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3 weeks ago

OSU lab perfecting wearable tech

A shirt that monitors your vital signs? A hat that records your brain activity? Researchers at OSU working on wearable electronics say they have reached a milestone in their efforts to integrate electronic components such as sensors and computer memory devices into clothing.

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention

3 weeks ago

Health officials confirm link between Zika and birth defect

As the federal government warns that mosquitoes bearing the Zika virus could range as far north as Columbus this summer, health officials say there is conclusive evidence that the virus causes babies to be born with abnormally small heads and other severe brain defects.

Columbus Div. of Police

3 weeks ago

Wounded SWAT officer dies

A Columbus SWAT officer is being remembered by colleagues as a “dearly beloved brother” officer.


3 weeks ago

Police: Gun found in Smith’s car

Police say former Buckeye and New Orleans Saints star Will Smith had a loaded gun inside his vehicle when he was shot to death last weekend.


3 weeks ago

Pump prices will ease for summer

Don't worry about the recent jump in central Ohio gasoline prices. The bigger trend looks much better: Summer pump prices are on track to be the lowest in 12 years.


3 weeks ago

Hard to say you’re sorry? Science has the answer

For an apology to work, sincere regret will only get you so far. Be prepared to admit responsibility and walk the walk, as well as talk the talk, according to a researcher at Ohio State’s Fisher College of Business.

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3 weeks ago

Bill would let pastors deny performing gay marriages

A state legislative panel is poised to hear from opponents of a bill that would let Ohio's churches and pastors refuse to perform same-sex marriages.


3 weeks ago

Suspect in former Buckeye’s shooting death may face more charges

New Orleans police say they plan to add a new charge against the man accused of killing former Buckeye and Saints player Will Smith following a car accident.

Ofc. Steven Smith (right), a 27-year veteran of the Columbus police force was shot during a standoff with a suspect this weekend (left). -Columbus Div. of Police/Facebook

3 weeks ago

Wounded officer is veteran

Authorities say a Columbus police officer wounded when a man opened fire on a SWAT team trying to arrest him remains hospitalized in critical condition.


3 weeks ago

Gender pay gap wider among minorities, well-educated

April 12 is Equal Pay Day, symbolizing how far into 2016 women have to work to catch up to the wages men earned in 2015, according to a report from the National Women's Law Center.

Photo: iStock

3 weeks ago

Fruit crops weather winter snap

Last weekend's low temperatures and snow had fruit farmers in central Ohio and elsewhere worried, but it doesn't appear those conditions did any significant damage to their crops.


3 weeks ago

Former Buckeye Will Smith shot dead

Fans and former teammates are mourning the shocking death of One-time Ohio State and New Orleans Saints defensive end Will Smith during an apparent road rage incident in New Orleans over the weekend.

Columbus Div. of Police

3 weeks ago

Wounded officer remains critical

A Columbus SWAT officer wounded during a standoff with an arson suspect on the North Side over the weekend remained in critical condition late Sunday night, police said.

Photo courtesy of the Ohio Statehouse Photo Archive

3 weeks ago

New anti-abortion offensive

After a string of legislative victories, including passage of a bill blocking tax money from Planned Parenthood, abortion opponents this spring are pushing more restrictions on women seeking an abortion.

Photo credit: John Sense/morguefile

3 weeks ago

Gas price climb continues

Drivers continue to see gasoline prices hovering around $2-a-gallon mark amid a seasonal production slowdown and increase in demand.


3 weeks ago

Cedar Point auctions of coaster rides

Cedar Point is auctioning off the first rides on its newest roller coaster.

Columbus Div. of Police photo

4 weeks ago

SWAT officer, suspect injured in North Side standoff

A Columbus SWAT officer has been shot and a suspect is in custody and hospitalized following an overnight standoff in a burning North Side building, according to a statement from the division public information office.


4 weeks ago

Penguin chicks hatch at Columbus Zoo

Officials at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium have welcomed three Humboldt penguin chicks and say offspring and parents are all doing well.


4 weeks ago

Upbeat Kasich (hearts) NY

Despite calls for him to drop out of the race for the Republican presidential nomination, Gov. John Kasich has been having fun on the campaign trail in in the Big Apple.

The Ohio State University

4 weeks ago

OSU may freeze 2016-17 room rates

Ohio State University students and their families likely are getting a reprieve on the cost of college next year: What was to be a 2 percent hike in room rates for next fall has been dropped from a set of tuition and fee recommendations.


2 hours ago in Entertainment

Seth MacFarlane returning to Fox with new sci-fi series


The "Family Guy" star is producing a new series set 300 years in the future.

5 hours ago in Entertainment

Channing Tatum bringing ‘Magic Mike’ to Sin City


The actor, who starred and produced in both the 2012 film and its 2015 sequel "Magic Mike XXL" made the announcement in a Facebook Live video on Wednesday, revealing "Magic Mike Live" will be coming to the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in March, 2017.