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2 men dead in weekend shootings

One suspect is under arrest but a second gunman remains at large following two weekend murders in Columbus.

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Lewis Center bank robbery suspect sought

Delaware County authorities are again appealing for help locating a bank robbery suspect, using a set of improved security-camera photos.


Cheryl’s store opens in Westerville

Cheryl’s is throwing open the doors of its flagship store in Westerville Saturday morning with prizes, samples and demonstrations all day.

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

GOP debate: Trump shocks, Kasich smiles

A combative Donald Trump jolted the first Republican debate of the 2016 presidential campaign by warning he might run as an independent if denied the GOP nomination.

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Man charged with up-skirt peeping at grocery store

A 33-year-old Reynoldsburg has been accused of trying to shoot a cell-phone video up the skirt of a woman while she was shopping at an East Side grocery store Tuesday.

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Pelotonia riders pedal against cancer

Hundreds of cyclists will pedal from Columbus to Mt. Vernon this weekend to raise funds for cancer research.

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Man could face death penalty for double slaying

A man accused of killing his estranged wife and her brother in a South Side parking lot could face the death penalty.

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Browns scrimmage in Columbus

Football season begins early Friday when the Cleveland Browns bring their annual Orange & Brown Scrimmage to Ohio Stadium.

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OHSAA reverses enrollment policy…for now

After an outcry by urban school administrators across the state, who argued that their sports teams were unfairly and arbitrarily being placed in a competitive disadvantage under a new policy counting charter school and STEM school students toward enrollment numbers, the governing body for high school sports in Ohio decided to reverse that decision.


Voters, candidates await first GOP debate

The process of narrowing down a field of 17 Republican presidential candidates from 17 to one begins tonight in the city where the party’s 2016 nominee will be chosen about a year from now.


Sales Tax Holiday

Large crowds are expected at stores across Ohio this weekend as retailers mark the first-ever “sales tax holiday” in the state.

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Video game dispute leads to shooting

A Southeast Side man is expected to recover from gunshot wounds suffered when he brought a video game to a gunfight late Wednesday.


Man tried to buy Native American remains

A Wellston man will be placed under house arrest, pay a fine and reimburse the Miami Tribe the cost of reinterring Native American remains he is accused of trying to purchase, federal officials announced Wednesday.


Prison drone

There was a drone. And some drugs and tobacco. And a fight in a prison yard. But, did one of those things have anything to do with the others?

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Kasich makes prime time debate stage

Ohio Gov. John Kasich has made the cut of 10 for the first Republican debate.


OSU research: Moms “close the gate” on dads who lack confidence

An OSU study indicates mothers-to-be watch their baby-daddies pretty closely for signs they may not be ready for parenthood and, if they don’t pass the audition, the dads may find themselves playing a smaller role in child-rearing.


Report: State’s background check system flawed

The arrests and convictions of school employees, security guards, casino employees and foster parents also may have escaped detection due to a long-lingering flaw with a component of Ohio’s criminal-background check system, according to an investigation by Columbus media outlets.

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Revisiting drug-testing for welfare applicants

Some Republican lawmakers in the Statehouse want to revive the idea of drug-screening welfare applicants.

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State keeps gambling winnings for child support

Ohio authorities say they have seized $2 million in unpaid child support from jackpot winners at the state's casinos and racinos in the past 11 months.


Ohio Stadium to host HS title games through 2016

The Ohio high school football state championship games will remain at Ohio Stadium through at least 2016.

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