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Columbus, OH, United States

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Past articles by Alexis:

More residents fighting against AEP to save trees from being cut down

More residents are now pushing back against AEP Ohio, trying to keep the company from cutting down more trees. → Read More

15-year-old girl identified as suspect in fatal Hilltop shooting

An innocent man was shot and killed in the Hilltop and a teen girl is accused of pulling the trigger. "We were sitting outside in my yard and I heard a bunch of gunshots going off,” Ann Johnson said. "And I heard a bang, bang. " Johnson was only a few feet away during a fatal shooting on Springmont Avenue on May 24. When police arrived, they found 37-year-old Jorge Fernando Guevara Rodriguez… → Read More

Some counties in Ohio starting to require mask mandates

Some counties in Ohio are now starting to re-implement mask mandates as transmission rates start to increase. "So, I am just cautious when I go into stores or go to larger events, I usually wear my mask," Megan Luna said. Megan Luna is now putting her mask back on when in large crowds. "I'm ok when I am working in my own office or with small groups but I have family in Northeast Ohio and rates… → Read More

Raising awareness of fentanyl dangers: Families speaking out on National Fentanyl Day

National Fentanyl Awareness Day comes days after the overdose deaths of two Ohio State University students. Now, local health experts and a mother who lost her son to fentanyl are putting out a subsequent warning about drugs laced with fentanyl. Beth Weinstock is now trying to spread awareness about the dangers of fentanyl after she lost her 20-year-old son more than a year ago. "He didn't… → Read More

Yellow Cab Tesla drives into Greater Columbus Convention Center

A person was taken to a hospital after driving through the Greater Columbus Convention Center Wednesday afternoon. Police said the driver was driving down Vine Street in a Tesla right before 12:30 pm and slammed straight into the building, smashing through the glass. It then struck a pole, causing the car to spin around. Matthew Halvorson saw the accident moments after it happened. "It's quite… → Read More

Ohio senators and veterans fighting to keep Chillicothe VA hospital open

The VA hospital in Chillicothe could soon close its doors, affecting thousands of veterans in the state. The Department of Veterans Affairs is proposing to replace the hospital with a new outpatient clinic and rely on larger facilities in Columbus, Dayton and Cincinnati. Some Ohio lawmakers are now fighting to keep it open. “This is the start to my new life without drugs and alcohol,” veteran… → Read More

Community mourning fallen Bluffton police officer Dominic Francis

Outside the Village of Bluffton Police Department, many in the community stood in disbelief Friday and emotion is falling heavy on them. "It was very shocking and heartbreaking," Janelle May said. "Dominic was our neighbor growing up, my neighbor growing up as a kid. We were close to his family. " May brought her four children out to a growing memorial Friday filled with flowers, ribbons, and… → Read More

2 injured in fight, shooting at downtown Columbus parking garage near county courthouse

Two people were injured in a shooting at a parking garage near the county courthouse in downtown Columbus Monday morning, police say. The shooting occurred around 9:40 a. m. in the parking garage near 34 E. Fulton St. , right by the sheriff's office and county government buildings. ChiefDeputy Rick Minerd with the Franklin County Sheriff's Office said there was an altercation involving two men… → Read More

Retired teachers in Ohio fighting for cost of living adjustments in their pension funds

Retired teachers in Ohio are now fighting for cost-of-living adjustments in their pension funds. The State Teachers Retirement System of Ohio eliminated it five years ago after some retirees were promised one. Now many are struggling to keep pace with inflation. For 30 years, Suzanne Laird worked as a teacher in Central Ohio and has paid into her pension, so she wouldn't have to worry about… → Read More

Crisis in the classroom: Parents concerned over heating issues in school

Maintenance crews are now working to fix broken heaters in some Columbus City Schools. ABC6/FOX28 received a few tips from parents about a heating issue at Marion Franklin High School. Because of frigid classrooms, the school was closed Tuesday as they work to fix the issue. However, other parents said Marion-Franklin High School isn’t the only building without heat. Parents worry about chilly… → Read More

Ohio lawmakers look back on anniversary of U.S. Capitol riots

Ohio lawmakers are looking back on the one-year anniversary of the U. S. Capitol riots. “There was a level of frustration among a lot of people. They clearly were whipped into a frenzy by some people. Which is unfortunate,” said Former U. S. Rep. Steve Stivers. Sen. Sherrod Brown said Thursday, he remembered the devastating amount of damage after being ushered out shortly a violent mob stormed… → Read More

Uptick in school threats in central Ohio leading to anxiety, school delays and dismissals

Over the last week, there’s been a number of school shooting threats and social media rumors and it now has schools under pressure. Many are parents are now reaching out, worried about their children's safety. "I think across the state of Ohio, there has been a bit of an uptick in these types of threats,"said Fairfield County Sheriff Alex Lape. At least three students were arrested last week in… → Read More

Utica High student accused of social media threat; mom says he was set up by bullies

Since the school shooting in Michigan, some districts in Central Ohio have been receiving threats on social media. So far, they're not credible. One threat at Utica High School has caused a lot of fear and outrage. However, one mom now believes her son was set up. Amanda Sheldon is now trying to clear her son's name. "I would just like to get it out there, that he didn't do anything wrong,”… → Read More

COVID cases on the rise in Ohio, colder weather and Thanksgiving could be to blame

The state's top doctors say case numbers over the past couple of days have been the highest since September. The northern part of the state has been hit especially hard. "This is primarily being transmitted by the unvaccinated and that's the burden and that's the opportunity and that still remains the challenge,” said Steven Gordon, Cleveland Clinic Department of Infectious Disease. Dr. → Read More

911 call: Mother of Trinity Hurt tells police she's 'not in bed and I can't find her'

The Hardin County Prosecutor’s Office has released a 911 call the Hardin County Sheriff’s Office received from Trinity Hurt's mother, the 7-year-old who was taken from her home and found alive days later. On the call, you can hear the panic in Jennifer Trosin’s voice, Trinity Hurt's mother. She can be heard breathing heavily after she can't find her daughter anywhere in the house. MORE | Missing… → Read More

Kids 5 and up getting the vaccine excited for sleepovers, playdates and group parties

Since the start of the pandemic, several kids say they've been bored and lonely. Many of them haven't been able to go to sleepovers, have birthday parties or see family. However, now that anyone over the age of 5 can get the COVID vaccine, it’s becoming a game-changer and many kids feel like they’re getting their childhood back. “Getting stung by a yellow jacket” is 8-year-old Jack Mocharski… → Read More

Doctors see high demand for vaccine among children, recommends parents make appointment

Doctors now recommend parents make a plan to get their kids 5-11 vaccinated, as demand is already pretty high. It comes as the FDA approved the Pfizer vaccine for ages 5-11 Tuesday. "I was up first thing this morning getting online to schedule. I kept checking to see when there was an appointment available and I felt extremely fortunate that I was able to an appointment for this weekend,” said… → Read More

Ohio Senate passes bill allowing gun stores to stay open during riots, state of emergency

Ohio Senate passed a bill that would allow gun stores to stay open during riots, state of emergency. A bill just passed out of the Ohio Senate would prevent local governments from closing down gun stores or taking away guns during riots and other states of emergency. It’s a bill many gun store owners are in favor of. However, those who oppose it say, it would violate home rule. During the… → Read More

Olentangy students mourn the death of Braden Markus, sophomore who passed away

Olentangy students are now mourning the death of Olentangy High School Sophomore Braden Markus. “It just feels like a more gloomy environment,” Olentangy student Cole McIntyre said, “There is just a lot of people who are just more silent trying to grieve the loss of him. ”Markus passed away Sunday morning, but the school hasn’t said how he passed away. He was a running back and linebacker for… → Read More

Many events happening in Central Ohio this weekend with cool, fall-like weather expected

Many in Columbus have delayed some fall festivities, waiting on cooler weather and changing leaves. Normally by this time of year, we should be seeing less green and more yellows, oranges, and reds. "It's 84 degrees, when is it going to start to get cool. So, it looks like this weekend is going to start to tilt that barometer down to where we want it,” Rob Leary, who lives in Columbus, said.… → Read More