Free cats and discounted dogs will be offered at the Capital Area Humane Society on Black Friday. The society is waiving the fee on cat adoptions from 2 to 7 p.m. Fees for dogs, rabbits and pocket pets will be cut by 50 percent from 2 to 4 p.m. and by 25 percent from 4 to 7 p.m.
Traffic is flowing again at I-270 and Rt. 23 on the North Side following a four-vehicle crash that closed roads in all directions this morning. Both I-270 and Rt. 23 are open.
Franklin Countyâs top law-enforcement official has announced he will seek Columbusâ highest office. Sheriff Zach Scott today announced that he will run for mayor of Columbus next year. His announcement comes less than 24 hours after Mayor Michael B. Coleman announced his decision not to run again in 2015.
The Obama administration today proposed tighter restrictions on smog, prompting cheers from environmental and health advocates and criticism from the energy sector, which say the proposed regulations would be costly. The proposal would cut allowable levels of ozone, or smog, pollution in the air by 6.7 to 13 percent by 2025. âThe science tells us that ozone presents a real threat to our health,â said U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy.