A Franklin County grand jury has cleared two Columbus police officers in a fatal shooting from May.
Ohioâs unemployment rate dropped to its lowest level in eight years in October, helped by a big surge in hiring in the leisure and hospitality sector, according to state figures released this morning.
To keep Hamilton schools moving forward, the school board opted to hire the Franklin County districtâs new leader from within instead of conducting a search. Assistant Superintendent William Morrison will become schools chief when Superintendent Chris Lester retires in June. The board approved Morrisonâs appointment at Mondayâs meeting.
A Columbus man was killed late Thursday night when the van he was driving struck the rear of a semi-trailer. Thomas Sweigard, 53, was approaching a construction zone in the eastbound lanes of I-70 near Rt. 4 in Clark County about 10:40 p.m. when the crash occurred, according to the State Highway Patrol.