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Columbus bomb squad, hazmat teams investigating homemade fireworks at north Columbus home

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The Columbus Division of Fire says a residence in north Columbus is being investigated where someone was making homemade fireworks.Read more

Central Ohio man accused of engaging in inappropriate sexual behavior with 4 juveniles

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A man who was charged by Westerville police in July with gross sexual imposition involving a minor has now been indicted by the Franklin County Grand Jury.Read more

2 Olentangy teens admit guilt, sentenced for contaminating teachers' food with semen

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Two of eight students charged with contaminating their teachers' food with bodily fluids have admitted their guilt and been sentenced.Read more

Gun shops do not have to secure their weapons, but most still spend thousands to do so

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A program called Operation Secure Store, a joint effort between ATF and the National Shooting Sports Foundation, officers advice to licensed firearms dealers on how to...Read more

2 former nursing home assistants accused of abusing 94-year-old woman, posting video online

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Two former nursing home resident care assistants were indicted on patient abuse charges after authorities say they abused a 94-year-old woman at a Canal Winchester...Read more

State Patrol: Suspect caught after semi chase through multiple central Ohio counties

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The Ohio State Highway Patrol says a man is in custody following a pursuit through multiple central Ohio counties that involved a commercial truck with no trailer Monday...Read more

Former Nationwide Children’s Hospital researchers charged with stealing trade secrets

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A husband and wife team — both of whom are former researchers at Nationwide Children’s Hospital — have been charged by federal prosecutors with stealing trade secrets...Read more

$10,000 reward offered for information in Chillicothe woman's death at Hocking Hills

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Victoria Schafer’s family is asking for anyone with information related to her death to come forward.Read more

5 injured in Licking County school bus crash

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Four people were injured in a crash Monday morning involving a school bus. It happened around 8:45 a.m. at Refugee Road and Outville Road.Read more

Semi fire leads to traffic backup on I-71 southbound near 17th Avenue

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Columbus police said there are no reports of injuries.Read more

1 dead in crash on I-70 at I-270 in east Columbus

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Columbus police say a car hit a pole, caught fire and trapped the driver inside around 11:00 p.m. Read more