Several artists and venues around Columbus open their doors to the public this weekend.


The Columbus Regional Airport Authority says the Rickenbacker foreign-trade zone is ranked ninth in the nation for the total value of all goods imported last year.


The U.S. Department of Agriculture has an open investigation into Columbus-based Battelle, but its purpose is unclear.


Columbus police and the local Fraternal Order of Police chapter have reached an agreement on rules for use of body cameras, which is slated to begin at the end of the year.

Pickaway County Sheriff's Office

The former director of the Pickaway County Veterans Services department has been convicted of stealing more than 18 thousand dollars from the agency to feed her gambling addiction and support her lifestyle.


Demolition of the Long's Book Store Building on North High Street is underway.

Clark County Sheriff's Office

Clark County Sheriff's deputies have charged the parents of a 6-week-old boy who died yesterday at a Springfield motel. 

Columbus Division of Police

A Columbus man will serve 15 years in prison for his role in a fatal burglary attempt on the east side last September.

Columbus police will no longer conduct sobriety checkpoints. 

WCBE Files

Columbus police statistics for the summer safety initiative, or summer strike force, show officers made 402 arrests, and confiscated 87 firearms and nearly 2 1/2 kilograms of heroin from late May through late August. 

Licking County Sheriff's Office

New charges are possible against a Newark rape suspect after bomb-making materials were found in his home. 


A Delaware County Sheriff's deputy has been indicted for allegedly trying to steal thousands of dollars while off duty. 

The mayor of the Licking County village of Alexandria resigned this week.


The owner of an Akron bridal shop that closed after an Ebola scare has sued Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas, saying it failed to train and prevent a nurse from contracting the virus from a patient.


A new Quinnipiac University poll shows incumbent Republican U.S. Senator Rob Portman of Ohio has a commanding lead over Democratic challenger Ted Strickland.


Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump will hold his first campaign event in Cincinnati on October 13.


A new director of the Franklin County Emergency Management Agency and Homeland Security Department has been named.

Columbus Division of Police

A Columbus man is due to appear in court today on charges of pretending to sell Ohio State football tickets.


Lorain County prosecutors say no one will be charged in connection with the detention of an Emirati businessman held by police at gunpoint at an Avon hotel after a clerk raised suspicions of ties to terrorism. 


The leader of a breakaway Amish group accused in hair- and beard-cutting attacks is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to review the case.