The Columbus City Attorney's office has filed a motion seeking to halt the state's planned auction of computers owned by the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow, saying they may contain evidence of attendance-data manipulation.
The City of Columbus has filed a lawsuit against three drug manufacturers, five distributors and three individuals the city council president calls 'opinion leaders' for their alleged roles in the opioid crisis.
In exchange for an estimated $68-million tax abatement, the developer behind the Easton Town Center retail complex is promising to create 500 new jobs, 250 housing units and jumpstart a development fund for the nearby Linden neighborhood.
There were no disruptions of last night's Columbus City Council meeting as there were last week, when activists seeking justice in the police shooting deaths of two African-Americans shut down the meeting.
Columbus City Council last night formally approved placing on the August ballot a measure asking voters to change the panel's make-up from from seven members elected at-large to 13 members, 10 of whom would be elected from wards.