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A bill banning the sale of powdered crystalline alcohol has cleared the Ohio House with near unanimous approval.
Dana G. “Buck” Rinehart, the energetic mayor of Columbus, who is credited with contributing to the city’s dramatic growth from 1984 to 1991, has died at the age of 68.
A little bit of snow caused big problems again Wednesday morning for central Ohio commuters and school officials.
An independent movie starring John Travolta is going to be shot in central Ohio.
A group pushing for a constitutional amendment to legalize marijuana in Ohio has rewritten its proposal to allow people to grow a limited amount in their homes.
Too busy to stop for an Ash Wednesday service? A church in Upper Arlington is offering drive-by ash service.
A charging cell phone is being blamed for a fire on the East Side overnight that sent a one-year-old girl to the hospital.
With 50 co-sponsors, a renewed legislative effort to pass a much more restrictive ban on abortions appears to be a slam dunk in the 99-member Ohio House.
A three-year-old boy died Tuesday morning in a fire in a trailer home near Marion.
There was no reprieve from the long weekend's cold temperatures in central Ohio as morning commuters had to navigate slippery roadways and school districts cancelled classes.
Central Ohio’s economy shook off a brief slump and added more than 12,000 jobs in the final three months of 2014, reducing the unemployment rate to 4.0 percent, well below state and national rates, according to a quarterly report from the regional development group Columbus 2020.
New standardized tests based on the national Common Core standards are being introduced in U.S. schools and Ohio students will be the first to take them beginning Tuesday.
Gas prices continued their upward trend, rising for the third consecutive week in central Ohio.
Years ago, it was common for young parents to send off their baby's first shoes for bronzing as a forever keepsake. But like many popular commodities, bronzed baby shoes fell out of fashion.
Winter is tightening its grip on central Ohio with snow and bitter cold in the forecast.
A 37-year-old woman and an unidentified man were killed in separate traffic accidents in Columbus Sunday.
Ohio health officials say the number of flu-related hospitalizations fell slightly last week as an unusually bad season continues to taper off.
Columbus police say officers confronted by a man who threatened them with a knife and a pipe shot the man in the arm inside a West Side apartment early Friday morning.
Civic and political leaders are regrouping and trying to put a finger on why Columbus was beaten out by Philadelphia to host the 2016 Democratic National Convention.
An Ohio lawmaker wants to require liquid nicotine used to refill e-cigarettes be sold in childproof containers, citing a rise in accidental poisonings.