Gov. John Kasich will attend Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahuâs speech Tuesday before a joint session of Congress. Kasich was invited to be at the speech by House Speaker John Boehner, R-West Chester. As a former member of the House, Kasich will be permitted to watch the speech from the House floor.
A North Side man shot and killed an intruder about noon today, Columbus police said. Sgt. Rich Weiner said the resident at 1915 Faymeadow Ave. heard someone trying to kick in his door. He fired once, then called 911 at 12:04 p.m. The intruder died at the scene.
Two children left alone in an idling car this morning were overcome by carbon monoxide and had to be revived by medics. The incident should serve as a reminder to parents that leaving children unattended in vehicles can be as dangerous now as in summerâs blistering heat, Whitehall police said.
A local pastor has started a fundraising campaign for a homeless rape victim whose ordeal was detailed in two Dispatch stories. The 47-year-old woman, who was raped in March under an East Side bridge, was so intent on justice that she attended every court hearing for her attacker, twice walking 8 miles to the Downtown courthouse.