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6:16 am
Tue June 2, 2015

Columbus Man Sentenced In Death Of Nephew

Robert Broom
Credit WCBE Files

The Columbus man charged in a drive-by shooting that led to the death of his 8-year-old nephew was sentenced Monday to eight years in prison. 

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6:14 am
Tue June 2, 2015

Columbus Man Charged With Blinding Another Man With Paintball Gun

Thomas Woodruff appears in court
Credit Franklin County Sheriff's Office

Bond is set at 10 thousand dollars for a Columbus man charged with blinding another man with a paintball gun. 

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6:57 pm
Mon June 1, 2015

As Oil And Gas Production Rises, Ohio Senate Considers Fracking Tax

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources says oil and natural gas production continues to rise.

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6:37 pm
Mon June 1, 2015

Legislators Look At Proposal To Cut Medicaid Eligibility For Some Women

The Ohio Senate is considering a proposal in Governor John Kasich's state budget plan that would eliminate Medicaid benefits for certain pregnant women and others. 

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6:29 pm
Mon June 1, 2015

Power Out At LeVeque Tower; Workers Evacuated

LeVeque Tower in downtown Columbus is without power at this hour.

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9:26 am
Mon June 1, 2015

Ohio Rolls Out Job Forms Without Box On Felony Convictions

Applicants for civil-service jobs in Ohio are no longer being asked whether they've been convicted of a felony. 

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9:19 am
Mon June 1, 2015

3 Organizations Get Over $1M To Help Ohioans With AIDS, HIV

The state says three organizations have received more than $1 million in federal funds to provide housing assistance and limited case management services for Ohioans with HIV and AIDS. 

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9:16 am
Mon June 1, 2015

Open Data Advocates Like Recent Transparency Moves, But Also Want More

There’s an increasing amount of information available online about what state government is doing.

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1:57 am
Sat May 30, 2015

Newark Appoints New Police Chief

Barry Connell
Credit newarkpd.com

Newark's acting police chief will serve in that position on a full-time basis.

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1:54 am
Sat May 30, 2015

DHL To Expand Cincinnati Hub

Global shipping company DHL will spend more than 100 million dollars to expand its hub at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Airport, creating 50 new jobs 

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6:51 pm
Fri May 29, 2015

Amazon Agrees To Start Collecting Sales Taxes As Part Of Data Center Jobs Deal

Amazon’s Paul Misener and Ohio Governor John Kasich
Ohio Public Radio

Amazon has announced a Midwest expansion in central Ohio that will include one thousand well-paying jobs over the next several years. 

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11:16 am
Fri May 29, 2015

Bob Evans Selling HQ, Factories For Stock Buybacks

Credit columbusnace.net

The new Bob Evans headquarters building in New Albany is up for sale.

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11:13 am
Fri May 29, 2015

Judge Denies Waters Access To OSU Trustee Records

A federal district judge has denied fired Ohio State University marching band director Jon Waters broad access to the board of trustees' records he claimed could help prove his gender discrimination lawsuit.

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10:14 am
Fri May 29, 2015

Ohio Museum Curator Finds Pre-Human Species

Yohannes Haile-Selassie at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History.
Credit earthsky.org

A Cleveland Museum of Natural History official has been credited with finding a pre-human species.

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7:28 am
Fri May 29, 2015

Marion Authorities Make Arrests In Heroin Overdose Epidemic

Marion Mayor Scott Schertzer
Credit marionohio.us

Marion first-responders are trying to fight a serious heroin epidemic.

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7:17 am
Fri May 29, 2015

Two Teens Arrested In Pair Of School Bomb Threats

Credit Newark Advocate

Licking County Sheriff's deputies have arrested two 15-year-old boys in connection with two bomb threats emailed to Watkins Memorial High School on Tuesday and Thursday.

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7:13 am
Fri May 29, 2015

Man Sentenced For Sexual Conduct With Hilliard Teen

Josef Vrtiska
Credit Hilliard Police

A Toledo man has been sentenced to three years in prison for having sexual contact with a Hilliard teen.

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7:11 am
Fri May 29, 2015

Local Waterpark Ranked Poorly For Customer Service

Credit fortrapids.com

A central Ohio waterpark is getting a failing grade for the way it deals with customers. 

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7:02 am
Fri May 29, 2015

Local Broker Charged With Fraud

A federal grand jury has indicted a Westerville financial broker on charges of masterminding a scheme to defrauded an elderly investor out of more than 1.3 million dollars.

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6:56 am
Fri May 29, 2015

Company Pleads Guilty To Illegal Dumping Of Fracking Waste

Owner Ben Lupo has shut down his disposal company, Hardrock Excavating, since his arrest in 2013.
Credit cleveland.com

A Youngstown company has pleaded guilty to illegally dumping fracking wastewater into a storm sewer 33 times between October 2012 and January 2013. 

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