• Road to Recovery: An update from Chris Bradley | June 20

    10TV Chief Meteorologist Chris Bradley shared an update on his treatment and road to recovery on Wednesday.In a Facebook post, Chris said the numbers in his leukemia test results have dropped from 43 percent to 20 percent this month.Chris says he needs the numbers to drop below 5 percent to move on to his bone marrow transplant."Keep those prayers coming! They are working!" Chris wrote in his post.In March of 2017, Chris was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia. He recently learned he was no lo
  • Man wanted in connection with string of burglaries in southern Ohio

    An Ohio man with a very distinctive face tattoo is wanted in a string of burglaries.The Adams County Sheriff’s Office said Anthony “Popeye” Ward has felony warrant through Brown County and is wanted for questioning in several breaking and enterings.The sheriff’s office said Ward is traveling with a woman named Dottie Worthington and are driving a Black Chevy Cruz.The lower half of Ward’s face his covered by a tattoo resembling the bite mask worn by Anthony Hopkins i
  • Mother of 4-year-old boy arrested, admits she dumped body

    DALLAS (AP) — The mother of a 4-year-old boy whose naked body was found on a South Texas beach last year admitted to authorities that she beat him and denied him medical care after he suffered a head injury from running into a wall, then drove to Galveston in the middle of the night and dumped the body in the water, according to court documents.Galveston police identified the child as Jayden Alexander Lopez. Authorities had named him "Little Jacob" after no one came forward to report him m
  • Gun groups prepare to file suit against Columbus, Cincinnati for "unlawful" gun laws

    Two pro gun groups in Central Ohio are filing suit against the city of Columbus for what the city calls "common sense" gun laws.Columbus City Council passed the legislation in April and it took effect last week. The laws implement stricter gun legislation that ban bump stocks and firearms accessories, prohibit the sale of imitation guns to minors, better protect domestic violence victims and ban gun sales in neighborhoods.The two groups taking action are Ohioans for Concealed Carry and Buckeye F
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  • Facebook campaign to help separated children seeks $1,500, raises $13 million

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In an outpouring of concern prompted by images and audio of children crying for their parents, hundreds of thousands of people worldwide are donating to nonprofit organizations to help families being separated at the U.S.-Mexico border.Among those that have generated the most attention is a fundraiser on Facebook started by a Silicon Valley couple, who say they felt compelled to help after they saw a photograph of a Honduran toddler sobbing as her mother was searched b
  • Canada becomes second nation to legalize marijuana

    TORONTO (AP) — Marijuana will be legal nationwide in Canada starting Oct. 17 in a move that should take market share away from organized crime and protect the country's youth, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Wednesday.The Senate gave final passage to the bill to legalize cannabis on Tuesday, legislation that will make Canada only the second country in the world to make pot legal across the country.Trudeau said provincial and territorial governments need the time to prepare for retail sa
  • Columbus City Council holds hearing on aggressive panhandling

    Columbus City Council is looking to impose legislation that would address the issue of aggressive panhandling.On Wednesday, members of council gave members of the community a chance to offer feedback on proposed legislation that was based on community input from a March 2018 hearing.The new legislation enforces the following:Knowingly touching or grabbing another person or their property without consent, while attempting to engage in distributionKnowingly following another person while attemptin
  • Upper Arlington murder suspect turns himself in to police

    The man charged with murder in Upper Arlington has turned himself in, according to police.The Upper Arlington Police Department said Jeffrey Blaire Harrison came in to police on Wednesday.He was taken to the Franklin County Jail.Harrison is charged with murder in the death of Charles McCoy.Authorities say McCoy was stabbed to death at the China Dynasty restaurant on West Lane Avenue on June 11.Initially, police charged Jeffery Lamar Smith but those charges were dropped."The Upper Arlington Polic
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  • NTSB: Plane carrying Dublin family gave several warnings before crash into Lake Erie

    CLEVELAND (AP) - The National Transportation Safety Board has issued a report saying the plane that crashed into Lake Erie off Cleveland killing all six people onboard issued multiple warnings about the aircraft's altitude.The plane piloted by Columbus beverage executive John Fleming crashed in December 2016 shortly after takeoff from Burke Lakefront Airport near downtown Cleveland.Fleming's wife, two teenage sons and two family friends were also on the plane during a planned return flight to Co
  • Upper Arlington homes evacuated after gas line break

    Several homes in Upper Arlington have been evacuated because of a gas line break.Officials said the break happened on a 10-inch gas line on Brandon Road, between Ridgeview and Northam. The road is currently closed.Columbia Gas crews are on the scene. The city said repairs could take longer than expected after a first attempt to plug the line was unsuccessful.As a precaution, the Upper Arlington Senior Center located at 1945 Ridgeview Road will be available for residents if needed.If any resident
  • 2 airlines ask US not to put migrant children on flights

    DALLAS (AP) — American Airlines and United Airlines say they have asked the Trump administration not to use their flights to carry migrant children who have been separated from their parents.Both airlines said that the administration's recent immigration policy of separating migrant families conflicts with their values."We have no desire to be associated with separating families, or worse, to profit from it," American said in a statement.United issued a statement in which CEO Oscar Munoz s
  • Columbus spending thousands to refurbish abandoned homes

    A once boarded-up home on Chicago Avenue in West Columbus is now a newly renovated home serving a much-needed purpose."It's a wonderful place," said Jaiza Page, Columbus City council member.The home was one of three that have been renovated as part of the Learning Skills to Lift Neighborhoods grant program, where the city awards up to $20,000 to local non-profits that take on the responsibility of restoring abandoned or blighted buildings across the city.The organizations hire neighborhood kids
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  • Opinion: CoverMyMeds Should Cover Their Taxes

    At the Columbus City Schools Board of Education meeting last night, board members were presented with yet another tax abatement request. This one involves a $100M corporate campus environment for one of Columbus’ top startup success stories, CoverMyMeds. Currently, CoverMyMeds resides in 132,000 square feet of the Miranova building in Downtown Columbus. The company was acquired […]
  • Zoombezi Bay: Staff witnessed sexual assault suspect approach young girls

    Police say a Columbus man violated a young girl at a popular destination for local families.Thirty-three-year-old Philip Lohbauer is accused of inappropriately touching the pre-teen girl while she swam at Zoombezi Bay in Powell.The alleged assault happened Monday around 12:30 p.m.Zoombezi Bay staff say multiple juveniles reported the incident to a lifeguard.General Manager John Gannon says in his 20 years there, this is only the second incident of this kind. But he says his staff is trained on h
  • Arena District Movie Theater Will be Converted to Office Use

    Anyone holding out hope that a movie theater would re-open in the Arena District can officially consider those hopes dashed. Nationwide Insurance announced today plans to convert the 31,000 square feet of space into a new “Innovation Center”, relocating workers from its “Refinery 191” innovation space next door. “The expansion of our innovation facilities reflects […]
  • Police searching for missing 6-year-old boy last seen in west Columbus

    COLUMBUS - Columbus Police are searching for a 6-year-old boy who went missing from the west side of Columbus.Kingston Mclean went missing Wednesday and he was last seen in the area of Hambrick Street and Avonia Drive.Mclean is described as black, brown eyes, 3'5," weighing 75 pounds. He was wearing black camouflage shorts, with black, blue, and white tennis shoes.Anyone with information is asked to contact Columbus Police at 614-645-4545.
  • Police have found 6-year-old boy missing from west Columbus

    COLUMBUS - Columbus Police have located a 6-year-old boy who went missing from the west side of Columbus.Kingston Mclean went missing Wednesday and he was last seen in the area of Hambrick Street and Avonia Drive.Mclean is described as black, brown eyes, 3'5," weighing 75 pounds. He was wearing black camouflage shorts, black, blue, and white tennis shoes.Anyone with information is asked to contact Columbus Police at 614-645-4545.
  • OSHP intercepting 'cartel drugs' concealed in hidden compartments

    The Ohio Highway Patrol said its Drug Interdiction Unit is one of the first lines of defense against Mexican drug cartels."We are the front line.We're stopping those drugs from ruining people's lives," said Lt. Robert Sellers. But troopers are working harder to stay one step ahead of the cartels' creativity. Troopers said they're seizing drugs and money concealed in highly engineered, mechanized hidden compartments that can be difficult to locate.Troopers showed CrimeTracker 10 one vehicle equip
  • One dead as motorcycle hits stopped vehicle in northeast Columbus

    CLINTON TOWNSHIP – One person is dead after a motorcycle crashed into a stopped vehicle near the intersection of Cleveland Avenue and Elmore Avenue.The crash happened a little before 2 p.m. Wednesday.According to Chief Jim Gilbert with the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office, they are interviewing witnesses as to why the motorcycle struck the parked vehicle.
  • One dead as motorcycle hits parked car in northeast Columbus

    CLINTON TOWNSHIP – One person is dead after a motorcycle crashed into a parked car near the intersection of Cleveland Avenue and Elmore Avenue.The crash happened a little before 2 p.m. Wednesday.According to Chief Jim Gilbert with the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office, they are interviewing witnesses as to why the motorcycle struck the parked vehicle.Stay with 10TV and 10TV.com as this story develops.
  • 3 charged in connection with teen's possible overdose death in Grandview Heights

    GRANDVIEW HEIGHTS - Three people were arrested Wednesday in connection with the possible overdose death of a teen in March in Grandview Heights.The 17-year-old Dublin girl was taken to Ohio State Wexner Medical Center and later died. An official cause of death has not been released from the Franklin County Coroner.Police say it was the fourth overdose at the same residence since May of 2017.The three that were arrested were Caleb Alexander, 20, (felony tampering with evidence); William Alexander
  • Rhode Island may force presidential candidates to release taxes

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The Rhode Island Senate on Tuesday passed a bill that would require presidential and vice presidential candidates to file five years’ worth of tax returns in order to appear on the state’s ballots.The Senate voted 33-3 in favor of the measure. A House version has been held in a committee.Senate spokesman Greg Pare said if the bill becomes law, President Donald Trump would not appear on a future ballot unless he files his returns.Democratic Sen. Gayle Gol
  • Grocery Store Dropped from Plans for Battelle Land

    More changes have been made to the plan to develop 20 acres of Battelle land south of West Fifth Avenue. Most significantly, a 39,000 square foot grocery store – which was included in a proposal presented to the neighborhood in March – has been dropped from the plan. A representative of Wagenbrenner Development, the company […]
  • Man awarded $18.4 million in lawsuit over failed HIV test

    BOSTON -- A federal jury has awarded $18.4 million in damages to a man who said in a lawsuit that two doctors failed to test him for HIV, which allowed the virus to progress to AIDS.The Boston Globe reports the jury ruled Monday in favor of 48-year-old Sean Stentiford in his medical malpractice lawsuit against internist Stephen Southard and neurologist Kinan Hreib.Stentiford said he consented to an HIV test in 2007 because he was experiencing facial paralysis. The suit says Hreib canceled the te
  • Bloomin’!

    The Formal Rose Garden is in peak bloom at Columbus Park Of Roses! Will you be visiting? Park of Roses is a unique public garden that was created in 1953. It’s grown to include over 12,000 roses of more than 400 varieties! There are also herb and perennial gardens and display beds of annual plantings. […]
  • Starbucks to close 150 stores as sales growth cools

    Starbucks says it will accelerate its store closings in the U.S. next year to counter cooling sales growth.The Seattle-based company announced Tuesday that it will close 150 underperforming stores in heavily penetrated markets, up from the usual rate of 50 closings a year. Starbucks now operates about 13,900 locations in the U.S., putting it within sipping distance of the 14,400 restaurants operated by McDonald's. In the past year, Starbucks has opened almost 1,000 new stores in the Americas, wh
  • Two Columbus Projects Awarded State Historic Tax Credits

    The Ohio Development Services Agency announced today that two Columbus redevelopment projects – both on the Near East Side – were awarded Ohio Historic Preservation Tax Credits. One was a proposal from Brad DeHays of Connect Realty to turn a long-vacant former trolley barn into a public market. Restaurants, offices and plazas are also planned for […]
  • Oklahoma Wendy's employee finds mouse feasting in bag of buns

    CATOOSA OK. – An employee at a Wendy’s in Catoosa, Oklahoma found a mouse running around in a bag of buns earlier this week.According to the Facebook from the employee, there also were cigarettes on the counter.KOTV in Tulsa reported the employee, Samantha Frame, posted the video and was told to go back to work and continue to serve the customers from other bags of buns.KOTV reported the store has faced other health code violations.
  • Trump signs order to keep families together at border

    UPDATE: President Trump has signed an executive order to keep families together at the border. More details to come shortly. WASHINGTON — Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen has drafted an executive action for President Donald Trump that would direct her department to keep families together after they are detained crossing the border illegally. She was at the White House where Trump told reporters he would be "signing something" shortly.The effort to end what has become a major c
  • Trump says he'll be 'signing something' on detained children

    WASHINGTON — Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen has drafted an executive action for President Donald Trump that would direct her department to keep families together after they are detained crossing the border illegally. She was at the White House where Trump told reporters he would be "signing something" shortly.The effort to end what has become a major crisis for the Trump administration was outlined by two people familiar with Nielsen's thinking who spoke on condition of anony
  • In reversal, Trump signs order stopping family separation

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Bowing to pressure from anxious allies, President Donald Trump signed an executive order Wednesday ending the process of separating children from families after they are detained crossing the U.S. border illegally.It was a dramatic turnaround for Trump, who has been insisting, wrongly, that his administration had no choice but to separate families apprehended at the border because of federal law and a court decision.The news in recent days has been dominated by searing im
  • Reagan Tokes Act passes Ohio House

    UPDATE:The Ohio House has passed House Bill 365, known as the Reagan Tokes Act.The bill aims to implement new standards to improve the monitoring of violent offenders.The bill now moves to the Ohio Senate.More details to follow.--COLUMBUS -- A bill named after murdered Ohio State student Reagan Tokes could clear a major legislative hurdle today.The Ohio House version of the Reagan Tokes Act is expected to be voted on the House floor this afternoon.House Bill 365 would dramatically change how vio
  • Reagan Tokes Act expected to receive vote on House floor today

    COLUMBUS -- A bill named after murdered Ohio State student Reagan Tokes could clear a major legislative hurdle today.The Ohio House version of the Reagan Tokes Act is expected to be voted on the House floor this afternoon.House Bill 365 would dramatically change how violent felons are sentenced to prison and how they are watched once they are released.Convicted sex offender Brian Golsby raped, kidnapped and murdered Tokes in February of 2017.A jury convicted him in March. He was sentenced to lif
  • Firms Picked to Lead Hyperloop and High Speed Rail Studies

    Plans to study the feasibility of connecting Pittsburgh, Columbus and Chicago by either high speed rail or Hyperloop are moving forward. The Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission (MORPC) announced in February a plan to study the two options, and has now picked two firms to lead the effort. AECOM and WSP USA will be the lead […]
  • AMC Theatres unveils $20-a-month rival to MoviePass

    NEW YORK — AMC Theatres, the world's largest movie theater chain, has unveiled a $20-a-month subscription service to rival the flagging MoviePass.The theater chain on Wednesday announced a new service to its loyalty program, AMC Stubs, allowing subscribers to see up to three movies a week for a monthly fee of $19.95. That's more expensive than the $9.95 monthly fee for MoviePass, but AMC's plan gives access to premium format screenings like IMAX and 3-D.The new subscription model is the la
  • Restaurant Review: Rio Fresh

    Rio Fresh opened Downtown with a South American angle on the smoothie scene. It has super slick photos and posters, but a more homespun feel inside. If smoothies are your game, it’s got you covered. And smoothies are definitely a popular thing in Columbus; they’re enjoying a heyday reminiscent of fro-yo in the last millennium. […]
  • Over 100 arrested in second large-scale immigration raid

    SALEM, Ohio — U.S. immigration agents have arrested more than 100 workers at an Ohio meat packing plant, the second large-scale raid in the state within the past two weeks.Immigration officials say the arrests on Tuesday came after a year-long investigation into whether the company knowingly hired people who are in the country illegally.The arrests happened at Fresh Mark's meat processing plant in Salem in northeastern Ohio.U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement says it also carried out
  • Pit bull brought to vet with 107-degree fever dies from heat stroke

    DANVILLE, Virginia - The Danville Area Humane Society said a male pit bull brought to their facility died of heat stroke, according to CBS affiliate WIMA.Officials with the humane society sent a warning to pet owners to take precautions to keep their pets safe from the heat.They referred to the law of animals having a constant source of cool water and safe from the adverse effects of heat.Authorities said that a neighbor complained about a pit bull suffering from being left in the heat.According
  • Video shows man saving alligator as python nearly squeezes it to death

    People are scared of alligators. But in the Florida Everglades, alligators are scared of pythons.Dramatic new video shows a man rescuing an alligator that is being attacked by a python in the brush of the Everglades. Mike Kimmel got to the gator just in time, as the nearly 10-foot python was squeezing it to death.The video shows Kimmel who bravely picked up the alligator and unraveled it from the snake's tight grip. The alligator falls to the ground, and Kimmel walks away, carrying the python wi
  • Bear jumps off skateboard and attacks circus handler as audience watches in horror

    Shocking video from a Russian circus shows a bear turn on its handler and viciously attack him during a show. The audience watched in horror as the bear jumped off a skateboard it had been riding and leaped towards the humans in the circus ring.Video from the circus in Russia's Volgograd region, posted by the Daily Mail, shows the bear sliding down a ramp on the skateboard while a handler holds on to its leash. At the end of the ramp, the bear gets rambunctious, and strains against the leash. Th
  • Families plea for bigger search for 192 from Indonesia ferry

    TIGARAS, Indonesia (AP) — Distraught relatives slammed Indonesia's government for not enforcing basic safety measures on passenger boats and pleaded Wednesday for a bigger search effort for more than 190 people missing since a ferry sank on a picturesque Sumatran lake early this week.The wooden vessel, overcrowded with passengers as well as dozens of motorbikes, didn't have a manifest and disaster officials have several times raised the number of people it was carrying as family members wh
  • Crying children fill 'tender age' shelters

    President Donald Trump's immigration policies have come under intense scrutiny because of the forced separation of more than 2,300 migrant children from their parents. Democrats and some Republicans are urging an end to the practice at the U.S.-Mexico border. A look at the latest developments:'TENDER AGE' SHELTERSThe Associated Press has learned that babies and other young children forcibly separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border are being sent to "tender age" shelters in South Te
  • Public genealogy site links suspect to couple's 1987 killing

    A Washington state trucker who authorities say was linked by a controversial new DNA technique to the 1987 deaths of a young Canadian couple has been charged with two counts of aggravated first-degree murder. William Earl Talbott II, 55, of SeaTac was charged Friday in Snohomish County Superior Court, the Daily Herald reports. Talbott was taken into custody in Seattle May 17 and appeared in court Tuesday, where he entered a not guilty plea.Authorities say they used information from a public gene
  • Fans grieve as detectives search for XXXTentacion's killers

    For hours, the fans came in a steady stream to mourn and pay their respects at the spot where rapper XXXTentacion was gunned down, some leaving behind expressions of sympathy along a fence and on the sidewalk.No arrests have been announced in the shooting of the 20-year-old rapper, who Broward County sheriff's officials say was ambushed by two suspects as he left an upscale motor sports dealership Monday afternoon in his electric BMW. His attorney, David Bogenschutz, said investigators told him
  • South Korea leader urges denuclearization steps from North

    BEIJING (AP) — South Korea's president urged North Korea on Wednesday to present a plan with concrete steps toward denuclearization, raising the pressure on its leader, Kim Jong Un, during his visit to Beijing to discuss the outcome of his summit with U.S. President Donald Trump.Kim is in Beijing on his third visit to China this year, underscoring the major improvement in relations between the communist neighbors.Kim's motorcade was seen leaving the North Korean Embassy on Wednesday aftern
  • US leaving UN's Human Rights Council, cites anti-Israel bias

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is leaving the United Nations' Human Rights Council, which Ambassador Nikki Haley called "an organization that is not worthy of its name." It's the latest withdrawal by the Trump administration from an international institution.Haley said Tuesday the U.S. had given the human rights body "opportunity after opportunity" to make changes. She lambasted the council for "its chronic bias against Israel" and lamented the fact that its membership includes accuse
  • Convicted Republican businessman's company targets Democrats

    An Ohio telemarketing company whose Republican owner spent more than a year in prison following a campaign finance probe has organized employees and suppliers in a retaliatory effort to bring down two prominent Democrats, The Associated Press has learned.An explosive memo posted online lays out The Justice Association LLC's strategy for an investigation, lawsuit and ad campaign targeting U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown and former U.S. Attorney Steven Dettelbach, the Democratic nominee for attorney gener
  • Motorcyclist throws concrete into car, breaking woman's jaw

    Police say a motorcyclist involved in a road rage confrontation in Ohio threw a piece of concrete into a car and broke a woman's jaw.The 29-year-old woman and her 25-year-old boyfriend told police they were driving in Akron around 7 p.m. Monday when they honked their horn at a motorcyclist stopped at a green light.The man got off his motorcycle and started arguing with the woman, which escalated to him pushing her before the boyfriend separated the two.The motorcyclist drove away, but the couple
  • AMA calls for an end to border separations

    The largest U.S. doctors' group, the American Medical Association, is urging the Trump administration to end promptly the practice of separating children from their migrating families at the southern border.The AMA's chief executive officer, Dr. James Madara, writes in a letter that families seeking refuge in the U.S. "already endure emotional and physical stress" and that separation only makes it worse.Madara says it's well known that childhood trauma and adverse childhood experiences created b
  • Hearing set for California parents accused of shackling kids

    Prosecutors were expected to begin making their case Wednesday against a Southern California couple suspected of starving and shackling their children in a case that drew worldwide headlines when the parents were arrested last winter.David and Louise Turpin are scheduled to appear for a preliminary hearing in Superior Court in Riverside, where a judge will weigh whether authorities have amassed enough evidence for a trial.The couple has pleaded not guilty to torture, child abuse and other charge

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