Man shot to death during apparent holdup

COLUMBUS – A 17-year-old has been arrested in connection with a homicide on the Northeast Side Friday morning. Detectives say Deshajuan Carpenter has been charged with murder in the shooting death of a man in his 20’s whose was found inside a vehicle in the 1800 block of Oakgrove Court at 10:12 a.m. by officers responding to a reported shooting.
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A deep dive into the Columbus Blue Jackets' salary-cap situation

Navigating the salary cap is one of the more important tasks for any GM. Teams that can avoid total cap chaos by walking the tightrope of inking players to deals that match their value (or compensate for future value without breaking the bank) remain successful. Those that don’t see struggles and front office changes.

Eleven area players earn All-Ohio acclaim

COLUMBUS — Eleven area football players in Division VI and VII can officially call themselves All-Ohioans today. The Ohio Prep Sports Writers Association released its All-Ohio teams for those divisions Monday afternoon with Divisions IV and V slated to be released today. Barnesville, River and Shadyside all had multiple kids...
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Delphos, Wapakoneta students among Vax-2 scholarship winners

COLUMBUS — A Delphos student was one of the big winners in Ohio Vax-2-School scholarship contest. Widnelson Miller, of Delphos, was one of five $100,000 scholarship winners, the Ohio Lottery announced Friday. The program also awarded 150 scholarships worth $10,000 each. Among those winners were Mariel Augsburger and Charles Sutton,...

Annual deer gun season comes to a close

COLUMBUS — The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife has reported that Ohio’s annual deer gun hunting week finished Sunday with 70,413 deer harvested. This number marks an 8% increase in deer checked during the same season over the past three years. This number reflects 25,263 bucks...

Ohio wraps up the 2021 deer gun hunting week

COLUMBUS,— Ohio hunters harvested 70,413 deer during the 2021 deer gun week that concluded on Sunday, Dec. 5, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife. Over the past three years, hunters checked an average of 65,280 deer during the same weeklong period, which marks an...

Rep. Cross Announces the “GROW Ohio Act” Legislation

COLUMBUS–State Representative Jon Cross (R-Kenton) has announced today new legislation, named the GROW (Graduating and Retaining Ohio’s Workforce) Ohio Act, that will help Ohio rebuild its population and future workforce with the creation of state incentives in partnership with Ohio’s institutions of higher education and business. “I’m excited to be...

Columbus businessman John Anker formally announces bid for mayor

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WRBL) — A Columbus businessman drew more than 125 people to the Government Center steps Monday afternoon as he announced his bid for mayor.  John Anker owns a Columbus manufacturing and packaging business, Ankerpac, and he says he wants to bring that business mindset to the city. In his announcement, Anker said he wanted to work with citizens […]

City of Columbus’ employee vaccine incentive expires, cost $668,000

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) – The deadline has passed for Columbus city employees to qualify for a COVID-19 vaccine incentive. The incentive, announced in October, came with a Dec. 1 deadline for employees to be fully vaccinated, with the city reporting mixed success. Columbus’ director or human resources said of the employees who qualified for the […]
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Courtney gets kick out of All-Ohio berth

COLUMBUS — United sophomore Luke Courtney’s talent jumps out at you. Courtney, on his way to becoming one of the top kickers in the state, was named to the Division VI All-Ohio high school football Monday as selected by the Ohio Prep Sportswriters Association. He received second-team honors after going...

C.J. Stroud named Heisman Trophy finalist, earns trip to New York

COLUMBUS — After a remarkable season as a first-year starter for Ohio State, C.J. Stroud is a finalist for one of the top awards in all of sports. Stroud was named a finalist for the Heisman Trophy on Monday night. He and three other elite college football players are the final four in the running for the ultimate individual prize in college football.