Rodney Dunigan, WTTE FOX 28

Rodney Dunigan

WTTE FOX 28

Columbus, OH, United States

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Recent:
  • WTTE FOX 28
Past:
  • WSYX ABC 6
  • Dayton 24/7 Now

Recent articles by Rodney:

Grieving Columbus family pleads for justice after son was shot and killed

A Columbus family is grieving after a young man was gunned down on the southeast side. Nazeer Winton's mother had to identify his body at the coroner's office Thursday morning. He leaves behind two young kids. For Winton's family, the pain of his murder is still fresh. They describe him as a caring father and a bright young man. They said they can't understand why, or who, would target him. → Read More

Debate over critical race theory continues in Ohio

The educational debate over critical race theory is raging across the country and right here in central Ohio. Some call it divisive, others say it's an honest discussion about race. Now, state lawmakers are weighing in on the issue and if it should be taught in schools to your kids. Wednesday afternoon, Ohio House lawmakers held a hearing and listened to testimony on two bills addressing the… → Read More

New documentary details fight to save 2020 Big Ten football season

WSYX is getting an exclusive look into the fight to save the 2020 Big Ten season. It was filled with plenty of drama and passion as fans and families united from across Big Ten country calling for the Buckeyes and teams throughout the conference to hit the field. WSYX spoke with the producers of the new documentary set to get an inside look at how the entire saga played out. Dan Lust, a sports… → Read More

Thousands taking part in Pelotonia fight against cancer

Thousands are taking part in the big Pelotonia race over the next two days. The event raises big money for cancer research. The race is not only about having fun, but also about saving lives. After a year off due to COVID, Pelotonia is back in-person this year. The excitement kicked off Saturday morning. The epic bike ride is all for a good cause, raising money for cancer research. Riders… → Read More

Major push underway to get COVID vaccines to more people across Ohio

A major push is underway from local health leaders to get the COVID-19 vaccine to more people across the state of Ohio. Doctors stress that educating the public on the safety of vaccines is one of the most important steps. They also indicated that if the community wants to get life back to normal, getting those vaccination numbers up is key. “The more people in our community that we can get… → Read More

Reynoldsburg company providing hearing aids to woman following 6 On Your Side story

Just days ago, Patricia West of Columbus was dealing with quite the headache. She spent thousands of dollars on hearing aids that weren’t working. The company that could fix the problem went out of business. She had nowhere to turn 6 On Your Side started digging for answers. Literally, within hours of the story airing on ABC 6 last week, the 6 On Your Side team was contacted by people and… → Read More

Reynoldsburg company providing hearing aids to woman following 6 On Your Side story

Just days ago, Patricia West of Columbus was dealing with quite the headache. She spent thousands of dollars on hearing aids that weren’t working. The company that could fix the problem went out of business. She had nowhere to turn 6 On Your Side started digging for answers. Literally, within hours of the story airing on ABC 6 last week, the 6 On Your Side team was contacted by people and… → Read More

Columbus businesses unite in efforts to keep afloat amid coronavirus pandemic

Columbus businesses are fighting to survive. Business owners across the city are doing all they can to keep the lights on. All of it following Governor Mike DeWine’s recent statewide curfew and Franklin County’s Stay-At-Home advisory. Now, a group of local business owners along Parsons Avenue has united in an effort to keep revenue coming in. “Right now there is no competition. We want everyone… → Read More

Columbus businesses unite in efforts to keep afloat amid coronavirus pandemic

Columbus businesses are fighting to survive. Business owners across the city are doing all they can to keep the lights on. All of it following Governor Mike DeWine’s recent statewide curfew and Franklin County’s Stay-At-Home advisory. Now, a group of local business owners along Parsons Avenue has united in an effort to keep revenue coming in. “Right now there is no competition. We want everyone… → Read More

Columbus Police officers step up to help families in need

Sunday afternoon, officers with the Columbus police department went above and beyond to help families in need this holiday season. The officers getting out in the community, delivering meals to west side families in need of a hand up this Thanksgiving. Columbus police officers typically have the responsibility to protect and serve. Sunday, service to the community was priority number one for a… → Read More

Ohio State urges fans to avoid large watch parties

Ohio State has a big game set for Saturday with a top ten showdown against Indiana. The university and the team calling on fans to do their part this weekend as well. The request is pretty simple, enjoy the game but be responsible. The university is asking fans to keep it at home if you can and no big watch parties. This season has certainly been unlike any we've seen before. The Shoe is usually… → Read More

Crew SC fans excited for teams return to MAPFRE Stadium

It may be different, but you can feel the excitement across Central Ohio. The Columbus Crew SC back in action at home Thursday. Fans will have to take in the experience from afar. The team is keeping them out of the stadium for now. However, folks across town are just happy to have a live game here at home. “I can’t remember the last time I wasn’t at a home game, t’s going to be unique and… → Read More

Ohio barbershops, hair salons set to reopen Friday

Getting set to get back to business. Barbershops and salons across the state are set to open first thing Friday morning. Customers will notice some big changes when they walk through the doors. The focus will be on safety. Business owners will be following some tough guidelines in an effort to keep their doors open. “I was so excited, I was very happy. Just to finally get the news that we can… → Read More

Dental patients may soon be charged for personal protective equipment

They're open, but they're exposed. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) just put dentists in the very high exposure risk category. A visit to the dentist's chair involves tools that create a spray. That spray has droplets of water, saliva, blood, and germs and it can land on the patient, the dentist, the floor, and other surfaces. Surgical masks offer some protection, but they're not… → Read More

NAACP addressing community impact of COVID-19 in Central Ohio

The Columbus branch of the NAACP is stepping up to help those impacted by the coronavirus. Their focus is on African-American communities that have been hit hard. The NAACP indicates that the fallout from the virus has been crippling to the African-American community. They're working on ensuring those disparities are brought to light. “This is very serious, it is not a hoax,” said NAACP… → Read More

Drive-thru farmers market at Texas Roadhouse promotes health and safety

A pretty unique farmers market in Hilliard on Saturday. The focus was on health and safety. Cars rolling up, packages put right in. The Hilliard Texas Roadhouse restaurant serving as the one-stop-shop for this drive-thru weekend farmers market. “Getting groceries can be more and more challenging. We wanted to find a way to help our community,” said Tonya Bosher. Shoppers picking up boxes of… → Read More

Ohio health leaders starting to track COVID-19 recovery

Over the past few weeks, countless viewers have reached out to ABC 6 about coronavirus "recovery” numbers here in Ohio. In Licking County, health leaders have developed a plan to actually track those stats. Health officials in Licking County indicated this is a positive step in addressing the virus and helping to keep people across the county and the entire state safe. → Read More

State of Ohio launches new marketing effort to help small businesses

Support local! It's a message we are hearing over and over. Small businesses across Ohio are fighting to stay open, now the state is launching a new effort they hope will help. “We don’t have retirement plans, we don’t have any of that, we rely on investing in ourselves,” shop owner Chelsea Konieczko told ABC 6. For weeks now, ABC 6 has been details heartbreaking stories from small business… → Read More

Cancer non-profits partner to save lives amid coronavirus pandemic

The coronavirus outbreak is forcing local non-profits to use a bit of creativity to continue their work. Three of the biggest cancer-focused groups here in central Ohio are now teaming up in an effort to help patients. This partnership is one of a kind, Komen Columbus, the American Cancer Society of Ohio, and Pelotonia are all uniting to help cancer patients during this pandemic. → Read More

Experts fear domestic violence cases could rise during coronavirus outbreak

As families across central Ohio deal with the impact of the Coronavirus, law enforcement and victims’ advocates fear another possible unintended consequence of the virus, a rise in domestic violence cases. It's an issue now getting the attention of the Columbus city attorney as well. It's a troubling thought, stay-at-home orders and isolation from family and friends forcing victims of domestic… → Read More