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The Franklin County Democratic Party’s central committee has appointed CPA Ron Hagan to fulfill the remainder of county treasurer Ed Leonard’s term, which expires next year.

itv.com

The campaign of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has accepted the resignation of its volunteer chair in Mahoning County after the woman made a series of remarks disparaging blacks.

standardbredcanada.ca

The heavily-favored horse named Betting Line captured the Little Brown Jug under a cloud of controversy Thursday, after the discovery of text messages that implied it may have been given an unauthorized supplement.

Cincinnati Police

Two Cincinnati residents are under federal indictment for allegedly distributing heroin-laced carfentanil.

mansfieldnewsjournal.com

Mansfield police say they're looking for a connection between the death of Rebekah Leicy and Ashland County murder suspect Shawn Grate.

cnn.com

Boxing promoter and Ohio native Don King is stirring up controversy.

bodyworn.com

Most of the ten people who spoke at a Columbus City Council public hearing last night on a proposed policy for police body cameras say the city must move as quickly as possible to equip officers with the devices, in the wake of recent police shootings.

A report commissioned by three groups representing public schools shows what the groups say is a strong link between academic performance and household income.

fortrapids.com

Columbus' only indoor water park will be placed on the auction block this fall.

wikipedia

Franklin County Dog Shelter officials say the distemper outbreak is over.

Licking County Sheriff's Office

Licking County Sheriff's deputies have arrested a person of interest in a local murder.

cscc.edu

Classes are scheduled to resume today at Columbus State Community College's Westerville campus after the death of a student.

Delaware County Sheriff's Office

A Delaware County woman has pleaded guilty to charges of stealing jewelry, watches and other items from residents of senior living facilities in Delaware and Franklin Counties over several years to support her drug habit.

Another child injured in a crash on I-270 last week has died.

Columbus police say a 7-year-old girl was killed last night after she was hit by a sport utility vehicle outside the Kingshill Court Apartments near I-71 on the north side.

Sentencing is scheduled November 9 for a Columbus man who pleaded guilty this week for his role in a robbery in which two accomplices were shot and killed by police officers.

lssco.org

Plans to move homeless people from the Faith Mission and other shelters into a building on North Grant Avenue are proceeding.

Ashland County Sheriff's Office

Ross County Sheriff's deputies say they are investigating the Ashland County man charged with two murders and suspected in three others.

Florida Highway Patrol

The Florida Highway Patrol has charged a motorist with causing a weekend crash that killed four members of a Columbus softball team.

WCBE Files

The Columbus Board of Health has delayed voting on new rules for people raising farmyard animals after receiving new questions from people who keep chickens and small animals on their properties.

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