• Firefighters on scene of car fire in a garage in east Columbus

    COLUMBUS - The Columbus Division of fire is investigating a car fire in east Columbus.Battalion Chief Martin said crews responded just after 6 a.m. in the 2500 block of Berwick Boulevard. The car fire started in the garage and spread to parts of the house.Chief Martin told 10TV there were no injuries reported and the Red Cross is helping assist two adults.An investigator is headed to the scene to determine the cause of the fire.
  • 129 guns found in home of S. Carolina police ambush suspect

    Authorities say nearly 130 guns were found inside the South Carolina home of a man charged with killing a police officer and wounding six others earlier this month.Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott said Tuesday that it appeared only three of the 129 guns were fired at officers on Oct. 3 — a pistol and two military assault rifles.Lott says 74-year-old Frederick Hopkins set his house up to ambush law enforcement officers and said it was fortunate more officers weren't hurt or killed. He didn
  • Authorities identify man killed in deputy-involved shooting in west Columbus

    COLUMBUS – The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office has identified the person who was shot and killed in a deputy-involved shooting in west Columbus.It happened just before 11:45 a.m. Monday in the Hilltop.Detectives with the Franklin County Drug Task Force were conducting an investigation into a suspected heroin trafficking in the 400 block of S. Wayne Ave.During the investigation, a detective with the task force was involved in a shooting incident with 58-year-old Hustes Davila.The she
  • Ohio haunted house suspends actors for mock rapes

    AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Complaints from visitors about being pushed onto a mattress where actors simulated raping them at an "edgy" haunted house in northeast Ohio has led to the suspension of the actors involved.The Akron Beacon Journal reports Akron Fright Fest owner Jeremy Caudill says he was "shocked and appalled" when he learned Monday what had happened over the weekend at his haunted house in Summit County's Springfield Township.Some visitors complained to the newspaper they were injured
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  • Gallery Players’ 70th Season Kicks Off With Luminous “Falsettos”

    Gallery Players kicks off its landmark 70th season with a spare, beautiful production of Falsettos, music and lyrics by William Finn and book by James Lapine and William Finn, directed by Ross Shirley. We meet the “hero” of Falsettos, Marvin (Will Macke), in 1979, right after he’s left his wife Trina (Rachel Hertenstein) and son […]
  • Trump calls Stormy Daniels "Horseface" in tweet

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is insulting the physical appearance of porn actress Stormy Daniels, calling her "Horseface" in a tweet about a recent legal ruling.A federal judge dismissed Daniels' defamation lawsuit against Trump.Daniels alleges she had an affair with Trump in 2006 and sued him in April. The defamation lawsuit came after Trump tweeted about a composite sketch of a man Daniels says threatened her in 2011 to keep quiet about an alleged affair. He called it a "tota
  • United to Offer Nonstop Flights Between Columbus and San Francisco

    The latest announcement for nonstop service flights at John Glenn Columbus International Airport (CMH) comes courtesy of United Airlines, who will begin offering daily nonstop service to San Fransico International Airport (SFO) in June of 2019. “United Airlines’ announcement of CMH-SFO service is another win for the Columbus Region secured by the airport’s air service […]
  • Chillicothe Middle School students charged after police find gun, ammunition in locker

    Two Chillicothe Middle School students have been charged after a gun and ammunition were found inside the school Tuesday.Chillicothe police were called to the school around 9:30 a.m. regarding a possible gun on campus. The middle and high schools went into lockdown.According to police, they found an unloaded revolver in a locker and ammunition.The students have been charged with illegal conveyance of a firearm on school grounds.Officials said there was no direct threat made and they don’t
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  • Chillicothe High School and Middle School being dismissed for security sweep

    CHILLICOTHE -- Chillicothe High School and Middle School are being dismissed for a security sweep.Chillicothe police are on the scene.The Chillicothe City School District Facebook page put out a message stating:Parents and Guardians of students at CMS and CHS, please be aware that we dismissed at 11:35 a.m.: your students safety is our number one priority! The Chillicothe High School and MIddle School was dismissed early to allow the Chillicothe Police Department and CCSD Staff to perform a secu
  • Jury Room to Reopen as Event Space

    The Jury Room name is back from the dead. After being laid to rest in 2014, it was replaced by 1831 Tavern/Balls Bar, then Blind Lady Tavern, which shuttered earlier this year. Now, Megan Dempsey, co-owner of Dempsey’s Food & Spirits, has taken over and will reopen the 187-year-old space to host small and mid-sized […]
  • Nick Bosa to focus on NFL, intends to withdraw from Ohio State

    Ohio State issued a statement saying All-American defensive end Nick Bosa intends to withdraw from school in order to focus on his rehabilitation and training for the NFL.Bosa was sidelined after he sustained a core muscle injury against TCU. He had surgery September 20 but no timetable was set for his return.“I was hopeful that Nick would be able to return to play again for us,” Ohio State coach Urban Meyer said. “I know this was an extremely difficult and emotional decision f
  • Circleville man charged with attempted kidnapping of pre-teen juvenile

    CIRCLEVILLE, Ohio- A man has been arrested for attempted kidnapping and felonious assault according to the Circleville Police Department.William Patrick Weaver was identified as the suspect in the attempted kidnapping of a pre-teen juvenile.On October 15, 2018 around 5:18 p.m. authorities received a 911 call regarding an attempted abduction that took place within the 400 and 500 blocks of E. Mound St.Information was reported that an adult male attempted to take the child by grabbing and restrain
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  • Melania Trump spokesperson: Boycott rapper T.I. over racy video

    ATLANTA (AP) — A Melania Trump spokeswoman is asking people to boycott Atlanta rapper T.I. because of his promotional album video that shows a woman resembling the first lady stripping in the oval office.WXIA-TV reports that Trump's communications director, Stephanie Grisham, tweeted Saturday asking how the video was acceptable.T.I., whose real name is Clifford Harris, tweeted Friday "Dear 45, I ain't Kanye" before sharing the video. The woman is wearing a jacket that reads "I REALLY DON'T
  • How to Celebrate National Fossil Day in Columbus

    This Wednesday, Oct. 17, is National Fossil Day in the United States, with the National Park Service, regional and local organizations hosting fossil events all over the country. The Park Service organizes National Fossil Day every year, “to promote public awareness and stewardship of fossils, as well as to foster a greater appreciation of their […]
  • Cherokee Nation calls Elizabeth Warren's DNA test "inappropriate and wrong"

    Massachusetts senator and possible presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren released results of a DNA test she says proves she has some Native American heritage. President Trump has mocked Warren's ancestry claims and derisively referred to her as Pocahontas.The Cherokee Nation has criticized Warren's announcement, saying her use of a DNA test is "useless" for determining tribal citizenship and that using a DNA test to determine connection to any tribal nation is "inappropriate and wrong."Warren re
  • Facebook says it will ban voting misinformation ahead of midterms

    Facebook is cracking down on the spread of false information in the final weeks before the midterm elections. The world's largest social network says it will ban fake content designed to suppress voter turnout. The announcement comes just two weeks after Facebook says hackers compromised 29 million accounts and stole users' personal data, reports CBS News correspondent Tony Dokoupil.Scandals involving misinformation and data misuse over the past few months have forced Facebook into all-out damag
  • Mattis disputes he's leaving post, says Trump with him "100 percent"

    President Trump's top military chief James Mattis is responding to the president's suggestion on "60 Minutes" that he could leave the administration amid ongoing concerns of chaos in the White House. During an overseas flight to Vietnam, Mattis responded to the CBS interview, saying, "I'm on his team.""We have never talked about me leaving. And as you can see right here, we are on our way, we just continue doing our job," Mattis told reporters Tuesday. The defense secretary's comments come after
  • Amber alert for Wisconsin 13-year-old girl after parents found killed in home

    BARRON, Wisc. -- The FBI is taking over the search for a missing Wisconsin teenager whose parents were found dead in the family's home. An amber alert is in effect for 13-year-old Jayme Closs. Police believe she may have been kidnapped at gunpoint. Police say around 1 a.m. Monday they received a mostly inaudible 911 call with someone calling for help, reports CBS News correspondent Adriana Diaz. Soon after, sheriff's deputies discovered the bodies of James and Denise Closs.Police in Miami say th
  • Warren accuses Trump of "creepy" comments about her DNA test

    WASHINGTON — Sen. Elizabeth Warren suggested President Donald Trump's comment about him personally administering a DNA test to her to prove her Native American heritage is "creepy."She tweeted that the president makes "creepy physical threats" about women who scare him, including her."He's trying to do what he always does to women who scare him: call us names, attack us personally, shrink us down to feel better about himself," the Massachusetts Democrat responded on Twitter on Monday after
  • Mega Millions, Powerball jackpots at cusp of combined $1 billion

    DES MOINES, Iowa -- Did someone say $1 billion in jackpots?The combined Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots for drawings Tuesday and Wednesday nights total $999.The fourth-biggest grand prize in U.S. lottery history will be on the line Tuesdaynight when the numbers are drawn for the Mega Millions game's estimated $654 million jackpot. It's the second-largest in Mega Millions history.It got that enormous because no one's won the jackpot since July 24, when a group of 11 co-workers in Santa Clara
  • Mega Millions jackpot now $667M, 3rd largest in US history

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Mega Millions prize was already giant, but now it's even bigger.Lottery officials have increased the estimated jackpot for Tuesday night's drawing from $654 million to $667 million, making it the third-largest grand prize in U.S. history. The increase reflects a surge in ticket sales.The record lottery jackpot was a $1.6 billion Powerball prize won in January 2016.Although the Mega Millions prize has grown larger, the odds of winning remain the same, at a dismal
  • Ex-Baylor frat president could avoid jail time in sex assault case

    A former fraternity president at Baylor University in Texas who was indicted on felony sexual assault charges could avoid jail time and registering as a sex offender after taking a plea deal Monday. Jacob Walter Anderson, 24, pleaded no contest to one count of unlawful restraint, a third-degree felony. A female Baylor student accused Anderson of raping her during a party held by Anderson's former fraternity, Phi Delta Theta.Under the plea deal, Anderson would face three years of deferred probati
  • “My dream has come true”: EMTs help woman get her dying wish

    A dying 55-year-old woman has miniature lighthouses and photos of the structures decorating her room, but she had never fulfilled her dream of seeing one in real life. With the help of some kind EMTs and her hospice nurse, the woman was granted one of her final requests: To visit a lighthouse.Hospice patient Laura Mullins, an Ohio native currently residing in Massachussetts, asked her Kindred Hospice nurse Beverly Bellegarde to make her wish come true, as she doesn't have any family in the state
  • Official: Tennessee woman, 4 kids killed in murder-suicide

    COLUMBIA, Tenn. — A Tennessee official says a mother and four children have been found dead at a home in Columbia.Maury County District Attorney Brent Cooper tells news outlets that the family died in an apparent murder-suicide. The dead children, who ranged in age from 8 to 16, and woman were found by a family member Monday evening. The Maury County Fire Department says it responded to a report of a shooting at the home that night and alerted law enforcement.Maury County Sheriff Bucky Row
  • Police identify 18-year-old man killed in east Columbus shooting

    COLUMBUS - Police are investigating a deadly shooting in east Columbus.Officers were called to the West Bexley Apartments on Bryden Road around 2:45 a.m. Tuesday on the report of a man laying in the parking lot.Columbus Police said upon arrival, Jamariel Tamonte Caldwell, 18, was unresponsive. He was pronounced dead at 2:45 a.m.According to a release, multiple gunshots were reported in the Fairwood Avenue area near Kent Street at about 2:23 a.m.Police say Caldwell and an acquaintance were in the
  • Man killed in shooting at east Columbus apartment complex

    COLUMBUS - Police are investigating a deadly shooting in east Columbus.Officers were called to the West Bexley Apartments on Bryden Road around 2:45 Tuesday morning. Columbus Police confirm one person died and that the victim is a man. There is no information at this time on a suspect.Police have the parking lot of the building roped off.
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  • Crestline mayor to step down after being caught on video using racial slur

    CRESTLINE, Ohio – The mayor of the Village of Crestline plans to step down at the end of the week, it was learned at a village council meeting on Monday.After three public speakers at the council meeting called for his resignation, Allen Moore told the chambers he was intending to step down from his position of mayor at the end of the week.Earlier this month, Moore issued a public apology for language he admits was "hurtful."The mayor was caught on police body camera repeatedly using the "
  • Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies at 65

    SEATTLE (AP) — Paul G. Allen, who co-founded Microsoft with his childhood friend Bill Gates before becoming a billionaire philanthropist who invested in conservation, space travel and professional sports, died Monday. He was 65.His death was announced by his company, Vulcan Inc.Earlier this month Allen announced that the non-Hodgkin's lymphoma that he was treated for in 2009 had returned and he planned to fight it aggressively."While most knew Paul Allen as a technologist and philanthropis
  • "I could've killed you": Columbus officer responding to call finds boys with realistic-looking BB gun

    “This is getting kids killed all over the country."Those are the first words heard in a video released by Columbus Police Monday from a Saturday incident involving an 11- and 13-year-old black children.According to a social media post by police, the incident involved Officer Peter Casuccio, who was called to a gun run Saturday evening. The location was not released.The two boys were in possession of a BB gun and the officer said on the video when he arrived he drew his weapon on the boys.O

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