the government has gone after run-of-the-mill business owners and wage earners without so much as an allegation that they have committed serious crimes.
The Ohio Department of Health has taken the first step toward potentially closing the last abortion clinic in Cincinnati. Planned Parenthood’s Elizabeth Campbell Surgical Center could be closed unless it secures an agreement with a local hospital to accept patients for emergency treatments.
The Franklin County sheriff's office is investigating a fatal crash on the Far West Side that killed a person early this morning. The crash happened after 2 a.m. near West Broad Street and Norton Road, the sheriff's office said.
A Franklin County jury has found a Columbus teenager guilty of killing a 15-year-old from a rival gang behind a South Linden duplex last year. The Common Pleas jurors deliberated for two hours this afternoon before concluding that Jesean M.
Two sobriety checkpoints are scheduled in Perry Township tonight. The first, on Bethel Road east of Kenny Road, will run from 9 to 11 p.m. The second, on Sawmill Road north of I-270, will run from 11:30 p.m.
An elderly couple whose car was broadsided at a busy Pickaway County intersection Wednesday afternoon have died. Sheriff Robert Radcliff said that Ada Lou Deal, 86, and her husband, 87-year-old Arthur Deal, didn’t appear at first to be seriously injured in the crash at the intersection of Rts.
If ever you could call Ohio flamboyant, this would be the weekend. It’s the big show. The last gasp, even. It’s likely to be your last chance to get out and enjoy the full beauty that is Ohio in the fall.
OXFORD, Ohio — Columnist George F. Will appeared for a speech at Miami University and drew protests over his commentary on sexual-assault reporting at colleges.
The Peoli United Methodist Church in Tuscarawas County is surrounded by fall colors as sunshine moves in after a recent rainstorm. The cemetery next to the rural church southeast of Newcomerstown includes the grave of Hall of Fame baseball pitcher Denton “Cy” Young, who was born in nearby Gilmore.
Have you bragged and boasted recently to your out-of-town family and friends about all the great things there are to see and do in Columbus? If not, you just might be part of the city’s image — or lack of image — problem.