• Authorities: High winds led to partial building collapse in south Columbus

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — Authorities say high winds were the culprit for a partial building collapse in south Columbus Sunday evening.Approximately 100 people were in the Kroger Pharmacy refill center on Rickenbacker Parkway West when it partially collapsed.Columbus Fire Battalion Chief Martin says two people had minor injuries.Authorities say the building is structurally sound and will be watched overnight.
  • 1 dead after shooting in Franklinton

    COLUMBUS, Ohio - One person is dead after a shooting in Franklinton Thursday night, according to Columbus police.Police said officers were called to the area of West Town Street near Hawkes Avenue around 10:20 p.m.Police at the scene said they are still figuring out what happened but believe it is a shooting and a robbery investigationOne person is detained for questioning and police are not looking for any suspects.Police said the victim is male.
  • Ohio State QB Dwayne Haskins drafted by Washington Redskins 

    Former Ohio State quarterback Dwayne Haskins was drafted by the Washington Redskins with the 15th pick in the first round of the 2019 NFL Draft Thursday night.Haskins, who started for one season for the Buckeyes, completed 370 passes on 530 attempts for 4,843 yards and 50 touchdowns.Five times during the 2018 season, Haskins threw for more than 400 yards in a game and threw for over 300 yards in nine games.Haskins led Ohio State to a 13-1 record including a Big Ten Championship and a victory ove
  • Former Ohio State basketball player & Boston Celtics great John Havlicek has died at 79

    BOSTON (AP) — John Havlicek's legacy was built over 16 years with the Boston Celtics, eight of them as NBA champions, making him among the best to ever play the game.One play immortalized him forever."Havlicek stole the ball! "Havlicek stole the ball!" Celtics radio announcer Johnny Most screamed, a moment that remains among the famous plays in NBA history.The Celtics said Havlicek died Thursday in Jupiter, Florida. He was 79. The cause of death wasn't immediately available. The Boston Glo
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  • New Albany doctor indicted on 28 counts including drug trafficking, insurance fraud

    A New Albany doctor has been indicted on charges including aggravated drug trafficking, aggravated funding of drug trafficking, theft, insurance fraud, telecommunications fraud and falsification, according to the Franklin County prosecutor’s office.Franklin County prosecutor Ron O’Brien said 56-year-old Khaled Amr was indicted on 28 counts on Wednesday.O’Brien said Amr ran a pain management facility called Columbus Pain Specialists.The local Drug Enforcement Administration task
  • 49ers select Ohio State DE Nick Bosa with the 2nd overall pick

    Ohio State edge rusher Nick Bosa went to San Francisco as expected.The 49ers have used a first-round selection on four defensive linemen in the past five drafts.Bosa is considered the top pass rusher in this group. His older brother, Joey, plays for the Chargers and was the 2016 Defensive Rookie of the Year. Their father also played in the NFL.Bosa is the highest Ohio State draft pick since offensive tackle Orlando Pace went No. 1 to St. Louis in 1997. He missed all but three games last season w
  • Nick Bosa sports Ohio State-themed suit to NFL Draft

    Former Ohio State defensive end Nick Bosa took his Buckeye pride with him in anticipation for the NFL Draft Thursday night.Bosa's Michael Stahan suit by JCPenney came lined with a scarlet and gray block letter "O" and Brutus Buckeye.I'm red carpet ready in my COLLECTION by Michael Strahan suit from @JCPenney. Rocking The Ohio State University in my custom lining, thanks to @mbymstrahan. #RaiseYourGame #TeamCOLLECTION #ad pic.twitter.com/LsiWXnvYmc— Nick Bosa (@nbsmallerbear) April 25, 2019
  • Live Updates: 2019 NFL Draft

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on the NFL draft (all times EDT):ROUND 11. Arizona Cardinals ​
    Kyler Murray, QB, Oklahoma2. San Francisco 49ers
    Nick Bosa, DE, Ohio State3. New York Jets
    Quinnen Williams, DT, Alabama4. Oakland Raiders
    Clelin Ferrell, DE, Clemson5. Tampa Bay Buccaneers
    Devin White, LB, LSU6. New York Giants
    Daniel Jones, QB, Duke7. Jacksonville Jaguars8. Detroit Lions9. Buffalo Bills10. Denver Broncos11. Cincinnati Bengals12. Green Bay Packers13. Miami Dolphins14. A
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  • 2019 NFL Draft: 3 QBs and lots of defenders highlight 1st round

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback at the top, two more QBs along the way — and a whole lot of guys who like nothing better than putting passers on the ground.That was the look for the first round of the NFL draft Thursday night.Arizona defied NFL custom and at least temporarily created a quarterback quandary by selecting Oklahoma's Kyler Murray to start proceedings in a wet and wild selection show.As thousands of fans withstood rain that began just about wh
  • Motorcyclist killed in southeast Columbus crash

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — A motorcyclist is dead after a crash in southeast Columbus on Thursday, according to police.Police said the motorcyclist hit a barrel after 7 p.m. on State Route 104 in the westbound lanes near Alum Creek Drive.The person was taken to Grant Medical Center and later pronounced dead, according to police.SR-104 is closed at US-33.
  • Columbus Zoo offering free admission to mothers, grandmothers for Mother’s Day

    POWELL, Ohio — The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium is offering a special gift to moms this Mother’s Day.On Sunday, May 12, mothers and grandmothers can get into the zoo for free as long as they are accompanied by at least one of their children or grandchildren, regardless of age.The zoo says the child’s admission rate will follow regular admission rules.
  • Several vehicles stolen and broken into overnight in Union County

    A rash of car break-ins and thefts has one neighborhood on alert.The Union County Sheriff’s Office is investigating four stolen vehicles and nine car break-ins in the Dogwood Neighborhood in Jerome Village and the new California Woods and Hills sub-divisions.The Sheriff’s Office says there is surveillance video of possible persons of interest using one of the stolen credit cards at a gas station on the southeast side of Columbus.The thieves stole different items, including a computer
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  • Local program helps former inmates transition to new life

    A program focused on reducing the recidivism rate in central has graduated more than 500 participants.The “Choose 2 Change” program through the Columbus Urban League offers recently released inmates training opportunities to help make their transition easier.Program director Derrick Foster says the program meets weekly for eight weeks tackling every aspect of reentry — from obtaining the proper identification to dealing family dynamics that may have changed while they were away
  • Former vice officer Andrew Mitchell pleads not guilty to new indictment

    COLUMBUS — Former vice officer Andrew Mitchell wore a red jumpsuit during a brief appearance in federal court Thursday where he pleaded not guilty to a nine-count superseding indictment.The two latest charges include an obstruction of justice charge and charge that alleges he destroyed or concealed potential evidence that impaired the FBI’s investigation.Mitchell was originally arrested after he was indicted in mid-March. He retired from the police department the day after being char
  • Mount Carmel opens new hospital in Grove City

    Large-scale comprehensive health care is coming to Columbus' southern suburbs.Mount Carmel Grove City opens April 28.The $361 million hospital has 210 beds with all private rooms. It has a comprehensive cancer center, invasive cardiac and high-complex neuroscience services and a level III newborn intensive care unit.Mount Carmel took input from 250 medical professionals and patients in the design process.“This is the hospital of the future from the standpoint of building this through the p
  • Columbus man pleads guilty to armed bank robbery, pistol-whipping employees

    A Columbus man pleaded guilty to robbing a Whitehall bank and pistol-whipping two employees while demanding money and conspiring with his girlfriend to hide the gun he used in the robbery.Forty-two-year-old Robert K. Mason pleaded guilty to one count each of bank robbery, using a firearm during a crime of violence and conspiracy to tamper with evidence. He is facing up to life in prison.In a plea agreement, Mason admitted that he robbed the Huntington Bank at 4550 East Broad Street on September
  • Police bicycle unit rolls into Clintonville area

    CLINTONVILLE, Ohio — Police officers on bicycles are rolling into the Clintonville area this summer. Patrol officers said there are an estimated 10 miles of bike trails and most of it is inaccessible by cruiser. Sergeant Dana Hess said at least two officers on bicycles will patrol the community seven days a week this summer, and said officers intend to have a visible presence on the trails."In order to prevent crime, we want to get officers out on those trails talking to people who are bik
  • Ohio would move to automatic voter registration under plan

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio would join 15 other states with opt-out voter registration under a proposal spearheaded by the state's elections chief.It's part of a package of election law changes Republican Secretary of State Frank LaRose tapped a working group to hammer out within the next few months. He joined lawmakers of both parties in announcing the group Wednesday.LaRose wants voting-eligible Ohioans to be automatically registered to vote when they file taxes, renew a driver's license,
  • Crews to repair water main break in Worthington this weekend

    WORTHINGTON, Ohio - Crews will repair a water main break in Worthington this weekend, according to the city.The water main break happened Thursday morning at the intersection of Colonial Avenue and Andover Street.Andover Street is closed between Colonial Avenue and Park Overlook.The city said the Columbus Division of Water has to delay repairs until the weekend because of scheduled activities at Colonial Hills Elementary.The school will lose water service while repairs are made.The City of Worth
  • Crews to repair water main break in Worthington overnight

    WORTHINGTON, Ohio - Crews will repair a water main break in Worthington overnight, according to the city.The water main break happened Thursday morning at the intersection of Colonial Avenue and Andover Street.The city initially said repair work was going to happen this weekend but work had to start Thursday night because the situation worsened.People who live in the area and Colonial Hills Elementary will be without water while the break is fixed.Water is expected to be back on before the morni
  • Report: North Korea handed US $2 million bill for Otto Warmbier's medical care

    North Korean officials handed a $2 million bill for medical expenses for now-deceased Otto Warmbier in 2017, CBS News' Christina Ruffini reports. Joseph Yun, the special envoy to North Korea at the time, signed off on paying the bill, but the U.S. did not intend to pay it.A former State Department official said the incident was not really a secret, and the invoice remains unpaid.Warmbier was detained in January 2016 at the end of a five-day tour in North Korea. He was sentenced to 15 years hard
  • Mega Weekend: Hell City, Hockey, Wild Art, & More

    Looking for some fun things to do this weekend in Columbus? Be that friend with the answer to, ‘what are we going to do this weekend’? Here’s a great roundup of events this weekend. Get entered to win tickets to: Keyholder, MGMT, Hunter Hayes, and Camp Anarchy. The Urban Living Tour is May 5, get tickets. Support Independent […]
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  • Bruins and Blue Jackets ready for 1st playoff matchup

    BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Bruins have home-ice advantage through a potential trip to the Stanley Cup Final, and they have the Columbus Blue Jackets to thank for it.They'll get a chance to show their gratitude in the TD Garden on Thursday night.The Bruins host Columbus in Game 1 of the second round — the first postseason matchup between the Original Six franchise and the 2000 expansion team that has advanced in the playoffs for the first time in its history.The Blue Jackets got there b
  • Police: Slain Illinois boy was beaten, put in cold shower

    CHICAGO (AP) — Police believe an Illinois couple who reported their 5-year-old son missing last week killed him days earlier by beating him and forcing him to stand in a cold shower for an extended period of time, according to court documents released Thursday.The allegations are included in a criminal complaint that outlines first-degree murder, aggravated battery and several other charges against Joann Cunningham, 36, and Andrew Freund Sr., 60, in the death of Andrew "AJ" Freund. A judge
  • Does your child suffer from an internet disorder? There's help for that

    Experts say spending a lot of time online doesn't mean your child has an internet addiction — it's when that time online begins to affect your daily life that it becomes a problem.That was the case for 16-year-old Danny Reagan.He loved playing sports and hanging out with his family, and he loved playing video games and watching YouTube.Suddenly, the things that were important in his life became nuisances. His grades began to fall, he distanced himself from his family and friends and his fr
  • Children with internet disorder have a place to get help

    here's a battle being waged between many kids and their cell phones.Parents wonder if the hours their child spends online is just a fun hobby or the start of something experts call an internet disorder.For most children, gaming doesn't disrupt their lives, but that wasn't the case for Danny Reagan.Danny said he doesn't quite remember how it started but his digital drug of choice was YouTube. He couldn't stop watching others play video games and he remembers playing six or seven hours a day.For h
  • Fayette County Sheriff’s Office searching for missing 17-year-old girl

    The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a missing 17-year-old from the Jeffersonville area.Shana Lott was last seen on April 23 in Jamestown. Authorities say she was sighted in the Xenia area on April 24 and also may be in the Franklin area.She is described as a white female, 5 feet 4 inches, 130 pounds with blonde hair and gray eyes.The sheriff’s office said she has been seen with 20-year-old Robbie Ringer. He is described as a white male, 5 feet 10 inches, 155 pounds wit
  • Columbus Zoo welcomes two orphaned manatees

    The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium has welcomed two young orphaned manatees.The male manatees, Bananatee and Tostone, were found off of the coast of south Florida.The two were at the Miami Seaquarium before arriving in Columbus early Thursday.Bananatee was rescued on July 27, 2018. When he was brought into Miami, he weighed only 42 pounds. He’s now up to 225 pounds, which the zoo said is still considered small.Since he is under a year old, the animal care team will bottle feed him as he continu
  • Authorities investigating after woman's body found in northeast Columbus

    COLUMBUS - Franklin County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a woman's body was found on the side of the road in northeast Columbus.Authorities told 10TV the body was found near the intersection of Melrose Avenue and Wedge Street about 20-30 feet off the side of the road near Agler Road.A neighbor was walking when they noticed the body.Mifflin Township police and the Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI) are also assisting in the investigation.Authorities are working to determine the iden
  • Authorities investigating after woman's body found in Franklin County

    Franklin County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a woman's body was found on the side of the road in Mifflin Township.Authorities told 10TV the body was found near the intersection of Melrose Avenue and Wedge Street about 20-30 feet off the side of the road near Agler Road.A neighbor was walking when they noticed the body.Mifflin Township police and the Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI) are also assisting in the investigation.Authorities are working to determine the identity of the w

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