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An Athens man is suing white supremacists and neo-Nazi protesters in federal court, saying he was severely injured during their rally in Charlottesville, Virginia two years ago. 

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Delaware County Sheriff's deputies are investigating accusations some students at Hyatts Middle School in Powell put bodily fluids into crepes that were then consumed by teachers last week. 

Columbus police are investigating a shooting Monday night on the Hilltop that left four people wounded, two of them seriously. 

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The American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to let congressional redistricting procedures proceed. 

Columbus City Council last night approved a five dollar increase in vehicle registration fees. 

The Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation plans to give 1.5 billion dollar in rebates on premiums paid by 200 thousand employers. 

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Ohio Governor Mike DeWine has ordered a working group to review the state medical board's handling of complaints against Richard Strauss, a now-dead Ohio State University team doctor who sexually abused at least 177 students decades ago. 

Columbus fire officials say a woman is hospitalized in stable condition after being struck by a train Saturday night. 

Columbus fire officials say a house fire on the southwest side claimed one life on Saturday. 

The Ohio Highway Patrol says the pilot of a single-engine plane was killed Saturday when the craft crashed in Ross County. 

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Former Washington county prosecutor Kevin Rings has been sentenced to 60 days in jail on charges of having inappropriate sexual conduct with a female kidnapping victim. 

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The New Jersey man convicted last year in a multi-million dollar sports beverage scam has been sentenced in Columbus to nearly seven and a half years in prison and pay about 8 million dollars restitution. 

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A Toledo pastor who pleaded guilty to child sex trafficking charges has been sentenced to life in prison. 

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The Franklin County Coroner's office is reporting another spike in drug overdose deaths. 

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John Davidson has resigned as the Columbus Blue Jackets president of hockey operations, after the New York Rangers requested and received permission to talk to him for a similar position. 

Report Finds Ohio State Doc Abused 177, Officials Were Aware

May 17, 2019
Associated Press

A now-dead Ohio State team doctor sexually abused at least 177 male students over nearly two decades, and university officials knew what he was doing and did little to stop him, according to an investigative report released by the school Friday.

The City of Columbus says those who purchase tickets for entertainment before July 1st will not have to pay the new ticket tax.  

A religious organization plans to spend 500 thousand dollars to hire armed off-duty police officers to patrol synagogues and other Jewish buildings in central Ohio.  

Ohio's unemployment rate for April is 4.3 percent, down one-tenth of a point from March. 

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Columbus City officials estmate 15-hundred new electric scooters will be available after permits were issued for three companies.  

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Prosecutors say a Columbus man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for promoting prostitution and human trafficking. 

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Operators of a large wind turbine project planned for Lake Erie say they have reached a deal with state regulators. 

Columbus-based Mount Carmel Health System is asking a court to delay a records release involving malpractice lawsuits filed over allegations a now-former doctor ordered fatal painkiller doses for dozens of patients. 

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A federal judge says it's not up to him to decide whether Ohio State University may publicly share information from an old state medical board investigation involving a team doctor accused of decades-old sexual misconduct. 

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Public records show  former Republican Ohio House Speaker Cliff Rosenberger purchased a 330 thousand dollar house in Warren County after resigning amid an FBI probe of his activities with payday lending lobbyists. 

Community leaders and homeless advocates today celebrated the expansion of a housing development for people experiencing homelessness, mental health conditions, and addiction. 

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The Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio has unveiled a new plan to cut the region's food waste in half by 2030.  

The central Ohio chapter of the American Red Cross has issued a call for donations amid a critical shortage of Type O blood. 

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Studio 35 in Clintonville is set to reopen today as it prepres to add a second-story screening room.  

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A Licking County man died in a house fire after rescuing his family and going back inside to search for the family's blind and deaf dog. 

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