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1 min ago | Business Journal
Owner Mike Purdum told me he had hoped to resurrect it and was remodeling the restrooms and dining room when the fire occurred, but because of factors he declined to discuss, the company will not reopen that restaurant.
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4 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch
A 17-year-old girl admitted today that she assaulted a Franklin County Children Services worker and stole her car last summer, ending a trial that began one day earlier with the victim weeping on the witness stand.
8 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch
Landlord Joseph S. Alaura walks out of his property at 724 Stewart Ave., one of nine homes that code officers inspected yesterday by order of Franklin County's Environmental Court.
An autopsy yesterday confirmed that dog bites caused the death of a baby at her West Side home on Tuesday.
Investigators say a child playing with a lighter started a fire at an apartment in southern Franklin County.
As of yesterday afternoon, the Columbus arena backsies initiative already had enough signatures verified to qualify for the ballot , which means local voters will go to the polls next May to decide whether to stop automatic payments on the $42.5 million in bonds the city and county sold to buy the arena from its private builders back in 2011 .
Afternoon Update, sent weekday afternoons, keeps you up to date with breaking news and updates from later in the day.
A baby girl was killed by the family dogs yesterday morning while her father slept on the couch in their West Side condo, Columbus police said.
A coroner concludes that dog bites caused internal injuries that led to the death of a 3-month-old central Ohio girl.
A criminal investigation verified less than 2 percent of the $863,000 theft that Mount Carmel Health System reported in its IRS return, according to Franklin County prosecutors, so restitution of $17,000 was all that was required in the diversion agreement for David Dryden , the former Mount Carmel facilities vice president whom the system accused ... (more)
It's one thing to try to prevent climate change. But a new White House task force is trying to prepare communities for climate change-related weather events.
Winter weather is moving across central ohio with 1 to 2 inches of accumulation on the roads.
For the third time in less than three years, a Prairie Township woman has been convicted of soliciting for prostitution despite knowing that she carries the virus that causes AIDS.
As the Ohio House considered a controversial bill revamping state debt-settlement laws last week, GOP Sen. Tom Patton of Strongsville told Reporter Jim Siegel that the industry had made similar, albeit fruitless, attempts in the past several legislative sessions.