• 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
  • Dog bite leaves child injured in Knox County

    MOUNT VERNON, OHIO -- The Knox County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a dog bite involving a child Monday morning in Mount Vernon.Deputies were called to a home on South Jackson Street at 9:49 a.m.First responders transported a child with injuries to Knox Community Hospital, according to officials. Their condition is unknown at this time.Authorities have not released the age or gender of the child.This incident remains under investigation.
  • WATCH: Urban Meyer press conference | Ohio State vs. Maryland week

    COLUMBUS -- Ohio State head football coach Urban Meyer is addressing the media Monday morning from the Woody Hayes Athletic Center.In his weekly briefing, Meyer will recap last Saturday's 26-6 win over Michigan State and discuss this weekend's noon matchup against Maryland.Watch the press conference live in the video player below or on the 10TV Facebook Page:
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  • Family of youngest California bar massacre victim: "It's not about gun control"

    Hundreds of mourners gathered for a somber homecoming in northern California for Alaina Housley, the youngest of the 12 victims of last week's mass shooting in Thousand Oaks. "My daughter's body was brought back to Napa today," said her father, Arik Housley. "We're going to bury her in four days. I should not have to do that."But Arik didn't have to do it alone. Lining the streets of Napa were hundreds of good-hearted folks who came to welcome 18-year-old Alaina home for the last time. People li
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  • Photos: Elle King at a Packed Newport Music Hall

    California-born and Ohio-raised alt-country rock star Elle King stopped by Columbus on Friday night, performing to a packed crowd at the Newport Music Hall. King is currently out on tour for her second album, Shake the Spirit. Nashville country rock act Cordovas opened for the evening. Matt Ellis is a freelance photographer who covers bands […]
  • Training kids to kill at Ukrainian nationalist camp

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The campers, some clad in combat fatigues, carefully aim their assault rifles. Their instructor offers advice: Don't think of your target as a human being.So when these boys and girls shoot, they will shoot to kill.Most are in their teens, but some are as young as 8 years old. They are at a summer camp created by one of Ukraine's radical nationalist groups, hidden in a forest in the west of the country, that was visited by The Associated Press. The camp has two purpose
  • A grim search for more fire victims in Northern California

    PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — As wildfires continued to rage at both ends of California, officials released another grim statistic: six more dead in a swath of Northern California wiped out by fire, raising the death toll there to 29. It matched California's record for deaths in a single fire.Another 228 remain unaccounted for as crews stepped up the search for bodies and missing people. Two people were killed in a wildfire in Southern California.Ten search teams were working in Paradise —
  • Monday's Most Wanted: Alex B. Aton

    The Franklin County Sheriff's Office is trying to find 38-year old Alex B. Aton. He is wanted for violating a protection order and carrying a concealed weapon.Aton's last known address was in the Hilltop area near West Broad Street. He is 6'0", 220 lbs.If you see him, call the Franklin County Sheriff's SWAT team at 614-525-SWAT.
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  • Southern California tally of burned homes expected to rise

    MALIBU, Calif. (AP) — Relief and heartache await those starting to return home to a Southern California wildfire zone.Eager to know the status of his house, 69-year-old Roger Kelly defied evacuation orders Sunday and hiked back into Seminole Springs, his lakeside mobile home community in the Santa Monica Mountains north of Malibu.His got the thrill of finding his house intact. But some a half-block away were laid to waste, as were dozens more, and virtually everything on the landscape arou
  • Aerosmith guitarist hospitalized after jamming with Billy Joel

    Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry has been hospitalized with breathing problems that began after a guest performance with Billy Joel in New York.Perry's publicists said in a statement Sunday that the musician is alert and responsive in the hospital and is expected to return to the road later this month.The statement says Perry felt short of breath after the performance at Madison Square Garden. It adds paramedics backstage gave Perry oxygen and used a tracheal tube to clear his airway before taking
  • Suspect put needles in Australian strawberries for revenge, court told

    Police investigating a major Australian strawberry needle contamination scare that sparked nationwide panic on Monday identified a former farm supervisor as their main suspect.Pins and needles were found stuck into the fruit in September, leading supermarkets to pull boxes from shelves across Australia and New Zealand and forcing farmers to dump crops.The sabotage and a rash of suspected hoaxes and copycat attacks also prompted the national government to raise criminal penalties for fruit tamper
  • 'M.A.S.H' star to join Cleveland Orchestra for holiday run

    Actor Jamie Farr will join the Cleveland Orchestra for its Christmas concerts this year.The orchestra has announced the Toledo native will take the stage in December for a rendition of "The Night Before Christmas" at Severance Hall. Farr played Corporal Klinger in the sitcom "M.A.S.H." Cast photo from M*A*S*H for 1977. Front row from left-Loretta Swit, Harry Morgan, Alan Alda, Mike Farrell. Back row from left-William Christopher, Gary Burghoff, David Ogden Stiers, and Jamie Farr.
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  • Pocket money apps aim to help kids in cashless world

    LONDON (AP) — For kids growing up in today's cashless society, the piggy bank is going virtual.Father of two Roland Hall turned to a British startup's digital pocket money app because his kids were still too young to get bank cards from traditional banks.With prepaid debit cards linked to the app, Hall's kids, aged 8 and 10, can spend their allowance and chore money by shopping online or by tapping at contactless payment terminals in stores. Sound like a recipe for splurging? Not so, he sa
  • Deal reached in old lawsuit with Ohio Dept. of Education over educating disabled students

    Ohio's Department of Education and an advocacy group have a proposed agreement to settle a 25-year-old lawsuit about the education of students with disabilities.The Columbus Dispatch reports more than 250,000 such students are expected to benefit from the agreement aimed at improving educational support for them and raising academic achievement. The proposal still must be approved in federal court.Under it, the state would create a plan to boost the students' test scores and other performance me
  • Arrested Ohio man stashed meth in his underwear

    Police in Ohio say a man arrested during a traffic stop had 33 grams of meth stashed in his underwear.Alliance police say two men were arrested Wednesday, a 29-year-old Sebring man and a 45-year-old Diamond man. The Canton Repository reports both men were passengers in a vehicle pulled over for a traffic violation.Police say the drugs the 29-year-old man had hidden in his underwear were intended for sale. Police say the 45-year-old suspect was wanted on failure to appear in court.Both men remain
  • Mishaps, protests and litigation overshadow Florida recount

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Mishaps, protests and litigation are overshadowing the vote recount in Florida's pivotal races for governor and Senate, reviving memories of the 2000 presidential fiasco in the premier political battleground state.All 67 counties are facing a state-ordered deadline of Thursday to complete their recounts and half already had begun. Many other counties were expected to begin the work Monday after a weekend of recount drama in Broward and Palm Beach counties, home
  • COTA wins national award, sees increase in ridership

    COLUMBUS - Public transit and big cities like Chicago, New York and Washington D.C. go hand-in-hand, but many people may not know that the City of Columbus is carving out a name for itself when it comes to exceptional public transportation.This year, the Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA) was awarded the Outstanding Public Transportation System Achievement award for medium-sized systems by the American Public Transportation Association (APTA). The Columbus agency beat out other medium-sized c
  • Gerard Butler posts image of Malibu home burned in wildfire

    The Woolsey and Hill Fires have been blazing through Southern California, forcing some residents to flee their homes and hope there will be something left when they come back. Actor Gerard Butler returned to his Malibu residence Sunday and posted a devastating photo showing it in ruins."Returned to my house in Malibu after evacuating. Heartbreaking time across California," wrote the "300" actor, including a photo of himself in front of a charred home and car.Butler thanked the Los Angeles Fire D
  • Red Bulls beat Crew to advance, frees Berhalter for US

    HARRISON, N.J. -- Daniel Royer scored twice in a 2:44 span late in the second half, and the New York Red Bulls advanced to Major League Soccer's Eastern Conference finals with a 3-0 win over Columbus on Sunday night that overturned a first-leg deficit and likely will free the U.S. Soccer Federation to hire Crew coach Gregg Berhalter to run the American national team.New York won the two-leg playoff on 3-1 aggregate and will play Atlanta United in a two-leg semifinal on Nov. 25 and 29. The Easter
  • Ex-coach says California gunman was volatile, intimidating

    MONTCLAIR, Calif. — A second high school coach of the gunman who killed 12 people at a Southern California bar recalled him on Sunday as volatile and intimidating, and said that repeated complaints to school administrators about his behavior failed to prompt any discipline.Evie Cluke coached Ian David Long on Newbury Park High School's track team in 2007 and 2008. In an interview with The Associated Press, she said Long was a "ticking time bomb" who constantly lost his temper, threw tantru
  • One taken to Nationwide Children's after shooting in northeast Columbus

    COLUMBUS -- Police say one person was taken to Nationwide Children's Hospital after a shooting in northeast Columbus Saturday. Police said the call came in just after 7 p.m. in the 2100 block of Delavan Drive. The person was transported in stable condition.There is no description of the victim and no information on a suspect. Stay with 10TV and 10TV.com for more information as it becomes available.
  • Police: Disturbance call leads to standoff in Whitehall

    WHITEHALL -- Police are on the scene of a standoff that started with a disturbance call Sunday in the 900 block of Rose Place in Whitehall.According to police, a disturbance call is what brought them to the scene. There were several people in the house at first, but only one remained until about 7:30 p.m. when police entered the residence and escorted the man from it. That man has several warrants, according to police, two in Franklin County, one in Fairfield County.According to court records, t
  • OHSAA releases pairings, sites for regional football finals

    COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio High School Athletic Association released the pairings for the regional finals (third round) of the football playoffs on Sunday.During the first four rounds of the playoffs, all games will kick off at 7 p.m. Division I, II, III and VI games are on Fridays. Division IV, V and VII games are on Saturdays.OHSAA Regional Final PairingsHome team listed first. Pairings include seed and record.Division I – Games at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16Region 1: 1 Mentor (11-1) vs.
  • Brees passes Favre with 3 TDs, Saints crush Bengals 51-14

    CINCINNATI — Drew Brees threw three touchdown passes in the first half, moving ahead of Brett Favre for second place on the career list, and the New Orleans Saints rolled to their eighth straight victory Sunday, 51-14 over the Cincinnati Bengals.Brees led the Saints to touchdowns on all five first-half possessions with a nearly perfect performance — only two incompletions. His 17-yard TD to Michael Thomas with 2 seconds left in the half gave him 509 career touchdown passes, one more
  • Chubb has 92-yard TD run in Browns' 28-16 win over Falcons

    CLEVELAND — Rookie Baker Mayfield threw a season-high three touchdown passes and rookie Nick Chubb streaked 92 yards for a TD and the Cleveland Browns ended a four-game losing streak with a stunning 28-16 win over the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday.The Browns (3-6-1) played their most complete game this season under interim coach Gregg Williams, their defensive coordinator who improved to 1-1 since replacing the fired Hue Jackson.Mayfield outplayed Falcons star quarterback Matt Ryan with a perf
  • Saudi sisters' tragic end in NY shows perils for runaways

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The deaths of two young Saudi sisters, whose bodies washed up along the New York City waterfront last month, have shined a light on the often secretive and risky journeys Saudi women take to flee their homes, both within the kingdom and abroad.Tala Farea, 16, and Rotana Farea, 23, ran away from home in Fairfax, Virginia before being placed in a shelter amid allegations they were abused at home. They then made their way to New York City, staying in high-end hot
  • Goodyear honors free blimp ride voucher awarded 17 years ago

    CANTON, Ohio — Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. honored a man's voucher for a free blimp ride 17 years after it was awarded to him.The Repository in Canton reports Keith Beckley won a special MVP award in 2001 during his senior season at northeast Ohio's Carrollton High School and Goodyear gifted the football player with a free blimp ride for him and a friend.Weather problems and scheduling conflicts kept Beckley and his then-girlfriend Amanda from taking their ride. Beckley forgot about the
  • North High Brewing Taps Stephanie Rond For Latest Classic Rock Themed Double IPA Release

    If you’re a fan of beer, it would be hard not to notice the new collaboration on beer can art between North High Brewing and artist Stephanie Rond. Rond’s signature style can be found on the newly-released “Break on Through” IPA, the fourth in a series of classic rock themes, following “Stardust to Stardust” (inspired by […]
  • Bruno Mars to provide Thanksgiving meals for 24K in Hawaii

    NEW YORK — Bruno Mars will mark the end of his massive "24K Magic World Tour" by providing meals to 24,000 Hawaii residents in need for the Thanksgiving holiday.The Hawaiian-born singer announced Sunday he has donated money for the food to the Salvation Army's Hawaiian and Pacific Islands Division, which hosts an annual Thanksgiving meal program to help those in need.Mars is set to perform the final show of his 200-date tour at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu on Sunday. It is his third consecuti
  • Veterans given custom-made suits in honor of Veteran's Day

    COLUMBUS, Ohio - In recognition of Veteran's Day, a program called Suits for Soldiers gave customized suits to 8 veterans."This is my parade for you," said Jim Reiser with Hunter and Lords, the Columbus-based, American-made tailor that provided the suits.J ustin Butt is one of the veterans who received a custom-made suit."I joined the Army in 2005 and from there I went to Fort Hood, Texas," said Butt who also served 15 months in Baghdad, Iraq."They're going to slide on like butter!," Butt said m

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