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The Franklin County Convention Facilities Authority has officially opened a new 8-floor garage on Goodale Street, near the Greater Columbus Convention Center.

PUCO Approves Utilities Plan To Raise Rates To Subsidize Older Plants

Mar 31, 2016

State regulators have approved a pair of deals that allow FirstEnergy and AEP to impose multi-billion dollar rate increases on electricity customers to subsidize some older coal-fired and nuclear power plants.

The City of Columbus has formally approved several agreements with the Central Ohio Transit Authority to create what is called the Cleveland Avenue Bus Rapid Transit project. 

A Franklin County sheriff's deputy will not be charged for causing an on-duty crash that killed a man last July.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a new label for a common abortion-inducing drug that could undo restrictions on medication abortions passed by Ohio and other states.

Delaware County Sheriff'

Bond is set at 120 thousand dollars for a former Powell business owner charged with sexually assaulting teen employees.

WCBE Files

A Columbus teen has now pleaded guilty to adult charges of unintentionally shooting and killing a girl in 2014.

Ohio Public Radio

The fight over a ballot proposal to put ethics restrictions on state lawmakers and cut their pay is headed to the Ohio Supreme Court.

castaneapartners.com

A Boston-based private equity firm says it will invest in the Columbus-based Ice Cream manufacturer that is attempting to rebound from two listeria outbreaks.

Kasich Wants Some Medicaid Recipients To Pay More

Mar 30, 2016

Republican Governor John Kasich's administration is moving forward with plans to require more than 1 million low-income Ohioans to pay a new monthly cost for Medicaid or potentially lose coverage. 

Regulators Set To Vote On Rate Hike For AEP And First energy

Mar 30, 2016

State regulators are set to vote tomorrow on a multi-billion-dollar rate hike proposal from two electric utilities that critics call a coal plant bailout.

warren.org

Federal prosecutors say the Warren city auditor has been indicted  for sending his former employer an envelope containing white powder in November 2014.  

cbsnews.com

A Toledo boy is the first child to win the civilian version of the Congressional Medal of Honor.

The Ohio Department of Transportation says more than 350 million dollars in road construction projects are scheduled to begin this year in central Ohio.

Columbus Police are working to identify the body found in the Scioto River yesterday in the downtown area.

Authorities are investigating a near miss between a passenger jet and a model airplane near Port Columbus last night.

Marysville Police

A former Marysville High School teacher has pleaded guilty to charges of having a sexual relationship with one of her students.

Grove City Police

Sentencing is scheduled April 15 for a Grove City man convicted of sexually assaulting young children.

thelantern.com

Ohio State University will spend 42 million dollars to renovate a portion of Ohio Stadium, eliminate some obstructed view seats, add more luxury seating, and make other upgrades.

WCBE Files

Seven people who were sexually abused by Roman Catholic priests have reached a total of 16 settlements involving financial compensation and counseling with the Boston Archdiocese.

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