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 2021-01-23 18:13 

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[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Blue Jackets acquire Laine, Roslovic from Winnipeg in exchange for Dubois...

The Columbus Blue Jackets announced Saturday that they have acquired All-Star right wing Patrik Laine and center Jack Roslovic from the Winnipeg Jets in exchange for center Pierre-Luc Dubois and a third-round pick in the 2022 NHL Draft. The team also agre...

 2021-01-23 16:28 

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[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

2 Ohio men charged for entering Capitol during riot, stealing coat rack...

The Department of Justice continues to charge more people in connection with the Capitol riot on Jan. 6 including two Ohio men accused of entering the Capitol and stealing a coat rack from the north side. At least one of the men, Robert Lyon, was identifi...

 2021-01-23 14:10 

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[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

No injuries reported after house fire in East Columbus...

Everyone was reported safe after a two-unit home caught fire in Near East Columbus Saturday. The fire happened before 2:30 a. m. in the 500 block of Kimball Place. Columbus Fire said the two story-home had two units occupied by at least 8 people. No injur...

 2021-01-23 13:59 

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[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Semi jackknifes on I-71 North near Grove City temporarily closing the roadway...

A semi jackknifed near Grove City Saturday morning temporarily closing down the I-71 North. The Franklin County Sheriff's Office said a semi jackknifed just south of White Road in Jackson Township near Grove City before 6 a. m. No injuries were report...

 2021-01-23 03:29 

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[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Stay-at-home advisory extended 2 more weeks as Franklin County remains high incidence...

The stay-at-home advisory, issued by Columbus Public Health and Franklin County Public Health, will be extended another two weeks from Saturday. This is not an official order like we've seen in the past but a strong urging from health officials to lim...

 2021-01-23 02:27 

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[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

1 person in critical condition after shooting in East Columbus...

Columbus Police said one person is in critical condition following a shooting Friday night on the city's east side. Police said the shooting happened around 8 p. m. at 5989 East Main Street. The victim took themself to the hospital where they are in c...

 2021-01-23 01:38 

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[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine orders $390 million across-the-board cuts...

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine on Friday ordered $390 million across-the-board budget cuts for the rest of the fiscal year, citing the ongoing economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic. A new budget year begins July 1. The Republican governor also announced that...

 2021-01-22 23:54 

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[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Amazon driver says he was attacked by pit bull trying to help domestic violence victim...

A Fairfield County man is recovering from multiple bite wounds after being attacked by a pit bull this week while trying to help a woman who was screaming for assistance. Hayden Kandel was mauled by a dog in Johnstown, Ohio whiletrying to help a woman who...

 2021-01-22 23:43 

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[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

11-year-old helps family by operating a lawn care business, now family needs your help...

At just 11 years old, Tamarion Shepherd already has a knack for business. The young boy has his own lawn care service. He started it to help his family. He has seven sisters and three brothers....

 2021-01-22 23:29 

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[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Police recover stolen Maserati after armed carjacking in East Columbus...

Columbus Police say they recovered a stolen luxury vehicle after an unknown suspect used a gun to steal it from the owner. According to Columbus Police, officers received a call about a carjacking on North Waverly Street near Broadleigh around 4:30 p. m. ...

 2021-01-22 23:06 

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[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Can Joe Biden really get a $15 minimum wage?...

In 2021, Ohio's minimum wage rose a dime per hour, to $8. 80. That's in line with other midwestern states but lags far behind many others in the union — several of which have passed laws raising the minimum wage to $12. 00 or more per hour. ...

 2021-01-22 22:38 

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[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Central Ohio event venues struggle to stay open during pandemic...

Over the past year, the parties and celebrations have stopped. Gatherings have gone virtual. Event venues in Central Ohio are struggling to keep their doors open during the pandemic. Phenix Banquet Center in Columbus is getting creative to get by as COVID...

 2021-01-22 22:22 

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[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

CPD officers self-quarantine after serving at inauguration this week...

At least 70 Columbus Police officers have been ordered to self-quarantine for 14 days following their trip to the nation's Capitol this week to ensure a peaceful transition of power at the inauguration. CPD officers lined Pennsylvania Avenue between t...

 2021-01-22 22:10 

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[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Columbus COVID-19 cases 7 times what CDC considers high, stay-at-home advisory extended...

It may be months before all Central Ohioans who want one will get the coronavirus vaccine. In light of the number of new cases Franklin County and Columbus Public Health have decided to extend the state-at-home advisory. Columbus Health Commissioner Dr. M...

 2021-01-22 21:49 

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[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Some vaccine providers already starting to vaccinate 75 and older this weekend...

Starting next week, those 75 and older will be eligible to get the COVID vaccine and seats are filling fast. Some vaccine providers including OSU Wexner Medical Center are already scheduling appointments for this weekend....

 2021-01-22 21:09 

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[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Columbus Police searching for missing 11-year-old boy...

Columbus Police are searching for a missing 11-year-old boy who was last seen Wednesday afternoon. Archkelist Lattimer, 11, was last seen around 3 p. m. Wednesday in the area of Pontiac Street and Maryland Avenue in North Linden. He is about 4 feet tall a...

 2021-01-22 20:19 

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[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Columbus City Schools moving forward with move to blended learning, in-person athletics...

Columbus City Schools announced it will continue with in-person athletics and student activities and will move forward with its plan to transition to blended learning on February 1. This comes after health officials with Franklin County and the city of Co...

 2021-01-22 19:54 

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[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Canal Winchester warning residents of increasing thefts...

The City of Canal Winchester is warning residents of an increasing number of thefts at retail centers in the city and surrounding areas. The city said the thefts typically involve purses and wallets being stolen from individuals in parking lots as they en...

 2021-01-22 19:44 

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[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

14-year-old injured in shooting in New Lexington, Columbus man arrested...

A Columbus man has been arrested after a 14-year-old was shot Thursday night in New Lexington. New Lexington Police said the shooting happened around 8 p. m. Thursday in the 200 block of Lincoln Street. Police received a call about a fight involving a fir...

 2021-01-22 17:54 

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[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Ohio Department of Health to share update on coronavirus pandemic Friday...

New coronavirus data is being shared by the Ohio Department of Health Friday. Numbers are being released one day after Gov. Mike DeWine provided an updated coronavirus health advisory map. READ MORE: Majority of Ohio counties remain at 'Red Alert Leve...

 2021-01-22 17:29 

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[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Ohio representative wants to reserve stimulus checks for those who get vaccinated...

As the Biden Administration pushes for a new $1. 9 trillion COVID-19 relief package, an Ohio representative wants to see future direct payments reserved for those that get the COVID-19 vaccine. Rep. Steve Stivers (R - Ohio) told Yahoo News in an interview...

 2021-01-22 16:03 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Franklin County, Columbus extend stay-at-home advisory through Feb. 6...

Health officials with Franklin County and Columbus have decided to extend their stay-at-home advisories. This comes after Gov. Mike DeWine said he intends to renew the statewide curfew. In a combined statement,Columbus Health Commissioner Dr. Mysheika Rob...

 2021-01-22 14:37 

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[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Ohio unemployment improved slightly in December...

The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS) shared its recap of December unemployment on Friday. The average unemployment rate dropped from 5. 7% in Nov. to 5. 5% in December. The number of workers unemployed in Ohio in December was 315,000, do...

 2021-01-22 14:24 

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[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Highway cameras catch magnitude 2.4 earthquake in northwestern Ohio overnight Friday...

Cameras on Ohio highways near Lima caught a magnitude 2. 4 earthquake early Friday. Ohio Department of Transportation spokesperson Matt Bruning said the cameras shook around 12:22 a. m. The earthquake was not significant on the richter scale at just a 2. ...

 2021-01-22 12:30 

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[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Multi-vehicle crash leaves man dead in Marion...

A man has died after a two-car crash in Marion Thursday night. The crash happened on North Main Street at Fairground Street before 10 p. m. , troopers with the Ohio State Highway Patrol shared. Investigators say 54-year-old Michael Abrams died after the d...

 2021-01-22 11:48 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Police chase in south Columbus leads to crash after shooting...

A police chase has led to a crash in south Columbus overnight Friday. The incident happened around 2 a. m. in the area of Harmon Avenue and Frank Road. Police said three suspects were taken into custody. Detectives believe they are connected to a shooting...

 2021-01-22 11:32 

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[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

614 Restaurant Week returns Jan. 25-30...

(614) Restaurant Week is back in Columbus on Monday. The event features menu options from $15 to $45 per person and has several carryout options to stay safe from COVID-19. (614) says over 100 restaurants are participating with options all across Central ...

 2021-01-22 05:13 

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[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Restaurant, bar owners want 10 p.m. curfew dropped; 'The next best thing? Midnight'...

The statewide 10:00 p. m. curfew is sticking aroundafter it was set to expire this Saturday. Governor DeWine said judging by the number of daily new COVID-19 cases, it's too soon to drop the curfew. He pointed to the science behind lessening contact w...

 2021-01-22 03:41 

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[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

City Council holds hearing on Civilian Review Board following police reform announcements...

City Council holds hearing on Civilian Review Board following police reform announcements. Additional police reform efforts were the topics at another Columbus City Council virtual town hall Thursday evening....

 2021-01-22 00:59 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Columbus city leaders hope new technology, new law will help reform policing...

Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther holding a Zoom press conference today with city leaders. Ginther announced new technology upgrades and city council plans to introduce new legislation in hopes of reforming policing. It's prompted by what happened and did...

 2021-01-22 00:30 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Community leaders calling for real change within Columbus Police...

Community leaders are reacting to the mayor's plans to improve policing. Many indicate it is a step in the right direction. However, they also stress that accountability is really the key to making a difference. Making sure officers have to answer for...

 2021-01-22 00:20 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Healthcare workers in Franklin County continue to get vaccinated...

Healthcare workers continue to roll up their sleeves to get the vaccine in Franklin County. Thursday afternoon Franklin County Public Health officials vaccinated people in group 1A by appointment. Timothy Hafer is a behavioral health professional who had ...

 2021-01-22 00:06 

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[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Teachers told vaccine rollout will be slow, accuse Gov. DeWine of bargaining with lives...

Columbus Public Health alerted educators and school staff this week that a vaccination roll out for the coronavirus could be slow as they're all eligible to receive their first shots on February 1st. "At this point in time, I do not have the vacci...

 2021-01-21 23:55 

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[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

DeWine on phone with Biden team a day after inauguration: 'We need more vaccine"...

Governor Mike DeWine said Thursday that he was on the phone with President Biden's administration less than 24 hours after the inauguration, and his message was simple:...

 2021-01-21 23:43 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Food delivery driver ordered to withdraw cash from ATM during armed robbery...

A Columbus mom, says she is lucky to be alive after she was held up by a gunman over the weekend while making a delivery for the online food service DoorDash....

 2021-01-21 23:39 

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[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Could Biden administration loosen immigration rules, freeing 2 undocumented from sanctuary...

The new Biden administration has already tackled one executive order, overturning the previous president's attempts to limit immigration. Could that signal a loosening of immigration rules that could affect two undocumented women hiding in plain sight...

 2021-01-21 22:46 

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[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Stay-at-home COVID-19 advisories are being reviewed by city, county health officials...

While Ohio's 10 p. m. COVID curfew is going to stay, Columbus and Franklin County Health Departments are talking about the stay-at-home advisory that expires on Saturday. Their decision on whether to extend the advisory is expected on Friday. Dr. Jose...

 2021-01-21 22:42 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

How 'protected' are you after getting the first dose of the COVID-19vaccine...

More and more Ohioans are starting to get vaccinated. However, health experts say people still need to take the same precautions against spreading the virus even after getting their first dose....

 2021-01-21 22:01 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

1 person injured in southeast Columbus shooting...

The Columbus Division of Police says one person was injured in a shooting Thursday on the city's southeast side. Police were dispatched to the 3470 block of Refugee Road at 4:18 pm Thursday. The victim was shot in the parking lot, police say. The vict...

 2021-01-21 21:53 

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[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

East Main Street 'illegal after-hours club' shut down by Columbus...

The City of Columbus temporarily shut down what it calls anillegal after-hours club on the east side after numerous reports of gunfire, illegal drinking, noise violations, and more. Two people were shot at the premises over the weekend after a fight broke...

 2021-01-21 20:58 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Lebanon Correctional Institute inmates accused of trying to tunnel out of prison...

LEBANON, Ohio (WKRC) - Two cellmates are charged with trying to escape from the Lebanon Correctional Institution by digging their way out. Dlaquan Millerton-Hart, 25, and Kyle Bonaparte, 23, were indicted on charges of escape and possessing criminal tools...

 2021-01-21 20:32 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Ohio to purchase at least 2 million more rapid antigen tests...

The State of Ohio has agreed to purchase at least 2 million ofAbbott Laboratories'BinaxNOW COVID-19 rapid antigen tests. Each test costs around $25 and returns results within 15 to 30 minutes. Abbott's credit card sized rapid test was authorized b...

 2021-01-21 19:41 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Gov. DeWine says statewide curfew 'is going to have to stay'...

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine said Thursday the statewide 10 p. m. curfew is going to stay. DeWine did not provide a date on when the curfew would be extended, but it is set to expire on Saturday, January 23rd....

 2021-01-21 19:29 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

83 counties remain at 'Red Alert Level 3' on latest Ohio Public Health Advisory map...

The Ohio Department of Health provided an update to the state's Public Health Advisory map on Thursday. In total, 83 counties, including Franklin County, remain at 'Red Alert Level 3. ' READ MORE: 14 states on Ohio's latest COVID-19 travel...

 2021-01-21 18:13 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Higher than average coronavirus cases reported Thursday, DeWine shares update...

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine is sharing an update as Phase 1B vaccines continue to be distributed to Ohioans age 80 and older. The governor is speaking with Lt. Gov. Jon Husted at 2 p. m. as new coronavirus data is shared by the Ohio Department of Health. Title:...

 2021-01-21 17:34 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Giant Eagle pharmacies join COVID-19 vaccine providers in Ohio...

Giant eagle pharmacies have joined the list of vaccine providers serving Ohioans. In the first round of vaccinations, 10,000 residents will be served by scheduling online appointments. Additional supply will be delivered in the weeks and months ahead as m...

 2021-01-21 16:34 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Columbus Police searching for missing 12-year-old girl...

The Columbus Division of Police is searching for a 12-year-old girl that was last seen Monday on the city's' northwest side. Police say Gabriella Faith Harris, 12, was last seen in the area of Francinelane Drive and Kenneylane Boulevard on January...

 2021-01-21 16:02 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

14 states on Ohio's latest COVID-19 travel advisory list...

The Ohio Department of Health's latest COVID-19 travel advisory includes 14 states that are reporting COVID-19 positivity rates of 15 percent or higher. Idaho, Iowa, Pennsylvania, Alabama, South Dakota, Mississippi, Kansas, Utah, Virginia, Arkansas, T...

 2021-01-21 15:28 

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[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Columbus Zoo welcomes first newborn of 2021, a tufted deer fawn...

The Columbus Zoo & Aquarium announced the birth of a tufted deer fawn Thursday. The baby boy was born Jan. 4, the first official birth of 2021 at the zoo. Keepers at the zoo have been hand-raising the fawn due to complications following his birth to mothe...

 2021-01-21 15:07 

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[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Driver safe after water crash in southeastern Franklin County Thursday morning...

A driver is safe after crashing into a waterway in southeastern Franklin County Thursday morning. The rescue happened at Blacklick Creek, near the intersection of South Hamilton and Bixby Roads. The Dive Rescue Team as part of the Franklin County Sheriff&...

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