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Former Ohio State University president Gordon Gee is making good on a years-old pledge he made to donate 1 million dollars for a scholarship fund at the school.

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Ohio Department of Education statistics show the number of charter schools in the state dropped in 2016 for the third straight year, while enrollment also declined.

The Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification and Investigation has suspended five employees and fired another who worked at state crime labs.   

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Columbus and Ohio State University police are offering safety tips for ride-share consumers after a student apparently got into the wrong car on January 13.

Columbus fire officials have identified the west side man who died Thursday night after jumping from a window to escape a house fire.

Franklin County Sheriff's Office

A Franklin County judge will allow a Columbus woman who was set on fire by her now ex-fiancee to give a deposition that would be used in case she dies of her injuries. 

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The Cuayhoga County coroner has identified the recovered remains of three of the six central Ohioans killed when a plane piloted by a Columbus businessman apparently crashed over Lake Erie last month.

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Champaign County Sheriff's deputies say staff at West Liberty High School,  where a student was shot Friday morning, overpowered the armed student shooter and prevented what could have been a far worse situation.

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A crime victims compensation fund has rejected a request for payment of lost wages made on behalf of a relative of a man killed in last year's Pike County shootings.

Ohio Public Radio

A nationwide march for women’s rights will be held in Washington D.C. on Saturday. 

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A special presentation took place this week within the Columbus Division of Fire. 

financialtribune.com

Ohio's unemployment rate was for December is 4.9 percent, unchanged from November.

West Liberty-Salem Local Schools

Champaign County Sheriff's deputies say one person was shot and wounded this morning at West Liberty High School. 

Franklin County Sheriff's Office

A Columbus man who pleaded guilty to fatally shooting four people and trying to kill a fifth during a robbery at an East Hudson Street home in 2015 was sentenced Thusday to life in prison.

In a recent study, marketing and research firm J.D. Power ranked Columbus as "Highest in Visitor Satisfaction in the Midwest."

The Ohio High School Athletic Association says high school football championship games will return to Canton in 2017 and 2018.

A preliminary National Transportation Safety Board report on last month's apparent crash of a plane carrying six central Ohioans in Cleveland does not reveal a possible cause. 

president.osu.edu

Ohio State University is about to launch an ambitious 20-year  plan to remake the campus. 

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A Reynoldsburg woman accused of taping her 2-year-old son to a wall and streaming it live on social media is charged with abduction.

Jacksonville, Florida Police

Prosecutors say a man imprisoned for murder has been charged with killing a Florida woman who was reported missing before her skeletal remains were found in Ohio last May.

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