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Man shot and killed in north Columbus
COLUMBUS, Ohio (WSYX/WTTE) — A man is dead after being shot in north Columbus Saturday evening. On Saturday, just before 7:15 p.m., Columbus Police responded to the area of East. 17th Avenue near South Linden. When officers arrived, they found Duane Edward Penick Jr, who'd had been shot.
Planning for 800-acre parcel to begin: Columbus Regional Health compiling land-use committee
Nine months after investing $11 million to obtain 800 acres of farmland near Garden City, Columbus Regional Health is forming a land use committee to determine what to do with the property.
On the record – December 17
Jerica Faye Spall, 24, Seymour, operating while intoxicated-endangerment, blood alcohol content 0.08 to 0.14 percent, $705 bond, 12:56 a.m. Sunday. Donald Lee Fields, 40, Seymour, battery, interfering with reporting a crime to 911, theft, no bond, 6:39 p.m. Saturday.
Online classes OK’d for suspect: North teen facing school-threat charge
A 14-year-old Columbus North student charged with felony intimidation relating to a threat against Columbus North High School will be allowed to be home-schooled as his case continues.
Christmas cheer reins in Columbus: Wet weather can’t wipe smiles off faces of young recipients
Morning rain could not dampen the festive spirits that emerge every December during the annual city deliveries of the Columbus Firemen’s Cheer Fund. Because of Saturday’s heavy precipitation, Santa Claus did not make his normal deliveries throughout the city on the Columbus Fire Department’s 1937 St
Plans For Columbus Gym Move Forward
COLUMBUS - St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Columbus has received a key approval in plans for its new gymnasium.The Republic reports the Columbus Plan Commission has approved the $5.5 million facility, which could be complete in the fourth quarter of 2019.
Local man arrested after fleeing from officers
Columbus police arrested a local man after he attempted to flee from officers who were investigating a restraining order violation. Officers were sent to 3600 block of Nicholas Lane at 7:05 p.m. Thursday, where they located Dustin T. Cross, 32, Columbus, inside a garage and confirmed a warrant for h
Suspect runs from officers, but doesn’t get far
COLUMBUS, Ind.–The Columbus Police Department (CPD) arrested a Bartholomew County man Thursday evening after a brief escape from officers who were questioning him about a restraining order violation.
Animal open house is Sunday
COLUMBUS, Ind.–Columbus Animal Care Services, 2730 Arnold St., invites you to open your heart and “Bring Christmas to the Animals” at the Holiday Open House this Sunday, December 16, from 1 to 4 p.m., at the shelter. There will be refreshments and lots of furry friends that you will be able to play
FairOaks Mall sale finalized: Details emerge in sale documents
The city of Columbus and partner Columbus Regional Health on Friday completed the purchase of FairOaks Mall, the first step in its anticipated redevelopment into a year-round community recreational and sports tourism complex.
Man, 85, fends off scammers: Sweepstakes cash tempts potential victims
Nearly everyone would love to be that winner you see on TV holding a large sweepstakes check. That’s exactly what con artists are counting on when they claim to be representing Publisher’s Clearing House.
Olympians coast to title in own invitational
It was a very solid day for the Columbus East wrestling team in its invitational tournament on Saturday. Seven Olympians were crowned champions in their weight classes, and it carried them to an easy victory.
Off the Beaten Path: The Biscuit Museum of Terre Haute
We spent a lot of our early years driving back and forth on Interstate 70–Philadelphia, Columbus, Indianapolis, Kansas City, Denver. It’s one of the unsexiest roads in America: ragged pavement, relentless trucks, miles of urban and industrial sprawl. Because the road is so disagreeable, we've blown
IN WFO INDIANAPOLIS Warnings, Watches, and Advisories
WFO INDIANAPOLIS Warnings, Watches and Advisories for Saturday, December 15, 2018. The National Weather Service in Indianapolis has issued a. Brown County in south central Indiana...
Watch: Indiana freshman guard nails 30-footer at buzzer to beat Butler
The Indiana Hoosiers produced a dramatic early season moment Saturday with a buzzer-beating victory over Butler on the road. Tied at 68, the Hoosiers looked like they’d wasted a possession as they struggled to get an open shot, but freshman guard Rob Phinisee stepped up and hit a 30-foot jumper as t
$1 million in meth leads to arrests: Shipment was headed to county
The discovery of more than $1 million worth of methamphetamine in Indianapolis that was due to be shipped to Bartholomew County has led to the arrests of two women in Taylorsville.
City Of Columbus To Finalize Purchase Of FairOaks Mall
The FairOaks mall in Columbus (WTIU/WFIU News File Photo) The City of Columbus is finalizing its purchase of the FairOaks Mall in partnership with Columbus Regional Health later today.
Police: 17-year-old shot multiple times in Johnson County after pointing gun at officers
A 17-year-old who pointed a gun at police in Whiteland, Indiana, was shot multiple times by officers, the Johnson County Sheriff's Office said Friday. New Whiteland police were called to the 700 block of Harvest Meadow Way at around 12:30 p.m. Friday on a report of a runaway juvenile who possessed a
Commentator/point guard helps Olympians edge Bull Dogs
On the eve of his final regular-season Columbus East-Columbus North boys basketball game, Drew Johnson stood in front of the Olympian student section with classmate Trevor Foster, dressed in dark suits, holding microphones with ESPN flags and pretending they were broadcasting the East-North girls ga
Cheer Fund makes deliveries today
COLUMBUS, Ind.–Christmas Day will be here before you know it, but the “elves” of the Columbus Firemen’s Cheer Fund are hard at work this morning. Today is “delivery day” as firefighters and volunteers put the wraps on another season of giving for kids in Bartholomew County.