• Vandals target dozens of cars in Coshocton

    The Coshocton County Sheriff’s Office is investigating dozens of damaged vehicles in the city of Coshocton.Deputies said cars were vandalized over the past two nights.The Coshocton Tribune reports deputies took more than 30 reports of vehicle vandalism.The sheriff’s office is asking people with security cameras to check the footage to see if it captured any of the crimes on tape.Anyone with information or tips can call 740-622-2411.
  • Court considers constitutionality of Ohio execution process

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — A federal appeals court will hear arguments Tuesday over the constitutionality of Ohio's lethal injection process as the state tries to start carrying out executions once again.At issue is whether a contested sedative, midazolam, is powerful enough to put inmates into a deep state of unconsciousness before two subsequent drugs paralyze them and stop their hearts.A related issue is whether Ohio has a realistic chance of finding an alternative drug — a barbiturate call
  • Parents feel they're not meeting kids' nutritional needs

    From breakfast to lunch to dinner, only 1 of 3 parents feel like they're doing a good job of teaching healthy eating habits.A new study out of the University of Michigan polled 1,700 parents with children aged 4 to 18.The researchers found that half believe their children eat a mostly healthful diet, but only one in six rate their children's diets as very nutritious.Almost half of the moms and dads in the study say they want to buy healthy food, but they can't identify it.Parents in the study sa
  • To COSI, From Pluto

    Not Yet Explored
    Last Wednesday, Dr. Alan Stern told a sold-out audience at at COSI’s National Geographic Giant Screen Theater how lucky they are.
    “You live in a very special time in which we are opening up the Solar System,” said Stern.
    Almost two years ago, Stern, the principal investigator for NASA’s New Horizon mission, directed the first exploration of Pluto. The planet – or dwarf planet, depending on your preference – had long been a mystery until Stern&
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  • Near East Side Community Members Want to See Buildings Saved

    On Sunday, local development corporation Next Generation announced intentions to demolish two buildings on East Long Street to prepare a larger site for sale to a private developer. Reactions to the plans have been mixed, with some residents excited about the plans, and others preferring to see the buildings preserved.
    “Columbus City Government is supporting Mr. Boyce Safford in his continued efforts to devalue our historic neighborhood by tearing down our 80-131 year old structurally
  • Gas prices hover around $2 a gallon

    Gas prices around Ohio have dipped slightly in the past week.The state average for a gallon of regular fuel was about $2.09 in Tuesday's survey from auto club AAA, the Oil Price Information Service and WEX Inc. That's three pennies cheaper than a week ago but significantly higher than the average of $1.70 at this time last year.The national average was $2.28, the same as a week ago. The national average a year ago was much lower at $1.71.AAA says there has been a strong supply of crude oil on th
  • 4 U.S. tourists, pilot killed when small plane crashes into Australian shopping mall

    MELBOURNE, Australia -- An Australian pilot and four American tourists on a golfing vacation were killed when a light plane crashed in flames into a shopping mall on Tuesday shortly after taking off in the Australian city of Melbourne, officials said.The five were on a twin-engine Beechcraft Super King Air that crashed about 45 minutes before the Direct Factory Outlet mall in suburban Essendon was to open, Police Minister Lisa Neville said.The U.S. Embassy in Canberra confirmed that four victims
  • Mom sends son a "care package" full of trash

    Getting a care package from home is not unusual for many college students,but one Westminster College student got a very unusual delivery.Freshman Connor Cox says he's six hours form home and can't head to the grocery store because he doesn't have a car, so he was excited to get a delivery from home."I received a box like this and I was expecting a bunch of food, chips, stuff like that. And I opened it up, and saw a bunch of trash," said Cox. "I called my mom and we talked about it. Asked her if
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  • Union County Sheriff's Office reports issues receiving 911 calls

    The Union County Sheriff's Office says it is experiencing phone issues.Deputies say the problems surround 911 calls.Those calls will be forwarded to and answered by Logan County Sheriff's Office until 6:00 p.m Tuesday.The county says residents can call 937-645-4110 if they need help.There was no word early Tuesday what caused the problems.Stay with 10TV and 10TV.com as we follow this developing story.
  • More products added to Sargento Cheese recall

    Sargento has added more cheese products to a recall that was first announced on Feb. 10.The recall is due to a potential listeria monocytogenes contamination in Longhorn Colby cheese supplied by Deutsch Kase Haus. Sargento says the company has terminated its relationship with Deutsch Kase Haus “out of concern for the health and well-being of Sargento consumers.”Seven more products are now being recalled in addition to the seven products from the first recall.The cheeses now being rec
  • Ohio bill would require teaching cursive writing in schools

    Some state lawmakers want to bring back cursive handwriting as a requirement in Ohio's elementary schools.Republican Reps. Andrew Brenner and Marilyn Slaby have proposed legislation that would again make cursive instruction mandatory between kindergarten and fifth grade. Thirteen representatives have signed on as co-sponsors.The bill would require schools to make sure students can write legibly in standard print by third grade and in cursive by the end of fifth grade.The state doesn't currently
  • DC panda fans bam-boo-hoo as US-born cub leaves for China Tuesday

    The National Zoo in Washington is saying a final goodbye to its panda cub Bao Bao.The zoo is packing up the American-born panda for a one-way flight Tuesday to China, where the 3-year-old will eventually join a panda breeding program.Bao Bao is scheduled to leave the zoo Tuesday morning and fly from Washington Dulles International Airport in Virginia to Chengdu, China, on Tuesday afternoon.The cub won't have to worry about finding overhead bin space or dealing with a talkative seatmate on the 16
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  • Columbus' summer police blitz to be extended year-round

    Columbus' community-safety initiative that blitzes high-crime neighborhoods with police officers during the summer will be extended to a year-round plan. Mayor Andrew J. Ginther will announce changes to the initiative during his State of the City address at the city's police academy on Thursday.
  • Columbus schools to comply with mandated job evaluations for employees

    A year and a half ago, Columbus City Schools failed to give legally required job evaluations to dozens of administrators, forcing the school board to extend new contracts to 56 high-ranking employees with no official record of how they were performing. One of those who may have benefited was John Stanford, second-in-command under former Superintendent Gene Harris, who appeared to be on his way out in 2015 until his contract was automatically renewed.
  • Woman shot outside apartment building

    COLUMBUS, Ohio-- A woman is in the hospital after being shot outside her apartment door.It happened at about 3:00 a.m. on South Burgess Avenue, near the intersection of West Broad Street. Police say they are looking for at least one gunman.There was a small child inside the apartment at the time of the shooting. The child was not hurt.Police are talking to several witnesses.The woman who was shot is expected to recover. Stay with 10TV and 10TV.com for updates.
  • Woman shot inside apartment building while child is upstairs

    A woman is in the hospital after being shot at her West Columbus apartment while a small child was upstairs.It happened at about 3:00 a.m. on South Burgess Avenue, near the intersection of West Broad Street.Police initially believed the woman was shot outside her apartment. Later, police said she was shot inside the building. The child was upstairs and uninjured.Police say they are looking for at least one shooter and are talking to several witnesses.The woman who was shot is expected to recover
  • Lawyer: Undocumented immigrants facing deportation over minor offenses

    As an immigration lawyer, Julie Nemecek hasn't slept much lately. In the last month, she said her phone hasn't stopped ringing. Many are clients picked up by immigration to be deported.One is 44-year-old Renato Garcia-Sanchez, currently being held in the Butler county Jail just outside of Cincinnati with others. "They have traffic violations. And far less than most people I know. Running a red light 10, 15, 20 years ago. And that is their only offense. Other than being in this country without do
  • Ohio Capital Conference releases basketball players & coaches of the year

    The Ohio Capital Conference has announced its players and coaches of the year for the 2016-17 basketball season.Each is selected by the league's head basketball coaches. You can view the list below.Boy’s 2016-17 Divisional Players of the Year:Buckeye Division: Kaleb Wesson (Westerville South) SeniorCapital Division: BJ Duling (Newark) SeniorCardinal Division: Braden Norris (Hilliard Bradley)JuniorCentral Division: Dane Goodwin(Upper Arlington)JuniorOhio Division: Jeremiah Francis (Pickerin
  • Fifth-grader asks Marion police for help with math homework

    When Molly Draper found out her 10-year-old daughter, Lena, messaged the local police department on Facebook requesting help with her math homework, she couldn’t believe it.Not only that: they actually responded.Lena sent a message to the Marion, Ohio, Police Department’s Facebook page last week, explaining that she was having trouble with her fifth-grade math assignment.Instead of turning her away, Draper says Marion Police Dept. Lt. B.J. Gruber, the officer who runs the page, simpl
  • Thirteen Individuals Set to Enter OHSAA Officials Hall of FameAnnual...

    COLUMBUS, Ohio Thirteen individuals have been selected for induction into the Ohio High School Athletic Association Officials Hall of Fame. The OHSAA Officials Hall of Fame induction banquet is scheduled for June 10 in Columbus and will welcome these 13 individuals selected by the OHSAA Officials Hall of Fame Committee.
  • Driver stopped for speeding, then charged in murder attempt

    FREMONT, Ohio — The Ohio State Highway Patrol says an Illinois driver was stopped for speeding on the Ohio Turnpike and then charged with attempted murder after a trooper noticed signs of violence.Troopers say the 57-year-old Peoria woman and a passenger were taken to a hospital with undisclosed injuries after the traffic stop Saturday morning in Sandusky County.The patrol says the arrest of Susan Howard stemmed from an earlier, unspecified "incident" further south near London, Ohio, rough
  • Thousands of demonstrators across US say 'Not My President'

    Thousands of demonstrators turned out Monday across the U.S. to challenge Donald Trump in a Presidents Day protest dubbed Not My President's Day.The events on the federal holiday didn't draw nearly as many people as the million-plus who thronged the streets following Trump's inauguration a month earlier, but the message was similar.Thousands of flag-waving protesters lined up outside Central Park in Manhattan. Many in the crowd chanted "No ban, no wall. The Trump regime has got to fall." They he
  • Cincinnati Zoo's premature baby hippo gets lifesaving IV

    CINCINNATI — The Cincinnati Zoo says its premature baby hippo is recovering from dehydration with the help of staff from Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center.The zoo said Monday that the 4-week-old female hippo, named Fiona, had received fluids through an IV catheter since Friday.Veterinary staff had trouble arranging a sustained IV, so they sought help from hospital staff who work with difficult veins. The zoo says that team used ultrasound equipment to help place a lifesaving IV
  • "Purple rain" lights up the sky in Houston area

    Houston-area residents woke up to a colorful view as severe thunderstorms began to roll in Monday morning, and this time, it wasn’t a rainbow.The sky lit up with vivid shades of pink and purple as the sun rose — and social media users couldn’t help but connect the stunning sky’s magenta hue with Prince’s famous “Purple Rain” song.It was unlike anything residents had seen before.“It was raining pretty bad and I just woke up to see what was going on
  • A history lesson on the presidents born in Ohio

    Olivia Aronhalt and her sister Alex from Powell are enjoying their first experience at the Ohio History Center on President's Day.“We were making buttons and we made mustaches,” Olivia said.The Aronhalt family decided to make this day off of school a history lesson through the Ohio History Center’s presidential displays.From testing their knowledge of first ladies to seeing authentic campaign memorabilia, kids were able to leave little messages on Ohio cutouts about what they w
  • John Glenn Observatory and Astronomy Park to open later this year

    Fifty-five years ago this month, John Glenn became the first astronaut to circle the globe in his Mercury capsule Friendship 7.Before Glenn passed away in December at the age of 95, he agreed to lend his name to the John Glenn Observatory and Astronomy Park."That took me almost a year to get in touch with him. He thought it was a terrific idea. The educational value he thought was terrific," Clyde Gosnell, a member of the Friends of Hocking Hills, said.Construction of the $1.4 million park is sc
  • BrewDog officially opens brewery in Canal Winchester

    A famous Scottish brewery has opened its first production facility in the United States.BrewDog officially opened its brewery in Canal Winchester Monday.The 100,000 square foot facility is located on Gender Road.When the company announced its plans to build the facility, BrewDog said they plan to employ more than 100 people from the area.Coming up on 10TV News at 6, Laura Borchers takes you on a tour of the new facility.
  • AP, other media ask judge to order release of iPhone records

    WASHINGTON — The Associated Press and two other news organizations asked a judge Monday to force the federal government to reveal how much it paid for a tool to unlock an iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino, California, shooters.The news organizations said in a court filing there was "no adequate justification" for the FBI to continue to withhold information on the cost of the tool or the identity of the vendor that sold it.They said their requests were narrowly tailored and, contrary
  • Arrest in gruesome slayings of couple found in Peabody, Mass. basement

    PEABODY, Mass. -- Police have made an arrest in the gruesome slayings of a couple found dead in the basement of a suburban Boston-area home, reports CBS Boston.Michael Hebb, 45, is charged with two counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of Mark Greenlaw, 37, and Jennifer O’Connor,39, reports the station. Police and a SWAT team took Hebb into custody without incident on Monday in Peabody.The Essex County District Attorney’s office on Monday identified the victims as Greenlaw and
  • Calif. police officer killed while responding to traffic accident

    A California police officer was killed and another wounded in a shooting Monday while they were trying to help a man who had been in a traffic accident in Whittier, officials said.The two city police officers had responded to a report of a traffic accident and approached the vehicle when they were shot, said Lt. John Corina of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.Police returned fire, wounding the suspect. His name was not released, and his condition was not immediately available. The sla
  • Doppler 10 Forecast: Staying warm with a chance of rain

    This Evening: Partly cloudy and pleasant.Tonight: Increasing clouds. Patchy fog, but not expected to be as bad as last night. Low 47. Wind: SE 0-5 mph.
    Tomorrow: Increasing clouds with showers late. High 66. Wind: SW 5-10 mph.
    Wednesday: Partly sunny and continued mild. High 65. Winds: S 0-5 mph. Weather Resources: Interactive Radar | Weather Warnings | Closings, DelaysSpecial Information: Partly cloudy skies with areas of fog still possible tonight but the fog will not be as thick this morning.
  • Doppler 10 Forecast: Another warm day with a chance of rain

    This Morning: Mostly cloudy and mild.
    This Afternoon: Mostly cloudy. Slight chance for a shower late. Upper 60s.
    Tonight: Chance for showers early. Patchy fog possible. 52.
    Tomorrow: Mostly cloudy and mild again. 67.Weather Resources: Interactive Radar | Weather Warnings | Closings, DelaysSpecial Information: A weak cold front will bring a chance for stray showers late today and early tonight before high pressure brings back mainly dry weather for tomorrow. Temperatures will continue to be unsea
  • Trump taps military strategist as national security adviser

    President Donald Trump has tapped Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster as his new national security adviser.Trump announced the pick Monday at his Palm Beach club, Mar-a-Lago. He says McMaster is "a man of tremendous talent and tremendous experience."Trump says retired Army Lt. Gen. Keith Kellogg, who had been his acting adviser, will now serve as the National Security Council chief of staff.Trump had been looking for a replacement for retired Gen. Michael Flynn, who was ousted last week.
  • Mindfulness Shows Promise as We Age, but Study Results Are Mixed

    COLUMBUS, Ohio - As mindfulness practices rise in popularity and evidence of their worth continues to accumulate, those who work with aging populations are looking to use the techniques to boost cognitive, emotional and physiological health. But studies so far have shown mixed results in the elderly, and more investigation is needed to determine exactly how best to apply mindfulness in that population, a new review of the research to date has found.
  • How to prevent your credit card from being skimmed

    For most of us, pumping gas is a routine and mundane task so it's hard to imagine a fill up could be disguised as a shakedown. Twice a year, Weights and Measures inspectors examine 3,300 gas pumps in Franklin County looking for credit card skimmers designed to copy the numbers on your card, even the PIN number, in just a few seconds."You're giving it to them and what's really bad about it is you don't know it," Franklin County Auditor Clarence Mingo said.Inspectors told 10TV even to the trained
  • Cops: Hunters shot each other, not immigrant "ambush"

    PRESIDIO, Texas -- Two hunters accused in a shooting on a Texas ranch near the Mexican border had told authorities they were attacked by immigrants who had entered the U.S. illegally.Presidio County Sheriff Danny Dominguez told CBS affiliate KOSA that a grand jury indicted Michael Bryant and Walker Daugherty on charges of using deadly conduct by discharging firearms in the direction of others.The charges stem from a Jan. 6 incident where police found Daugherty, 26, and another hunter, Edwin Robe
  • Woman jumps on back of man attacking police officer, cops say

    Baton Rouge police are thanking a woman for having an officer’s back — literally — when a traffic stop suddenly became dangerous Sunday morning.Vickie Williams-Tillman was on her way to run some errands when she noticed a police officer on the side of a road engaged in a heated conversation with a man outside of his car.Police said that as the officer tried to secure the man in handcuffs, the driver became aggressive.Williams-Tillman, 56, began to brake and rolled down her car
  • 18 More Bands Added to 2017 Nelsonville Music Festival Lineup

    If you’re headed to the Nelsonville Music Fest this year, you already know that you’ll be enjoying Ween, Emmylou Harris, Parquet Courts and a whole bunch of other previously announced bands and musicians. Today, the festival’s organizers announced their second round of entertainers, which includes Conor Oberst, Cloud Nothings and a whole lot more.
    The Nelsonville Music Festival takes place from June 1-4 at Robbins Crossing on the campus of Hocking College in Nelsonville, O
  • Eric Church cancels 25K tickets bought by scalpers

    NASHVILLE, Tenn.— Country star Eric Church has been battling ticket scalpers for years as his popularity grew and he began selling out arenas. But he's taken his biggest step yet by cancelling more than 25,000 tickets to his spring tour that were purchased by scalpers and putting them back on sale for fans to purchase.The "Springsteen" singer told The Associated Press he's going to do everything he can do to stop what he calls a criminal organization that's making millions."They buy thousa
  • Annual Polar Plunge

    The warm February weather didn’t stop the excitement of Columbus Polar Plunge! In its 15th year, the plunge raised nearly $100,000 for the athletes of Special Olympics Ohio. Photo by David Myers Art Studio & Galleries.
    The Columbus Foundation is working to capture The Spirit of Columbus through images that showcase the determination, dedication, and commitment of people in our smart + open community. Be sure to check out columbusfoundation.org and follow a
  • 55 years after first orbit, John Glenn still inspires

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — John Glenn is continuing to inspire 55 years after becoming the first American to orbit Earth.Since Glenn's death on Dec. 8 at the age of 95, untold numbers of devotees have stopped by an exhibit of his artifacts on the campus of Ohio State University, backers have begun fundraising for an observatory and astronomy park in Glenn's name and work has begun on a 7-foot statue in his likeness.While he also spent time as a military test pilot and U.S. senator, it was the histor
  • 55 years after first orbit, Glenn still inspires

    COLUMBUS, Ohio— John Glenn is continuing to inspire 55 years after becoming the first American to orbit Earth.Since Glenn's death on Dec. 8 at the age of 95, devotees have visited an exhibit of his artifacts at Ohio State University, backers have begun fundraising for an observatory and astronomy park in Glenn's name and work has begun on a 7-foot statue in his likeness.Glenn's storied life included time as a military test pilot and U.S. senator, but it was the history-making Mercury missi
  • Property Brothers to Appear At Home and Garden Show

    The Columbus Dispatch Home and Garden Show comes to the Ohio Expo Center February 18-26, bringing with it national celebrities. Among those attending are HGTV’s Property Brothers, Drew and Jonathan Scott. The Scott brothers shared the inside scoop on their appearance, as well as a little background on themselves, with Columbus Underground.
    Drew and Jonathan will be presenting at the Home and Garden Show February 25, focusing their time on the idea of having a fresh look at design. Drew, wh
  • Cinema Revival Returns to the Wex

    Like the films it showcases, Cinema Revival is back and better than ever. Returning for its third festival, the Wexner Center for the Arts’ celebration of film restoration dives into the films and the process for five days beginning Wednesday, February 22.
    This is a series that fits perfectly in the Wex wheelhouse – they get to show beautifully restored prints of classic and underseen (or unseen) films while exploring the process that makes them available.
    But with each new program,
  • 11-year-old girl's death helps saves life of cousin in need of kidney

    CHICAGO -- The shooting death of an 11-year-old girl is giving eight people the chance to live, thanks to organ donation, CBS Chicago reports.According to police, Takiya Holmes was shot in the head during a fight over gang-controlled drug turf last weekend. Holmes was pronounced dead Tuesday, but was kept on life support so that her organs can be used for transplants.Holmes was a match for Darvese Monson, Holmes’ cousin, in desperate need of a kidney.Monson received the news last week that
  • Uber to investigate "abhorrent" sexual harassment claim

    LONDON -- Uber’s chief executive has ordered an urgent investigation into a sexual harassment claim made by a female engineer who alleged her prospects at the company evaporated when she complained about advances from her boss.Travis Kalanick responded Monday on Twitter to an open statement by Susan Fowler Rigetti about her year at the ride-hailing app. In a blog post titled “Reflecting On One Very, Very Strange Year At Uber,” Rigetti says the company’s human resources de
  • UNC-Charlotte QB, brother of NFL star, arrested on rape charges

    CHARLOTTE -- UNC-Charlotte quarterback Kevin Olsen, brother of Carolina Panthers tight end Greg Olsen, has been arrested on rape charges.The Charlotte Observer reports the 22-year-old Olsen was booked into the Charlotte Mecklenburg Jail late Sunday afternoon on multiple charges, including second-degree forcible rape, cyberstalking and assault on a female.Charlotte coach Brad Lambert says he’s aware of Olsen’s arrest and the junior has been suspended from the team. In a statement, the
  • Tackling Tax Fraud: Top 3 mistakes people make when filing taxes

    Police throughout central Ohio say complaints of identity theft start to pick up the closer we get to Tax Day and even more so after that typical April 15 deadline.
    “They’ll get a call from the IRS saying, ‘well, we already gave a refund’,” says Powell police Det. Darren Smith who also works the FBI Cyber Crimes Unit.
    Smith says the first mistake people make is not filing their taxes soon after they receive their W-2 from their employer.
    “The suspects will eve
  • Sweet, sweet tunes

    JEFFREYa SSAULTON Special to the Times Taking second place at the 25th annual River City Blues Challenge was L'il Red and Rooster from France and Columbus, Ohio. For the past quarter century the gateway for regional blues singers and groups has been the River City Blues Challenge.
  • Kasich Weighs in on Trump’s First Month

    Gov. John Kasich appeared at odds with President Donald Trump this weekend when asked about issues the administration is currently dealing with. In an interview with CNN Chief National Security Correspondent Jim Sciutto, he critiqued some aspects of the president’s first month, but also suggested Trump just needs to “get his sea legs.”
    On Trump’s attacks on the press
    While Kasich warned journalists against sensationalizing the news, he also applauded the press, “for

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