Local » Page 3


Home sales maintain blistering pace

The high tide reached in the Columbus real estate market in June was almost immediately eclipsed by another record month for home sales and prices last month.


Lawmakers want college texts sales tax-free

Two central Ohio lawmakers want every day to be a sales tax holiday on college textbooks.


Officers honor fallen canine comrade

Police officers in Ohio have paid their respects to a police dog killed in the line of duty.


Online campaign for Armstrong’s spacesuit a windfall

The National Air and Space Museum has completed its crowdfunding campaign to conserve the spacesuit Neil Armstrong wore on the moon and surpassed its goal by nearly $220,000.


3 killed in Whitehall shooting

Police say three people have been killed in a shooting at an apartment complex in Whitehall.

Republican presidential candidates from left, Chris Christie, Marco Rubio, Ben Carson, Scott Walker, Donald Trump, Jeb Bush, Mike Huckabee, Ted Cruz, Rand Paul, and John Kasich take the stage for the first Republican presidential debate at the Quicken Loans Arena Thursday. AP Photo

Kasich, Trump lead Ohio GOP poll

Whatever Donald Trump is selling, Republican voters in Ohio aren’t buying it at the same rate as other states.

Photo courtesy Columbus Public Health

1st West Nile death of the year

The state has announced the first death due to West Nile virus in Ohio in 2015, a 91-year-old Williams County man was hospitalized with encephalitis.

Petr Broz Wikimedia

Ohio Chamber opposes pot ballot issue

The Ohio Chamber of Commerce says it's strongly opposed to a marijuana legalization plan on the November ballot and will join a coalition seeking to get voters to defeat it.


Democratic panel backs redistricting issue

An internal panel has concluded the Ohio Democratic Party should endorse a redistricting proposal appearing on fall statewide ballots.

Saga Communications

Mom confesses to killing sons because daughter was unloved

Authorities say a woman has confessed to killing her three young sons over the past several months because her husband ignored their daughter.


Cong. Louis Stokes (1925-2015)

A 15-term Ohio congressman who took on tough assignments looking into assassinations and scandals has died. Former Congressman Louis Stokes was 90.


2 groups study ballot issues

Now that official language has been drafted and the issues placed on the Nov. 3 ballot, two influential groups will discuss where they stand on proposed amendments to the Ohio constitution.

Photo courtesy of the Ohio Statehouse Photo Archive

Redistricting, anti-monopoly, pro-pot ballot language

Voters will see three statewide issues on their ballots for the Nov. 3 general election legalizing marijuana, changing the way the state draws political boundaries and prohibiting the state's constitution from being changed to allow the formation of monopolies.

Saga Communications

Teen shot while riding bike on Northeast Side

Police are looking for whoever gunned down a 16-year-old boy while he was riding his bicycle late Tuesday night.

Police say James Flannery, 59, drove away after being robbed and shot on July 30, but crashed at the intersection of Kimberly Parkway and S. Hamilton Road. -Columbus Div. of Police

3rd suspect in pizza driver’s death arrested

Police have arrested a third suspect in the July 30 murder of a Papa John’s pizza delivery driver who was lured to a false Southeast Side address, robbed and shot to death.


Health officials: School kids need vaccinations

Health officials are reminding parents that the start of the new school year means it is time to make sure their children are up-to-date on the vaccinations, especially in light of new regulations and recent outbreaks of preventable diseases.


Gay Softball World Series

The 2015 Gay Softball World Series is underway at Berliner Park on the South Side.


Pot ballot battle is on

Both sides of the marijuana legalization debate in Ohio launched their campaigns in Columbus Monday as the battle over a Nov. 3 ballot issue heats up.


OSU researchers find brain’s photo album

For the first time, scientists believe they have evidence of where the brain records times and places of our memories, research they hope will help sufferers of Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia.

Saga Communications

Upset by roadwork noise, man punches officer

A man angered by overnight road construction punched a Columbus police officer who is reportedly the son of Chief Kim Jacobs.

Weather Watch Sponsored By

Featured Events

  • No events
  • News

    in Entertainment

    ‘Siri, can you give me a hint?’ Apple confirms September event


    The rumors are true: Apple will host an event Sept. 9 in San Francisco.

    in Entertainment

    Netflix drug drama ‘Narcos’ blurs line between cartels, agents


    Not all cops are good guys and not all drug suppliers are obvious villains in the dark drug drama "Narcos," a bilingual examination of the history of cocaine smuggling in America and its most menacing supplier.

    in Entertainment

    The secret to Rob Lowe’s ageless face


    The 51-year-old actor will star in a new series this fall, "The Grinder," and still looks as good as ever.