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Columbus police take to social media to find suspects

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) – The Columbus Division of Police has taken to Facebook in an attempt to catch some of the city’s most wanted criminals. In an operation it is calling Operation Turn Up The Heat, the department has started posting mug shots of suspects wanted for crimes ranging from weapons violations, arson, kidnapping, robbery, […]
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Three injured after west Columbus crash

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) – One person is in critical condition and two others are injured following a crash on the west side of Columbus Sunday afternoon. Columbus police said the two-vehicle crash happened at approximately 3:40 p.m. on Wilson Road south of I-70. One victim was taken to Grant Medical Center in critical condition. The […]
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3 injured in multiple vehicle crash in southeast Columbus

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WSYX) — Three people have been taken to the hospital after a multiple-vehicle crash at the intersection of Chatterton and Falcon Bridge Road. Police confirm that a call reporting a crash came in at 9:56 p.m. Sunday night. Two people were transported to Mount Carmel East, one...

How ShotSpotter tells the difference between gunfire, fireworks

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) – While the Fourth of July weekend is full of celebrations, it also tends to include the dangerous activity of celebratory gunfire, with Columbus police warning against the behavior for the last week. The city uses a company called ShotSpotter to help guide police to gunfire. The company said the Fourth of […]

Winners, losers of USC-UCLA move to Big Ten

In many years of traveling around the United States I have been on the campuses of nine of the 12 schools in the Pac-12 conference. I’ve been to Washington, Oregon, Oregon State, UCLA, USC, Stanford, Cal-Berkeley, Arizona State and Colorado. And as I strolled around their campuses, not once...

Columbus' No. 1 wing man: Austin Yochus documents his favorite wing restaurants, specials

When the pandemic hit in 2020, Austin Yochus took advantage of the time in quarantine to document one of his biggest interests in the city of Columbus. Yochus created a comprehensive spreadsheet of not only all the chicken wings in Columbus, but also when and where wing specials around the city take place. The idea came to Yochus as a tool he and his friends could use to find new wing places in the city.

Columbus Zoo announces death of 4-year-old Tasmanian devil

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium is mourning the loss of a beloved 4-year-old Tasmanian devil named "Sprout." Sprout died Monday, according to the zoo, after showing a sudden increased respiratory rate, abdominal contractions and weakness. The health team at the zoo sedated Sprout for an exam and he never regained consciousness.

Boom go food vendors at Red, White & BOOM!

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) – Civic Center Drive along the Scioto River has filled aromas that go beyond grandma’s Thanksgiving dinner. Tucked away among the food tents is Boom Central. That’s where you’ll find all of the NBC4 employees working diligently to get ready for the ultimate in fireworks displays Red, White & BOOM! Fifty feet […]

Tiger dies after contracting COVID at Ohio zoo

A tiger at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium in Ohio has died after developing pneumonia caused by COVID-19. The 14-year-old Amur tiger named Jupiter "had been on long term treatment for chronic underlying illnesses, which made him more susceptible to this virus," the zoo said in a statement on Facebook.

Fur Baby Friday: Meet Harley from Stop the Suffering

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WSYX) — Stop the Suffering brought in a senior dog to Good Day Columbus for Fur Baby Friday!. Meet Harley! She is a 10-year-old Jack Russell mix who is incredibly sweet and affectionate. She loves being near people all the time and enjoys cuddles at night. Harley...

Long-Running Grandview Bar Closes

Marshall’s in Grandview has closed its doors. A social media post announced that the long-running bar and restaurant had closed up shop at 1105 W. First Ave., effective immediately. After 37 years, Owners Matt and Shannon Marshall will retire from the bar business and turn their focus to their...

The new ‘Bad Temper Bakeshop’ opens in Old Towne East

Bad Temper Bakeshop opened on March 4 and features a new menu daily serving breakfast, lunch and baked goods. Credit: Bad Temper Bakeshop. Bad Temper Bakeshop opened its doors this spring to serve the Columbus community a variety of pastries, cakes, coffee, lunch and breakfast options at an affordable price.