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  1. Man charged with raping woman at Columbus bus stopRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 9 | WDTN-TV Dayton

    A Franklin County Grand Jury has indicted a man on charges he raped a woman at a Columbus bus stop. According to Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O'Brien, at about 5:20 am, October 24, a 51-year-old woman was waiting at a COTA bus stop in the area of Sullivant and S. Glenwood avenues, when Antwan Blackwell, 39, approached her and pulled a gun.


  2. Ohio Dems pick up state house seats, legislature expecting 5 additional female lawmakers next GARead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 7 | WDTN-TV Dayton

    Two things happened last night across the country; Democrats won congressional seats currently held by Republicans and took control of the House of Representatives in Washington D.C. and many women were elected to office in the process. Their hope was to pick up seven seats in the House from the GOP which was stretched thin having to pick and choose which races to spend money on because they had so many.


  3. Ohio likely to consider medical pot for opioid addictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 4 | WDTN-TV Dayton

    In this Friday, Oct. 26, 2018, photo Brad Lander, a clinical psychologist in the department of addiction medicine at Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, explains his skepticism about the use of medical marijuana to fight opioid addiction in Columbus, Ohio. Lander says marijuana impairs judgment, motor control, memory and is linked to amotivational syndrome, which results in apathy and a decreased interest in activities.


  4. Man indicted in slaying, burning of woman's body in OhioRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 2 | WDTN-TV Dayton

    An Ohio man who authorities say killed a woman and then burned her body to cover up the slaying has been indicted on aggravated murder and gross abuse of a corpse charges. The Franklin County Prosecutor's Office said Wednesday that 27-year-old Mohamed Abdigafar Abdullahi, of Columbus, also faces arson, tampering with evidence, and drunken driving charges.


  5. Dayton ranks 34 on list of 'Top 50 Bed Bugs Cities'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 31 | WDTN-TV Dayton

    Dayton is among the worst cities for bed bugs, according to pest control company Orkin in its 2018 " Top 50 Bed Bug Cities " list released Wednesday. Columbus topped the list for Ohio at No.


  6. Study shows mother's voice makes the best alarmRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 30 | WDTN-TV Dayton

    There's no question a working smoke detector can save lives in the event of a house fire, but studies have found children are such sound sleepers they snooze right through the loud, high-pitched tones. Now a new study from Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus, Ohio alerts us to what can rouse children: The sound of their mother.


  7. Man arrested in connection with body found burning in parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 22 | WDTN-TV Dayton

    A statement from police in the Columbus suburb of Upper Arlington says 27-year-old Mohamed Abdullahi was arrested Monday on arson and corpse abuse charges in connection with the body of 23-year-old Bobbie Renee Simpson. Authorities said firefighters found Simpson's body after extinguishing a blaze in Burbank Park on Oct. 14. The Franklin County Coroner's Office says there was trauma to Simpson's body before it was placed in a container and set on fire. 11 comments

  8. Authorities: Deputy shot and wounded; suspect fatally shotRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2018 | WDTN-TV Dayton

    Authorities say deputies were responding to a reported disturbance at a motel in Ohio when a suspect in the disturbance shot and wounded a deputy and was then fatally shot by return fire. The Fayette County Sheriff's Office said in a release that the male suspect died at the scene of the shooting that occurred shortly after 12:30 a.m. Sunday at the Quality Inn/Amerihost in Jeffersonville.


  9. City of Columbus no longer recognizes namesake holiday, opts for Veterans Day insteadRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2018 | WDTN-TV Dayton

    According to the City of Columbus, there is only enough room for a certain number of official holidays it can recognize as City Holidays and Columbus Day has been cut from the list in favor of Veterans Day. If you didn't know it was Columbus Day, or assumed that city employees would be at work today like many other people in central Ohio; you may not have even realized a changed had occurred.


  10. Woman with eight prior OVIs accused of killing woman in crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2018 | WDTN-TV Dayton

    COLUMBUS A woman with eight prior drunk driving convictions is accused of causing a deadly crash while driving drunk. Heather Lynn Tapia, 47, was indicted on a charge of aggravated vehicular homicide after a July 14 crash that killed 39-year-old Audrey Gartin. 2 comments

  11. Residents allowed to return to homes after gas explosionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2018 | WDTN-TV Dayton

    Residents in communities north of Boston that were rocked by natural gas explosions were given the green light Sunday to return to their homes. Gov. Charlie Baker and other officials announced the move at a morning news conference and said electricity was restored to nearly all affected homes and businesses in Lawrence, North Andover and Andover.


  12. Investigator: No evidence gas explosions intentionalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2018 | WDTN-TV Dayton

    There's no evidence to suggest the gas explosions that rocked communities north of Boston were intentional, a federal investigator said Saturday. As federal officials opened their investigation into Thursday's disaster, National Transportation Safety Board Chairman Robert Sumwalt said that there doesn't appear to be "anything nefarious, anything suspicious, anything intentional."


  13. Woman's body found in home freezer, husband dead at motelRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2018 | WDTN-TV Dayton

    Police say they found the body of an Ohio woman hidden in a basement freezer and then discovered her husband dead at a motel the next day. Marysville police say that 47-year-old Kenneth West was being sought in connection with the discovery of his wife's body before he was found dead.


  14. No charges against Ohio officer who fatally shot teenage boyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2018 | WDTN-TV Dayton

    A grand jury has upheld the use of deadly force by an Ohio sheriff's deputy who fatally shot a teenage boy during a scuffle outside a juvenile courtroom. The Cuyahoga County Prosecutor's Office said Monday that no charges will be filed against Franklin County Sheriff's Deputy Richard Scarborough for the January shooting.


  15. 10th annual Take Action Video Contest now open to Ohio high schoolersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2018 | WDTN-TV Dayton

    COLUMBUS, Ohio The 10th annual Take Action Video Contest has begun, giving Ohio high school students the opportunity to win up to $2,500 in college scholarships. Ohio students in grades 9 through 12 must produce and submit a 60-second video on one of the following topics to enter the contest: the National Do Not Call Registry, dealing with illegal robocalls, or using technology to stop unwanted calls. 3 comments

  16. Ohio county reports 18 fatal overdoses in 1 weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2018 | WDTN-TV Dayton

    The coroner for the county that includes Ohio's capital city is warning of a spike in overdose deaths and encouraging friends and family members of addicts to obtain an overdose antidote. Dr. Anahi Ortiz of Franklin County on Wednesday reported five overdose deaths in 24 hours in greater Columbus, for a total of 18 deaths in a week.


  17. Justice: Ohio issue easing drug crime penalties 'hidden disaster'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2018 | WDTN-TV Dayton

    FILE In this Feb. 11, 2016, file photo, Chief Justice Maureen O'Connor of the Ohio Supreme Court speaks during a forum sponsored by The Associated Press in Columbus, Ohio.


  18. Job fair in Columbus to host more than 50 government agenciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2018 | WDTN-TV Dayton

    Job seekers from across Ohio are invited to explore career opportunities from more than 50 government agencies, universities, construction firms and apprenticeship programs at the Ohio Business and Career Expo in Columbus. The event will be held from 10 am to 2 pm September 6 at the Ohio Expo Center's Cardinal Hall, 717 E. 17th Ave., Columbus.


  19. What Manafort and Cohen's cases mean for the Trump presidencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2018 | WDTN-TV Dayton

    COLUMBUS, Ohio President Donald Trump's former campaign manager and his personal attorney were each found guilty of eight crimes. Dr. Marc Clauson, Professor of History and Law at Cedarville University, joined 2 NEWS Wednesday to discuss the developing stories. 384 comments

  20. OSU trustees to discuss Urban Meyer investigation WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2018 | WDTN-TV Dayton

    COLUMBUS The Ohio State University announced Monday that the OSU Board of Trustees will meet Wednesday morning to discuss the Urban Meyer investigation. The meeting will be convened in a public session before entering executive session for the entirety of the personnel matters discussion.


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