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Person dies after shooting near Columbus Police substation

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WSYX) — One person has died following a shooting near a Columbus Police substation in south Linden late Wednesday night. A 911 caller told dispatchers a friend had been shot in the parking lot of the Beverage Warehouse located at 847 E. 11th Avenue shortly after 11 p.m., police said.
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Small Town Ohio: Burning Body Discovered

A young woman's burning body was discovered last week in the woods of a small central Ohio community. The cause of death has been ruled homicide. The remains of Jenay Crawley, 23, were found by firefighters responding to reports of a brush fire in Urbancrest, Ohio.
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UPDATED: Woman arrested in Ohio facing murder charge in Fort Wayne shooting; victim identified

VAN WERT COUNTY, Ohio (WOWO): A woman arrested Monday in Van Wert County is now facing a murder charge in connection to a now fatal Fort Wayne shooting. Valerie Rose Hardiek, 22 of Fort Wayne, was arrested Monday at the RoadDog Convenience Store in Wilshire after Van Wert County Sheriff’s deputies received a report of a woman walking around with a gun at 10:35 a.m. The caller told officials that Hardiek had been walking around the gas pumps for over and hour and was trying to read credit card numbers from other customers. Another caller told dispatch that Hardiek pointed the gun in his back.
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1 critical in shooting near Linden area

COLUMBUS, Ohio — One person is in critical condition after a shooting in the Linden area Wednesday night. Columbus police say they were called to the 800 block of East 11th Avenue shortly after 11 p.m. on a report of a shooting. One person was taken to Ohio State Wexner...
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Ohio State football: Does Jack Sawyer number change mean JTT is inbound?

If number changes mean anything then the Ohio State football team may be landing J.T. Tuimolau after his much-ballyhooed visit this past weekend. The Ohio State football program already has one of the best defensive ends from the class of 2021 on their roster in Jack Sawyer. Sawyer already showed how good he can be in the Spring Game. He might be making room for another freshman defensive end too.

Ohio transportation company, 3 trucking affiliates file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

An Ohio-based transportation company and three of its trucking company affiliates filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, despite receiving loans through the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) to stay afloat during the COVID-19 pandemic. 5AAB Holding LLC of Columbus, Ohio, along with its affiliates, 5AAB Transport, Heavy...
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Ohio man who put child in vehicle’s trunk as punishment sent to prison

DAYTON, Ohio — A man who put a child in the trunk of a car in freezing temperatures as punishment was sentenced Wednesday to eight years in prison. Damon Eugene Ellis, 44, of Dayton, also must register as a violent offender after he’s released from prison, WDTN Channel 2 reports. Ellis was found guilty of kidnapping and endangering children by a Montgomery County Common Pleas Court jury on June 8.

And the 5th and final winner of Ohio’s Vax-A-Million drawing is...

TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) - The final drawing for Ohio’s vaccine lottery was announced Wednesday, and the winner was a woman from Cincinnati. Esperanza Diaz took home the million dollar prize. Announced moments later, Sydney Daum of Brecksville was awarded the 4-year scholarship. Overall, five people won the million dollar jackpot,...

Drake Bell Pleads Guilty in Endangering Children Case in Ohio

Drake Bell just pled guilty in his endangering children case ... but it's not clear yet whether he'll do any time behind bars. The "Drake & Josh" star was in court for a hearing Wednesday in Ohio where he appeared via Zoom and pled guilty to attempted endangering children (a 4th-degree felony) and disseminating matter harmful to juveniles (a 1st-degree misdemeanor).