In like a lion

True to the adage, the month of March began with February-like weather. Central Ohioans woke up Sunday morning to a fresh coating of snow, slippery roads and a forecast of a wintry mix through mush of the first week of the month.

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Be ready for severe weather

Ohioans are still waiting for winter to loosen its grip and emergency officials are telling them to be prepared for severe spring and summer weather: Tornadoes, thunderstorms and floods.


Cold comfort

As cold-weather records teeter and fall across Ohio, residents with limited budgets and mobility are feeling the pinch, as are organizations trying to help.

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North Side Fix gets boost

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Construction should begin this year on the next phases of work on interchanges along the North Outer…


Drop in concealed-carry permits

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The number of concealed-carry permits declined in Ohio last year, though there was a surge of renewals,…

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Diversity & Inclusion Officers to build trust

Amid a national conversation about relations between law enforcement agencies and the communities they patrol, the Columbus Division of Police is trying to strengthen its relationship with minority communities.


Project Prepare

An effort by the American Red Cross and Columbia Gas to get more Ohioans ready for fires, floods and other emergencies kicked off in Columbus on Thursday.


Prosecutor: Columbus man met with terror suspects, provided “device”

A tablet computer was reportedly among the items that a West Side man supplied to members of a terrorist organization during a trip to the Middle East.

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Ohio Guard one of cyber protection teams

Ohio will be a leader in protecting the nation’s military databases and information systems from cyberattack.

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DeWine rejects second pot measure

For the second time this week, Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine has turned away an attempt to get a measure on the ballot that would legalize marijuana use in the state.

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Former Fire Chief Werner dies

The man who led the Columbus Division of Fire for seven years in the 1980s and 90s has died, division officials announced Thursday morning.


Strickland challenges Portman

Former Ohio Governor Ted Strickland says his run for the U.S. Senate seat held by Republican Rob Portman will focus on expanding job and educational opportunities for average people.

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Accused “homegrown” terrorist indicted

A West Side man is accused of supporting Middle Eastern terrorists by providing resources and money laundering in what prosecutors say is the first indictment of its kind in Franklin County Common Pleas Court.

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State of the State 2015

Ohio's governor is proposing another $500 million in tax cuts he says will keep the state’s recovery steaming along

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Police chief’s brother killed

Authorities say the brother of Cleveland's police chief has been killed and the girlfriend suspected in his death shot herself when troopers stopped her vehicle in western Pennsylvania.

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Missing girl, father found in Massachusetts

A three-year-old girl from the state of Delaware who was the subject of an Amber Alert that extended into Ohio Tuesday was found safe in Massachusetts and police were working to reunite Elinor Trotta with her mother.

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New look, same team

The Browns have unveiled a new primary logo, and it's not much different than the old one.


Ouch! Record cold in central Ohio

Schools were closed or opened late as central Ohioans awoke to record-setting cold temperatures and off-the-charts wind chills.

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Kasich to sketch broad strokes in Ohio’s Comeback City

The practical and the political will share the stage as Gov. John Kasich delivers his annual State of the State address in Wilmington.


DeWine rejects pot ballot language

A proposal to legalize marijuana in Ohio has failed to clear an initial state hurdle, though backers of the effort say they plan to revise the constitutional amendment.

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