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2:20 am
Sat January 3, 2015

Online Fundraising Campaign For Deceased Toddler's Funeral Launched

Cameron Beckford
Credit Associated Press

A relative of a Maryland toddler found dead in Big Walnut creek on Wednesday is raising funds to pay for his funeral and other expenses.

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6:35 am
Fri January 2, 2015

Local Flu Hospitalizations Hit Record

Columbus Public Health officials say 101 people were hospitalized for the flu from December 20 through December 27, the largest weekly number since the agency started keeping records in 2009.

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6:26 am
Fri January 2, 2015

Brice Officials Were Warned Not To Create New Traffic Fine System

Recently released documents show the central Ohio village of Brice was warned against creating a new system for collecting money from traffic fines.

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6:24 am
Fri January 2, 2015

OHP: 2014 Traffic Fatalities Expected To Decline

The Ohio Highway Patrol says preliminary data shows the number of traffic deaths in 2014 probably will not be another record low. 

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3:57 pm
Wed December 31, 2014

Body Of Missing Boy Found In Big Walnut Creek

Cameron Beckford
Credit Associated Press

Police say the body of a 14-month-old boy missing in central Ohio has been found.

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9:34 am
Wed December 31, 2014

Mom Who Says She Left Boy On Porch Faces Charges

Dainesha Stevens
Credit Associated Press

A woman accused of abandoning a 14-month-old Maryland boy on the front porch of a stranger's home in Columbus is scheduled to be arraigned on a child endangerment charge as police searching for him warn he may be dead.  

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5:26 pm
Tue December 30, 2014

Cleveland NAACP Doubts City Will Keep Pressure On Police

Michael Nelson
Credit cleveland.com

A top official with the Cleveland branch of the NAACP says he has no confidence the city will make changes within the police department without federal oversight.  

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6:28 am
Tue December 30, 2014

Police ID Man Who Died After Driving Into Pond

Stonebridge Apartments
Credit zumper.com

Columbus police say a man who drove into a pond at an East side apartment complex early Monday had an argument with his parents shortly before the incident.

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6:22 am
Tue December 30, 2014

Court: OSU Partially Liable For Man's Traffic Death

Rolf Barth
Credit Ohio State University

The Ohio Court of Claims says Ohio State University is partially liable in the death of a Cleveland man run over by a medical professor driving to a work-related conference.

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6:14 am
Tue December 30, 2014

Feds Will Not Contract With Firm Operating Youngstown Prison

A spokesperson for the federal Bureau of Prisons says a contract with a private prison in Youngstown for low-level offenders will not be renewed.

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6:13 am
Tue December 30, 2014

Layoffs At Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant Averted

Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant
Credit Toledo Blade

Workers cleaning up the Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant in Piketon say the cancellation of hundreds of layoffs does not halt an undercurrent of uncertainty created by the project's unusual funding structure.

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6:11 am
Tue December 30, 2014

UD Names New CFO

Andrew Horner
Credit Boston University

The University of Dayton has hired a Boston University vice president as its chief financial officer following  a national search. 

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9:21 am
Mon December 29, 2014

Ohio Sets Up 24-Hour School Safety Tip Line

Ohio is offering a free anonymous tip line designed to alert local law enforcement officials to school safety issues. 

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1:21 am
Sat December 27, 2014

More Lawsuits Filed Over C8 Water Contamination

Dozens of West Virginia residents have filed lawsuits against DuPont for allegedly contaminating drinking water.

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1:17 am
Sat December 27, 2014

Santa Maria's Return To Scioto River In Doubt

Credit santamaria.org

The replica of the Santa Maria that was removed from the Scioto River in downtown Columbus remains dismantled in storage as a group hoping to reinstate the vessel tries to come up with a fundraising plan.

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6:35 pm
Fri December 26, 2014

Bodies Of Woman, 3 Grandkids Identified After Fire

Credit Associated Press

Fayette County Sheriff's deputies have identified the bodies of a woman and three grand children killed early Friday in a house fire near Washington Court House.

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6:10 am
Fri December 26, 2014

Monroe County Trailer Fire Claims Two Lives

Autopsies are scheduled today on the bodies of two Monroe County men who died in a Christmas Eve mobile home fire. 

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6:08 am
Fri December 26, 2014

Ex Union County Fair Board Member Sentenced For Animal Cruelty

A former Union County Fair Board member will avoid jail time for failing to properly contain livestock on his farm. 

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1:02 pm
Wed December 24, 2014

Lawsuit Challenges New Lethal Injection Drug Shield Law

Four death row inmates are challenging a new state law shielding the names of companies that provide Ohio with lethal injection drugs.

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12:59 pm
Wed December 24, 2014

Man Freed After Nearly Two Decades In Prison

Anthony Lemons
Credit cleveland.com

Cuayhoga County prosecutors have dropped charges against a man who was imprisoned for nearly two decades for murder but was granted a new trial.

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