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 2020-10-11 13:01 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

1 teen shot, another killed after suspects reportedly open fire from another vehicle...

A 19-year-old man was killed and a 17-year-old girl was injured Saturday evening after suspects reportedly started shooting while driving, police say. The shooting began on East Livingston Avenue near Kenwick Road sometime before 11:30 p. m. According to ...

 2020-10-11 02:01 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Franklin County Board of Elections preparing, mailing 49,669 replacement ballots...

On Saturday, the Franklin County Board of Elections provided an update on the incorrect ballots that were distributed to voters this week. The Board of Elections said they are now in the process of printing and preparing the mailing of 49,669 replacement ...

 2020-10-11 01:49 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Easton hosting 9th annual 'Chalk the Block' event...

More than 40 artists were hard at work on the streets of the Easton Town Center Saturday morning. For the ninth year in a row, masterpieces were created by local artists for the community to enjoy. Cece Colwell said she will likely work for at least six h...

 2020-10-11 01:15 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Gahanna-Jefferson Public Schools to meet with teacher's union again Sunday...

A teacher strike is looming in Gahanna as the district and GJEA teacher's union continue to hash out back to school plans. The two entities are trying to come up with agreeable plans for a hybrid model which would begin on Tuesday. However, after days...

 2020-10-11 00:55 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

MLS postpones Sunday's Columbus Crew SC match due to 2 confirmed COVID-19 cases...

Major League Soccer announced today that the Sunday matchup between the Columbus Crew SC and the Orlando SC has been postponed due to two confirmed COVID-19 cases among Crew Staff. The Crew SC confirmed the two positive cases in a press release, and the t...

 2020-10-11 00:55 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

MLS postpones Sunday's Columbus Crew SC match due to 2 confirmed COVID-19 cases...

Major League Soccer announced today that the Sunday matchup between the Columbus Crew SC and the Orlando SC has been postponed due to two confirmed COVID-19 cases among Crew Staff. The Crew SC confirmed the two positive cases in a press release, and the t...

 2020-10-10 19:12 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

How you should (or shouldn't) return your absentee ballot in Ohio...

More than 8 million Ohioans are registered to vote in the 2020 election, and more than 2 million of them have requested absentee ballots this fall. The record numbers for absentee balloting mean that Ohio's county boards of election will be swamped wi...

 2020-10-10 19:00 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Delivery companies looking to fill thousands of positions ahead of expected holiday boom...

The COVID-19 pandemic has already put a strain on the nation's delivery services and with online sales expected to boom this holiday season, delivery companies are in the Columbus area are looking to fill thousands of positions. Data shows nearly trip...

 2020-10-10 18:01 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Over 1,300 new coronavirus cases reported in Ohio Saturday...

The Ohio Department of Health said COVID-19 cases in the state increased by 1,356 with 3 additional deaths and 54 more hospitalizations since Friday. The update brings the cumulative totals to 167,458 coronavirus cases with 16,355 cumulative hospitalizati...

 2020-10-10 13:07 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

2 hospitalized after reported shooting in Northeast Columbus...

Two people arrived at a hospital Saturday with gunshot wounds after they say they were shot in Northeast Columbus. Columbus Police said officers responded to Ohio State University Hospital East around 1 a. m. after two victims arrived suffering from gunsh...

 2020-10-10 00:58 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Franklin Co. Board of Elections provides list of voters impacted by absentee ballot error...

As early voting started in Ohio, nearly 50,000 Franklin County voters received incorrect absentee ballots. On its website, the Franklin County Board of Elections is providing voters a list of all of those impacted by the error. The board of elections said...

 2020-10-10 00:33 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Franklin County Dog Shelter offering Thanksgiving holiday sleepover program...

For the third year in-a-row, the Franklin County Dog Shelter is bringing its popular holiday sleepover program back for Thanksgiving. Through the program, residents can host a shelter pup in their home over the holiday. There are several benefits of the h...

 2020-10-09 23:51 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Columbus Public Health hosting drive-thru shot flu shot clinics...

Columbus Public Health is offering drive-thru flu shot clinics throughout October. Flu shots will be offered at no cost to anyone 6 months old and older. No registration is required and those wanting a flu shot are asked to bring their insurance card if t...

 2020-10-09 22:47 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Columbus company hosting Pence rally first welcomed Obama to job site in 2010...

The excavation company that will welcome Vice President Mike Pence for a...

 2020-10-09 22:45 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Ohio militias groups active since governor's stay at home order in March...

The Michigan governor is calling the men accused of plotting her kidnapping and possible killing this week domestic terrorists and so does the FBI. The suspects either were part of or worked with a militia group in the state. Classified Militia Extremists...

 2020-10-09 22:34 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Charities facing hurdles to fundraise amid pandemic lead to proposed state law changes...

A Central Ohio charity is having to get creative to fundraise, after inadvertently tripping the radar of the Ohio Attorney General's Office while hosting a virtual fundraiser. The Down Syndrome Association of Central Ohio says they were warned and mad...

 2020-10-09 22:24 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Columbus family fights for deceased dad's belongings...

Heartbreak for a Columbus man. His dad passed away last month and he's working to get his dad's belongings, but he claims the landlord said no. Turns out, the complex owners claim the deceased owed rent and now the family can't get his stuff, ...

 2020-10-09 22:16 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

ODHE pushing more colleges to create COVID-19 dashboards as cases increase...

As coronavirus cases continue to climb in the state, more colleges are creating COVID-19 dashboards, showing their numbers and testing. However, not all dashboards are the same and many aren't transparent. The Ohio Department of Higher Education is do...

 2020-10-09 22:08 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

President Trump claims Franklin County election 'rigged' after ballot blunder...

President Donald Trump claimed "A Rigged Election" on Twitter after learning about the mistake in Franklin County that led to nearly 50,000 absentee ballots to be sent to the wrong voters. The board of elections and Ohio Secretary of State counter...

 2020-10-09 21:55 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Salvation Army helping more this holiday season...

We may be more than two months away from Christmas, but local charities like the Salvation Army are already gearing up for what they fear will be an increase in community need. And this year, you'll hear fewer bell ringers....

 2020-10-09 21:45 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Gov. DeWine "very concerned" about spike in COVID-19 cases...

The Ohio Department of Health reported Friday 1,840 new COVID-19 cases, which is the largest single-day increase in the state since the beginning of the pandemic. Gov. Mike DeWine said he is...

 2020-10-09 21:14 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Madison County health experts work to stop the spread of COVID-19...

Ohio saw the highest number of new COVID-19 cases yet during the entire pandemic Friday afternoon. Cases spiked by 1,840 to 166,102. Deaths rose by 11 to 4,994 and hospitalizations rose to 16,301. Governor Mike DeWine said many cases are coming from more ...

 2020-10-09 20:54 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

1 person injured in shooting Gahanna...

Police say one person has been taken to the hospital following a shooting in Gahanna. The shooting happened around 4:30 p. m. Friday in the area of 431 West Johnstown Road. The victim's condition has not been released at this time. Police said West Jo...

 2020-10-09 20:24 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Columbus Police officer indicted on child porn charges...

A grand jury in Franklin County has indicted a Columbus Police officer accused of videotaping a young girl who was nude. Raymond Albert Rose III, 29, was indicted on one count of illegal use of a minor or impaired person in nudity-oriented material or per...

 2020-10-09 19:04 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

President Trump tweets "rigged election" regarding Franklin County absentee ballot error...

The Franklin County Board of Elections said Friday that nearly 50,000 Franklin County voters received the incorrect absentee ballots in the mail. Following the announcement, President Donald Trump, who has been opposed to mail-in voting, tweeted about the...

 2020-10-09 18:50 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Ohio State fans can purchase cutouts to be placed in the Shoe...

They may not be able to be there in person, but Ohio State football fans can still have their presence felt in the Shoe this fall. Buckeye fans can put on their favorite Buckeye gear and purchase cutouts that will be put in the stands on game days. Fan cu...

 2020-10-09 17:47 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Over 1,800 new coronavirus cases reported in Ohio, highest daily count yet...

The Ohio Department of Health is sharing new details on the coronavirus pandemic Friday. Cases spiked by 1,840 to 166,102. Deaths rose by 11 to 4,994 and hospitalizations rose to 16,301. The health department confirmed Friday is the highest daily total st...

 2020-10-09 17:13 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Nearly 50,000 voters received wrong ballots in Franklin County...

The Board of Elections shares that nearly 50,000 voters have received an inaccurate ballot in Franklin County. Affected voters will be contacted directly by the Franklin County Board of Elections and a replacement ballot will be mailed to them. Vendor Blu...

 2020-10-09 16:46 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Franklin County Dog Shelter hosting reverse trick or treat event on Halloween...

If you're looking for a tail-wagging good time on Halloween, stop by the Franklin County Dog Shelter. The organization is hosting a...

 2020-10-09 14:49 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Man indicted for allegedly shooting pregnant 15-year-old, killing baby...

A Franklin County grand jury has indicted a Columbus man for murder, involuntary manslaughter, attempted murder and more after allegedly shooting a 15-year-old pregnant teen in a drive-by causing the death her unborn child. Christopher Payne, 24, was arre...

 2020-10-09 09:48 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Person killed, 2 others hurt after shooting at northeast Columbus store...

One person is dead and two others recovering in hospitals after a shooting at a convenience store in northeast Columbus early Friday morning, police said. A 911 caller reported shots were fired during a robbery at the Beechcroft Newsstand located at 1935 ...

 2020-10-09 02:37 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

1 person killed in crash in West Columbus...

Columbus Police say one person has died after a crash on the city's west side. The crash happened on West Broad Street at I-70 just after 8 p. m. Thursday. ABC 6/FOX 28 will update this story....

 2020-10-09 02:33 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

"We are not out of the woods"; Doctor stresses varying impact on many Ohio counties...

The average daily case count is on the rise again in Ohio, along with hospitalizations. More than 15,000 new COVID-19 cases were reported on Thursday. Hospitalizations hit an average of 75 daily. Eighteen counties are in the red as of Thursday, a stark ch...

 2020-10-09 02:25 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Investigators: People planning to kidnap Michigan governor met in Ohio...

What investigators describe as a plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer reaches outside that state, with connections to Central Ohio. Court documents reveal on June 6 more than a dozen people from different states met in Dublin to plot. People met ...

 2020-10-09 02:22 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Police investigating suspicious death in east Columbus...

The Columbus Division of Police is investigating after a body was found Thursday afternoon in east Columbus. Police said the woman's body was located around 1:15 p. m. Thursday in an alley near 3511 Plymouth Avenue. The woman was pronounced dead a sho...

 2020-10-09 01:53 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Man accused of groping 2 young girls at Canal Winchester grocery store indicted...

A Franklin County man is facing charges after allegedly groping two young girls in a Kroger parking lot. Sidney Lamar Latham, 35, was indicted by a Franklin County Grand Jury on Thursday on one count of gross sexual imposition and one count of sexual impo...

 2020-10-09 00:14 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Judge again blocks restrictions on ballot drop boxes in Ohio...

A federal judge on Thursday temporarily blocked an order by Ohio's elections chief that limits the number of ballot drop boxes available in next month's election, calling the move "essential to vindicate a vital constitutional right. " Rep...

 2020-10-09 00:14 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Judge again blocks restrictions on ballot drop boxes in Ohio...

A federal judge on Thursday temporarily blocked an order by Ohio's elections chief that limits the number of ballot drop boxes available in next month's election, calling the move "essential to vindicate a vital constitutional right. " Rep...

 2020-10-08 23:42 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Online curriculum under review, CCS parents complain of bias, inappropriate & insensitive...

An independent review will now take place on the curriculum used by the Columbus City Schools Digital Academy amid complaints of bias, inappropriate and insensitive material. "My kindergartner had a lesson with elves and fairies and that was in her fi...

 2020-10-08 22:28 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Battelle working on response after a warning from the FDA...

The Food and Drug Administration has issued a warning letter to Battelle Memorial Institute for failure to track issues with its mask decontamination process. The research giant based in Columbus rolled out its process in March using pressure and hydrogen...

 2020-10-08 22:22 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Huntington Center mural taking new shape in downtown Columbus...

A barrier that became a piece of art is taking new shape in downtown Columbus. Plywood was first installed to protect the Huntington Center and during protests earlier this year, but artists later turned that into a mural. On Thursday, workers divided the...

 2020-10-08 22:16 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Anti-violence group giving Livingston Avenue crime hot spot a facelift...

An anti-violence community group is renovating a boarded-up building once cited as being a nuisance and a hazard by the City Of Columbus....

 2020-10-08 22:01 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Families urge Governor DeWine to let essential caregivers into nursing homes...

It may have been a small group that gathered outside the Ohio Statehouse, but they have a major message they want Governor Mike DeWine to hear....

 2020-10-08 21:49 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Not all Ohio schools in 'red level' counties switching back to online learning...

The spread among rural counties in Ohio continues at an alarming rate. Schools are now having to decide to stay with in-person classes or switch back to online....

 2020-10-08 21:46 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Man charged with murder in triple shooting in south Columbus...

Columbus police say a man wanted for murder in a south Columbus shooting has turned himself in. David Bullock, 33, turned himself in to police Thursday, according to Columbus Police. Police said Bullock has been charged with murder in the death of Andre C...

 2020-10-08 21:25 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Ohio Realtors Association distributing disposable medicine bags to prevent opioid abuse...

Raiding your medicine cabinet while you're trying to sell your home is not too farfetched as you may think. That's why the Ohio Realtors Association is coming up with a new way to fight drug abusers. It's on a mission to prevent opioid misuse....

 2020-10-08 21:18 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

More than 1,800 COVID-19 cases reported in Ohio schools since start of school year...

The Ohio Department of Health says 1,870 COVID-19 cases have been reported in schools since the start of the new year. ODH says nearly 600 cases were reported in the last week. As of Thursday, there have been 1,184 cases among students and 686 cases among...

 2020-10-08 21:02 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Vice President Mike Pence to speak in Columbus on October 12...

Vice President Mike Pence will be speaking at a Make America Great Again event in Columbus on Monday, Oct. 12. The event will be held at Nicholas Savko & Sons Inc. on Westbelt Drive. The event is scheduled to begin at 12:30 p. m. Those interested in atten...

 2020-10-08 20:26 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Ohio Attorney General announces new milestone in opioid genetic study...

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announced Thursday an enrollment milestone reached in the genetic study of opioid use disorder undertaken by his Scientific Committee on Opioid Prevention and Education (SCOPE). SCOPE began work on the study last year, aimi...

 2020-10-08 20:10 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

DeWine says plan to kidnap Michigan Gov. Whitmer is a "despicable act"...

During a briefing Thursday, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine said a foiled plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and overthrow the government is...

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