Work continues on a new center in Franklinton to help sex workers and victims of human trafficking. 


Two former motels in Franklinton are being transformed into affordable housing for at-risk youth. 

According to a new statewide study, Franklinton and the Hilltop are two of the four communities with the lowest life expectancy rates in Ohio. 

 Columbus leaders have announced a new tax abatement strategy designed to increase affordable housing stock. 

Columbus police SWAT officers shot and killed a Franklinton man on Sunday after he allegedly made a "threatening gesture" with a handgun during a stand-off.

A new grocery store opened Wednesday in Franklinton. 

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Columbus firefighters say no one was injured when a portion of a building in Franklinton collapsed last night.

Columbus City Council last night approved legislation raising the threshold for purchasing municipal goods and services.

Columbus city officials say an Indiana developer has been chosen to build a residential and office complex in the Franklinton area.

Columbus police late Friday shot and critically-wounded a man who authorities say was searching for children throwing rocks at a car.

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The City of Columbus is providing funding to a faith-based non-profit to build a grocery store and cafe in Franklinton.

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Bond is set at 300 thousand dollars for the man charged with setting fire to a local Buddhist temple last January.

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Columbus Firefighters and American Red Cross members will be installing free smoke alarms and delivering safety information Saturday in the Franklinton area.

Columbus fire officials say a space heater was the cause of a house fire that killed an 85-year-old man last week.


Mount Carmel West hospital is moving a facility to Grove City.

2013 was a year of progress when it comes to development in downtown Columbus.

Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman made no major promises in his 14th State of The City Speech delivered last night at South High School.

Columbus police say residents' concerns about prostitution on the west side led to a series of arrests that were announced last night.