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7:55 am
Fri January 9, 2015

Former CCS Official Sentenced For Changing Student Grades

Stanley Pyle
Credit Columbus City Schools

A Franklin County judge has sentenced a former Columbus City Schools assistant principal to two years probation.

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7:48 am
Fri January 9, 2015

Yet Another Marijuana Legalization Ballot Initiative Emerges

A second proposed ballot effort seeking to legalize  marijuana in Ohio has emerged.

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7:35 am
Fri January 9, 2015

ODRC Dropping Two-Drug Lethal Injection Cocktail

The execution of Ronald Phillips is being delayed
Credit wcpo.com

The Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections says it's dropping the two-drug lethal injection cocktail used to execute an inmate last year during which he repeatedly gasped and snorted. 

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7:25 am
Fri January 9, 2015

Five Columbus Cops Cleared Of Internal Wrongdoing In Two Fatal Shootings

The Columbus Police Firearms Review Board says five officers involved in two fatal shootings in 2013 acted within division policy.

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7:16 am
Fri January 9, 2015

Former Franklin County Deputy Pleads Guilty To Child Porn Charges

Justin Iddings
Credit Franklin County Sheriff's Office

A Franklin County Sheriff's deputy who was fired last April will be sentenced on February 20 on child pornography charges.

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7:13 am
Fri January 9, 2015

Former Acting Laurelville Police Chief Sentenced

A Hocking County judge has sentenced former acting Laurelville police chief Frank Diamond to five years probation for buying used police cruisers for himself and his co-defendant.

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7:11 am
Fri January 9, 2015

Some OSU Marching Band Members Disciplined For Boozing At Sugar Bowl

Six members of the Ohio State University Marching Band were dismissed or suspended last week for alcohol-related incidents while in New Orleans for the Sugar Bowl.

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6:58 am
Fri January 9, 2015

Macy's To Close At Least Three Ohio Stores

A clearance sale is scheduled to begin next week at the Macy's store in the Kingsdale Shopping Center.

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6:56 am
Fri January 9, 2015

Former Columbus Official Hired By Upper Arlington

Mark Kelsey
Credit bizjournals.com

Former Columbus Public Service Director Mark Kelsey has been hired for the same job with the city of Upper Arlington.

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6:53 am
Fri January 9, 2015

Local Man Indicted For 1996 Rape

Roshawn Tatom
Credit Columbus Division of Police

The Franklin County grand jury has indicted a man on charges of raping and kidnapping a woman in February of 1996.

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5:21 pm
Thu January 8, 2015

New Hotline Hopes Bystanders Will Take Action On Domestic Abuse

Signs that will be used in the "Where's The Line?" campaign to encourage bystanders to call the hotline and ask questions.
Credit Ohio Public Radio

An anti-family violence center in Columbus is unveiling a new resource to help people who think they might be witnessing domestic abuse -- but aren’t sure.

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12:02 pm
Thu January 8, 2015

Dublin Financial Advisor Facing More Criminal Charges

Credit justice.gov

A federal grand jury has indicted a local financial advisor on charges of structuring cash withdrawal transactions, and with mail and wire fraud.

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11:20 am
Thu January 8, 2015

Bridal Shop Caught In Ebola Scare Closing

Coming Attractions Bridal & Formal in Akron is closing
Credit cleveland.com

The owner of the Akron bridal shop linked to an Ebola survivor say the store is closing because it lost significant revenue and has been stigmatized.

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10:08 am
Thu January 8, 2015

Columbus Police Release Name Of Man Killed By Officers At Port Columbus

Columbus police have identified the knife-wielding man shot and killed by airport police at Port Columbus yesterday as 41-year-old Hashim Hanif Ibn Abdul-Rasheed.

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7:24 am
Thu January 8, 2015

Ohio's Public Education Ranking Declines

Ohio's public schools are sliding in a national report card. 

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7:15 am
Thu January 8, 2015

Study Shows One Source Of Toxic Algae Bloom Growth

Credit dailytech.com

A new study shows what creates conditions for the growth of toxic algae blooms, or cyanobacteria, in Ohio waterways may be the bacteria themselves. 

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7:10 am
Thu January 8, 2015

JC Penny To Close Some Ohio Stores

J.C. Penney is planning to close an underperforming store at Eastland Mall in Columbus in May.

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6:53 am
Thu January 8, 2015

State IDs, Drivers Licenses Get New Look

Ohioans renewing driver's licenses or identification cards will see a new design this year.

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6:37 am
Thu January 8, 2015

Tips For Protection In Frigid Weather

The Ohio Emergency Management Agency is urging people to take preventive actions as frigid cold hits this week.

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6:28 am
Thu January 8, 2015

Bank Robbery Suspect Arrested In Central Ohio

Jeremy DeHass
Credit Blanchester Police

Blanchester police say they have identified a suspect in a 13-year-old bank robbery. 

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