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7:37 am
Fri July 24, 2015

Second Body Recovered From Olentangy River

Anthony Martin and Joseph Welch
Credit Columbus Division of Police

Columbus police have now recovered both of the bodies of the step brothers who drowned over the weekend in the Olentangy River near the Dodridge Street low-head dam.

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7:29 am
Fri July 24, 2015

Former College Student Indicted For Allgedly Killing Her Newborn

Emile Weaver
Credit Muskingum University

A former Muskingum University student has been indicted on charges of killing her newborn baby in April.

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7:16 am
Fri July 24, 2015

Ohio Dems Fighting Over U.S. Senate Candidate

Former and current Ohio Democratic Party chairs are clashing over the treatment of Cincinnati City Council Member P.G. Sittenfeld, who has refused to drop out of the U.S. Senate race to make things easier for fellow Democrat Ted Strickland, the ex-Governor who is also in the race.

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7:02 am
Fri July 24, 2015

Family Of Man Killed By UC Cop Wants Body Cam Video Released

University of Cincinnati officer Ray Tensing
Credit University of Cincinnati

The University of Cincinnati's incident report involving the white officer who shot and killed a black man during a traffic stop last weekend said the officer was being dragged by the man's vehicle and had to fire his weapon.

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6:54 am
Fri July 24, 2015

National Tour Protests Police Use Of Force

Credit stopmassincarceration.net

Activists and family members of those killed by police are launching a national tour asking Americans to choose a side in the debate over police violence.

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6:39 am
Fri July 24, 2015

Activists Deliver Petitions Seeking Arrest Of Tamir Rice Shooters

Credit thefreethoughtproject.com

Eight months ago a white Cleveland police officer shot and killed an African-American boy carrying a pellet gun outside of a recreation center.

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6:28 am
Fri July 24, 2015

Court Rejects Appeal Of Businessman Convicted In Campaign Donations Case

Ben Suarez
Credit cleveland.com

The Sixth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati has rejected the appeal of the conviction of North Canton businessman Ben Suarez.

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6:25 am
Fri July 24, 2015

Same-Sex Ruling Prompts Cleveland To Consider Dropping Domestic Partner Registry

Cleveland city employees with domestic partners are now expected to marry if they want to continue receiving municipal benefits.

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4:14 pm
Thu July 23, 2015

Civilian "Guard" Accidentally Fires Rifle Outside Lancaster Recruiting Center

Credit Lancaster Eagle-Gazette

A civilian standing guard outside a military recruiting center in Lancaster accidentally fired his rifle this afternoon.  

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6:27 am
Thu July 23, 2015

Demand For Seasonal Jobs Behind Increase In Regional Jobless Rate

Central Ohio's unemployment rate for June is 4.2 percent, an increase of two-tenths of a point from May.

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6:24 am
Thu July 23, 2015

Second Suspect In Slaying Of Pizza Delivery Driver Pleads Guilty

James Crabtree Junior
Credit Bexley Police

Sentencing is scheduled September 16 for the Columbus teen who pleaded guilty Wednesday to killing a pizza delivery driver in Bexley last October.

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7:30 pm
Wed July 22, 2015

Legalization Backers Say Petition Signatures Should Count

The group that wants to put a marijuana legalization plan before voters this fall is in the process of collecting roughly 40,000 additional valid petition signatures to be able to do that.

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7:20 pm
Wed July 22, 2015

Ohio National Guard Authorized To Carry Weapons At Recruitment Centers

Ohio Governor John Kasich has authorized personnel at Ohio National Guard recruitment centers to carry weapons following last week's shooting in Tennessee that killed four Marines and a sailor.   

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7:13 pm
Wed July 22, 2015

Divers Pull Body Of One Of Two Drowning Victims From Olentangy

Authorities say they have recovered the body of a missing drowning victim from the Olentangy River as the search continues for a second victim in the same area.  

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11:53 am
Wed July 22, 2015

Regional Sales Of Existing Homes Declined In June

Americans bought homes in June at the fastest rate in over eight years, pushing prices to record highs as buyer demand has eclipsed supplies.

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11:40 am
Wed July 22, 2015

COTA To Put Renewal Levy On November 2016 Ballot

Credit columbusunderground.com

The Central Ohio Transit Authority plans to ask voters in November of next year to renew the temporary quarter percent sales tax levy they approved in 2006.

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7:02 am
Wed July 22, 2015

Police Identify Two Suspects In Slaying Of Innocent Bystander

Alexa Curtis
Credit Columbus Division of Police

Columbus police have issued arrest warrants for two people following a fatal argument Monday night on the West side.

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6:56 am
Wed July 22, 2015

Wife Of ONG Major Sentenced For Her Role In Abusing Childern

Jean and Emily Kruse
Credit dailymail.co.uk

The wife of an Ohio National Guard Major convicted of sexually abusing three adopted daughters has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for witness intimidation and obstruction of justice.

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6:49 am
Wed July 22, 2015

Missing Columbus Woman May Have Been Seen In Michigan

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Police in Flint, Michigan are investigating a tip that 23-year-old Jayme Bowen of Columbus was spotted in that city. 

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6:40 am
Wed July 22, 2015

More Ohio Children In Poverty Than During Great Recession

Credit aecf.org

A new report by the Annie E. Casey Foundation shows nearly one in four Ohio children now live in poverty, up from 18 percent seven years ago.

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