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 2020-10-20 21:29 

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[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Dems seek to take Ohio House from GOP in competitive election...

Democrats have been the minority party in the Ohio House since 2010, but this election they see an opportunity to change that, while the Ohio GOP calls the idea "comical. "Currently, Republicans hold a 61 38 majority. House Democrats campaign mana...

 2020-10-20 21:29 

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[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Dems seek to take Ohio House from GOP in competitive election...

Democrats have been the minority party in the Ohio House since 2010, but this election they see an opportunity to change that, while the Ohio GOP calls the idea "comical. "Currently, Republicans hold a 61 38 majority. House Democrats campaign mana...

 2020-10-20 21:21 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

National crime data analysts to review Columbus' spike in homicides, gun crimes...

A New York City crime prevention group will soon be examining Columbus' spike in homicides and gun crimes to come up with a plan to reduce the violence....

 2020-10-20 21:14 

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[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

2 Columbus Zoo manatees return to Florida after successful rehabilitation...

Two manatees, Bananatee and Tostone, have returned to Florida after completing their rehabilitation at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. The manatees were rescued as orphans off the coast of Florida and are the 30th and 31st to be rehabilitated at the Columb...

 2020-10-20 21:02 

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[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Early holiday shopping is happening right now; here's how to maximize the savings...

The holiday shopping season and deals are already in full swing, after Amazon held its annual Prime Day sale in mid-October, later than usual. Now that deals have arrived, there's a way to maximize savings by stacking them, so you come out on top....

 2020-10-20 20:35 

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[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Former Ohio Gov. John Kasich reportedly being considered for Biden Cabinet, POLITICO says...

If Democratic nominee Joe Biden wins the presidency on Nov. 3, POLITICO reports that the former vice president is considering adding Republicans to his Cabinet including former Ohio Gov. John Kasich, whospoke at August's Democratic National Convention...

 2020-10-20 20:28 

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[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

OSU Votes providing free transportation to Ohio State students who want to vote early...

OSU Votes and Ohio State University's Transportation and Traffic Management are teaming up to help students vote early. University PresidentKristina M. Johnson announced Monday that the two are partnering to provide free transportation to students to ...

 2020-10-20 20:11 

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[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Voices For Change, an ABC 6 On Your Side Town Hall meeting...

ABC 6 is On Your Side, pushing the conversation forward about race and policing in Central Ohio. Join us on Wednesday night at 7 p. m. on ABC 6 as we bring city leaders, police, families and community activists together to focus on the next steps for this...

 2020-10-20 19:57 

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[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Franklin County Dog Shelter hosting free vaccination and microchip clinic...

In celebration of the new dog license season, the Franklin County Dog Shelter & Adoption Center will host a free vaccination and microchip clinic this December. The event will take place on Tuesday, December 1st from 11 am to 3 pm at 4340 Tamarack Bouleva...

 2020-10-20 19:41 

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[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Columbus City Schools postponing blended learning plans for most students through January...

Columbus City Schools announced Tuesday that it will be postponing blended learning plans for most students and will remain in a remote learning model through the end of the first semester, which is on January 15. After delaying a move to a hybrid learnin...

 2020-10-20 19:23 

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[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Crew SC hosting socially distanced Spooktacular Halloween drive-thru trick-or-treat...

The Columbus Crew SC announced it will be hosting a sociallydistanced Spooktacular Halloween drive-thru trick-or-treat on October 30. The event will be held from5:00 p. m. to 7:00 p. m. at MAPFRE Stadium and is open to the public. Volunteers from Crew SC&...

 2020-10-20 19:17 

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[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Ohio orders labs to share more COVID-19 testing data including negative, invalid results...

The Ohio Department of Health's interim director signed an amended testing order Tuesday requiring labs toelectronically report all COVID-19 results within 24 hours including positive, negative, invalid, and inconclusive results. The governor said the...

 2020-10-20 19:00 

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[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

69 Ohio counties meet CDC's definition of high incidence of COVID-19...

During his COVID-19 briefing on Tuesday, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine said 69 of the state's 88 counties meet the Centers for Disease Control's definition of high incidence of COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people. DeWine said the coronavirus is running ramp...

 2020-10-20 18:31 

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[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

DeWine: Ohio reports highest number of hospitalizations since start of pandemic...

Ohio recorded its highest number of hospitalizations since the beginning of the pandemic, Gov. Mike DeWine said Tuesday. On Tuesday, the state reported 216 more hospitalizations with 2,015 more COVID-19 cases. Recently, Ohio has broken its record for most...

 2020-10-20 18:23 

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[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Ohio shares plan to distribute COVID-19 vaccines, once available...

A COVID vaccine hasn't been released but the state of Ohio is now working on its vaccine roll out plan. The state recently submitted a drafted plan to the CDC. Ohio will prioritize high-risk health care workers, first responders and the elderly and th...

 2020-10-20 17:57 

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[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Mayor Ginther votes early, responds to overnight violence...

With two months left in the year, Columbus is on track to hit a new homicide record. Columbus police are Looking for answers after a violent twelve hours in the city. At least six people were shot, two people died. The latest happened overnight in the hil...

 2020-10-20 17:16 

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[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Illegal dumping prosecutions in Columbus up 350%, City Attorney says...

The City of Columbus has more than tripled illegal dumping prosecutions after devoting more resources to build cases, the Columbus City Attorney said. According toColumbus City Attorney Zach Klein, his office has prosecuted 46illegal dumping cases in 2020...

 2020-10-20 17:07 

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[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Defense for former Mount Carmel doctor calls for murder charges to be dismissed...

The legal team tasked with defending former Mount Carmel doctor William Husel has filed a motion for criminal charges to be dismissed. Husel is accused of taking inappropriate actions that led to the death of 25 of his patients at Mount Carmel hospitals. ...

 2020-10-20 16:54 

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[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

DeWine to detail coronavirus vaccine portal during pandemic update Tuesday...

Gov. Mike DeWine is sharing more on the coronavirus pandemic in Ohio on Tuesday. The 2 p. m. press conference comes as daily cases continue to trend above the 21-day average. DeWine shared with ABC 6/FOX 28 on Monday that he will detail a coronavirus vacc...

 2020-10-20 16:39 

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[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Deputies search for missing 64-year-old woman in Fairfield County...

Deputies in Fairfield County are searching for a missing woman who was last spotted in Canal Winchester on Monday. Sumiati...

 2020-10-20 16:15 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Over 90 streets to be repaved around Columbus...

More than 90 neighborhood streets throughout Columbus will be repaved as part of the city's...

 2020-10-20 14:06 

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[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

5 people, including teen hurt in drive-by shooting in Mansfield...

A shooting that hurt five people, including a 17-year-old, is under investigation in Richland County. The drive-by shooting happened on Sturges Avenue before 11 p. m. , police said. Five victims were rushed to a local hospital with gunshot wounds after po...

 2020-10-20 10:16 

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[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Man shot and killed in west Columbus early Tuesday...

Two scenes are under investigation after police say a man was shot and killed in the Hilltop Tuesday morning. Police responded to the area of South Hague Avenue and Sullivant Avenue on reports of a shooting around 4 a. m. When police arrived, a man was fo...

 2020-10-20 03:06 

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[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Items belonging to WWII airmen from Marysville returning to their families...

Items belonging to World War II airmen from Marysville are returning to their families. The repatriation event took place Monday at Mott's Military Museum. The items, including the soles of shoes found during a private expedition funded by the Marysvi...

 2020-10-20 01:54 

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[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Ohio State leaders talk logistics for Saturday's season-opening game...

With the kickoff to the Buckeyes' 2020 season-opener just days away, Ohio State University laid the groundwork for Saturday's game against Nebraska....

 2020-10-20 01:43 

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[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Ohio Supreme Court candidates take part in forum...

Candidates for the Ohio Supreme Court took part in an Ohio Supreme Court Judicial Candidates Forum that was presented by The Ohio Debate Commission. Incumbent Supreme Court Justice Sharon Kennedy is being challenged by Judge John. P. O'Donnell, of the...

 2020-10-20 00:11 

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[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

1 person killed in shooting in East Columbus...

Columbus Police say one person has died after a shooting on the city's East Side. The shooting happened around 7:50 p. m. Monday at 6935 East Broad Street. The victim was pronounced dead just after 8 p. m. At this time, no suspects have been taken int...

 2020-10-19 23:20 

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[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Early voting is not a wash out in Franklin County despite rain...

It's just 15 days before the election and people are showing up at Franklin County's early vote center in record numbers. As of Friday, according to the Board of Elections, 47,000 people had cast in-person ballots, about18,000 more in the same tim...

 2020-10-19 22:40 

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[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Some fear teachers' strike within Gahanna Jefferson Schools will kill levy on Election Day...

The vote to strike by the Gahanna Jefferson Education Association weeks before the November election could have damaging effects to the school levy on the ballot. That's the fear of parents, administrators, and even the teachers themselves. "I wil...

 2020-10-19 22:32 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

DeWine: older, rural people infected with COVID 'does not bode well'...

In a one-on-one interview with ABC 6/FOX 28 on Monday, Governor Mike DeWine mentioned that state data now shows an older, more rural population driving Ohio's recent COVID-19 numbers....

 2020-10-19 22:09 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Push underway to change mascot in Bucyrus; 'Redmen' is racially insensitive, groups say...

After a spring and summer of racial unrest in Central Ohio, mostly focused on the treatment of African-Americans, another discussion is percolating in Crawford County, about an hour from Columbus: should Bucyrus schools remove their mascot, which some say...

 2020-10-19 21:15 

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[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Doctors warn Ohio State football fans that 'home-gating' is still risky...

The Buckeyes kick off their season this Saturday. However, this season will look much different. Tailgating on campus is prohibited this year so many are now planning to...

 2020-10-19 20:54 

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[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

New agreement gives Gahanna Jefferson teachers more control during hybrid learning...

A four-day strike by teachers within the Gahanna Jefferson School District ended with a pay increase and more control over hybrid learning set to start next week. "I am relieved that our students and teachers will be back in learning together where ev...

 2020-10-19 19:57 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

3 people taken to hospital after shooting, crash in Italian Village...

Columbus Police say three people have been transported to the hospital after a shooting and crash Monday in the Italian Village area. The incident happened at 96 Brickel Street. Police said two people were taken to Nationwide Children's Hospital in cr...

 2020-10-19 19:29 

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[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Franklin County participating in National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day...

More than a dozen locations in Franklin County will be participating in theNational Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. The event will be held on Saturday, Oct. 24 from 10 a. m to 2 p. m. It is free and any Franklin County resident can participate. The natio...

 2020-10-19 19:02 

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[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Mansfield officer receives 2-month suspension after dragging minor during an arrest...

TheMansfield Department of Police has suspended one of its officers for 60 days after allegations that hedragged a 17-year-old while in handcuffs during an arrest. The police department said it found that Officer Jordan Moore's actions were...

 2020-10-19 18:07 

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[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Police identify woman killed in drive-by shooting early Sunday...

A woman has died after police she was injured during a drive-by shooting in east Columbus Sunday. The shooting happened before 2:15 a. m near the intersection of East Broad Street and I-71. Medics pronounced 25-year-old Loubna Laasadi dead at a gas statio...

 2020-10-19 18:06 

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[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Woman reportedly confesses to killing husband in Hocking County...

The Hocking County Sheriff's Office says a woman came to its office Sunday to confess to killing her husband. She claims he asked her to end his suffering from health issues. According to a release from the sheriff, 64-year-old Gayle Piatt ofHaydenvil...

 2020-10-19 17:45 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Over 1,800 new coronavirus cases, 8 new deaths reported Monday...

The Ohio Department of Health is sharing an update on the coronavirus pandemic Monday. Cases rose to 183,624 with 1,837 new cases and deaths rose to 5,075 with eight new deaths. Hospitalizations rose by 111 to 17,172 in Ohio since the start of the pandemi...

 2020-10-19 17:14 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Grove City couple convicted of 20 counts of animal cruelty...

A Grove City couple has been convicted of 20 counts of animal cruelty after authorities seized approximately 190 animals from the couple citing unsanitary, dangerous conditions in 2019....

 2020-10-19 17:08 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Woman charged with murdering elderly couple in Franklin County...

A woman is facing serious allegations Monday after the Franklin County Sheriff says she killed an elderly couple. The double-murder happened Sunday around 3:20 p. m. on Carilla Lane in Prairie Township. Deputies responded after a 911 hang-up call. They fo...

 2020-10-19 16:31 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

DeWine to announce coronavirus vaccine portal during Tuesday briefing...

The coronavirus vaccine is coming, and Ohio plans to be ready. Gov. Mike DeWine shares his office will announce on Tuesday the foundation for a COVID-19 vaccine portal. "We don't know what date that's going to come or exactly when, but it'...

 2020-10-19 12:35 

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[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Arrest made after 2 mobile store robberies in east Columbus...

Columbus Police says a robbery suspect turned himself on Sunday. Jerry Lee Jordan, 31, allegedly robbed two Metro Mobile stores in east Columbus Sunday afternoon. Police say Jordan admitted his involvement and provided details to detectives...

 2020-10-19 10:23 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Gas prices drop slightly in Central Ohio...

Gas prices in Columbus have fallen just over a cent per gallon in the last week. Gasbuddy reports prices average $1. 97 per gallon in Central Ohio on Monday. Prices are around the same as this time one month ago and 67. 6 cents per gallon lower than a yea...

 2020-10-18 23:40 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Man accused of robbing multiple mobile stores at gunpoint Sunday afternoon...

Columbus Police says a man is on the run after he pulled a gun on multiple Metro Mobile employees during two robberies Sunday. The first robbery happened on East 5th Avenue around 12:40 p. m. Police say the man demanded money from an employee by threateni...

 2020-10-18 23:15 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Gahanna-Jefferson teachers, district reach deal to end strike...

Gahanna-Jefferson teachers are set to return to the classroom Monday after the a deal was reached to end the strike Sunday evening....

 2020-10-18 20:46 

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[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Crime Stoppers offers $1,000 reward for information on wallet thief in Licking County...

Licking County Crime Stoppers shared it is offering up to a $1,000 reward for information leading to an arrest after a wallet was stolen. Crime Stoppers says this woman stole a man's wallet from a Licking County Walmart May 30, 2020. (Licking County C...

 2020-10-18 20:28 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Coroner: 14 people died from overdoses over 72-hour period in Franklin County...

The Franklin County Coroner's Office shared Sunday that 14 people have died from overdose deaths between Thursday and Sunday....

 2020-10-18 19:55 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Murder-suicide under investigation in northeast Columbus...

Homicide detectives are investigating a murder-suicide that left two people dead Sunday morning. Kimberly Thomas, 53, died after police say she was shot by a man inside a home on Pine Tree Street West before 9:30 a. m. Columbus police were called to the h...

 2020-10-18 18:01 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Over 1,500 new COVID-19 cases reported in Ohio Sunday; 0 new deaths...

The Ohio Department of Health said COVID-19 cases in the state increased by 1,562 with 0 additional deaths and 52 more hospitalizations since Saturday. This marks the end of a four-day consecutive streak with newly reported COVID-19 cases exceeding 2,000....

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