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 Fifty years ago, Martin Luther King Junior advocated for Americans living in poverty in what was called the "Poor People's Campaign." 

Newark Police

Police have arrested a suspect in a homicide last Friday night in Newark. 

Baby products maker Evenflo is taking 70 jobs from the Miami Valley.  

Internet retailer Amazon plans to build a distribution center in West Jefferson. 

Columbus City Council last night approved a series of new gun restrictions, including bans on imitation firearms and bump stocks. 

Franklin County Sheriff's Office

The Franklin County Sheriff's office has identified the suspect shot and killed Saturday night in an exchange of gunfire with a deputy on the west side. 

Columbus police say two people are hospitalized after a shooting on the northeast side. 

Columbus police have identified the victim of a drive-by shooting early Saturday on the north side. 

The Franklin County Sheriff's office says a deputy is hospitalized in critical condition and a suspect is dead after an exchange of gunfire following attempted traffic stop on the Hilltop on Saturday night. 

Statehouse News Bureau

Backers of a proposed constitutional amendment to legalize marijuana have passed the first big hurdle in that process. 

columbuslandmarks.org

The Columbus Landmarks Foundation has released its sixth-annual list of endangered buildings. 

Toledo Police

A judge has ordered a Toledo police sergeant arrested in a prostitution sting in Columbus to pay a 150 dollar fine for a loitering violation.  

Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction

A Columbus man has been sentenced to five years in prison for killing a construction worker while driving impaired on I-70 near Hilliard-Rome Road last September. 

madison-press.com

The former London City Auditor has pleaded guilty to theft in office charges. 

Ohio Public Radio

The state auditor says the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow committed fraud by inflating student participation numbers in order to continue collecting millions in taxpayer money.

Two gun rights groups are threatening to sue the city of Cincinnati after city council Wednesday passed an ordinance banning so-called "trigger activators" like bump stocks, modifications that allow rapid fire.  

Statehouse News Bureau

Tuesday’s primary election could  impact on who gets selected next week to be Speaker of the Ohio House.

CCAD Film & Video student Josh Smukal

The Columbus College of Art & Design holds its formal fashion show Friday night. One student designer has turned her experience of living with one hand into crafting clothes that combine function and fashion for others with disabilities. 

Ohio voters Tuesday approved more than two-thirds of school levies on their ballots. 

Ohio Public Radio

Numbers from the Ohio Secretary of State's office show the so-called blue wave of Democratic enthusiasm evident in  races in other states  might not be a reality here. 

arts.gov

Ohio arts organizations fared well in the latest allocation of federal grants. 

The Columbus City Attorney's office has filed a motion seeking to halt the state's planned auction of computers owned by the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow, saying they may contain evidence of attendance-data manipulation. 

A Franklin County judge has granted a 90-day stay of a lawsuit seeking to stop the Columbus Crew SC's proposed move to Texas. 

Ohio Public Radio

Ohio Governor John Kasich has signed an executive order allowing smart vehicle testing on public roadways. 

wytv.com

A Trumbull County jury has found former Niles Mayor Ralph Infante guilty of chagres of running an illegal gambling house. 

Columbus police have filed murder charges against a man who allegedly stabbed and killed a woman last night on the east side. 

Columbus Division of Fire

Funeral services are pending for the Columbus firefighter killed in a motorcycle crash Tuesday night near downtown. 

dps.osu.edu

Ohio State University Police Chief Craig Stone is resigning effective June 12. 

WCBE files

The Franklin Township police officer captured on video kicking a handcuffed suspect has resigned. 

The Buckeye Lake Village Council has voted to fire Police Chief James Hanzey, citing insubordination and failure to properly fulfill his duties.  

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