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Gunfire at Athens Hallowe’en fest

Police say the annual Halloween street party at Ohio University ended abruptly when someone fired gunshots into the air.


Housing on the rebound

There is good news on two economic fronts: House prices are rising and gas prices are falling.

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A White Castle fit for a king

It won't be your father's White Castle: The Columbus-based burger chain is planning to rebuild its restaurant at N. High and 2nd Streets in Victorian Village next year,

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2 dead in weekend shootings

Columbus police are trying to figure out who shot a man who collapsed in a parking lot following an argument over the weekend.


$4 million embezzlement scheme

A former employee of a Huntington National Bank subsidiary faces 30 years in prison after pleading guilty to a charge that he embezzled more than $4 million of the company’s funds, federal prosecutors said.

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2 fatal accidents

Two people were killed in separate accidents in Prairie Township on the Far West Side early Saturday morning, Franklin County Sheriff Zach Scott said.

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2OT win hurts OSU in poll

The Buckeyes fell one spot to No. 13 in the USA Today college football poll after Saturday’s double-overtime win at Penn State, their last game before the new College Football Playoff committee releases its rankings.


Improving parks and trails

State officials have announced plans to revamp campsites and renovate cabins at one state park while handing out millions of dollars in grants to improve and extend hiking and biking trails.


Lowest pump price in 4 years

For the first time in nearly four years, the average price of regular gasoline has dropped below $3 a gallon.

The Ohio State marching band before Ohio State hosts Wisconsin in a NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 10, 2009, in Columbus, Ohio.

OSU defends band director firing

In its response to a lawsuit by fired marching band director Jon Waters, OSU says Waters was fired because he failed to address a sexualized culture within the band and was an at-will employee who could be fired with or without cause, refuting claims that he was a victim of sex discrimination.

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Mom, toddler hit by car

A 20-year-old woman and her two-year-old son were recovering in the hospital after being hit by a car on the West Side late Thursday night.

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State: Hospitals are Ebola-ready

The state Health Department says all of the hospitals in Ohio have finished running through their Ebola preparedness drills, including training in how to manage a suspect Ebola-positive patient and the proper use of personal protective equipment.


$1.1M bond for accused murderer

Bond was set at $1.1 million for a central Ohio man who police say confessed to beating and strangling his pregnant girlfriend before burying her beside a cornfield.


Ebola plan: Be prepared

Public health and private hospital officials in Columbus believe that, when it comes to an infectious disease like Ebola, an ounce of preparation may prove to be worth a pound of cure.

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Nurse who visited Ohio Ebola-free

State officials say there are now 164 people in Ohio, including one Columbus resident, being monitored for Ebola because they had contact or potential contact with the Texas nurse who visited the Akron area before being diagnosed with the virus.

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

Murder described

Officials say a Southeast Side man beat his pregnant girlfriend with a baseball bat, strangled her and buried her before leading police to the woman's body days later.


Inmate diagnoised with leprosy

An inmate diagnosed with leprosy has been released from Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and transferred to a state prison department medical facility in Columbus.

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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.

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Pee-wee Herman headed back to big screen


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