Christian Walker hit a solo home run off Austin Adams in the ninth inning to lift the Norfolk Tides past the Clippers 6-5 today in Huntington Park.
A former Las Vegas contractor who was extradited from Iraq has pleaded not guilty to fraud and conspiracy charges for attempting to bribe U.S. officials to steer multimillion-dollar contracts his way. Metin Atilan, 54, is the first person to be returned to the United States under the U.S.-Iraq extradition treaty of 1936, federal officials said in a statement today.
A Michigan woman attending an event at Legend Valley in southeastern Licking County died yesterday. Kristal Tsosie, 27, of Flint, Mich., was attending the weekend-long Gathering of the Juggalos, a festival and concert event by the band Insane Clown Posse, whose fans are known as Juggalos.
One marching band story had a happy ending this week. Drum Corps International announced today that it, Mapex Drum Co. and its primary local distributor, Columbus Pro Percussion, teamed together to help outfit the Watkins Memorial High School drum line with new equipment.
Police sources have confirmed that long-embattled Chillicothe Police Chief Roger Moore has been suspended. But no one is saying anything else.
The secret to competitive spitting seems to involve coordinating the tongue with the rest of the body. Thatâs according to the winners of the 2014 Ohio State Fair watermelon-seed spitting contest at 1 p.m. this afternoon â fittingly, just after lunch.
A group of Ohio State University Marching Band alumni, most of them women, is marching across campus today to demand that the OSU president reinstate Jonathan Waters as band director. The group started at the band center in Ohio Stadium just before noon and expected to end the march at Bricker Hall, the headquarters of OSU administration.
Smokey Bear, who has greeted tens of thousands of visitors by name at the Ohio State Fair since 1959, is going to be replaced. Like many other aging workers, old Smokey is a victim of technology, in this case an $80,250 âanimatronicâ Smokey Bear to be manufactured by LifeFormations, a Cincinnati company.
Zulily Inc. plans to add 900 jobs in central Ohio and will at least initially locate those new workers in Gahanna. This morning, the online retailer, based in Seattle, was approved by the Ohio Tax Credit Authority for a 75-percent, 12-year tax credit in support of its expansion in central Ohio. The company already has a distribution center in Obetz.
The Muskingum County sheriffâs office is calling the death of a woman âsuspicious.â A missing personâs report was filed on Friday for a woman living in the Brookside Apartments. Sunday at about 4 p.m., the sheriffâs office was notified of a body found in a wooded area off of Brookside Drive.