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Fire-breather says she’ll be fine

A 23-year-old Columbus woman who was burned during her fire-breathing performance in the Arena District Saturday says her injuries are minor and she will be "just fine."

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Robbery suspects killed by police

Two suspects were killed and two others, including a 17-year-old, were arrested by Columbus police during a robbery at a South Side grocery store Friday night, a police spokesman said.

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Buckeyes’ young guns

The 15th-ranked Ohio State football team marks its second off-Saturday of the season nose-riding an offensive tsunami while wipeouts by higher-ranked teams clear the way for a climb up in the polls.


Voters’ signatures allegedly forged

Elections officials have asked the Union County Sheriff’s Office to launch a criminal investigation into an organization that circulated petitions on behalf of a liquor permit request by a Marysville Kroger store,


Ebola: Ohio is ready

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Amid concerns about the spread of the Ebola virus in the United States following the death of…


Teachers strike settled

Classes were canceled in the Reynoldsburg City Schools Friday so teachers could set up classrooms and prepare for school on Monday after striking teachers and the school board approved a new contract, ending a three-week walkout.


Support for band’s “Salvation” shirts

A central Ohio community is planning a public prayer at this week's high school football game in response to a recent challenge by a group advocating the separation of religion and government.

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Fiery attack “not random”

Columbus police say detectives have determined that an attack where a woman was set on fire on an East Side walking trail was not random.

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Search for West Side girl

Police are looking for an 11 year-old girl who is missing after running out of a school building on the West Side Thursday afternoon.


Deal to end Reynoldsburg teachers strike

Federal mediators say a tentative agreement has been reached in the labor dispute between Reynoldsburg teachers and the school district.

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Woman says she was set afire

Columbus police are looking for the man suspected of setting a woman on fire on an East Side walking trail Wednesday afternoon.

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Ohio “Bottle Bill” advances

A proposal to create a refundable deposit on glass, metal, plastic and other containers in Ohio has cleared an initial hurdle.

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Bonuses awarded on scrubbed data to be returned

The Columbus City Schools paid performance bonuses to staff members at schools where student attendance data was “scrubbed” to improve test scores and now the district wants the money back.

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Johansen in; Dubinsky out

It seems like it’s never all good news for the Columbus Blue Jackets this fall. They get leading scorer Ryan Johansen back only to lose center Brandon Dubinsky for six weeks.

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The Crew’s new look

The Columbus Crew has rolled out a new logo, part of a brand makeover intended to make the 18-year-old Major League Soccer club more a part of the regional sports landscape.


Cemetery thief sentenced

An Ohio woman who was seen on surveillance video taking a stuffed animal from a child's grave has been ordered to spend a month in jail.

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Zoom! Park makes splash

Despite cool weather, a record number of people splashed through Zoombezi Bay this summer.

The Blood Moon, created by the full moon passing into the shadow of the earth during a total lunar eclipse, as seen from Monterey Park, Ca., on Wednesday morning, Oct. 8, 2014.

Bad moon rising

Early risers in central Ohio were treated to a stunning lunar eclipse, though patchy fog may have dimmed it for some.

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Who helped teen disappear?

The focus of the investigation into the disappearance of a teenage Bucyrus girl has shifted to whether she had help.

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Early voting underway

The pace of early voting in Franklin County was much faster Tuesday than on the first day of voting for Ohio’s last gubernatorial election, but data indicates many people are not yet interested in casting absentee ballots in the Nov. 4 election

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