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USA Track & Field Half-Marathon runners advice: Don't look back

The corner of East Columbus Street and South 3rd lies in the heart of German Village. It’s where Hausfrau Haven sits on the corner and the cross streets lead to parks and beer gardens. With a handful of the nation’s top runners at his heels Saturday morning, it’s also where Christo Landry made his move. Right at the 10-mile mark of the 2016 USA Track & Field Half Marathon Championship, the 30-year-old Charlotte, N.C., native took control of the race.

Motorist dies in Delaware County crash

A motorist died in a one-vehicle crash this morning in Delaware County, the State Highway Patrol said.

Security detail protecting Kasich earning thousands in overtime pay

His long-shot chances aside, Ohio Gov. John Kasich is working the presidential campaign trail hard — very hard. So are the State Highway Patrol troopers legally required to protect the Republican wherever he is, whatever he's doing.

Workers' Comp proposes plan to reduce opioid use among injured workers

The Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation continues to move forward in its battle against opioid addiction among injured workers, announcing proposed guidelines that address how doctors treat patients in pain, as well as those who become reliant on the drugs. "We look at the risks of dependence on these drugs, and we feel we need to be on the forefront of addressing it," said acting bureau administrator and CEO Sarah Morrison.

State Medical Board's disciplinary record rankles some

When doctors get in trouble in Ohio, it's usually for one of two reasons: impairment or prescribing issues. Figures from the State Medical Board of Ohio show that last year, those troubles were the primary basis for nearly 60 percent of the 134 disciplinary actions taken against some of the state's more than 50,000 physicians and doctors-in-training.

Health care offered at homeless shelter

Many of Columbus’ homeless not only battle the elements, but struggle with illnesses, too. Because most don't have primary care doctors, they can crowd emergency departments, which are supposed to treat severe injuries and acute, life-threatening illnesses. But a new recuperative care program at a homeless shelter just west of Downtown aims to stem those visits.

Teen testifies that she stabbed other girl to death in self-defense

Rumors of a kiss between high school classmates led to a deadly confrontation between two teenage girls in the yard of an East Side house nearly two years ago.

Pike County vigil honors eight slain family members

Finally, people found their time and place to grieve together. Hundreds poured into the Pike County fairgrounds on Friday night in a show of support for the devastated Rhoden and Gilley families. There were embraces aplenty, and lots of teary-eyed smiles. Many in the crowd wore bright orange T-shirts — orange because these are hunting families — emblazoned with messages and photos of the eight Pike County residents killed on April 22 in what investigators have described as a carefully planned execution.

Murder charges for central Ohio women after boys found beaten at motel

MIDDLETOWN, Ohio — Two women from central Ohio have been charged with murder in connection with the death of a young boy, after he and his brother were found badly beaten at a southwest Ohio motel this week. A third central Ohio woman who was with them also has been charged in connection with the boys' injuries.

People with disabilities urged to speak out against abuse at state conference

WILMINGTON, Ohio — At a statewide conference decorated like scenes from Star Wars, Ohioans with disabilities and their caregivers were urged to use the force to stop abuse.

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