• Greater police presence Friday at Columbus City Schools

    COLUMBUS, Ohio – Columbus City Schools will be open on Friday but there will be a greater police presence while there are reports of threats to schools on social media.Columbus police said in a statement on Facebook, “Columbus Police and Columbus City Schools are aware of several social media posts making threats against schools within the District. We investigate all threats and take them seriously. Parents, students, and followers should be reassured that their students will be saf
  • Logan-Hocking School District closed Friday because of threat

    HOCKING COUNTY, Ohio - The Logan-Hocking School District is closed on Friday after the district was made aware of a threat.The district says a threat was made against “LHS” but they are not sure which school that may be referencing so they closed out of precaution.A spokesperson said all schools in the district are closed Friday.
  • Forecast: Rain returns, warmer on Friday

    Overnight: Rain developing.Mild. Low 41(Early).Winds: E 5-8 mph.
    Tomorrow: Scattered showers, few rumbles of thunder.Warmer. High 62. Winds: SW 8-12 mph.
    Saturday: Occasional showers, heavy at times.High 58.Winds: NE 4-8 mph.
    Sunday: Rain early, clearing skies. Warm.High 60.Weather Resources: Interactive Radar | Weather Warnings | Live Radar | School closings, delaysSpecial Information: We’ve managed to stay dry for the second half of the day but more rain is on the way! Patchy drizzle wil
  • Lancaster High School closed on Friday due to student receiving threatening message

    LANCASTER, Ohio – Lancaster High School is closed on Friday due to a student receiving a threatening message from an unknown caller, according to the school district.Lancaster City Schools said all other schools in the district will be on their normal schedule but there will be more law enforcement officers present.The Lancaster Police Department is investigating.
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  • Coshocton County Sheriff’s Office searching for ‘dangerous, wanted’ man

    Authorities in Coshocton County are searching for a wanted man who is described as dangerous.The sheriff’s office received information of a pursuit entering the country around 2:30 p.m. involving the US Marshal’s Office in Guernsey County.The pursuit ended just across the county line. Forty-one-year-old Stacie Bradford was taken into custody at the scene.The driver of the vehicle, 42-year-old William Hartman, fled on foot into a large wooded area. Multiple agencies have not been able
  • Columbus high school students protest gun violence, demand change

    Some high school students in Columbus say they've had enough of gun violence and they won't stay silent about it.Dozens of kids and neighbors met downtown Thursday afternoon to chant for change.Most of the kids standing in front of the Ohio statehouse had something to say."They're doing this because they realize something is wrong and they want to change what's wrong in the country and they have a voice," student organizer Kanyinsola Oy said.Students said they won't stop protesting until their v
  • Ohio State earns share of Big Ten women’s basketball title

    Ohio State has secured a share of the Big Ten Conference women’s basketball title following Michigan’s win over Maryland.The Buckeyes hold a one-game lead in the Big Ten standings with one game remaining and can clinch the outright title with a win at Penn State.The title is the 16th for Ohio State.The Big Ten Tournament will be played February 28 – March 4 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis.
  • Columbus man convicted of fatally beating boy gets life sentence

    An Ohio man convicted of beating a 14-month-old boy to death and tossing his body into a creek with the help of the child's mother has been sentenced to life in prison with no parole eligibility for 19 years.A judge sentenced 27-year-old Kurt Flood on Thursday in Columbus. A jury earlier found Flood guilty of charges including murder and corpse abuse in Cameron Beckford's 2014 death.Cameron's mother told jurors Flood repeatedly struck her son with a hairbrush to "beat the demons out of him." She
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  • Shooting survivors endure new assault - from online trolls

    One student was teased about being a "brown, bald lesbian." Another was the target of conspiracy theorists who claimed he was really an actor. When a group of teens posed for a photo, they were accused of lapping up attention from the news cameras and "partying like rock stars."Just days after watching their classmates die, survivors of the Florida school shooting came under a different kind of assault, this time from online trolls who threatened the students as they seek tighter gun laws.In the
  • Dom & Dave: Baseball season is close, reaction to the Buckeyes basketball season

    You've seen them yell at each other in a poorly lit room on a shaky cell phone feed, but now, it's time to step it up.Dom Tiberi and Dave Holmes are teaming up to discuss the top sports stories of the day among other topics.Watch Dom & Dave every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday at 6:45 p.m. on 10TV.com or the 10TV Facebook page.Thursday, February 22 TopicsBaseball season is officially underway. What sport do you most look forward to starting?The Buckeye basketball regular season wraps up Friday
  • Killer who tossed toddler's body in creek sentenced to maximum

    Kurt A. Flood had plenty to say during his trial for beating a 14-month-old boy to death and tossing the child's body in an East Side creek. Franklin County Common Pleas Judge Michael J. Holbrook then imposed the maximum sentence: life in prison with no chance of parole for 19 years.
  • Classes canceled at Licking County middle school on Friday due to threat

    LICKING COUNTY, Ohio - Licking Heights Superintendent Dr. Philip Wagner says classes at Licking Heights Central Middle School will be canceled Friday, Feb. 23, due to an escalation in a school threat.Friday morning, a student was taken into custody after the district and Pataskala police investigated a possible threat to students.That student is not being identified because they are a juvenile, but according to Pataskala Deputy Chief Mike Boals the student is facing a menacing charge with the po
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  • Sheriff: Deputy on duty never entered school in Florida shooting

    A Florida sheriff says the deputy who was on duty at a high school where 17 people were killed waited outside the building for about four minutes without ever going in.Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel announced during a Thursday news conference that Deputy Scot Peterson resigned after being suspended without pay.Israel said he made the decision after reviewing video surveillance and interviewing witnesses, including the deputy himself. The sheriff says Peterson responded to the building where
  • New charges brought against ex-Trump campaign associates

    Special counsel Robert Mueller and his team of prosecutors filed additional charges Thursday against President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, and a business associate.The charges are contained in a new indictment brought by a federal grand jury in Alexandria, Virginia.The new indictment, which had been expected, adds allegations of tax evasion and increases the amount of money Manafort is accused of laundering through offshore accounts to $30 million. The additional char
  • ODOT trains first responders to help reduce secondary crashes

    It's new training by the Ohio Department of Transportation to prevent more injuries and accidents that happen in the wake of the initial accident.ODOT says the likelihood of a secondary crash increases by 2.8% every minute the initial accident continues to be a hazard.Almost 100 first responders gathered at the Ohio Fire Academy.The group included firefighters, law enforcement, freeway service patrol and tow truck drivers.They’re being trained on how to work more smoothly together to clear
  • How to manage school anxiety in wake of violence, threats

    In the days following the school shooting in Florida, schools in nearly a dozen central Ohio counties have reported threats.The violence, or threat of it, doesn't have to touch your district to impact your child."The anxious children worry about the future and what's going to happen, and will I be safe? Children who are feeling more depressed have this kind of retro-vision that says, well if it happened in Florida, it could happen in central Ohio," said Doctor Kenneth Yeager, Director of the Str
  • Forecast: Dry this evening, rain develops overnight

    This Evening: Mostly cloudy, breezy and dry.Temps in the 40’s.
    Tonight: Mostly cloudy with more rain moving in late.Low 41.Winds: E 4-8 mph.
    Tomorrow: Off and on showers, few rumbles of thunder. Warmer.High 62.Winds: SE 5-10 mph.
    Saturday: More steady rain at times.High 58.Winds: NE 4-8 mph.Weather Resources: Interactive Radar | Weather Warnings | Live Radar | School closings, delaysSpecial Information: We’ve managed to avoid the rain this afternoon and we’ll continue to stay d
  • Trump suggests bonuses for armed teachers in effort to prevent shootings

    President Trump doubled down on his calls to arm teachers in schools across the country in an effort to help prevent mass shootings from taking place. He suggested during the administration's most recent White House listening session with state and local officials that teachers who were trained in being "adept at guns" could receive a bonus for their training efforts."We have to harden our schools, not soften them up. A gun-free zone to a killer or somebody that wants to be a killer, that's like
  • Ohio senator seeks review of medical pot program after error

    A state lawmaker moved Thursday to force a thorough review of Ohio's medical marijuana program because of mistakes in selecting grower applicants.Republican Sen. Bill Coley, of Cincinnati, proposed legislation that would require State Auditor Dave Yost to conduct and release a performance audit of the program. The bill holds up grower, processor and tester licenses until program flaws can be addressed.Ohio's medical marijuana law, passed in 2016, allows people with any of 21 medical conditions,
  • All People’s Fresh Market Opening Soon

    All People’s Fresh Market, first announced last June to be taking over an old beer and wine drive-thru on Parsons Avenue, will have a grand opening next month. Run by the Church for All People’s Healthy Eating and Living Director Erin West, the market will supply free fresh fruits and vegetables to anyone earning up […]
  • Vonn scatters grandfather's ashes near downhill course

    Lindsey Vonn came to South Korea with the goal of taking home an Olympic medal and leaving something even more special behind.She did both.The American ski great said Thursday she recently scattered some of the ashes of her grandfather, who served during the Korean War, on a rock near the mountain where the downhill races were run."I know that it would mean a lot to him to be back here, a part of him is in South Korea always," said Vonn, who shared her story with The Associated Press and the Cho
  • MegaWeekend – Bowie and Prince, Cinema Revival, and A Whole Lot of Maple Syrup

    There is always something great happening in Columbus, and this weekend is no exception to the rule. Whether you’re interested in a night out on the town, a chance to enjoy live music, or even tapping your own maple syrup, this weekend will not disappoint. Shop, eat, drink, watch, and support local every weekend with […]
  • Police seize drugs, cash and money in raid at northeast Columbus home

    The Whitehall Division of Police Narcotics Unit and SWAT officers executed a search warrant Thursday at a home in northeast Columbus.Police say a warrant was obtained for the home on Melrose Avenue after a lengthy investigation.Detectives seized cocaine, marijuana and several guns, one which was stolen. Police also seized more than $16,000 in cash. Samuel Berhane - Courtesy Whitehall PoliceMedia Folder: Media Root
    Samuel Berhane,34, was charged with charged him with drug trafficking and dru
  • Plan to Demolish Historic Marble Cliff Building Meeting Resistance

    A building in Marble Cliff that was designed by one of Columbus’ preeminent architects is once again being threatened with demolition. The latest plan calls for replacing the tudor-style mansion with a three-story, 67-unit apartment building. The building, located on 1.25 acres at 2015 W. Fifth Ave., was designed by Frank Packard, architect of the […]
  • Accused murderer gets through security at state offices one day after woman is killed

    COLUMBUS -- On the same day Rachael Anderson’s body was found in the closet of her Columbus apartment, Anthony Pardon traveled to the Riffe Center, where he attempted to meet with a state lawmaker about obtaining a state-issued ID, 10 Investigates has learned.“Anthony Pardon was in the Riffe Center at around 10 a.m. on Jan. 29 asking to meet with State Representative Bernadine Kent. He went through all building security protocol, including the metal detector,” Department of Adm
  • Forecast: A few lingering showers this afternoon

    Today: A few lingering showers & breezy.High 47.Wind: NE 5-15 mph.
    Tonight: Mostly cloudy with more rain moving in late.Low 40.Winds: NE 4-8 mph.
    Tomorrow: More off and on showers, warmer.High 59.Winds: WSW 5-10 mph.
    Saturday: More steady rain at times.High 58.Winds: NE 4-8 mph.Weather Resources: Interactive Radar | Weather Warnings | Live Radar | School closings, delaysSpecial Information: Other than a few lingering showers this afternoon we’ll see cloudy to mostly cloudy skies today
  • Naturally Impactful: Registration For CRPD Spring Swimming Lessons Approaching

    It’s never too early to learn how to swim, not even at the end of February, when it may seem impossible to think about long days at the swimming pool. Starting March 5, anyone can begin registering for spring swimming lessons at the Columbus Recreation and Parks Aquatics Center. CRPD offers lessons for anyone from […]
  • Flooding closes roads in southeast Ohio

    ATHENS COUNTY -- Flooding has closed several roads in southeast Ohio, according to the National Weather Service.The NWS said SR 546 is closed near Sharpsburg. That's in northern Athens County near the Morgan County line. The agency reported high water between SR 550 and the county line.SR 356 is also closed in parts between SR 681 and SR 56.Several other county roads are at risk for high waters. You can follow Molly Brewer's traffic blog here.The NWS issued several flood warnings and advisories
  • 7th grader arrested after alleged threat to 'shoot up' Licking County middle school

    PATASKALA -- A middle school student is in custody after authorities say the student made a shooting threat against Licking Heights Central Middle School.According to a release from Pataskala Police, the student made statements to other students that they were going to “shoot up the school on Thursday.”The school resource officer determined the identity of the student, a member of the 7th grade class, who was taken into custody after being removed from the bus. The student was not in
  • CBS News names Margaret Brennan anchor of 'Face the Nation'

    CBS News' Margaret Brennan will be the moderator of Face the Nation, the network announced Thursday.Brennan will assume the permanent role on Sunday, February 25, 2018 and will also continue as the network's senior foreign affairs correspondent."Face the Nation is one of the longest-running traditions in television," said CBS News President David Rhodes. "Margaret's coverage of the White House and the world make her the ideal moderator for this legendary CBS News franchise at this moment in time
  • TV Review: “The Alienist” is Too Basic to Binge

    If you’re looking for a hit show about the psychology of a serial killer, you’ve probably seen it already. TNT’s The Alienist follows the well-worn pattern of this genre: the team leader who obsessively researches the characteristics of a serial killer in order to find the suspect, and a motley crew to help them see […]
  • Trump endorses raising minimum age to 21 for more weapons

    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump endorsed stricter gun-control measures Thursday, including raising the minimum age to 21 for possessing a broader range of weapons than at present. He tweeted his strongest stance as president one day after an emotional White House session where students and parents poured out wrenching tales of lost lives and pleaded for action.Trump said on Twitter, "I will be strongly pushing Comprehensive Background Checks with an emphasis on Mental Health. Raise age
  • Aloft Planning Another Columbus Hotel

    A third Aloft Hotel could be coming soon to Central Ohio, if a proposed new building is constructed at Easton Town Center. A five-story, 136-key hotel has been announced next to the Macy’s at Easton, which is awaiting a parking variance approval scheduled for review on February 27th. If constructed as planned, the Aloft would […]
  • Treat to Try: Maxwell’s Gourmet Kettle Corn

    Maxwell’s Original Gourmet Kettle Corn is several steps up from your regular box of Cracker Jacks. You can forgive the comparison between the two: the kettle corn’s rich brown, caramelized hue and sweetness make the association with the classic treat inevitable. And yet, there’s a lighter hand and a toasty accent that sets Maxwell’s handmade […]
  • Four Acre Development Approved in Italian Village

    A significant new residential development was approved this week by the Italian Village Commission. The plan calls for five new residential buildings containing a total of 196 units on the former Acorn Distributors site at 324 E. Second Ave. The large warehouse building that currently occupies the four-acre site will demolished, although a portion of […]
  • Pickerington North High School placed on brief lockdown

    According to school officials, Pickerington North High School was placed on lockdown for less than an hour Thursday morning.Officials with the school said the district was investigating a rumor of a "student who wasn't supposed to be there this week arriving on campus," according to district Public Information Officer David Ball.Ball said the district did a room-to-room search and went through surveillance video to determine the rumor was false.Ball said the district was locked down for 30-45 mi
  • Video: Quick cop catches Egyptian boy falling from window

    An Egyptian police officer on patrol outside a bank likely saved a young boy's life this week by being in the right place at the right time, and being quick with his hands. Five-year-old Ammar Motaz Abd El-Salam was with his family at a party on Saturday in Asyut, a city on the Nile about 200 miles south of Cairo, when he tumbled from a third-story window toward the sidewalk below.Fortunately for Ammar, well-coordinated police officer Kameel Fathy Geed, 45, was on regular patrol outside a bank a
  • Crews used boats to help residents amid Midwest flooding

    Crews used boats to help residents evacuate their homes in northern Indiana after rainstorms sweeping across the Midwest on Wednesday combined with melting snow to flood rivers, roads and other low-lying areas in several states.The storm system started pushing heavy rain, snow and ice into the region this week. The weather has already been blamed for hundreds of car crashes and several fatalities, including a crash that killed four people along a slippery interstate in Nebraska.About 19 people h
  • Mavs owner Mark Cuban fined $600,000 for tanking comments

    The NBA fined outspoken Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban $600,000 on Wednesday for comments about tanking during a podcast with Hall of Famer Julius Erving.Commissioner Adam Silver said the fine was for "public statements detrimental to the NBA." The league said the podcast with Erving was posted Sunday, the day the All-Star game was played in Los Angeles.Cuban said during the 30-minute interview that he met recently with some of his players and told them "losing is our best option." Cuban was
  • Homemade blankets donated to families at Ronald McDonald House

    A special gift for dozens of families facing tough situations.Employees from the Sears and Business Franchises dropped off 164 welcome blankets to families at the Ronald McDonald House of Columbus.Each blanket was handmade and took one to two hours to make. That equals out to almost 31 days of work.These blankets can be very comforting to a child who is undergoing treatment in the hospital.According to the Ronald McDonald House of Columbus, the facility is the largest in the world with 137 guest
  • New airport authority CEO attracted to Columbus' potential

    Joe Nardone became the second CEO in the history of the Columbus Regional Airport Authority in January, succeeding Elaine Roberts, who became the first CEO after the city and county merged the operations of Port Columbus and Rickenbacker Airport in 2003. John Glenn airport is much smaller than Detroit Metropolitan Airport that Nardone previously oversaw.
  • Facebook co-founder says platform should take action on those who misuse the service

    Facebook co-founder and basic-income evangelist Chris Hughes says Facebook has an increasing responsibility to grapple with the influence it wields over relationships, society and even politics. He spoke Wednesday to CBSN's Elaine Quijano on "Red & Blue" about increasing abuse of the platform."People often ask me … could you have imagined that Facebook could be used for good or for ill?" he said. "In the early days it was a very hard thing to imagine, but in the last few years, as Fac
  • Ohio Treasurer candidate wants private prison spending study

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — A candidate for state treasurer says the office should determine the impacts of prison privatization on Ohio taxpayers.In a Wednesday letter, Democrat Rob Richardson asked Republican State Treasurer Josh Mandel to conduct a fiscal and economic impact study into Ohio's prison system.Richardson is an attorney and former board chairman at the University of Cincinnati. He wrote of "a deeply personal concern" over Ohio having one of the nation's highest mass incarceration rates
  • Man tosses grenade at U.S. Embassy in Montenegro, government says

    PODGORICA, Montenegro -- An attacker threw a hand grenade at the U.S. Embassy in Montenegro's capital and then killed himself with another explosive device, the government here said Thursday. No one else appeared to have been hurt and there was no major damage. Police sealed off the area after the blasts around midnight.The U.S. State Department were working internally to confirm all staff are safe.The man who hurled a bomb was an ex-soldier decorated by former Serbian strongman Slobodan Milosev
  • Weinstein uses quotes from female celebrities in his defense

    Harvey Weinstein wants a judge to dismiss a federal sexual misconduct lawsuit against him and invoked the words and actions of Oscar-winning actresses including Meryl Streep in his defense.Lawyers for the disgraced film mogul said Tuesday in federal court in New York that the proposed class-action lawsuit filed by six women should be rejected because the alleged assaults took place too long ago and they failed to offer facts to support claims of racketeering.Weinstein was one of the most powerfu
  • Forecast: Steady rain with a mix in the north early

    Today: Steady rain with a mix in the north early.A drier afternoon.High 46.Winds: NE 5-15 mph.
    Tonight: Mostly cloudy with more rain moving in late.Low 40.Winds: NE 4-8 mph.
    Tomorrow: More off and on showers, warmer.High 59.Winds: WSW 5-10 mph.
    Saturday: More steady rain at times.High 58.Winds: NE 4-8 mph.Weather Resources: Interactive Radar | Weather Warnings | Live Radar | School closings, delaysSpecial Information: Expect a wet commute with some sleet and freezing rain mixing in in the far no
  • Forecast: Expect a rainy mess in the morning

    Today: Steady rain with a mix in the north early.A drier afternoon.High 46.Winds: NE 5-15 mph.
    Tonight: Mostly cloudy with more rain moving in late.Low 40.Winds: NE 4-8 mph.
    Tomorrow: More off and on showers, warmer.High 59.Winds: WSW 5-10 mph.
    Saturday: More steady rain at times.High 58.Winds: NE 4-8 mph.Weather Resources: Interactive Radar | Weather Warnings | Live Radar | School closings, delaysSpecial Information: Expect a wet commute with some sleet and freezing rain mixing in in the far no
  • Sheriff's office says semi crashed into home in Union County

    UNION COUNTY - The Union County Sheriff's Office is working a crash that involves a semi crashed into a home.The scene is on U.S. 42 near Marysville. Officials did not comment on whether anyone was injured.10TV has a crew headed to the scene.Deputies have U.S. 42 closed in both directions between Watkins Road & Jerome Road. They're advising drivers take U.S. 36 or U.S. 23 instead.
  • Semi crashes into home in Union County

    UNION COUNTY - A semi-truck crashed into a home near Marysville Thursday morning, according to The Union County Sheriff's Office.It happened around 4 a.m. on US Route 42.One person was transported to a nearby hospital.Deputies closed U.S. 42 in both directions between Watkins Road & Jerome Road. They're advising drivers take U.S. 36 or U.S. 23 instead.Stay with 10TV for updates on this developing story. Media Folder: Media Root
  • Northbound lanes of I-71 closed in Grove City due to crash

    Police in Grove City closed I-71 northbound due to an accident. The crash is located near the Stringtown Road exit and involves a semi and a box truck.There are no reports of injuries.The department says they have the interstate blocked between 665 and Stringtown. They did not have a timeline on when they expected to reopen the roadway.

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