The Ohio Department of Health says a 73-year-old Hancock County woman is the first state resident to contract salmonella from pre-cut melons.

Federal health officials say a salmonella outbreak linked to pre-cut melon has sickened 60 people in Ohio and four other Midwestern states. 

A new study by the progressive-leaning think tank Policy Matters Ohio shows one in ten Amazon employees or family members in the state received food stamp benefits in August of last year. 

Columbus City Council last night approved one business tax break and amended two others.

Cincinnati-based Kroger says its fourth-quarter profit was 559 million dollars, exceeding Wall Street expectations.

Cincinnati-based Kroger is ranked 20th on this year's Fortune 500 list, making it first in the state based on annual revenue.

Cincinnati-based Kroger is recalling two kinds of ice cream because of bad labeling.

Charges are pending against a man accused of opening fire inside a Columbus supermarket.

Council Roundup

Feb 5, 2013

Columbus City Council last night approved the new city budget.

Cincinnati-based Kroger is recalling ten ounce packages of Kroger Fresh Selections Spinach supplied by NewStar Fresh Foods due to concerns they may be tainted with listeria.

A Colorado man sickened by inhaling the artificial butter smell of the microwave popcorn he regularly ate has won a 7.2 million dollar verdict against Cincinnati-based Kroger and various food companies. Wayne Watson sued after he developed respiratory problems in 2007. He says the companies failed to warn consumers inhaling the smell could put them at risk of lung injury.