DELAWARE, Ohio â A Delaware County man pleaded guilty this morning to assaulting a group of cyclists this summer after he stopped his pickup truck to block their way. William Hamilton, 52, got out of his truck and swung at one of the cyclists who were on a weeknight training ride on Troy Road, north of downtown Delaware, when they encountered Hamilton on the road.
Central Ohioans awoke to snow that began falling early today, leaving streets covered and causing area school districts to delay and cancel classes. The 2- to 3-inch snowfall made the morning commute a misery for many. The coldest weather of the season -- possible single-digit lows and below-zero wind chills -- is next.
A New York hedge-fund manager that wants Bob Evans Farms to spin off its food-service business and make other moves has stepped up efforts to have its ideas put into action.
Online enrollment began yesterday for Ohioâs newly expanded Medicaid program, allowing more than 1,100 low-income residents to sign up for tax-funded health insurance by the end of the day. State officials said itâs likely the largest number ever to sign up for benefits in a single day.
Members of various Franklin County veterans groups say the fight to save Veterans Memorial from demolition may be over, but the battle to keep veterans activities and outreach services at the location has just begun.
When Matt Schrock began working at the Buckeye Corner at Easton Town Center during the summer, he left himself 25 minutes to drive to work from Upper Arlington. Since the start of the holiday season, his commute time has doubled. He said he sits in standstill traffic waiting to exit northbound I-270 to Easton Way as cars weave in the lanes beside him.
The Columbus City Council approved annual pay raises of less than 3 percent for the cityâs elected officials for 2016 and beyond last night. The council unanimously passed the increases, which are less than the 5 percent raises that the officials will get next year and in 2015. Those raises were approved in 2011.
Columbus is expanding its residential recycling program to apartments and condominiums. Beginning in February, blue recycling bins will be dropped off at about 15,000 of those residences that already have the cityâs green trash containers.
For the third time in less than three years, a Prairie Township woman has been convicted of soliciting for prostitution despite knowing that she carries the virus that causes AIDS. Pamela J. Stuckey, 31, of 352 Daytona Rd., pleaded guilty to the felony charge yesterday in Franklin County Common Pleas Court. She could be sent to prison for three years when she is sentenced on Jan. 3 by Judge Daniel T. Hogan.
Employers in central Ohio arenât quite as optimistic about hiring over the winter as they were just a few months ago or last winter, according to the Manpower employment survey released this morning.