A Columbus-based professional rollerblader known as Hood Panda claims he is the man in a social media video rollerblading on I-670 near Neil Avenue recently.

The Ohio Departments of Aging and Health are mailing millions of masks to seniors.

Two more Ohio House Democrats have tested positive for COVID-19 as the virus continues to impact the lame duck session.

Dan Konik

Time is running out for the Ohio House and Senate to decide what to do with the nuclear power plant bailout law.

The Columbus REALTORS® Multiple Listing Service

The Columbus REALTORS® Multiple Listing Service says November home sales increased 12.7 percent.

A police officer who shot and killed a Black man holding a cell phone in Columbus early Tuesday did not activate his body camera beforehand, and dash cameras on the officers’ cruiser were also not activated, city officials said.

A Franklin County  judge has blocked the collection of electric bill fees expected to be added  next year under the 1 billion dollar nuclear power plant bailout law at the center of a federal bribery probe.

Four Names Submitted As Replacement For PUCO Head

Dec 21, 2020

A nominating council has forwarded the names of four finalists to Ohio Governor Mike DeWine to fill a seat on the powerful state utilities commission to replace its chair, who resigned after an FBI search of his German Village home.

Ohio Public Radio

The so-called "Christmas Star" will be visible in the Ohio sky tonight.

State health officials reported over 83 hundred new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, and 16 new deaths.


Two Ohio bars were cited over the weekend for violating coronavirus health orders.

Ohio Supreme Court

A veteran former Franklin County judge died this week from COVID-19.  

Moline, Illinois police Facebook page

A Whitehall woman has been charged with murder in the death of an infant whose body was found in a trash bag floating along the banks of the Mississippi River nearly 30 years ago.

The Columbus City Schools will operate under a remote learning model through the end of January.

Ohio Public Radio

The first COVID-19 vaccines for residents and staff at nursing homes and long-term care facilities are being shot into arms around Ohio today.

Ohio State University via AP, File

Ohio State University has tallied hundreds more instances of alleged decades-old sexual misconduct by now-deceased team doctor Richard Strauss, bringing the total to more than 2,000, according to its latest campus crime data disclosed under the federal Clery Act.


The Ohio House has passed the controversial "Stand Your Ground" gun law that removes the "duty to retreat" requirement before lethal force may be used in self-defense.

Ohio will begin vaccinating nursing home residents and staff today , getting a jump on the rest of the nation thanks to a federal program.  

A Columbus man has been indicted on charges of firing commercial-grade fireworks at officers during a police brutaility protest on May 29.

Another Ohio prison guard has died of COVID-19.

Columbus and Franklin County health officials are extending their Stay-At-Home advisories. 

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A state representative from Columbus who hasn’t been to the Statehouse is more than a year and a half is suing her fellow House Democrats as well as the current and former minority leaders.

U.S. Attorney Dave DeVillers says authorities are doing "everything in their power" to reach a fair conclusion in the civil rights case of Casey Goodson Junior, who was shot and killed by a Franklin County Sheriff's deputy earlier this month.

Ohio Department of Health

State health officials Wednesday reported 5,409 hundred new cases of COVID-19, but say that number may be low because of a technical issue with their website.  

Ohio Public Radio

Getting broadband services to the estimated one million Ohioans who lack it has been a challenge

A federal court says Ohio can’t keep refusing to allow people to change the gender listings on their birth certificates.

Columbus voters in November approved an amendment to establish a Civilian Police Review Board and Inspector General to investigate complaints of officer misconduct.

Ohio Governor Mike Dewine says the state is scheduled to recieve 420-thousand doses of the COVID-19 vaccine by the end of the year, if the pharmacuetical company Moderna's drug is granted FDA emergency approval.

The FBI has launched a civil rights investigation into the shooting death of Casey Goodson Junior earlier this month.

CelebrateOne Facebook page

The effort to reduce Columbus and Franklin County's infant mortality continues making progress, but the racial disparity remains. Since the formation of CelebrateOne, the region has improved from 8.4 deaths per 1,000 live births in 2014 to 6.9 in 2019.