Land Banks To Spend $21M To Raze Blighted Central Ohio Homes

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Agencies that acquire real estate on behalf of the city of Columbus and surrounding Franklin County plan to spend nearly $21 million to demolish more than 1,100 blighted homes before 2020. The Columbus Dispatch reports ( ) Franklin County’s land bank,...

8 Sent To Hospital After Report Of Ohio State Active Shooter

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Eight people were sent to hospitals Monday morning with non-life-threatening injuries after an attack on the Ohio State University campus, fire and hospital officials said after the school sent a series of tweets telling students to shelter in place and to...
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Albanian artist builds Mother Teresa's mosaic with staples

AP Photo/Visar Kryeziu PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — An Albanian artist on Monday unveiled a portrait of Mother Teresa using staples, in a call for European countries to stop raising fences to shut their borders to refugees. Built in less than a month, Saimir Strati unveiled the...

James Taylor announces summer 2017 tour of 4 baseball parks

BOSTON (AP) — Singer-songwriter James Taylor has announced a summer tour of four baseball parks, culminating in a date at Fenway Park, home of his beloved Boston Red Sox. Taylor and his All-Star Band will open the tour July 14 at Nationals Park in Washington. It continues...

'The Secrets of My Life' is title for Caitlyn Jenner memoir

NEW YORK (AP) — Caitlyn Jenner has picked a name for her upcoming memoir: “The Secrets of My Life.” As announced last year by Grand Central Publishing, the book is scheduled for April 17. It will trace Jenner’s life from her childhood and years Jenner as...

Hospitals Say 8 Patients From Scene Of Ohio State University Attack Have Non-life-threatening Injuries

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Hospitals say 8 patients from scene of Ohio State University attack have non-life-threatening injuries.

Judge Recuses Herself Form New Trial In Ohio Police Shooting

CINCINNATI (AP) — The judge who presided over the trial a white former University of Cincinnati police officer in the fatal shooting of a black motorist has removed herself from the case after the first trial ended with a hung jury. Hamilton County Judge Megan Shanahan said...

Man Charged After Young Girl, Mother Struck In Crosswalk

CINCINNATI (AP) — Police say a 22-year-old man has been arrested and charged in a hit-skip accident that critically injured a young girl and hospitalized her mother as they crossed a street near the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden. Cincinnati police say Donteiz Dickey is...

Tony-winner Fritz Weaver, TV and Broadway star, dies at 90

NEW YORK (AP) — Actor Fritz Weaver has died at the age of 90. Weaver’s daughter, Lydia Weaver, and son-in-law, Bruce Ostler, tell The Associated Press that he died at his New York City home Saturday night. No cause was given. Weaver won a Tony in 1970 for his part in...

11 hurt in Ohio State student’s car, knife attack

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A Somali-born Ohio State University student plowed his car into a group of pedestrians on campus and then got out and began stabbing people with a butcher knife Monday before he was shot to death by a police officer. Police said they were investigating...