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12:18 pm
Thu January 29, 2015

Columbus Treasure Hunter Appears In Florida Courtroom

Credit bayoubuzz.com

A deep-sea treasure hunter from Columbus appeared in a Florida courtroom today.

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10:26 am
Thu January 29, 2015

Grand Jury Indicts Pickup Truck Driver In Fatal Downtown Columbus Crash

Credit Ohio Public Radio

A Franklin County grand jury today  indicted the driver of a pickup truck who allegedly ran a red light and struck a school bus in downtown Columbus on December 12.

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8:37 am
Thu January 29, 2015

Annual Count Of Local Homeless To Be Conducted Tonight

The Community Shelter Board leads the eleventh annual "Point In Time" count of the homeless population in Columbus and Franklin County tonight. 

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7:29 am
Thu January 29, 2015

Ohio Auto, Home Insurance Premiums Expected To Rise

The Ohio Insurance Institute says home and auto rates are expected to rise this year. 

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7:27 am
Thu January 29, 2015

Port Columbus Passenger Traffic Increases

Credit columbusunderground.com

More people flew out of Port Columbus last year. 

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7:24 am
Thu January 29, 2015

COTA Ridership Increases

Credit nacentralohio.com

The Central Ohio Transit Authority says bus ridership increased by 3 percent last year.

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7:17 am
Thu January 29, 2015

Athens County Sheriff To Testify At His Public Corruption Trial

Credit mediatrackers.org

Attorneys for suspended Athens County Sheriff Pat Kelly say their client will take the stand in his own defense during his public corruption trial. 

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7:14 am
Thu January 29, 2015

Tim Hortons To Cut Jobs In Dublin

Canadian-based coffee and bakery chain Tim Hortons plans to lay off workers at its U.S. headquarters in Dublin. 

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7:11 am
Thu January 29, 2015

Regional Jobless Rate Held Steady In December

State officials say central Ohio’s unemployment rate held steady at 3.7 percent in December, a 13-year low.

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7:02 am
Thu January 29, 2015

Local Radio, Television Personality Passes Away

Stan Robinson
Credit lancastereaglegazette.com

Funeral services are pending for a longtime central Ohio television weathercaster and radio personality.

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6:55 am
Thu January 29, 2015

Fugitive Ohio Treasure Hunter Arrested In Florida

Tommy Thompson
Credit U.S. Marshals Service

The U.S. Marshals Service says a treasure hunter locked in a legal battle over the proceeds from a wrecked ship was paying cash for the Florida hotel room where he and a companion lived for more than a year.

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6:49 am
Thu January 29, 2015

OSU Plans New Brain And Spinal Hospital

OSU's former cancer hospital building
Credit Ohio State University

Ohio State University officials have new plans for the former cancer hospital building. 

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6:38 am
Thu January 29, 2015

ODOT Has Plan To Handle Traffic From New Ikea Store

Plans are in the works to prevent traffic problems caused by a proposed IKEA store on Polaris Parkway.

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6:34 am
Thu January 29, 2015

Ohio, Kentucky Form Plan To Fund New Brent Spence Bridge

Ohio Governor John Kasich (L) and Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear
Credit cincinnati.com

The governors of Ohio and Kentucky have proposed a 50 percent discount on tolls for frequent users of the Brent Spence Bridge over the Ohio River in Cincinnati in an effort to accelerate plans to replace the aging structure. 

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6:25 am
Thu January 29, 2015

Analysis: Legislative Republicans Made More Political Donations Than Ohio Dems

A new analysis by the non-partisan Center for Public Integrity shows Republicans in the Ohio Legislature made more direct donations to state-level elections in 2014 than the state Democratic party made to all its candidates combined.

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6:16 am
Thu January 29, 2015

Four Newark Fires Intentionally Set

Newark fire officials say four of the seven fires reported this month have been ruled arsons.

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6:13 am
Thu January 29, 2015

Local Pastor Charged With Having Sex With Teen

Scott Murphy
Credit Newark Police

Bond is set at 100 thousand dollars for a Newark pastor accused of having sex with a 15-year-old parishioner on church property.

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6:09 am
Thu January 29, 2015

Man Who Threatened To Kill Boehner Sentenced

U.S. House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio

An Indiana man who pleaded guilty to threatening to kill Republican U.S. House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio has been sentenced to four years' probation.

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6:03 am
Thu January 29, 2015

Ohio Congressman Switches Stance On Abortion

Ohio Democratic congressman Tim Ryan has switched his position and now supports abortion rights. 

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5:57 am
Thu January 29, 2015

Legislative Republicans Unveil Agenda

Majority Republicans in the Ohio Senate are pushing for colleges to cut tuition costs by 5 percent and creation of a prison where drug addicted inmates can get treatment.

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