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 2020-10-23 10:18 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

1 dead after early morning shooting in West Columbus...

Police are investigating a deadly shooting Friday morning in West Columbus. Columbus Police confirm that a victim was found suffering from at least one gunshot wound just before 6 a. m. in the 3500 block of West Broad Street. Medics arrived on the scene a...

 2020-10-23 02:33 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Gathering with friends? Infectious disease expert says ask yourself these questions first...

With Ohio State football kicking off in two days away and Halloween next week, it's likely people will gather together to celebrate both. As the case count rises in Ohio, some may be faced with the decision to attend or not attend a certain event. Inf...

 2020-10-23 02:30 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

"This was my breaking point;" family upset after 86-year-old shot at back door...

Rylee Hart woke up Thursday to missed calls and terrible news....

 2020-10-22 23:32 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

4 New Albany High School students positive for COVID-19, 156 asked to quarantine...

In a letter sent to parents, the New Albany-Plain Local School District said four students tested positive for COVID-19 and156 students at New Albany High School are being asked to quarantine. The district also said 46 students at New Albany Middle School...

 2020-10-22 22:54 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Police investigating missing person report after woman shot and killed at Griggs Reservoir...

It was a scary moment for people walking in Griggs Reservoir Thursday. This after police found a woman shot, multiple times in her car in broad daylight....

 2020-10-22 22:46 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Buckeyes take on Cornhuskers at the Shoe, Nebraska is on the state's travel advisory...

The excitement is building as Ohio State opens the season at the Shoe with Nebraska. But as the two teams get ready to play each other, the state of Nebraska is now on Ohio's travel advisory. That means it's recommended no one travel to Nebraska a...

 2020-10-22 22:40 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Winter is coming... and it's the perfect refresher on how to avoid getting sick...

Winter is coming... While last year, that meant it was time to watch a couple of episodes of that one science-fiction series, this year is undoubtedly different. COVID-19 infections are spiking in Central Ohio, and across the country; add in our annual ba...

 2020-10-22 22:24 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Fire chief blasts 911 dispatch in Perry County and pushes for change...

A Thorn Township Fire Chief in the Buckeye Lake area said Thursday he's concerned about people's lives and for firefighters as they question how 911 calls are being handled by Perry County. Chief Jeremy Weekly said there was an incident earlier th...

 2020-10-22 22:20 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Chris Christie tells Ohioans that DeWine is "exactly right" on COVID-19...

Former New Jersey governor Chris Christie appeared on Governor Mike DeWine's coronavirus briefing Thursday, recounting his recent bout with COVID-19 and praising DeWine's strategy on battling the virus thus far. Christie spent six days in the inte...

 2020-10-22 22:19 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Ohio program helps save veteran dealing with crushing diagnosis, post-traumatic stress...

If you ever feel like your life needs to be turned around but you're stuck and feel like there's no hope, consider Delbert Grush's journey. A year ago, Grush was dealing with a crushing medical diagnosis, the loss of his military career and po...

 2020-10-22 22:03 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Mayor responds to gun violence in Columbus, grant money going to groups to help youth...

In a repeat of a sequence seen over and over this year, Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther held a news conference Thursday to respond to a rash of violence in the city. This time, he promised $625,000 in grants for programs to help youth and young adults in Co...

 2020-10-22 21:59 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

More than 50,000 poll workers sign-up for Election Day, setting new record...

Ohio continues to set a new record ahead of Election Day on November 3rd. The Secretary of State's Office said53,981 workers have signed up to work the polls, which is an all-time record for poll-workers. Of those working23,140 are Democratic poll wor...

 2020-10-22 21:54 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Family members who have lost their children to gun violence speak out...

As city leaders call for a stop to the recent violence, families who are dealing with loss are also speaking out. They say they want a seat at the table....

 2020-10-22 21:53 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Franklin County seeing high number of early voter turnout, absentee ballots returned...

With less than two weeks remaining until the presidential election, the Franklin County Board of Elections said more than 50,000 people have voted in person and more than 171,000 absentee ballots have been returned. As of Thursday, 50,514 Franklin County ...

 2020-10-22 21:28 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris to visit Cleveland Saturday...

Vice presidential nominee Sen. Kamala Harris will be visiting Ohio this weekend. She is scheduled to be in Cleveland Saturday, but her campaign has not said where or what time she will be visiting. This will be her first stop in the Buckeye State since he...

 2020-10-22 20:43 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Franklin County drug take-back event more important now than years' past...

The coronavirus pandemic has changed a lot of things, including National Drug Take-Back Day. It was canceled in April and now organizers hope more people will show up this weekend to turn in all their unused prescriptions, so they don't end up in the ...

 2020-10-22 20:43 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Franklin County drug take-back event more important now than years' past...

The coronavirus pandemic has changed a lot of things, including National Drug Take-Back Day. It was canceled in April and now organizers hope more people will show up this weekend to turn in all their unused prescriptions, so they don't end up in the ...

 2020-10-22 20:16 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Columbus Zoo welcomes 2 new manatees through rescue and rehabilitation program...

The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium announced Thursday it has welcomed two young manatees, Scampi and Squirrel, through the Manatee Rescue and Rehabilitation Partnership (MRP). Scampi and Squirrel are the 32nd and 33rd manatees to arrive at the zoo since it joi...

 2020-10-22 20:10 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

18-year-old charged with murder of teenager in Mifflin Township...

The Franklin County Sheriff's Office has charged 18-year-old Isaiah Tucker with the murder of a 15-year-old. On October 8, 2020, at 10:30 pm, the Columbus Division of Police...

 2020-10-22 19:33 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

President Trump to hold rally in Circleville Saturday...

President Donald Trump will be holding a Make America Great Again Victory Rally in Circleville on Saturday afternoon. The rally will be held at the Pickaway Agriculture and Event Center at 4 p. m. Saturday. Trump's campaign website said he will be joi...

 2020-10-22 19:20 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

CDC redefining 'close contact' with COVID-19...

The CDC is changing what it means to have...

 2020-10-22 19:13 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Ohio State Athletics to debut new podcast series on Friday, first episode with Ryan Day...

The Ohio State Department of Athletics announced a new podcast series that will highlight Buckeye head coaches. The...

 2020-10-22 18:38 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Ohio State keeping COVID-19 numbers down...

Every week Ohio State students head to a coronavirus testing facility to take their COVID-19 tests. But to keep the positivity rate on-campus low, the university is applying a full-scale approach to battling the virus....

 2020-10-22 18:24 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

More counties enter 'Level 3' in latest Ohio coronavirus health advisory map...

The Ohio Department of Health has updated county alert levels on the health advisory map....

 2020-10-22 17:34 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Another daily coronavirus record set as Gov. DeWine shares update on pandemic Thursday...

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine and Lt. Gov. Jon Husted are commenting on the coronavirus pandemic Thursday. Daily coronavirus cases rose rose by 2,425 to 190,430 total cases since the start of the pandemic. Deaths rose by 12 to 5,161 and hospitalizations rose by 1...

 2020-10-22 16:39 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Political experts reflect on the significance of Kamala Harris' VP bid, women in politics...

In the last 15 years, women reaching for political office has taken off. In 2008 Sarah Palin was on the ticket as Vice President, in 2016 Hillary Clinton runs for President, and now in 2020, Senator Kamala Harris is a vice presidential candidate. Across t...

 2020-10-22 16:30 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Del Taco opening location in Bellefontaine; planning to bring locations to Columbus...

Del Taco is finally bringing its$1 tacos and guacamole to Ohio. The Mexican food chain announced it is opening its first Ohio location at 2079 South Main Street in Bellefontaine on Thursday. "We are excited to bring our winning combination of freshly-...

 2020-10-22 15:34 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Woman found dead from gunshot wounds at Griggs Reservoir, near Upper Arlington...

Columbus Division of Police say a woman is dead following a shooting on Thursday morning. Police said the incident happened at Griggs Reservoir Park, near Riverside Driver and Nottingham Road. The victim was taken to Riverside Methodist Hospital in critic...

 2020-10-22 14:44 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Breast Cancer Awareness Month and how to perform self-checks at home...

(WTTE/WSYX) Columbus, OH -- October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. It's an annual campaign to increase awareness of the disease, which is one of the most common cancers among women in the United States. Dr. Sophia Tolliver, a family medicine physic...

 2020-10-22 14:29 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Columbus Museum of Art eliminates 39 positions amid pandemic...

The Columbus Museum of Art (CMOA) shared it eliminated 31% of its staff, 39 positions, as the coronavirus pandemic continues. The museum says $1 million has been cut from its payroll budget. Cuts were made across all departments, at all levels, shared CMO...

 2020-10-22 12:28 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

City leaders to comment on rise of violence in Columbus...

City of Columbus leaders on Thursday will again discuss the recent wave of violence across the city. Mayor Andrew J. Ginther and City Council President Shannon G. Hardin will speak with police to give an update on the spike in homicides around 10 a. m. Ti...

 2020-10-22 10:39 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

86-year-old woman hospitalized after shots fired at home overnight Thursday...

An 86-year-old woman is recovering after she was shot from her east Columbus backyard. The shooting happened on Coburg Road after midnight Thursday. Police said Sadonia Sanders shared she heard noises coming from the back of her house. When she went to th...

 2020-10-22 10:28 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Police search for man accused of robbing west Columbus gas station at gunpoint...

Columbus Police are investigating after a man robbed a west Columbus gas station at gunpoint last week. The robbery happened around 2 a. m. Thursday Oct. 15 at the Certified gas station at 3204 W. Broad St. Police a black man, around 5 feet 10 inches tall...

 2020-10-22 10:07 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

13-year-old boy hurt in accidental shooting in southwest Columbus...

A 13-year-old boy is expected to be okay after police say he accidentally shot himself in the foot. The incident happened on Greenfield Drive in South Franklinton around 7:30 p. m. Wednesday. Police said the boy claimed his was shot during a...

 2020-10-22 02:34 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

"Put the guns down, please;" brother pleads for end to gun violence after sister's death...

The brother of Loubna Laassadi, Mehdi Laassadi, called for an end to senseless killings that have now happened 130 times in Columbus this year. His sister's death marked the 128th homicide in Columbus this year....

 2020-10-22 02:14 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Man charged with murder in Nationwide Boulevard shooting...

Franklin County deputies arrested a man Wednesday who is accused of trying to rob a man late Tuesday night. According to the court documents, Marquis Smith, 18, and three accomplices attempted to rob William Delaney, who was walking in front of 339 Nation...

 2020-10-22 01:56 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Secretary of State says Russian, Iranian interference in election did not impact Ohio...

U. S. officials said Wednesday night that Iran and Russia took part in activitiesaimed to interfere in the presidential election. Officials saidIran is responsible for emails meant to intimidate American voters and sow unrest in multiple states. Following...

 2020-10-22 01:26 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

1 person taken to Nationwide Children's Hospital after shooting in southwest Columbus...

Police say one person was taken to Nationwide Children's Hospital Wednesday night after a shooting in southwest Columbus. The shooting happened around 7:40 p. m. in the 800 block of Greenfield Drive. When officers arrived, they located one victim. The...

 2020-10-21 23:14 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

CCS pushing hybrid learning to second semester, some parents say they need more help...

Relief and a call for more resources are the range of reactions from parents now that Columbus City Schools is pushing back hybrid learning for its general education students to the second semester. Before the district's decision Tuesday, several pare...

 2020-10-21 22:58 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Ohio Department of Health reports 3,214 deaths in long-term care facilities...

The Ohio Department of Health says there have been more than 24,000 COVID-19 cases and 3,214 COVID-19 deaths in the state's long-term care facilities. In the last week, there were 45 new deaths reported in these facilities. Long-term care facility dea...

 2020-10-21 22:31 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

'Baby clothes bandits' accused of targeting kids clothing stores in Central Ohio...

Reynoldsburg and Columbus Division of Police looking for two suspects who have stolen thousands of dollars of kid's outfits from at least two children's clothing stores....

 2020-10-21 22:17 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Buckeye bash to celebrate first football game will see changes due to COVID-19...

Friends and neighbors will be joining Lonnie Fillman at the "Garage-Mahal4; this Saturday to watch the Ohio State Buckeyes play their first football game of the season—outside. Despite the pandemic, Fillman said he will hold his watch party i...

 2020-10-21 22:07 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Hearing delayed on motion to dismiss 25 murder counts against Dr. William Husel...

Dr. William Husel is facing 25 counts of murder, but his lawyer says he is innocent of every single one of them. The defense team hoped a Franklin County Judge would toss them all out Wednesday....

 2020-10-21 22:04 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Winner of Circleville's Giant Pumpkin Weigh-off comes in at more than 1,750 pounds...

While the annual Circleville Pumpkin Show looks much different this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, people were still able to get a taste of the fun Wednesday at the Giant Pumpkin Weigh-off. Wednesday morning, the winner of the...

 2020-10-21 21:51 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Franklin County Public Health launches Recovery for Life campaign, unveils mural...

The Franklin County Public Health Department (FCPH) is launching a new campaign with the goal of ending the stigma around opioid addiction. It comes as overdoses in Franklin County are up 73 percent from last year. Recover For Life is a new anti-stigma ca...

 2020-10-21 21:49 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

First-time voters share experiences during first of its kind election...

Election Day is just weeks away and the Franklin County Board of Elections says they continue to see record numbers of early voters. More first-time voters are also making their way to the polls. Young voters are getting out early, making sure to exercise...

 2020-10-21 21:02 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Woman injured in West Columbus shooting...

Columbus Police say a woman is recovering and a man is in custody after a shooting Wednesday morning in the Franklinton area. Just after 11:30 a. m. Wednesday, police responded to a reported shooting at 272 West Park Avenue. When officers arrived, they lo...

 2020-10-21 20:42 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Sen. Rob Portman expresses support for Judge Amy Coney Barrett's confirmation...

U. S. Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, met Wednesday with U. S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett and praised her background and qualifications. Following his meeting with Barrett, Portman released the following statement:...

 2020-10-21 20:16 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

7 states included on Ohio's travel advisory list...

Gov. Mike DeWine announced Wednesday that seven states are included in the state's latest travel advisory list. South Dakota, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Nebraska, Alabama and Utah are all included on the list due to high COVID-19 positivity rates. The Ohio ...

 2020-10-21 20:10 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Man accused of setting crate on fire with puppy inside indicted for cruelty to animals...

A Columbus man accused of setting a crate on fire with a 17-week-old puppy inside has been indicted for cruelty to animals and arson. The Columbus Division of Fire filed charges againstRa'Shae Johnson, 22, after firefighters responded to asmall fire i...

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