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 2020-10-07 19:16 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Election officials say voters who received wrong ballots will receive replacement ballot...

The Franklin County Board of Elections said it is continuing to analyze the exact number of voters who received incorrect ballots in the mail. On Tuesday, the board of elections said a...

 2020-10-07 17:29 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

State to detail coronavirus pandemic in Ohio Wednesday...

The Ohio Department of Health is sharing more on the coronavirus pandemic Wednesday. New numbers come after over 1,300 new cases were reported on Tuesday. All eyes are on the vice presidential debate after both candidates have tested negative for COVID-19...

 2020-10-07 14:31 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

No human remains found in private WWII expedition funded by Marysville community, feds say...

A federal investigation into a community-funded effort late last year to recover remains of WWII airmen from Marysville has determined no human remains were recovered from a crash site India, ABC 6/FOX 28 exclusively learned. Residents, veteran organizati...

 2020-10-07 11:02 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Teen reported missing in Licking County since early Tuesday...

Deputies in Licking County are searching for a missing 17-year-old after she was reported missing early Tuesday morning. The sheriff's office said Wednesday morning that Sausha Rauch has been missing for over 24 hours from Newton Township. Rauch is de...

 2020-10-07 09:55 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Man killed in north Columbus shooting early Wednesday, 2 other victims hurt...

A murder investigation is underway after a man was shot and killed in north Columbus. The shooting happened around 12:30 a. m. Wednesday on Arborwood Court, just south of State Route 161 and east of I-71. A man was rushed to Riverside Methodist Hospital i...

 2020-10-07 03:10 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Columbus Zoo's Boo at the Zoo begins October 16...

Just in time for the Halloween season, the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium's Boo at the Zoo begins on October 16. The...

 2020-10-07 02:34 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Schumacher Place residents vote on proposed development at Giant Eagle site...

A vote is underway at Schumacher Place in German Village over a proposed apartment complex. Residents will spend the next 24 hours voting whether they're for or against development at the site of the Giant Eagle on East Whittier. The vote is being hel...

 2020-10-07 02:29 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Franklin County Prosecutor candidates take part in meet the candidates forum...

The League of Women Voters held another 'meet the candidates' online forum Tuesday night. Tuesday's forum featured candidates for Franklin County Prosecutor. Incumbent Ron O'Brien and Democratic challenger Gary Tyack touched on a wide rang...

 2020-10-07 01:16 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

LaRose: It would be 'irresponsible' to expand ballot drop boxes after voting has started...

Ohio's elections chief said it would be...

 2020-10-06 23:37 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Did you receive wrong absentee ballot? Here's how to check...

On the first day of early voting in Ohio, the Franklin County Board of Elections said...

 2020-10-06 23:33 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Different agencies across Central Ohio team up to assist victims of domestic violence...

Franklin County leaders are now launching a new program to help domestic violence victims. Thanks to a close to $1 million grant, different agencies across Central Ohio are teaming up aiming to keep victims safe and their perpetrators accountable. The tro...

 2020-10-06 23:27 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

New details in weekend road rage case during Trump parade...

A Licking County man is out on bond after being charged with shooting a gun at a truck driver during a political parade over the weekend near Hilliard. Todd Crawford, 58, from Homer, Ohio, is charged with discharging a firearm near or on a highway....

 2020-10-06 23:05 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Grandma & retired professor logs thousands of hours for global reef study...

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WSYX/WTTE) — A retired Kenyon College bio professor has spent thousands of hours researching sharks, rays, and reefs, and she's doing so from the comfort of her home in Mount Vernon. "I have three beautiful grandchildren in F...

 2020-10-06 23:01 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

DeWine teases possible relief to bars, restaurants, and Ohioans struggling with housing...

Governor Mike DeWine on Tuesday previewed the work his administration is doing on some possible relief for homeowners and renters struggling to pay mortgage and rent costs. Due to the pandemic, more than a million Ohioans lost income during the height of ...

 2020-10-06 22:50 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Humane society seeking information on owner of severely matted dog...

The Ross County Humane Society is looking for the owner a severely matted dog brought in by the Ross County Dog Warden on Monday. According to a Facebook, the humane society said the doghad to be painfully shaved down to the skin because he was so matted ...

 2020-10-06 22:30 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

First day of in-person voting finds motivated electors...

A spokesman for the Franklin County Board of Elections said it's likely the number of in-person voters Tuesday was more than the number of voters on the first day of in-person voting in 2016. By 3 p. m. , around 2,500 people had voted, said Aaron Sell...

 2020-10-06 21:44 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Union says districts are already short on bus drivers and pandemic causes more concern...

Nine bus drivers, representing a majority of the 12 routes in the district are in quarantine after being exposed to a probable case of COVID-19. That has parents in the district scrambling to find ways to get their kids to school. With Columbus City Schoo...

 2020-10-06 21:44 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Union says districts are already short on bus drivers and pandemic causes more concern...

Nine bus drivers, representing a majority of the 12 routes in the district are in quarantine after being exposed to a probable case of COVID-19. That has parents in the district scrambling to find ways to get their kids to school. With Columbus City Schoo...

 2020-10-06 21:43 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Franklin County Board of Elections says some voters received wrong absentee ballots...

The Franklin County Board of Elections said...

 2020-10-06 21:41 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Columbus Police searching for missing 83-year-old woman with dementia...

The Columbus Division of Police is searching for 83-year-old Linda Lee, who has dementia. Ms. Lee was last seen Tuesday at 2:30 pm near Lazelle Road East. Police say she walked away from her residence and failed to return. Police describe Ms. Lee as a whi...

 2020-10-06 21:21 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Federal, monthly 'Lifeline' program could get you out of your phone bill if you qualify...

A federal program in place since the mid-80s could land you a discounted, if not free, cell phone and service. Amid the pandemic, those on unemployment could also qualify. The Lifeline Programinitially offered discounts and free landlines to people on low...

 2020-10-06 21:10 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Secretary of State warns of company sending pre-printed voter registration applications...

Tuesday, October 6 marked the first day for early in-person voting for Ohio, and the Secretary of State is warning Ohioans about a company mailing out voter registration applications. The Secretary of State's office said Civitech, who is not affiliate...

 2020-10-06 20:51 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Pop-up COVID-19 testing sites to be available in Columbus on October 8 and 10...

The Ohio Department of Health says drive-thru, pop-up COVID-19 testing sites will be available in Columbus on October 8 and 10. Anyone can get a no-cost test at these locations and no appointment or healthcare provider referral is needed. On Thursday, Oct...

 2020-10-06 20:17 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

U.S. Attorney DeVillers appoints district election officers...

U. S. Attorney David M. DeVillers announced Tuesday that he has designated election officers in each of the district's three offices to serve as points of contact for the upcoming election. DeVillers appointed the following district election officers:...

 2020-10-06 20:03 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Ohio Women's Public Policy Network aims help voters better understand candidates...

With early voting beginning in Ohio on Tuesday, the Ohio Women's Public Policy Network launched its 2020 General Election Voter Guide website, hoping to help voters better understand candidates. The online guide provides voters with a nonpartisan tool...

 2020-10-06 19:43 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Ohio governor balances Trump's 'Don't be afraid of Covid' comments with health guidance...

A day after President Donald Trump tweeted...

 2020-10-06 19:06 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Gov. DeWine says COVID-19 hospitalizations in Ohio beginning to trend upward...

During his COVID-19 briefing Tuesday, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine said all of the state's regions have adequate hospital capacity, but hospital admissions have been trending upward in the last few weeks. He said hospital admissions had been declining for ma...

 2020-10-06 18:48 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

State planning to study current guidance of student quarantine, Gov. DeWine says...

On Tuesday, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine shared that the state is planning a study on the current guidance of student quarantine. DeWine said that he's heard from several school superintendents that are concerned about the number of students meeting the ...

 2020-10-06 18:47 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Ohioans request record number of absentee ballots...

On the first day of early voting and with just four weeks until Election Day, Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose announced that 2,154,235 absentee ballot applications have been received by county boards of elections across the state. Over the past week,...

 2020-10-06 17:46 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Shawnee State University to host virtual 'Stay at HOMEcoming'...

Shawnee State University announced Tuesday that it will host a virtual homecoming ceremony amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The university is inviting all students, alumni, family, friends, and community members to take part in this year's Stay at HOMEcomi...

 2020-10-06 17:43 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

DeWine to comment on coronavirus pandemic in Ohio Tuesday...

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine is sharing an update on the coronavirus pandemic Tuesday afternoon. The governor will speak around 2 p. m. DeWine's update comes one day after President Trump was released from the hospital following his COVID-19 diagnosis. The p...

 2020-10-06 17:37 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Columbus woman indicted after 5-year-old drowns in pool...

A Franklin County grand jury has indicted a Columbus woman withinvoluntary manslaughter and child endangerment after her five-year-old son drowned in a pool. Columbus Police said officers responded to a drowning on July 3 in the 5000 block of Hibernia Dr ...

 2020-10-06 16:43 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Bengals get approval to host 12,000 fans at upcoming home games...

CINCINNATI (WKRC) - The State of Ohio has approved a variance that will allow the Bengals to host 12,000 spectators at the six remaining home games this season. Tickets previously purchased for the Cleveland Browns game on Sunday, Oct. 25 are still valid....

 2020-10-06 14:53 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Early in-person voting begins in Ohio Tuesday...

Voters in Ohio began making decisions Tuesday on who they want to see in the White House for the next four years. Early voting runs from Oct. 6 through Nov. 2. The Franklin County Board of Elections had an early morning start with a line of voters wrappin...

 2020-10-06 11:03 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Teen struck by gunfire after shots fired on I-670...

A teen is recovering after another shooting was reported on a Central Ohio highway on Monday. The shooting happened on I-670 eastbound near Leonard Avenue around before 6:15 p. m. , Columbus Police said. Tyshawn Nelms, 18, was able to get to an area hospi...

 2020-10-06 10:38 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Man's death ruled homicide after car crash in northeast Columbus...

A man has died after police found him with gunshot wounds during a crash investigation Monday. Roddale D. Garmany, 28, was found dead after crashing into a ditch in the area of Joyce Ave. and Windsor Ave. around 10:40 p. m. Columbus Police ruled Garmany&#...

 2020-10-06 03:22 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

City repeals 10 p.m. last call rule, but will keep enforcing rule under statewide mandate...

Columbus City Council is throwing out a controversial ordinance meant to stop the spread of COVID-19, but a statewide mandate will keep the rule in place. On Monday, council voted to repeal the 10 p. m. last call ordinance that had been applied to bars an...

 2020-10-06 03:17 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Pedestrian hit and killed in Franklin Township...

The Franklin County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a pedestrian was hit and killed Monday night in Franklin Township. Deputies said a man was driving a Ford F-150 on U. S. Route 40 at Coolidge Avenue just after 8 p. m. Monday when he struck a...

 2020-10-06 03:17 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Beatty, Richardson meet for only Congressional race head-to-head...

In their first head-to-head meeting, and potentially the only one between candidates for Ohio's 3rd Congressional District this year, Rep. Joyce Beatty and challenger Mark Richardson met for a forum and sparred over bipartisanship, COVID-19 relief and...

 2020-10-06 02:53 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

World War II veteran celebrates 100th birthday with a drive-by parade in Bexley...

A drive-by parade 100 years in the making was held Monday in Bexley. Col. Bob Leister, a veteran of World War II, was in front of his house waving, saluting and saying hello to scores and neighbors and family on his 100th birthday. A long line of cars, ma...

 2020-10-06 02:53 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

World War II veteran celebrates 100th birthday with a drive-by parade in Bexley...

A drive-by parade 100 years in the making was held Monday in Bexley. Col. Bob Leister, a veteran of World War II, was in front of his house waving, saluting and saying hello to scores and neighbors and family on his 100th birthday. A long line of cars, ma...

 2020-10-06 01:29 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Uber to help Ohio voters get to polls on Election Day...

In an effort to provide affordable transportation for Ohioans who want to vote, Uber will be offering riders a 50 percent discount on roundtrip rides to and from polls on Election Day. It's part of the company's Get Out The Vote initiative. Uber s...

 2020-10-06 00:32 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

COVID-19 exposure quarantines Bellefontaine City Schools bus drivers...

NineBellefontaine City Schools bus drivers have to quarantine for 14 days after exposure to COVID-19. The exposure affects nine of 12 buses. In a transportation notice sent out byBellefontaine City School DistrictSuperintendent Brad Hall, the exposure aff...

 2020-10-05 23:40 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Parents rally outside of Pickerington School Board meeting, calling for equity...

Parents called for equity and social justice outside of Pickerington Local Schools Board of Education as school board members held a meeting to discuss the employment of one of its principals. Rallying parents said they feel the white principal given a wa...

 2020-10-05 22:15 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Digging deeper into rapid tests, first batch coming to state within 10 days...

Ohio is expected to receive its first batch of rapid tests, produced by Abbott Labs, within the next ten days. The Ohio Department of Health says they'll first get 228,000 tests but the state is still working on where they would go first. The test, kn...

 2020-10-05 22:06 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Some fear that Rose Garden ceremony was a 'superspreader' event...

A Central Ohio doctor said the task of contact tracing after the President, the First Lady, and a number of aides and lawmakers contracted COVID-19 will be "herculean. " Dr. Joseph Gastaldo, an infectious disease expert at OhioHealth, said the Ros...

 2020-10-05 21:36 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Last day to register is Monday, in-person voting begins Tuesday at Board of Elections...

Workers had tables set up outside the Franklin County Board of Elections on Morse Road Monday, ready to help voters who still need to register for the November 3rd election. The BOE will be open until 9 p. m. Monday to allow any last-minute registrations....

 2020-10-05 21:16 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Columbus officer given lowest form of discipline for violating policy during protests...

Newly released records by Columbus police show a bike officer will get a letter in his personnel file after a deputy chief agreed, in part, with what a law firm determined after a more than half million-dollar independent investigation. A deputy chief agr...

 2020-10-05 21:07 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Demolition begins in preparation for new Boys & Girls Club in Milo-Grogan neighborhood...

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WSYX/WTTE) — Demolition day is officially underway at the Boys and Girls Club in the Milo-Grogan neighborhood. The site is preparing for a new and improved building. The sounds of destruction across the neighborhood was good news. &#...

 2020-10-05 20:52 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Robbery victim who was held up at gunpoint says her dog alerted strangers for help...

The Columbus Division of Police plans to beef up bicycle patrols along the Olentangy Trail after a woman was held up by a gunman over the weekend and nearly pulled into the woods....

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