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3 weeks ago

Ex-boyfriend charged in triple slaying

A Far East Side man was charged with three counts of murder Tuesday, with Columbus police saying he killed his ex-girlfriend and two of her daughters in a knife attack that was interrupted when the woman’s current boyfriend stumbled into the horrific scene.

Lima PD

3 weeks ago

He didn’t like his mugshot, so he sent a selfie

A man Lima police say sent them a selfie because he didn't like the mugshot they were using has been arrested in the Florida panhandle.

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3 weeks ago

RV & Boat Show: Low gas prices fuel wanderlust

While central Ohioans recover from long-delayed but inevitable blast of winter weather, the organizers of the Ohio RV and Boat Show at the Ohio Expo Center are enjoying robust crowds, encouraged by a drop in gas prices to take another look at the great outdoors.

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4 weeks ago

5 stabbed in North Side apartment

Two children are dead, along with their mother, after a stabbing on the North Side overnight.

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4 weeks ago

3 dead in NE Ohio house explosion

Fire officials say a couple and their two children were killed in a house explosion that shook a northeast Ohio neighborhood.

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4 weeks ago

Burfict suspended for dangerous hits

Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict has been suspended for the first three games of next season for repeated violations of the NFL's rules against dangerous hits on opposing players.

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4 weeks ago

Winter arrives…at last

Gusting winds, falling snow and slick roads announced winter's belated arrival for 2016 across Ohio, and forecasters say the season's harshest cold is on its way.

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4 weeks ago

Pump prices remain at 7 year low

Gas prices dropped for the second week in a row as motorists continue to enjoy paying the lowest prices of the decade at the pump.

City of Columbus

4 weeks ago

23/104 interchange open, but there is work ahead

A key South Side interchange reopened in time for the Monday morning commute after being damaged in a truck crash Friday afternoon.

National Severe Storms Laboratory

4 weeks ago

State offers rebates for storm shelters

Ohio is once again offering rebates for homeowners installing tornado safe rooms in their houses.

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4 weeks ago

“Ziggy Stardust” lives on in Cincinnati penguin

Legendary rock star David Bowie has died, but his name lives on at the Cincinnati Zoo in the “person” of a blue or fairy penguin born at the Cincinnati Zoo on Bowie’s birthday.

Image courtesy Cincinnati Bengals

4 weeks ago

Bengals their own worst enemies in latest playoff loss

Another playoff meltdown for the Bengals. And in many ways, this one was the worst of all.

Saga Communications

4 weeks ago

104/23 closed this weekend

A major South Side interchange will remain closed through the weekend after a bridge was damaged in a crash Fridsay afternoon.

Photo courtesy of the Ohio Statehouse Photo Archive

4 weeks ago

Golfer, justice tycoon are “Great Ohioans”

Golfing legend Jack Nicklaus, Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart and oil magnate John D. Rockefeller are the latest individuals to be recognized as “Great Ohioans.”

Saga Communications

4 weeks ago

Ginther proposes new ethics rules amid new investigation

Newly sworn-in Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther has presented his ethics proposal to the City Council, as details of a second investigation of City Hall by the Ohio Ethics Commission became public on Thursday.

Saga Communications

4 weeks ago

2 men shot in NE Side parking lot

Police are looking for two people and a white sedan in connection with a double-shooting on the Northeast Side Thursday morning that left one man fighting for his life.

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4 weeks ago

Woman dies of overdose at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital

Police say a woman has died and a man is being treated after suspected drug overdoses at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center.

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4 weeks ago

WBK: Red-hot Buckeyes scorch Hoosiers, 97-70

Kelsey Mitchell and Shayla Cooper each scored 23 points and No. 5 Ohio State beat Indiana 97-70 Thursday night for its seventh straight win.

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1 month ago

Ohio schools slip

Six years after ranking fifth in the nation, Ohio’s education system has tumbled to 23rd among the 50 states and District of Columbia, according to a national report card released today.

Saga Communications

1 month ago

15-year-old shot on NE Side lawn

Police have not named any suspects in two murders Wednesday night, including the shooting death of a 15-year-old boy on the Northeast Side.

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