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 2021-12-05 03:45 

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[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Columbus police 'Cram-A-Cruiser' for families impacted by homicide...

It's been a record-breaking year for homicides in Columbus, which means a record number of families faced with tragedy....

 2021-12-05 03:37 

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[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

One year later: remembering Casey Goodson Jr....

For Casey Goodson Jr. 's family, the last year has been filled with a roller coaster of emotions....

 2021-12-04 20:02 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Ohio reporting nearly 7,800 new COVID cases Saturday...

Nearly 7,800 new coronavirus cases have been reported in Ohio, as the world continues to learn more about the Omicron variant. The Ohio Department of Health is 7,793 new COVID cases, with 192 additional hospitalizations on Saturday. The 21-day case averag...

 2021-12-04 18:08 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Ohio State sophomore safety Craig Young enters transfer portal...

Buckeye sophomore safety Craig Young is now in the transfer portal. WSYX's Clay Hall confirmed the Fort Wayne, Indiana native entered the portal. Young plays hybrid bullet position and made appearances in 12 games with15 tackles and an interception th...

 2021-12-04 14:54 

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[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Road buckles near Ohio State's campus after possible water main break...

A possible water main break caused a road to buckle, Columbus police say. The damage occurred in the area of North 4th Street and East 17th Avenue Saturday morning. Police are asking people to avoid the area as crews work to fix the issues....

 2021-12-04 02:58 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Jason Meade's bail questioned by Casey Goodson's family; law expert explains why so low...

A judge set a $250,000 bond for former Franklin County Sheriff deputy Jason Meade to get out of jail before trial. Many in the community and Casey Goodson Jr. 's family feel the amount set was too low. However, as a law expert explains, setting bail i...

 2021-12-04 01:58 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

ABC 6 On Your Side Special: She Serves...

They are Ohio's warriors women serving across the spectrum of our armed forces. They represent the military's past, present, and future. On December 15, ABC 6 News will feature their dedication in an On Your Side Special: She Serves. "Not just...

 2021-12-04 00:31 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Five Vax-2-School $100,000 scholarship grand prize winners announced...

Five Ohio students were announced as the grand prize winners of Ohio's Vax-2-School sweepstakes. Audrey Bird, of Brecksville; Rinoa Chech, of Canton; Avery Lagory, of Cleves; Widnelson Miller, of Delphos; and Jacob Peters, of Conover, were announced F...

 2021-12-03 23:37 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Toys for Tots reaches new avenues this year with cryptocurrency...

This year's Toys for Tots drive will be bigger than ever. Since 1947, Toys for Tots has made a major impact helping children get in the Christmas spirit by providing toys under the Christmas tree. This year's drive is getting help from new avenues...

 2021-12-03 23:32 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Helping to keep small businesses afloat: one businesses comeback after the pandemic...

For some small businesses, the struggle to keep their doors open during the pandemic is all too real. The CEO of MMelo Boutique Confections knows this all too well. CEO Michelle Allen says last April she had to make the difficult decision to close her Sho...

 2021-12-03 23:23 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Former Buckeye turned entrepreneur looking to change young lives...

Former Ohio State fullback Dionte' Johnson made a successful transition from the field into the business world after his playing days and now he's trying to help create the next generation of entrepreneurs. Johnson is using his connections in the ...

 2021-12-03 22:04 

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[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Former Franklin County deputy asks to move Casey Goodson Jr. case to federal court...

The former Franklin County sheriff's deputy who shot Casey Goodson Jr. in the back five times pleaded not guilty Friday to charges of murder and reckless homicide and asked that the case be moved into federal court nearly one year after the killing of...

 2021-12-03 21:56 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Springboro boy receving a bone marrow transplant gets a virtual send-off from classmates...

SPRINGBORO, Ohio (WKRC) - A local school community is showing up for one of their own. Local 12 first introduced you to Keegan Atkins back in October after his fourth bout with cancer. His story of strength and resilience continues as he soon will undergo...

 2021-12-03 20:45 

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[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Final group of Ohio's Vax-2-School $10,000 scholarship winners announced...

Ohio shared on Friday the fifth and final group of 30 winners of a $10,000 scholarship through the state's Vax-2-School campaign. The Vax-2-School program is awarding $2 million in prizes, including 150 $10,000 scholarships and five $100,000 grand pri...

 2021-12-03 19:21 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Over 9,500 new COVID-19 cases reported in Ohio Friday...

Over 9,500 new COVID-19 cases were reported in Ohio Friday. The Ohio Department of Health reported 9,584 new coronavirus cases and 264 additional hospitalizations. The 21-day case average is 5,795. RELATED |Study suggests past COVID infection may not fend...

 2021-12-03 16:46 

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[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Grove City police investigating threats against high school...

Police say they have found no evidence of a credible threat against Grove City High School but are taking precautions. Grove City police said the department received information on a threat of violence directed against the high school on Dec. 2. They said...

 2021-12-03 16:30 

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[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

1 dead, 1 injured in northeast Columbus shooting...

The Columbus Division of Police is investigating a Friday morning shooting that left one person dead and another injured. Police were dispatched to the 1840 block of Oak Grove Court on Friday morning on the report of a shooting. The first victim, a black ...

 2021-12-03 16:09 

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[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Former Franklin County deputy to be arraigned on murder charges Friday...

The former sheriff's deputy accused of murder in Casey Goodson Jr. 's death will be arraigned Friday afternoon where his attorney will argue for a lower bond. The arraignement is set for 1 p. m. Title: Michael Jason Meade Arraignment. Start time: ...

 2021-12-03 15:12 

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[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Judge denies motion to dismiss murder charges against former Mt. Carmel Dr. William Husel...

Franklin County Judge Michael Holbrook has denied the motion to dismiss by former Mt. Carmel doctor William Husel's defense. The defense team wanted the 25 murder charges against Husel tossed out, and argued that in a hearing Wednesday. After the hear...

 2021-12-03 12:52 

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[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Man dies after driving into retention pond in Licking County...

The Licking County Sheriff Department is investigating after a person drove a vehicle into a retention pond. Deputies were dispatched to the Amazon Fulfillment Center in Etna Township Thursday night. Upon arrival, deputies found a vehicle completely subme...

 2021-12-03 12:23 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Columbus Police to host 'Cram-A-Cruiser' toy drive...

The Columbus Division of Police are getting into the holiday spirit by hosting its first-ever...

 2021-12-03 11:08 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Westerville City Schools announce early releases on Friday...

Westerville City Schools announce delays for the district's middle and high schools on Friday. The district announced all high schools will be on a one-hour early release. RELATED |Westerville City Schools delay start time for 3 elementary schools. In...

 2021-12-03 03:23 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Supreme Court grants stay in sentencing for former Marion County judge, wife...

The former Marion County judge and his wife convicted in a June 2020 hit and run will get to stay out of prison for now. The Third District Court of Appeals denied their appeal earlier this week and ruled Jason and Julia Warner would have to serve their t...

 2021-12-03 03:12 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Santa makes stop in Dublin for tree lighting...

Santa and Mrs. Claus made a stop in Dublin Thursday night for the tree lighting at Coffman Park. After the lighting of the tree, people got to enjoy a variety of activities including writing letters to Santa, crafts, ice sculpting and rides on the trackle...

 2021-12-03 03:00 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Franklin County finalizing deal to purchase body-worn cameras for deputies by early 2022...

Hundreds of Franklin County Sheriff deputies could soon be equipped with body-worn cameras, nearly a year after Franklin County Commissioners allocated millions to purchase the video and audio equipment. Franklin County Commissioners earmarked $2. 5 milli...

 2021-12-03 02:34 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Tree lighting ceremony held at Ohio Statehouse...

The Ohio Statehouse is now merry and bright after a Christmas tree lighting ceremony was held Thursday night. Gov. Mike DeWine, First Lady Fran DeWine, and Santa and Mrs. Claus were all on hand for the ceremony. After the tree was lit, guests got to enjoy...

 2021-12-03 01:20 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

2 people in critical condition after 3-vehicle crash in west Columbus...

Columbus Police said three people were injured, including two who are in critical condition, in a crash on the city's west side. Police said the three-vehicle crash happened on Roberts Road at International Street around 7:10 p. m. Thursday. A truck, ...

 2021-12-02 22:25 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Family of Casey Goodson Jr. says they will continue their calls for justice...

Thursday was a very emotional morning for the family of Casey Goodson. For nearly a year now they've been calling for justice and they believe they are one step closer to getting that after the indictment of former Franklin County deputy Jason Meade. ...

 2021-12-02 22:23 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

'Civil rights belong to everyone,' says pastor as leaders weigh in on Meade's indictment...

Reaction to former Franklin County Sheriff's deputy Jason Meade's indictment is flooding social media and people across central Ohio are weighing in. Bishop Timothy Clarke at the First Church of God on the southeast side performed the funeral serv...

 2021-12-02 20:34 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Fourth batch of Ohio's Vax-2-School $10,000 scholarship winners announced...

Ohio shared on Thursday the fourth group of 30 winners of a $10,000 scholarship through the state's Vax-2-School campaign. The Vax-2-School program is awarding $2 million in prizes, including 150 $10,000 scholarships and five $100,000 grand prize scho...

 2021-12-02 19:55 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Ohio State Highway Patrol taking part in 6-state project to target impaired driving...

The Ohio State Highway Patrol is partnering with members of the 6-State Trooper Project to enforce and raise awareness on impaired driving. The project will run from December 3-5. OSHP said thehigh-visibility campaign includes the Indiana State Police, Ke...

 2021-12-02 19:46 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Democratic group sues over Ohio GOP's new congressional map...

Lawsuits are accumulating against Ohio's new congressional map, just as they did for GOP-drawn maps of new legislative districts, as voting and civil-rights groups allege partisan gerrymandering against the state's ruling Republicans. The latest s...

 2021-12-02 19:36 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

School bus driver shortage causes delays in London on Thursday...

Parents could expect their child's bus to be delayed on Thursday, according to London City Schools. Some transportation routes may be running up to 15 minutes late, the district shared. The delays are caused by a shortage of drivers. The district did ...

 2021-12-02 18:30 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Ohio Department of Health holds press conference as Omicron variant looms...

The Ohio Department of Health's director along with three other doctors will speak Thursday about the state of the pandemic in Ohio. Dr. Bruce Vnaderhoff, the director, will be joined by Dr. Andy Thomas, theChief Clinical Officer atOhio State Universi...

 2021-12-02 17:20 

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[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Casey Goodson Jr. family argues former deputy was a 'time bomb' in lawsuit against county...

The family of Casey Goodson Jr. is suing Franklin County over his death by a county deputy nearly a year ago, their attorney says. The filling comes shortly before the statute of limitations runs out and on the heels of the former deputy, Michael Jason Me...

 2021-12-02 17:20 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Columbus Zoo to host 'Stuff the Truck' food drive...

The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium and Mid-Ohio Food Collective are working together to help fight hunger in Central Ohio. The two organizations are hosting their annual Stuff the Truck food drive at the Columbus Zoo on Friday, December 3. Members of the commu...

 2021-12-02 13:36 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Former Franklin County Sheriff's deputy charged with murder of Casey Goodson Jr....

After nearly a year of investigative work, former Franklin County Sheriff's deputy Jason Meade has been indicted with the murder of Casey Goodson Jr. Meade was indicted Thursday on two charges of murder and one count of reckless homicide. The charges ...

 2021-12-02 12:06 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Person in critical condition after Hilltop shooting...

A person is in critical condition following a shooting in the Hilltop early Thursday morning. Columbus Police said the incident happened just after 2 a. m. near the intersection of Clarendon and Safford Avenues. No arrests have been made. No other informa...

 2021-12-02 10:31 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Franklin County deputy involved in crash in west Columbus...

A Franklin County Sheriff's deputy was involved in a crash Thursday morning along West Broad Street at I-270. ABC6/FOX28 crew on scene said the deputy cruiser hit a tree and snapped it in half. Investigators said no one was hurt. No other information ...

 2021-12-02 02:59 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Suspect shot after firing at Columbus Police, Franklin County deputies in west Columbus...

An investigation is underway after a suspect was shot after firing at Columbus Police officers and Franklin County deputies Wednesday night on the west side. Columbus Police said officers responded to a hit-skip crash in the area of I-270 and West Broad S...

 2021-12-02 02:39 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Inside look: Ohio State researchers conduct surveillance testing for Omicron variant...

At Ohio State's sequencing lab, researchers like Sara Koenig are hard at work testing for COVID-19 variants....

 2021-12-02 02:18 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Pedestrian in critical condition after hit-skip in east Columbus...

Columbus Police said one person is in critical condition after they were hit by a vehicle in a hit-skip on the east side. Police said the crash happened around 8:45 p. m. Wednesday on East Main Street at South Hampton Road. The victim was taken to Grant M...

 2021-12-01 23:37 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Rebuilding after the pandemic, city leaders aim to make big changes to childcare...

Community leaders are now trying to rebuild and mend the pandemic's impact on Central Ohio. The Recovery and Resiliency Advisory Committee spent the last year trying to find solutions to affordable housing, home evictions, food insecurity, and more. I...

 2021-12-01 23:35 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Suspect in September homicide in east Columbus arrested...

A suspect in a deadly east Columbus shooting has been arrested and charged with murder. Garland M. Williams, 45, of Columbus, was arrested by the Columbus Police SWAT Team and has been charged with murder in the September 12, 2021, shooting of Guann Grego...

 2021-12-01 23:24 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Community group aiming to provide life skills to Columbus youth...

As the homicide numbers continue to rise in Columbus and the city deals with the impact of a historic year for deadly violence, there's a new grassroots effort to make real change. Terry Green told ABC 6 that he truly knows the importance of this work...

 2021-12-01 23:22 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Badge of Honor award goes to four individuals this year...

The Badge of Honor award recognizes members of the Columbus Department of Public Safety. Each year, the award goes to a police officer and firefighter for their efforts that go beyond their call-to-action while being in the line of duty. This year, the aw...

 2021-12-01 23:13 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Dr. Amy Acton named to Cleveland mayor-elect's transition team...

Former Ohio Department of Health director Dr. Amy Acton has been named to Cleveland mayor-elect Justin M. Bibb's transition team. She is one of more than 75 people who will serve on Bibb's transition team that is broken down into 10 subcommittees ...

 2021-12-01 23:03 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

12,000 toys collected so far through Toys For Tots...

The annual ABC 6/FOX 28 Toys For Tots Toy Drive is in its final stretch. Each year, ABC 6 and FOX 28 team up with the Marine Corps to bring thousands of families and kid's gifts for Christmas. On Wednesday, hundreds of toys were collected. This brings...

 2021-12-01 22:52 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Abortion rights advocates pessimistic after Supreme Court arguments...

The Supreme Court arguments on a Mississippi law today attracted nationwide attention on both sides of the issue. Local abortion rights supporters expressed pessimism after hearing the arguments and the questioning from justices. "Honestly, some of th...

 2021-12-01 22:43 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Columbus business owner to pay $250K for committing COVID relief fraud...

A Columbus woman was sentenced in federal court Wednesday and ordered to pay a fine of $250,000 for committing COVID relief fraud. Janet Jenison, 38, was convicted of three counts of wire fraud and one count of making a false statement on a Paycheck Prote...

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