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6:27 am
Fri April 3, 2015

Local HIV-Postive Man Indicted On Charges Of Raping Children

Keith Allen
Credit Columbus Division of Police

An HIV-positive Columbus man suspected of raping three children has been indicted by a Franklin County grand jury.

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6:17 am
Fri April 3, 2015

Columbus Man Pleads Guilty In Nephew's Death

Robert Broom
Credit Columbus Division of Police

Sentencing is pending for a Columbus man who has pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter in the death of his 8-year-old nephew last April.

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6:15 am
Fri April 3, 2015

Local Fugitive Pleads Guilty To Child Porn Charge

Jeremiah Malfroid
Credit Columbus Division of Police

A Columbus man has pleaded guilty to a charge of producing child pornography.

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6:40 am
Thu April 2, 2015

Double-Murder Suspect Shot And Wounded By Columbus Police

Jenea Harvison
Credit Columbus Division of Police

Columbus police say officers shot and wounded a man who killed his estranged wife and her brother outside of the day care center she owned on Wednesday.

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6:34 am
Thu April 2, 2015

Report: Ohio Executed Three People Last Year

An annual report by the Ohio Attorney General's office on capital punishment shows three people were sentenced to die last year, bringing the total number under Ohio's 1981 law to 323 sentences.

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6:29 am
Thu April 2, 2015

Buckeye Lake Chamber Wants New Dam Study

The regional chamber of commerce at Buckeye Lake says it will seek a second expert opinion following a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers report warning of a catastrophic dam failure.

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6:24 am
Thu April 2, 2015

Governor Signs Transportation Budget Minus Voting Provision

Governor John Kasich talks to employees at manufacturing plant in Reynoldsburg shortly before signing the transportation budget bill.
Credit Ohio Public Radio

Republican Ohio Governor John Kasich has used his line-item-veto power to strike a provision from the state transportation budget Democrats claimed would discourage out-of-state college students from voting.

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10:07 am
Wed April 1, 2015

Ohio Prison To Lay Off 185 Workers After Losing Contract

The operator of a private prison in northeast Ohio says 185 employees are expected to lose their jobs because the government decided not to renew the facility's contract to house federal inmates. 

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9:55 am
Wed April 1, 2015

Father Charged With Assaulting Adult Son

A central Ohio man has been charged with felonious assault after authorities say he struck his 25-year-old son in the head after the two got into an argument. 

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9:49 am
Wed April 1, 2015

Ohio State Commits $400M To Affordability Effort

Ohio State University president Michael Drake says the school is committing 400 million dollars over five years to lower students' costs and improve the value of their education. 

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7:16 am
Tue March 31, 2015

Man Charged In Toddler's Slaying

Kurt Ford
Credit Columbus Division of Police

The man accused in the December death of a 1-year-old Maryland boy found in Big Walnut Creek has been charged with murder.

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6:56 am
Tue March 31, 2015

GOP Activists Take Same-Sex Marriage Support Effort To Ohio

Credit freedomtomarry.org

Activists who don't want the Republican Party's 2016 platform to oppose same-sex marriage will promote their effort in Ohio.

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6:39 am
Tue March 31, 2015

New ONG Leader Sworn In

Major General Mark Bartman
Credit ong.ohio.gov

Ohio Governor John Kasich has sworn in a new adjutant general of the Ohio National Guard.

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6:36 am
Tue March 31, 2015

Another PUCO Chair Leaving The Post

Tom Johnson
Credit State of Ohio

Tom Johnson is resigning as chair of the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio but will continue to serve as a commissioner.

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9:52 am
Mon March 30, 2015

Ohio Officer Dies After Funeral Procession Crash

George Brooks
Credit Forest Park Police

A 63-year-old retired Forest Park police officer has died from injuries sustained when his motorcycle was hit by a car while he was escorting a funeral procession. 

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6:29 pm
Fri March 27, 2015

State Considers Delaying Independent Health-Worker Proposal

Ohio Governor John Kasich's administration says it's open to delaying a proposal that has sparked hours of legislative testimony from individuals with disabilities who fear it could limit their choice in picking the workers who tend to their basic needs at home. 

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7:13 am
Fri March 27, 2015

Officials Pleased With Columbus Land Bank

Credit City of Columbus

Columbus city officials say they're starting to see results from the land bank program launched several years ago. 

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6:56 am
Fri March 27, 2015

Cleveland Denies Police Wrongdoing In Death Of Mentally Ill Woman

Tanisha Anderson
Credit Anderson Family

The city of Cleveland denies two officers did anything wrong before a handcuffed, mentally ill woman died in custody last year.

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6:37 am
Fri March 27, 2015

Judge Orders New Trials For Three Convicted Killers

(L to R) Eugene Johnson Junior, Derrick Wheatt and Laurese Glover enter a Cuyahoga County courtroom.
Credit wksu.org

A Cuayhoga County judge has ordered new trials for three men convicted of a 1995 slaying because of what she calls malicious suppression of evidence by an assistant prosecutor.

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6:56 am
Thu March 26, 2015

Two Local Businessmen Convicted In Phony Beverage Scheme

Sentencing is pending for two central Ohio businessmen convicted of stealing investors money from a now defunct beverage company. 

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