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Accused of killing Columbus man, woman held on $3 million bond

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — A Columbus woman accused of shooting a 26-year-old to death in the South Linden neighborhood is being held on a $3 million bond. Mercedes B.G. Reyes, 25, was issued a $3 million bond at her arraignment on Wednesday, about a week after the Columbus Division of Police sent out a warrant […]
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Heath man dead after 23-year-old ran a red light

HEBRON, Ohio (WCMH) — A man died Monday after his semi cab was hit by a vehicle whose driver failed to stop at a red light, police said. Just after 1 p.m., Stephen Heffelfinger, 68, of Heath was killed in a crash while driving northbound in a semi cab along State Route 37 west of […]
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Tee Jaye’s closes restaurant in Reynoldsburg

REYNOLDSBURG, Ohio (WCMH) — A Tee Jaye’s Country Place restaurant on Brice Road closed its doors on Friday due to losses after the COVID-19 pandemic. “We closed Brice Road on Friday Sept. 23 due to COVID,” said Dayna Sandsten, spokesperson for Tee Jaye’s. “That was our only restaurant that never recovered from 2020! We stayed […]

Food and bottles fly at workers in Westerville restaurant assault

WESTERVILLE, Ohio (WCMH) – Food and soda bottles flew in a Westerville hibachi restaurant when a man attacked store employees before fighting another bystander near him, video from the restaurant security camera showed. Westerville police released both a security camera photo of the suspect, as well a video of the Sept. 21 incident at Genjigo […]

Columbus SWAT officers arrest man wanted in 2021 homicide

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — SWAT officers arrested a man Tuesday morning wanted on charges related to a 2021 homicide. Brandonlee Berry was arrested by police shortly before noon at a residence on Burgandy Lane, a short street in Columbus’ Eastland neighborhood. Berry has been a suspect in the death of Charles Jones Jr. Jones’ body […]

Watch: Ryan Day discusses Ohio State-Rutgers game

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — Coach Ryan Day discussed No. 3 Ohio State‘s fifth straight home game when it faces Rutgers at 3:30 p.m. Saturday. He spook at noon Tuesday. You can watch him in the player above. OSU is 8-0 against Rutgers since the Scarlet Knights joined the Big Ten and the Buckeyes have scored […]

Sweet bargain house to rehab in Nelsonville

NELSONVILLE, Ohio (WCMH) — A house in need of repairs to bring out its pretty features is up for sale through the Athens County Land Bank. Set in a small town with easy access to hiking and hunting, the 1,028 sq. ft. house on a lot of 4,290 sq. ft. was boarded up by The […]

Fire destroys second floor of Hilltop home

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — A fire has destroyed the second floor of a house in the early hours of Tuesday morning in the Hilltop area of Columbus. According to Columbus Division of Fire, no-one was home at the time when the fire broke out in the 400 block of Hilltonia Avenue. Investigators have been called […]

Pumpkin patches and farms in central Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — Whether it’s for your front porch, to put in a pie, or make hot and tasty soup, Ohioans need pumpkins in the fall. Luckily, Central Ohio is home to a number of farms and orchards with pumpkins ready for picking. Find your local patch below. Apple Hill Orchards With two locations, these […]

Republican lawmakers push to redraw Ohio’s appellate court maps

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) – Ohio’s population has grown by nearly 1 million since 1990 — a sign for two Republican lawmakers that it’s time to reconfigure the state’s appeals court districts. Forty years have passed since Ohio last redrew its 12 appellate districts, prompting state Reps. Bill Seitz (R-Cincinnati) and Jason Stephens (R-Kitts Hill) to […]

Ohio State files rare court request in Strauss case

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) – Ohio State University filed yet another legal maneuver trying to keep the sexual abuse victims of former university doctor Richard Strauss from having their day in court. Earlier this month, a three-judge panel revived unsettled claims from hundreds of men who alleged sexual abuse by the team doctor decades ago. A […]

One critical after assault in Short North

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — One person is in critical condition after being assaulted in the Short North section of Columbus Monday night. According to Columbus police, the incident happened on the 1100 block of North High Street at approximately 8:05 p.m. Police said gunshots were heard, but no shooting victims were found at the scene. […]

JD Vance, Tim Ryan on NBC4 in only statewide debate

Above: NBC4 breaks down the latest data from a September NBC4/Emerson College/The Hill poll, and heard from voters who stressed the importance of candidate debates. CLEVELAND (WJW)- In just over a month, Ohio voters will head to the polls to select a new U.S. senator for the Buckeye state. To help undecided voters make their […]