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Coroner: Man found dead on sidewalk last month died of

James E. Johnson, 49, of 35 N. High St., was declared dead at 7:17 a.m. Sept. 21 after Chillicothe police were called to the area of Seventh Street and Mechanic Street on the report of a man down in front of a Ford Explorer.

CHILLICO GAZETTE - 2018-10-19 19:54:00

One dead, one in condition following shooting in northeast Columbus

Police are investigating a deadly shooting in northeast Columbus. According to Columbus Division of Police they received a call on a report of a shooting just before 9:00 Friday night. The shooting happened in the 1800 block of Forest Village Lane. Police said one person was taken to Riverside Met

WSYX ABC6 - 2018-10-19 21:11:25

Two sobriety checkpoints planned in Franklin County

COLUMBUS (WCMH) -- The Franklin County DUI Task Force is planning two checkpoints Friday night in Perry Township. The task force will be set up on Riverside Drive north of Bethel Road as well as Sawmill Road north of I-270. The checkpoints will operate from 8pm until 12:30am. The Task Force wants to

NBC4 COLUMBUS - 2018-10-19 11:46:54

Oktoberfest adjusts for potentially bad weather - The Record Herald

“Rather than fight the forecast 30 mile per hour winds and potential rain on Saturday, we have opted to center our focus on an indoor celebration of Oktoberfest,” event chair, Dan Stahl, said. “Utilizing the Parish Center and other resources on the St. Colman campus, we should be able to accommodate

RECORD-HERALD - 2018-10-19 19:37:59

Grove City man dies in Franklin County motorcycle crash

FRANKLIN COUNTY, Ohio - A man is dead after a motorcycle crash around 12:35 p.m. in Franklin County on Friday. The Franklin County Sheriff's Office said 41-year-old Nathan Smith of Grove City was riding a motorcycle southbound on Grove City Road north of Thornhill Lane. Smith drove off the left side

WBNS 10TV COLUMBUS - 2018-10-19 21:22:03

Officials release name of woman killed in East Fairground Street fire

Several adults and children were able to escape the blaze, as some of them had to drop out of the windows. But two people were still trapped in the home, including Harper and her 4-year-old grandson, when firefighters arrived.

MARION STAR - 2018-10-19 20:41:00

Columbus Officer Praised for Not Shooting Black Kids Caught Playing with BB Gun, Critics Not Impressed

Columbus police OfficerPete Casuccioresponded to a 911 call Saturday about someone “brandishing a gun,” but arrived to find that the “guy” was actually an 11-year-old African-American boy and his 13-year-old cousin,according to CBS News.Police body cam footage from the incident showed Casuccio draw

ATLANTA BLACKSTAR - 2018-10-18 14:30:13

Record High Employment for Ohio in September | News Radio 610 WTVN

JFS says over 5.6-million people held a job at some point last month, the highest ever recorded for Ohio, breaking a record set back in 2000.

IHEART.COM - 2018-10-19 14:42:00

Former Ohio State football player found not guilty of rape

COLUMBUS (WCMH) - Former Ohio State University football player Bri'onte Dunn was found not guilty of rape. A Franklin County grand jury earlier this year indicted Dunn on three counts of rape, all felonies of the first degree. According to Columbus police reports, Dunn asked the victim for a ride ho

NBC4 COLUMBUS - 2018-10-19 18:27:22

Man found dead in southeast Columbus apartment; death considered suspicious

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Columbus police are investigating after a man was found dead in southeast Columbus. Police said officers were called to an apartment in the 4600 block of Refugee Road around 1:10 p.m. on Tuesday for a well-being check. Curtis Moorer, 61, was found dead inside. Advertisement - Story

WBNS 10TV COLUMBUS - 2018-10-18 19:10:22

Columbus Police: Suspect in custody after shooting leads to barricade situation on near east side

COLUMBUS, Ohio –Police are investigating a shooting that led to a barricade situation on the near east side of Columbus on Wednesday.The scene is in the 500 block of North Ohio Avenue.Columbus police said the situation is related to a shooting that happened around 5 p.m.Advertisement - Story continu


Man tied to gun that killed 2 Westerville officers sentenced to 5 years in prison

Federal prosecutors say 30-year-old Gerald Lawson, of suburban Cleveland, bought the handgun that 31-year-old Quentin Smith used in the February slayings of Westerville officers Eric Joering and Anthony Morelli.

NBC4 COLUMBUS - 2018-10-18 21:43:45

Two Columbus neighborhoods among the lowest in Ohio for life expectancy rates

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) - Franklinton and the Hilltop are among four communities with the lowest life expectancy rates in Ohio, according to a new study.


Report: Woman found in Upper Arlington park was placed in container, set on fire

UPPER ARLINGTON - Officials have provided additional information regarding the investigation into the death of a woman whose body was found burning in Upper Arlington. Bobbie Renee Simpson was found at Burbank Park Sunday morning after a passerby reported a fire. Once the fire was extinguished, crew

WBNS 10TV COLUMBUS - 2018-10-18 22:10:19

Court suspends Columbus lawyer for sex with client

The Ohio Supreme Court has suspended a Columbus lawyer for having consensual sex with a female client and mishandling her legal cases. The justices unanimously suspended Trent R. Turner for two years, with six months stayed, for violations of the ethical standards governing the conduct of lawyers. I

COLUMBUS DISPATCH - 2018-10-18 15:11:40

Things to Do – October 20

Preschool Storybook Science– from 10:00 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. on the second and fourth Thursdays of the month, September thru May. See the schedule below. Explore quality children’s literature in a natural setting only The Dawes Arboretum can provide. Each 45-minute session may include songs, games, c


Candlelight vigil to be held for Bobbie Simpson, in park where her body was found

UPPER ARLINGTON, OH — The family of a womanwhose body was found, set on fire in the woods of a local park, will hold a public vigil on Thursday evening. The family tells ABC 6 / FOX 28 that anyone is welcome to attend.


State Liquor Control Bringing Pop-Up Clearance Store to Columbus

The state is running a pop-up clearance liquor store this and next weekend. “Last Call,” the name attributed to the project, will consolidate all of Ohio’s delisted products at the Giant Eagle liquor store at 777 Neil Ave. The store closed last year but will keep its liquor license until the end of


First Nationally Designated Veterans Museum to Open in Columbus, Ohio - Veterans Today | News - Military Foreign Affairs Policy

www.bizjournals.comVeterans Day is quickly approaching. TheNational Veterans Memorial and Museum(NVMM), will open to the public on October 27 in Columbus, Ohio. Simultaneously serving as a new, iconic national monument to those who have served and also a dynamic, interactive museum, the NVMM was fo


3 hurt in south Columbus crash

COLUMBUS, Ohio– Three people are hurt after a crash in south Columbus, police said.Columbus police said the crash happened in the 4500 block of U.S. 23, just south of I-270, shortly after 9 p.m. Wednesday.One person was taken in life-threatening condition but police said that person's condition has