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4 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch
A plan to be introduced this week calls for the city to demolish this building at 109 N. Front St. and replace it by 2017.
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9 hrs ago | The Advocate
We always are somewhat surprised when people complain about bike paths. In this age of caring about fitness, why would anyone be opposed to bike paths and people using them? Licking County is blessed with 60 miles of multi-use, off-road and on-road trails, most of which were paid for by generous investments from the private Evans Foundation or ... (more)
13 hrs ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion
FRANKLIN COUNTY >> It is likely that Franklin County will be getting a dusting of white to go with the St. Patrick's Day green on Monday.
17 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch
A Franklin County deputy sheriff carries a kayak from a Prairie Oaks Metro Park lake during a search for a missing kayaker.
Six central Ohio Sheriff's met at a bar to send a message: they know many people will drink for St. Patrick's Day, but they want you to make plans to get home safely.
The driver of a Pontiac Vibe that crashed head-on into a car in southwestern Franklin County on Sept.
Columbus police plan to conduct a sobriety checkpoint on Sawmill Rd. at Festival Ln., starting at 9 p.m. Friday and running until 3 a.m. Saturday.
The Franklin County Sheriff's Office Bomb Squad is investigating a possible grenade found at the Comfort Inn in Pickerington on SR 256.
Daniel Teitelbaum was seeking revenge and justice when he shot his business partner to death in 2011 in the middle of a contentious lawsuit, Assistant Franklin County Prosecutor Marla Farbacher said today.
A Columbus police officer is on desk duty after he was charged with OVI after a crash near New Albany February 27. Columbus police officer Russell Redman III is facing a drunk driving charge.
And every day, I get stuck behind some knucklehead who's too busy playing on their "smart" phone to pay attention to the road.
The Franklin County Sheriff's Office on March 11 charged a 41-year-old Hilliard man with the Feb. 4 murder of a livery driver whose body was found in the parking lot of the Hayden Heights mobile-home park in Washington Township.
One person was killed after a single-vehicle crash on the east side of Columbus on Tuesday.
Dan McCormick of Upper Arlington, co-founder of Citizens for Responsible Taxation, said Franklin County voters can't afford the taxes it would take to build a new zoo facility on the Scioto peninsula.