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Craiglist Con Man wanted again

Jail only slowed down the man local authorities are calling the “Craigslist Con Man.” It didn’t stop him.

Jacob Ferrero (left) is charged with the murder of his pregnant girlfriend, Samantha Greenlee (right). Columbus Div. of police photos

Body found, boyfriend charged

The boyfriend of a missing 22-yr-old woman has reportedly been charged with her murder after leading police to her body.

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Body in pond may be missing man

An autopsy will be performed on a body found in a car submerged in a Delaware County pond, which authorities think might be that of a Columbus man who has been missing for more than nine years.


Home sales up in September

A continued reticence on the part of would-be home sellers resulted in modest gains in sales in Columbus and the rest of Ohio in September, according to data released Tuesday by the regional and statewide realtors’ organizations.


Early in-person voting up from 2010

The state's elections chief says more than 272,000 absentee ballots have been cast ahead of the fall election.

Image courtesy Ohio Dept. of Health

Money for Ebola preps OK’ed

COLUMBUS, Ohio – A Statehouse panel approved a funding request to help pay for more protective gear for health care…


Lawmakers want CDC help with Ebola

Ohio members of Congress are calling on the federal government to step up assistance to state health officials as it revises safety protocols to stem the spread of Ebola.

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Fed $$ for algae fight

Ohio will receive nearly $7.5 million as its share of funds from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency intended to battle harmful algae blooms like the one that caused a water emergency in Toledo in August.

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Irving in spotlight in Cavs win

LeBron James was the star attraction but Kyrie Irving stole the show with 28 points to lead the Cavaliers to a 107-98 win against the Chicago Bulls an exhibition game in front of a sellout crowd at the Schottenstein Center on the OSU campus Monday night.

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Ebola readiness

A legislative panel in Ohio is expected to consider a funding request to help pay for more protective gear for health care providers should the state have a suspected or confirmed case of Ebola.


Ohio family defends Ebola patient

The family of a Dallas nurse who tested positive for Ebola after flying to Ohio and returning home says she wouldn't knowingly expose herself or anyone else.

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Gas price rebounds

Gas prices in central Ohio are up a few cents to start the work week after plunging to two-year lows seven days ago.

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Hanks leads Wright St. fundraiser

Tom Hanks' latest starring role? He's the leading man in a $150 million fundraising campaign for Wright State University


Columbus Marathon results

Kenyans Meshack Kirwe and Kennedy Kemei finished first and second in the men’s division of the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Columbus Marathon Sunday.

Image courtesy The Ohio State University Dept. of Athletics

Bucks get poll bump

Saturday’s dominating win over Rutgers on Saturday and losses by some higher-ranked teams did little to help the Buckeyes in the major college football polls.

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OSU 56, Rutgers 17

J.T. Barrett completed his first nine passes, ran for 107 yards and two touchdowns and threw for three more scores to lead No. 13 Ohio State past Rutgers 56-17 on Saturday.

Stockpile of health care personal protective equipment at state Health  Dept. warehouse. Ohio Dept. of Health photo

Health agency wants extra Ebola gear

State health officials are asking for $800,000 to buy additional protective equipment for any staff or health care providers in Ohio who may have to care for a suspected Ebola patient or clean up after one.


Sept. unemployment inches down

Ohio's unemployment rate was down slightly to 5.6 percent for September.

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Bridesmaids quarantined during Ebola scare

A health official says at least nine people, including five bridesmaids, are quarantined and being monitored in northeast Ohio because they had contact with a Texas nurse who was diagnosed with Ebola after visiting the area. to buy a wedding dress

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Ebola call a hoax

As if to illustrate how seriously the Ebola scare is being taken in Ohio, Columbus Public Health, police and fire units responded in protective gear to a home on the Southeast Side last night, only to discover the caller reporting Ebola symptoms had lied

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