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Uniquely safe Fire House going up in growing area

Ground has broken on a first-of-its-kind fire station on the Far East side. Fire Station #35 at 711 N. Waggoner Road will be the city’s first fire station designed specifically too keep the firefighters’ living areas free of the harmful...

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Westerville JH aide, coach busted for child porn

A Westerville man who coached and aided minors has been charged with pandering sexually oriented material involving a minor. Donte Martin, 29, was arrested at Walnut Springs Middle School as part of a countywide investigation into alleged...

Watch: Cop nabs totally oblivious driver for texting

Cops have been cracking down on distracted driving but is simply hearing about the blitz enough to make you put down your phone? If not, take a look at this embarrassing video of a distracted driver who put her head down to check her phone 14 times...

19 Columbus Crips gang members charged for murder

Nineteen members of the Columbus Crips gang have been charged for racketeering and murder. Allegedly, these members of the gang were involved in five murders, multiple attempted murders and other violent and drug-trafficking crimes, reports KCBY...

Bird scooter scuffle leads to shooting suspect sought

A teenager is in the hospital recovering from gunshot wounds following an argument over a Bird scooter. On Monday around 4:30pm, 15-year-old Careun Howard and 18-year-old Jarrell Rodgers were attempting to rent a Bird scooter in the area of E 18th...

Columbus Vice put under FBI corruption unit microscope

Columbus Police Chief Kim Jacobs has officially transferred the investigation of the vice unit over to the FBI’s Public Corruption Task Force. “Recent high profile incidents have brought forward a variety of allegations against the Vice...

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City Council to rethink tax abatement program

Columbus City Council is looking to evaluate the tax incentive program tonight. According to WOSU, Columbus offers tax abatements to companies in exchange for meeting hiring benchmarks and while a majority of the 65 agreements the city has with...

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Database report: Is Kasich worth his salary?

Out of all 50 governors in the U.S. John Kasich is the 18th highest-paid. Kasich was paid $148,854 last year. In comparison, California’s governor Jerry Brown earned $202,000 making him the highest-paid in the country, while Maine paid their...

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City Council to rethink tax abatement program

Columbus City Council is looking to evaluate the tax incentive program tonight. According to WOSU, Columbus offers tax abatements to companies in exchange for meeting hiring benchmarks and while a majority of the 65 agreements the city has with...

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