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 2021-03-03 14:50 

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[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

City creates grant to help low-income Columbus residents make needed home repairs...

The City of Columbus has partnered with Habitat for Humanity-MidOhio to help low-income Columbus residents make home repairs. Columbus City Council passed its 2021 operating budget, which included $100,000 for eligible residents to remedy city housing vio...

 2021-03-03 14:02 

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[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Ohio officer who died during ice-rescue attempt to be laid to rest Wednesday...

Fallen Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Officer Jason Lagore is being laid to rest Wednesday morning. MORE: Teen, ODNR officer die in icy rescue at Rocky Fork State Park. Lagore died during a rescue attempt of a 16-year-old girl who fell throug...

 2021-03-03 13:00 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Person hospitalized after shooting near Galloway...

A person has been hospitalized after a shooting in the Galloway-area Wednesday. Shots were fired in the 1600 block of Ringfield Drive, near the Camp Chase trail, before 7:45 a. m. , police said. A victim was taken to Grant Medical Center, where police say...

 2021-03-03 11:43 

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[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Reward offered for information leading to arrest of Richland County kidnapping suspect...

U. S. Marshals are now involved in the search for missing Melinda Kay Davis and her alleged kidnapper John Henry Mack Jr. A reward for up to $5,000 for information leading to Mack's arrest has been offered by the marshals. MORE: Man wanted for kidnapp...

 2021-03-03 10:47 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Child hurt in drive-by shooting in west Columbus Wednesday morning...

A child is injured after shots fired in the Hilltop Wednesday morning. The drive-by shooting happened along Wiltshire Road before 5:30 a. m. , police said. The victim was rushed to Nationwide Children's Hospital. Police said they are expected to survi...

 2021-03-03 04:37 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

5 Franklin County judges respond to concerns about youth crime...

There has been some back and forth between police and the courts over juvenile crime in the Central Ohio area recently, specifically regarding a rash of car thefts and purse snatchings in our area. Some police blame in part the judges they say for being t...

 2021-03-03 03:38 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Columbus Police searching for missing 11-year-old girl...

Police are searching for a missing 11-year-old girl who was last seen in southeast Columbus. Briell Josephine Brown, 11, was last seen leaving her residence on South Champion Avenue. She was last seen wearing a black Northface jacket, a white Northface ho...

 2021-03-03 03:00 

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[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

1 year and 1day later, Columbus Blue Jackets fans back in Nationwide Arena...

Tuesday night, cheers once again filled the walls of Nationwide Arena for the first in-person Blue Jackets game in Columbus in 366 days. Among them was the Snyder family from Licking County. They might look familiar since we interviewed them in January 20...

 2021-03-03 01:52 

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[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Dublin City Schools to return to full in-person learning on March 15...

Dublin City Schools students will be returning to the classroom full time on March 15. The Dublin City Schools Board of Education voted 4-1 Tuesday night to return to full in-person learning on March 15. The district is currently in a remote model. The di...

 2021-03-03 00:55 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Columbus City Schools, COTA partner to provide transportation for some students...

Columbus City Schools (CCS) and the Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA) are partnering to provide supplemental transportation services for students in eighth through 12th grades. The partnership is in collaboration with the Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Co...

 2021-03-03 00:01 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Mayor on weekend crime: "What we are seeing is not acceptable"...

Columbus mayor continues to hear and read on social media calls for his resignation as crime continues to be a problem in the city. Andrew Ginther said he's not going anywhere, but hears the criticism and knows he's accountable to the citizens. Gi...

 2021-03-02 23:57 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

The future of telemedicine is here to stay even after the pandemic...

The pandemic changed a lot of things. For one, the way many people visit the doctor. Many patients have switched to using telemedicine rather than in-person visits. Virtual visits have not only saved patients hours of commuting to the doctor's office ...

 2021-03-02 23:22 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

OSU Wexner starts Johnson & Johnson vaccine distribution...

Tuesday marked a big day in Central Ohio. Hospitals across the area receiving their first shipments of the newly approved Johnson & Johnson vaccines. OSU Wexner started the distribution of the third vaccine at the Schottenstein Center Tuesday afternoon. &...

 2021-03-02 23:18 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Mold being removed from West Columbus family's home thanks to donations from strangers...

A Columbus woman who is bedridden after a serious car accident years ago, now getting help from strangers to remove hazardous mold from her West Columbus home....

 2021-03-02 23:07 

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[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

USO 'Marry Me, Military' helps military couples have dream weddings...

When you think about the USO, you probably think of Bob Hope. You might think about efforts overseas. But there is so much the USO does to support our service members and their families right here in Central Ohio. In fact, the USO is dedicated to being th...

 2021-03-02 23:03 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Governor allows vaccine clinics to schedule appointments weeks out as eligibility expands...

About 941,000 more Ohioans will be able to get vaccinated come Thursday. In the past, trying to get an appointment hasn't always been easy. Now that the state is getting more vaccinations, it is now allowing vaccine clinics to schedule weeks out....

 2021-03-02 21:55 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Make-A-Wish dream goes bad...

A local family with a little girl stricken with cancer is criticizing the 'Make-A-Wish'; charity after the organization canceled their child's wish. And as Maria Durant found out, it's all due to the coronavirus. Catch the full story at 5:4...

 2021-03-02 21:34 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Franklin County commissioner $2.5 million rental assistance for residents...

The Franklin County Commissioner has approved a $2. 5 million contract with Impact Community Action and the Community Shelter Board to provide immediate rental and utility assistance for families that struggled during the pandemic economy. The funding is ...

 2021-03-02 20:49 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

I-70 in downtown Columbus to be closed this weekend for beam installation...

Beginning Friday night, I-70 will be closed in both directions between State Route 315 and I-71 for beam installation on the new bridge that will eventually take downtown traffic to I-70 east via Fulton Street. The closure will begin at 11 p. m. Friday an...

 2021-03-02 20:01 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Columbus Zoo excited to welcome Asian elephant calf this summer...

The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium will be getting bigger this summer! The zoo announced thatAsian elephant, Phoebe, is expecting her fifth bundle of joy in mid-to late June. Phoebe, who is currently in her third trimester, previously gave birth to her fourth ...

 2021-03-02 20:00 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Health director signs orders on mass gatherings, sports events...

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine announced Tuesday that Department of Health Director Stephanie McCloud has signed two public health orders on mass gathering and sporting and entertainment venues. One of the orders signed by McCloud was a revised order to limit and/...

 2021-03-02 19:31 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Defunct online charter school fights to appeal refund order...

A giant, now-defunct online charter school continued its years long fight against repaying Ohio tens of millions of dollars as the state Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday over the process for appealing that refund order. A lawyer for the Electronic Cl...

 2021-03-02 19:27 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

The Cheesecake Girl to join Budd Dairy Food Hall this spring...

Budd Dairy Food Hall announced another food vendor that will be joining the lineup at launch. The Cheesecake Girl, owned by Samantha Strange, will be joining the rotating incubation kitchen called...

 2021-03-02 18:51 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Ohio health dept. to retire system after 4K uncounted deaths...

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - An outdated reporting system that led to the undercount of more than 4,200 COVID-19 deaths in Ohio will now be retired, the state's health department director said Tuesday. The Ohio Department of Health will retire the manual sys...

 2021-03-02 18:41 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Doorbell camera video shows exchange of gunfire between Warren Co. deputy and suspect...

DEERFIELD TOWNSHIP, Ohio (WKRC) - Video from a doorbell camera shows the moment a distraught man opens fire on an unsuspecting deputy there for a welfare check. Caption: Doorbell camera shows exchange of gunfire between Warren County Deputy Sara Vaught an...

 2021-03-02 18:30 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

New coronavirus info to be shared by Ohio Department of Health Tuesday...

The Ohio Department of Health (ODH) is sharing another daily coronavirus update as the Johnson & Johnson vaccine becomes available to Ohioans. Monday, ODH reported over 1,400 new coronavirus cases statewide. Gov. Mike DeWine shared over 96,000 of the newl...

 2021-03-02 17:43 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

1 year later, fans return to Nationwide Arena to cheer on the Columbus Blue Jackets...

Around 1,900 fans will return to Nationwide Arena on Tuesday as the Columbus Blue Jackets (CBJ) host the Detroit Red Wings. It's the first CBJ home game in nearly a year fans can attend due to the coronavirus pandemic. The state recently approved the ...

 2021-03-02 17:17 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Report: Boyfriend wanted Middletown mother charged with murder to get rid of her kids...

MIDDLETOWN, Ohio (WKRC) - Brittany Gosney planned to abandon her three children at a Preble County park because her boyfriend, James Hamilton, had been pressuring her to get rid of them. That's what lead to the death of 6-year-old James Hutchinson, ac...

 2021-03-02 15:41 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Mayors Ginther and Kessler to announce Vision Zero Initiative...

Columbus City Mayor Andrew Ginther and Bexley Mayor BenKessler are set to announce a new initiative called Vision Zero. Title: WSYX_EVENT. Start time: 03/02/2021 10:39:18 AM. End time: 03/05/2021 10:39:18 AM. The holistic safety initiative will make prote...

 2021-03-02 15:39 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Columbus, Bexley shares plans to make transportation safer...

City leaders in Columbus and Bexley are sharing plans to make transportation safer Tuesday. Mayor Andrew J. Ginther, the Department of Public Service and the City of Bexley are expected to discuss the start of the holistic safety initiative that makes pro...

 2021-03-02 15:32 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

2 Black-owned businesses find new home at North Market Downtown...

Two new businesses are expanding the food and dessert variety at the North Market Downtown. Willowbeez SoulVeg and The Pastry Factory, both Black-owned businesses, announced plans to join the North Market. Lunch is served, vegan-stye. Willowbeez SoulVeg i...

 2021-03-02 14:49 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Over 20 people lost lives to drug overdoses in last week, recovery event happening March 4...

A recovery pop-up event is happening this Thursday after the Franklin County Coroner's Office reported 20 overdose deaths since last Thursday....

 2021-03-02 14:20 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Puppy shot in head with BB gun settles into forever home in Columbus...

A dog abandoned with a head-wound from a BB gun at the Franklin County Dog Shelter now has a loving home. ABC 6/FOX 28 first shared about the dog after the shelter posted this photo on its social media pages, showing the dog stuck in a small cage in the c...

 2021-03-02 11:53 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Text scam with malicious link circulating in Ohio, Bureau of Motor Vehicles warns...

A text-message scam with a potentially-dangerous link has been circulating around Ohio Tuesday. The warning was issued by the Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV) after several residents received the fake alert. National Consumer Protection Week: BBB's...

 2021-03-02 11:30 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Gov. DeWine joins other Republican governors in opposing money allocation in stimulus bill...

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWIne joined 21 other governors in opposing how funds will be allocated to states as part of the latest stimulus bill....

 2021-03-02 04:39 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

2 seperate robberies occur within minutes of each other near Ohio State's campus...

Police are investigating two robberies of college students believed to be committed by different suspects near Ohio State's campus Monday night, the university said. According to Ohio State, the two robberies occurred simultaneously in the area of Eas...

 2021-03-02 04:15 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

2 pedestrians critical after being struck by vehicle in Southeast Columbus...

Two people were hospitalized in critical condition after being struck by a vehicle Monday night, police say. According to Columbus Police, officers responded to a report of a pedestrian struck around 9:50 p. m. near the 3400 block of Refugee Road. Two peo...

 2021-03-02 03:58 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Bodycam video shows officer injured in crash during chase for potential car theft suspects...

Crime involving young people has been a big topic in the Central Ohio community recently. Columbus Police shared body camera video via a public records request with ABC 6/FOX 28 that shows an arrest and part of a chase for potential car theft suspects, so...

 2021-03-02 03:00 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Phase 1C, Phase 2 of Ohio vaccine rollout to begin Thursday...

Starting Thursday, a whole new wave of Ohioans will be eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccines. This includes people in Phase 1C; childcare service professionals, law enforcement and people with type one diabetes, to name a few. MORE:Phase 1C of Ohio...

 2021-03-02 02:48 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Columbus Council passes nearly $1B operating budget, makes March 1 'COVID Memorial Day'...

Columbus City Council members said yes to a nearly $1 billion operating budget during Monday night's meeting, among other efforts. They also paused to remember the toll COVID-19 has had in our community....

 2021-03-02 00:27 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Twice as many kids, teens took their lives in Franklin Co. during pandemic than prior year...

Bridgette Robek thinks about graduation in her junior year of high school now after continuously thinking about killing herself starting in the eighth grade....

 2021-03-02 00:11 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

March school deadline targeted in-class instruction, April deadline targets academic gaps...

March first marked the state deadline to return students to class in exchange for early vaccines for teachers and school staff. In Central Ohio, not every school made that deadline but has announced dates within the next month for an in-person transition....

 2021-03-01 23:58 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Columbus police concerned warmer weather, pandemic wind down could increase violence...

Columbus Police said the pandemic, thought to be a cause of stress leading to last year's record-setting murder numbers, could lead to more violence, even as some believe it is winding down. That could put more bystanders at risk, officials said. The ...

 2021-03-01 23:33 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Central Ohio dealing with pothole season as freeze-thaw cycle continues...

Temperatures in the 40s during the day and dropping to the 20s overnight creates the perfect pothole weather across Central Ohio. "We see a lot of front-end damage on cars," said Mark Argiro, with Valentino's Car Care. Drivers and cars across ...

 2021-03-01 23:31 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

National Consumer Protection Week: BBB's most-reported scams of 2020...

The Better Business Bureau of Central Ohio has released its Scam Tracker report for 2020, highlighting some of the biggest scams and how COVID-19 impacted us. Romance scams and online purchases round out the top five, on the list of scams Central Ohioans ...

 2021-03-01 21:58 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Anti-violence group hopes to knock-out rash of Central Ohio teen crime in boxing ring...

A Columbus anti-violence group is working to keep the peace inside the city is now using the boxing ring to punch out crime involving teenagers....

 2021-03-01 21:25 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Guernsey County woman sentenced to 20 years for death of 6-year-old son...

AGuernsey County woman was sentencedto 20 years in prison afterpleading no contest to charges that she failed to intervene in the on-going abuse of her son by her then-boyfriend that led to the boy's death. Tiera Mounts, 30, pleaded no contest in Guer...

 2021-03-01 20:08 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Ohio Department of Job & Family Services Director leaving position...

Kim Henderson, the Director of the Ohio Department of Job & Family Services is leaving her position, Governor Mike DeWine announced on Monday. DeWine said that Henderson is relocating out of state, and a nationwide search for her replacement will follow. ...

 2021-03-01 19:50 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Cedar Point looking to hire 6,500 employees...

Cedar Point announced it is looking to hire 6,500 employees for the 2021 season. The park will be hosting a virtual and in-person hiring event on National Hiring Day, March 13. Applicants will be able to apply for jobs in the merchandise department, park ...

 2021-03-01 19:32 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Phase 1C of Ohio's COVID vaccination program includes pregnant women, law enforcement...

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announced the next phase of the state's COVID-19 vaccination program on Monday. Phase 1C includes individuals that are living with type 1 diabetes, pregnant, bone marrow transplant recipients, and those living with ALS. Addit...

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