Cleveland Browns owners Dee and Jimmy Haslam are part of group exploring the purchase of the Columbus Crew to keep the MLS team in the city.

The Marion County Clerk of Courts has resigned over accusations of late filings and uncollected property taxes.  

Metropolitan Holdings

A parcel of vacant land in Olde Towne East is being transformed into a new apartment and retail complex.

A Columbus craft brewery is closing its local operations, but the owners have not said if it is permanent or temporary.  

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The City of Columbus has agreed to pay a landscaping firm more than 140 thousand dollars to install nearly 800 new trees throughout the city. 

Ohio Auditor's Office

The state auditor is following up on a warning he sent to several cities in December, that they're still showing signs of financial stress.

The state budget office says if voters approve Issue 1 in November, it will cost local communities more money for a variety of reasons. 

Alysse Gafkjen

After more than 15 years of collaborating and touring with other musicians, Doyle Bramhall II released his first solo material since the late 1990s in 2016. Two years later, Bramhall has returned with more new music.

Children's Hospital in Columbus has launched a campaign to raise awareness of youth mental illness.

City of Columbus officials Wednesday broke ground on a new 12,000 square-foot police substation on Sancus Boulevard. 

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Columbus City Schools officials say the district's financial outlook has improved.  

Columbus Division of Police

The trial for a Knox County man charged with a three-decades old murder is on hold after  prosecutors admitted DNA analysis had not been conducted on all of the evidence.

Waverly police say the Pike County Government Center was evacuated Wednesday due to a chemical spill. 

Columbus Police say a man was shot and killed last night on the northeast side. 

When it comes to connecting people with a substance abuse disorder to care, the biggest challenge is sometimes removing barriers.

Columbus is one of six Ohio cities to receive high marks for being gay-friendly.  

Marion County Sheriff's Office

A Marion County woman has been sentenced to ten days in jail for a scuffle at a skating rink last Saturday.  

Franklin County Sheriff's Office

A coach and instructional aide at Walnut Springs Middle School in Westerville has been fired and criminally charged with pandering sexually oriented material involving a minor. 

Columbus Division of Police

Columbus police are are investigating the shooting death of a longtime Westgate Recreation Center worker. 

Ohio Public Radio

The state auditor reviews Ohio's books and conducts efficiency audits of  thousands of units of state and local government.

A new poll shows Republican gubernatorial candidate Mike DeWine and Democratic candidate Rich Cordray are running neck-and-neck.

Columbus native and nationally acclaimed author Wil Haygood's latest book chronicles East High School's pursuit of basketball and baseball state championships in 1969. 

Ohio Public Radio

Opioid abuse is taking its toll on Ohio families, especially children who often find themselves being passed from one place to another with no stability.

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The Rock And Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland this morning released the names of the 15 acts nominated for induction next year. 

Columbus Division of Police

Columbus police have cited the semi driver who drove onto the Olentangy Trail bike path last week and striking two overpasses.

The Ohio State Coronor's Association has come out against state issue one on the fall ballot. The measure reduces sentences for some low-level drug crimes.

In the third and final gubernatorial debate of 2018 last night, the two major-party candidates sparred in Cleveland over health insurance for people with pre-existing conditions and other issues.

Columbus City Council last night approved legislation declaring it intends to dissolve a tax abatement deal with the developer of a Short North project. 

Columbus police have identified the victim in the a shooting on Sunday. 

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Columbus government officials say all local offices will be open today even though it is a federal holiday.