• Central Crossing HS band director charged, accused of receiving nude pictures of student

    GROVE CITY, Ohio - The band director at Central Crossing High School is charged with pandering sexually oriented matter involving a minor according to records filed in Franklin County Municipal Court.Keith Hallas admitted to a police detective he received nude images of a student who was 17 years old, according to the criminal complaint filed in court.In an audio message to parents, Central Crossing principal Dr. Jill Burke said a teacher was taken into custody by the Grove City Police Departmen
  • Ohio State closing 2 garages' top levels after student fall

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University says it plans to close top levels of two parking garages at its Columbus campus a week after a student fell to his death in what's been preliminarily ruled a suicide.The Columbus Dispatch reports the university notified parking permit holders for the Lane Avenue and Ohio Union South garages about the planned closures this week, saying officials would be reviewing safety enhancements after the recent release of a Suicide and Mental Health Task For
  • Meijer home delivery now offering alcohol in Ohio

    Meijer announced that customers in Ohio can now have beer and wine delivered right to their door as part of its home delivery service.Customers who order alcohol as part of the membership-based delivery service are required to provide valid identification to place and receive orders.Ohio and Michigan are currently the only states where alcohol is included as part of the delivery service.“We’ve received an incredible amount of feedback from customers wanting to take advantage of our l
  • Mexican officials say 273 corpses were on wandering truck

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — A wandering refrigerated truck carrying corpses from an overflowing morgue in Mexico actually contained 273 bodies, not 157 as originally stated.Officials described late Wednesday how the truck was forced to move around the outskirts of the western city of Guadalajara as neighbors and officials objected to its grisly cargo, and the smell.A total of 444 bodies had piled up at the state morgue, as Mexico suffered a 17 percent surge in homicides so far this year. Forty-nine
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  • Mega Weekend: Top Things to Do For Your Weekend

    Cultural institutions begin their season this weekend, CSO, JAG, CBJ, and more. Fall is here! Take a look at some top picks for the weekend and find links to daily lists below. If you would like to attend CoffeeFest, don’t wait, there are only tickets left for the Afternoon Session, and the Brewed event where […]
  • Tracking severe weather expected to hit central Ohio Friday evening

    The heat and humidity will continue into the day on Friday with much cooler conditions over the weekend.Those cooler conditions, however, will come with a price.LIVE: Join Ross Caruso tracks the potential for severe weather in central Ohio Friday: On Friday, an area of low pressure will begin to move through the Midwest & over the Great Lakes.This will bring a cold front, draping across NW Ohio and will push through central Ohio during the evening hours on Friday.Ahead of this front, a line
  • Ohio State defensive end Nick Bosa undergoes surgery; no timetable for return

    COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio State defensive end Nick Bosa underwent surgery Thursday, head football coach Urban Meyer announced.On his weekly call-in show on 97.1 The Fan, Meyer said Bosa "had a core muscle injury." Meyer says the team hopes to get him back as soon as possible but that "we're not sure when that will be."A source tells 10TV Bosa is dealing with a sports hernia and is expected to be out at least six weeks.Bosa suffered the injury in Buckeyes' 40-28 win over TCU on Saturday.The star def
  • Federal charges filed against officer seen kicking suspect in Franklin Township

    COLUMBUS -- Federal charges have been filed against the former police officer seen kicking a suspect in the head.Rob Wells resigned his job with Franklin Township Police in May after a video surfaced online.10TV has confirmed Wells is facing one count of "deprivation of rights under color of law" and one count of "obstruction: false report." The federal indictment claims he "did knowingly conceal, cover up, falsify and make material false entries in a document with the intent to impede, obstruct
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  • Sheriff: Multiple killed, injured in Maryland shooting; suspect in critical condition

    ABERDEEN, Md. (AP) — Three people were killed Thursday morning in a shooting at a Rite Aid distribution center in northeast Maryland, officials said.A law enforcement official with knowledge of the shooting stressed that the number of dead is based on preliminary information. The official wasn't authorized to discuss details by name and spoke on condition of anonymity to The Associated Press.A suspect was taken into custody and was in critical condition, Harford County Sheriff Jeffrey Gahl
  • Officials: 3 killed in shooting at Maryland Rite Aid distribution center

    ABERDEEN, Md. (AP) — Three people were killed Thursday morning in a shooting at a Rite Aid distribution center in northeast Maryland, officials said.A law enforcement official with knowledge of the shooting stressed that the number of dead is based on preliminary information. The officials wasn't authorized to discuss details by name and spoke on condition of anonymity to The Associated Press.The FBI described it as an "active shooter situation" and said its Baltimore field office was assi
  • Restaurant Review: Windward Passage

    Windward Passage has been around for awhile. It is not retro or vintage, as such terminology usually suggests reproductions. Windward Passage is the real thing, with a history of its own that dates back to 1971. So, the real thing is dark. Perhaps suspiciously dark. But between the darkness, the woodwork, and the nautical themes, […]
  • 132,000 pounds of ground beef recalled after E. coli outbreak kills 1, sickens 17

    More than 132,000 pounds of possibly tainted ground beef sold nationwide is being recalled in an E. coli outbreak that has killed one person and sickened 17 others, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said Wednesday.Cargill Meat Solutions, a division of the agribusiness giant Cargill, is recalling approximately 132,600 pounds of ground beef products made from the chuck portion of carcasses that may be contaminated with E. coli, the USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service, or FSIS, said in a sta
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  • Dog the Bounty Hunter to help search for federal fugitive in Ohio

    MANSFIELD, Ohio -- A bounty hunter famous for tracking down criminals on TV could help search for a federal fugitive in Ohio.Our news partners at the Mansfield News Journal report Duane "Dog" Chapman will travel to Mansfield on Sept. 27 to help in the search for federal fugitive Shawn Christy.Chapman was already scheduled to be in Mansfield on Sept. 28 to talk about recovery from drug addiction.The newspaper reports that an unidentified friend of the Christy family is paying for Chapman to help
  • Teens accused of cutting Christmas decorations for ill Ohio boy

    CINCINNATI (AP) — Police say two teens accused of slashing Christmas decorations set up in an Ohio neighborhood to help a child diagnosed with terminal cancer celebrate the holiday early have been arrested.Police in the Cincinnati suburb of Colerain Township said Thursday the juveniles were caught after a neighbor saw them slashing a decoration late Wednesday. Police didn't release any information about charges.The decorations are up for 2-year-old Brody Allen, whose family says this could
  • Man struck, injured by train in Springfield

    Authorities in western Ohio say a man has been struck by a train.Officials say the man was struck around 9 p.m. in Springfield. He was taken to Springfield Regional Hospital. Authorities say he will be airlifted to Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton.Jon Glass, manager of public relations for Norfolk Southern Railway, tells WHIO the man was trespassing and sitting on the track when he was hit.The victim's condition wasn't immediately available. Police haven't released the man's name.It's unclear wha
  • Man struck and injured by train in Springfield

    Authorities in western Ohio say a man has been struck by a train.Officials say the man was struck around 9 p.m. in Springfield. He was taken to Springfield Regional Hospital. Authorities say he will be airlifted to Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton.Jon Glass, manager of public relations for Norfolk Southern Railway, tells WHIO the man was trespassing and sitting on the track when he was hit.The victim's condition wasn't immediately available. Police haven't released the man's name.It's unclear wha
  • Ohio auditor says performance audits help schools find savings

    A report from Ohio's auditor says his office's performance audits identified over $138 million in potential savings for dozens of school districts since 2011, often for districts struggling financially.The report released Wednesday doesn't specify whether districts actually chose to follow the audit recommendations or saved that much money.Auditor Dave Yost's office says it's highlighting benefits of performance audits after financial forecasts indicated nearly one-fourth of Ohio's 612 districts
  • OSU doctor leading efforts in fight against Alzheimer's disease

    COLUMBUS - A simple drive to work for Eric Thompson changed everything. He pulled over with no idea where he was. He had no memory of the drive he'd made thousands of times before."I had seen Alzheimer's disease, because of my family history but I couldn't believe it was happening," said Thompson. "I was diagnosed at age 54 and I'm 59 now."Alzheimer's disease may have stolen Thompson's sense of direction, but he refuses to let it take everything. He's developed a new, functional lifestyle by usi
  • Dwayne Johnson backs stuntman's film honoring Knievel jump

    Before climbing into the cockpit of his steam-powered rocket and blasting off across the Snake River Canyon, daredevil Eddie Braun scribbled two things on his bare chest in marker.Blood type: O positive.Allergies: Penicillin.Useful information for the paramedics — in case his jump on Sept. 16, 2016, didn’t go as plannedBraun’s successful launch in an endeavor that nearly killed his idol, Evel Knievel , more than four decades earlier, serves as the backdrop for his new documenta
  • Kim, Moon join hands on peak of sacred North Korean volcano

    PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — The leaders of the rival Koreas took to the road for the final day of their summit Thursday, standing on the peak of a beautiful volcano considered sacred in the North and a centerpiece of propaganda used to legitimize the Kim family's rule, their hands clasped and raised in a pose of triumph. Their trip to the mountain on the North Korean-Chinese border, and the striking photo-op that will resonate in both Koreas, followed a day of wide-ranging agreements the
  • Police: 4 children killed in crash between train, bike

    Four children were killed and two other people were critically injured Thursday after a train slammed into an electric cargo bike in the Netherlands.Police said the accident happened on a railway line in the town of Oss, 100 kilometers (62 miles) southeast of Amsterdam, at a rail crossing close to the town's railway station. The crossing has warning lights, and red and white barriers to keep pedestrians off tracks when trains pass.Police said the electric bike belonged to a children's day care c
  • Giant bong, huggable buds: Marijuana museum opens in Vegas

    A glass bong taller than a giraffe. Huggable faux marijuana buds. A pool full of foam weed nuggets.Las Vegas' newest attraction — and Instagram backdrop — is a museum celebrating all things cannabis.Nobody will be allowed to light up at Cannabition when it opens Thursday because of a Nevada ban on public consumption of marijuana, but visitors can learn about the drug as they snap photos.It's a made-for-social-media museum where every exhibit has lights meant to ensure people take sel
  • GOP warns time running out for Kavanaugh's accuser to talk

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans are warning that time is running out for Brett Kavanaugh's accuser to tell Congress about her claim he sexually assaulted her when both were teenagers, even as President Donald Trump called the woman's allegation hard to believe in one of the GOP's sharpest attacks on her credibility.With Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination dangling in the balance, the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee said his panel still planned a Monday morning hearing that Kavana
  • Sheriff's office investigating shooting that killed man in Franklin County

    FRANKLIN COUNTY - The Franklin County Sheriff's Department confirms that one person is dead in a shooting near Galloway.Deputies responded to the scene on Ohio Street near Georgesville Wrightsville Road in southwest Franklin County just before 4:00 Thursday morning.Officials with the sheriff's department tell 10TV the deceased is a male. They also say that they are questioning a resident who lives in the home but are not currently identifying that person as a suspect.Ohio Street is blocked in th
  • Sheriff's office investigating man killed in Franklin County shooting

    FRANKLIN COUNTY - The Franklin County Sheriff's Department confirms that one person is dead in a shooting near Galloway.Deputies responded to the scene on Ohio Street near Georgesville Wrightsville Road in southwest Franklin County just before 4:00 Thursday morning.Officials with the sheriff's department tell 10TV the deceased is a male.There is no word at this time on whether investigators are searching for a suspect.Ohio Street is blocked in that area as detectives continue their investigation
  • Local university creates sexual violence prevention program

    WESTERVILLE, Ohio - A local university is taking steps to empower students to recognize and intervene when it comes to sexual violence.Otterbein University in Westerville has created the Fair Play program, a course designed to teach sexual violence prevention to student-athletes.“We are able to get in, actually work with our students who want to be engaged and do something to better their community,” Ben Schwarz, Associate Director for the Center of Student Involvement said.The 10-ho
  • Federal agency says it lost track of 1,488 migrant children

    Twice in less than a year, the federal government has lost track of nearly 1,500 migrant children after placing them in the homes of sponsors across the country, federal officials have acknowledged.The Health and Human Services Department recently told Senate staffers that case managers could not find 1,488 children after they made follow-up calls to check on their safety from April through June. That number represents about 13 percent of all unaccompanied children the administration moved out o
  • Newly-released documents shed light on Rhoden family murders

    Preliminary autopsy reports in the unsolved slayings of eight Rhoden family members are providing details about the nature of the victims' gunshot wounds.The Ohio Supreme Court ruled Wednesday to allow reporters to review the coroner's reports.The reports suggest Christopher Rhoden Sr., 40, was the first victim killed in the attack, and suggest he was shot through a door. Rhoden Sr. was shot nine times in the head, chest, and stomach.He was also shot in the forearm, which could indicate a defens
  • Police investigating uptick in crimes near Ohio State University

    The Columbus Division of Police said it's investigating a significant spike in burglaries and robberies in the off-campus neighborhoods just east of Ohio State University.Police said between August 28and September 10, officers received 22 burglary reports. That's a 106 percent increase over the average number of reports in a two week period.Case in point, police investigated only 12 burglary reports during the two weeks before students returned to class. The burglaries are scattered in off-campu
  • Judge clears man who smothered grandson to death in Ohio

    GEORGETOWN, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio judge has found a 400-pound man who smothered his mildly autistic grandson to death while trying to restrain him has been found not guilty of reckless homicide.The Cincinnati Enquirer reports Brown County Judge Scott Gusweiler ruled Monday there wasn't any evidence to show that Donald Martin Jr. knew he was putting 11-year-old Dylan Martin-Davis' life at risk when he placed his weight on top of the 90-pound (41-kilogram) boy last November.Dylan died of asphy

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