As Columbus considers the three dozen candidates now asking to lead the Police Division, officials should keep in mind the lessons learned by Cincinnati when it conducted a similar search eight years ago.The current search is the first time that Columbus officials were allowed to look outside the division for […]
Voters will be asked to consider renewal levies for five public library systems in central Ohio on Nov. 5. Although all but one library levy in Ohio was approved in the last general election, many library directors worry that local tax levies crucial to their operations may not gain voters’ […]
Some Ohio colleges have had big drops in international students over the past five years. The declines follow national trends that some attribute to international competition and the U.S. social and political climate under the Trump administration.
The shooting death of Donna Dalton Castleberry in August 2018 by then-undercover Columbus police vice Officer Andrew Mitchell, working without his badge, raised more questions about the Columbus police vice unit and led to its demise in March. Without undercover police operations, problems along the Sullivant Avenue corridor such as […]
One person has died following a shooting Saturday afternoon outside a Southeast Side convenience store, police said.Officers responded to the report of a shooting just before 2 p.m. Saturday outside De Store, in the 5500 block of Chatterton Road, dispatchers with Columbus police said.One person was taken to Mount Carmel […]
No injuries were reported and a possible suspect was detained after fleeing the scene on foot.
WASHINGTON (AP) — It wasn’t too long ago that Donald Trump derided presidential executive orders as “power grabs” and a “basic disaster.”He’s switched sides in a big way: In each year of his presidency, he has issued more executive orders than did former President Barack Obama during the same time […]
A Hilliard man was sentenced to 17 years in prison Friday for paying a homeless woman to sexually abuse children, then send him videos and photos of the abuse.Paul L. Meisner, 66, was sentenced in U.S. District Court after pleading guilty to advertising for child pornography.According to court records, detectives […]
Negotiations between Crew SC and the city of Columbus for a new downtown stadium and surrounding mixed-use project were dragging behind schedule, city costs were close to double what the leaders had publicly pledged and at least one city administrator was voicing concern over what the public was being asked […]
More than 150 animals seized in August from a Jackson Township home and a West Broad Street pet shop will be available to adopt from Columbus Humane as early as next week.
A body found along Interstate 71 in Madison County on Thursday has been identified as that of a Cincinnati man.The body of 19-year-old Rodney Watkins was found shortly after 3 a.m. Thursday near the 80 mile marker of I-71 northbound in Range Township.The area where the body was found is […]
Former Ohio governor and CNN commentator John Kasich said this afternoon that President Donald Trump should be impeached by the U.S. House of Representatives for “abuse of power.””I say it with great sadness,” Kasich said on CNN. “This is not something I want to do … This behavior, in my […]