Ohio State Marching band's drummers perform during a college football game Saturday, Oct. 13, 2007 in Columbus, Ohio.

Report: Band a “sexualized…culture of intimidation”

Buckeye Nation was still reeling Friday morning from the news that the director of OSU’s storied marching band had been fired amid allegations he knew about and ignored "serious cultural issues" including sexual harassment.

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Bill: Birth control “Not Boss’ Business”

In the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in retail chain Hobby Lobby’s challenge to the federal healthcare reform law, a trio of Ohio lawmakers are introducing a measure they say will prevent employers from excluding birth control from health insurance coverage.


Booster accused of pocketing $67K of band money

Authorities say a former booster club treasurer accused of stealing about $67,000 meant for a Licking County high school band has been indicted for theft.

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Ohio man arrested in 20-year-old murders

A northeast Ohio man is behind bars, accused of murdering his wife and teenage daughter in New York nearly 20 years ago and dumping their bodies in two other states.


32 years in slave labor case

Prosecutors say an Ashland woman has been sentenced to 32 years in federal prison for enslaving a mentally disabled woman through threats and intimidation.

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OSU fires band leader for culture of harassment

Ohio State University Marching Band directorJon Waters has been fired for allowing an "environment conducive to sexual harassment."

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Ladder trucks recalled

The Columbus Division of Fire has taken a half dozen ladder trucks out of service after they were voluntarily recalled by their Dublin-based manufacturer.

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Fatal trash chute fall?

A Cleveland police official says a man found dead at a Lorain County landfill may have fallen down a five- or six-story garbage chute at Progressive Field in Cleveland and landed in a large waste container.

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Man accused of killing paralyzed wife

Ten months after his bedridden wife died of an overdose of prescription drugs, a Milford Center man has been arrested for her murder.

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Teen shooting victim remembered

A candlelight vigil staged by family and friends remembered a slain central Ohio teen on the day she would have turned 18.

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South Side murder-suicide

Homicide investigators are calling the deaths of a South Side couple a murder-suicide.


Fair Time!

The 161st edition of the Ohio State Fair kicks off Wednesday at the Expo Center on the Northeast Side and runs through Aug. 3.


Jetliner makes emergency landing

No one was reported injured when a passenger jetliner made an emergency landing at Port Columbus International Airport Tuesday night.

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15-year-old arrested in teen’s murder

Columbus SWAT officers arrested a 15-year-old boy Tuesday in connection with the fatal shooting of a teenage girl on the Southeast Side Monday night.

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Vet’s duck flap in court

An Army veteran who says his pet ducks help relieve his post-traumatic stress disorder is getting his day in court after being cited for violating an eastern Ohio village ban, even though someone else already paid his fine.

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2-year-old shot

A toddler was listed in stable condition Wednesday morning after being shot, along with a 22-year-old man, during a backyard gathering on the Northeast Side.


Lebron says “sorry” with cupcakes

LeBron James has sent cupcakes to his neighbors to apologize for the ruckus caused by the announcement of his homecoming earlier this month.

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Blood shortage concerns

The Red Cross is asking for blood donations, warning of a potential shortage in the coming weeks due to a significant drop in the number of people who have given blood this summer.

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Past on display in butter

One Ohio icon shares space with more than a dozen others at the State Fair butter cow display this year.


Home sales slow in June

The housing market in central Ohio continued to show the effects of a tight supply in June, when the number of homes sold increased over May, but lagged behind sales in June 2013.

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Katy Perry: The Prismatic World Tour

Katy Perry’s “Prismatic World Tour” comes to Nationwide Arena on August 13th.


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