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Past articles by Terri:

Central Ohio's COVID year; A look back at the beginning of virus restrictions

It was one year ago today that COVID-19 concerns brought major changes to the Arnold Sports Festival. For many people, it was the first time the virus directly affected their lives and plans. It was 12 months ago that Governor Mike DeWine laid down strict attendance limits on the annual event, which brings thousands of people to the capital city. At the time Ohio didn't have a single reported… → Read More

Debunking COVID-19 vaccine myths; Separating facts from fiction

As Ohio distributes its first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, there is still a lot of misinformation being shared. Doctor Joseph Gastaldo, an infectious disease expert with OhioHealth, said it's important to separate the myths from the truths. MORE: Vaccine 101: A break down of the COVID-19 vaccine timeline, rollout and costs. "Myth buster number one- you cannot get COVID-19 from any of these… → Read More

Ohio Attorney General calls for reforms in the use of no knock warrants

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost wants to tighten the use of no-knock warrants in the state. The controversial practice was used by Louisville, Kentucky police in the March shooting death of Breonna Taylor. No knock warrants allow police to enter a home or business without knocking or announcing themselves. Yost said while the use of these warrants was uncommon in Ohio, it is important for… → Read More

Accused killer asks for new defense attorneys; Prosecutors track use of victim's bank card

A murdered woman's debit card became the focus of day three in the death penalty trial of Anthony Pardon. Pardon is accused of kidnapping, raping and killing Rachel Anderson the night she turned 24. Thursday afternoon, before the jury came in, Pardon asked the judge for new defense lawyers. "I might as well be sitting over there with them," he said, pointing over to prosecutors. "I'm not happy… → Read More

ODNR stresses importance of life jacket use on local waterways

Steamy, hot weather? You can bet people will be by the water. But whether swimming or boating, safety should be the number one priority. Ohio Department of Natural Resources Watercraft Lieutenant Dawn Roberts said a life jacket is the most important piece of safety equipment you can have on a boat. Whether swimming or boating, safety should be the number one priority. Ohio Department of Natural… → Read More

Officials survey finds problems with patients in restraints, more at Mt. Carmel St. Ann's

New documents released to ABC6/FOX28 Tuesday reveal problems uncovered at Mount Carmel St. Ann's. It's all in response to the investigation into the deaths of 35 patients under the care of former Mount Carmel doctor William Husel. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid services is releasing what was found during an unannounced audit at the hospital. The review was completed by the Ohio Department… → Read More

7-year-old boy rings in a new, cancer free life at Nationwide Children's Hospital

The ringing of a bell at Nationwide Children's Hospital Friday afternoon brought a new beginning for 7-year-old Alex Fooce, of Asheville, and his family. After a three-year battle with leukemia, the 7-year-old is now cancer free. The boy's mother, Patricia Fooce, said Alex's devastating diagnosis came after a series of blood tests around Christmas of 2016. But thanks to the help of family,… → Read More

Build-A-Bear donates 20,000 teddy bears to Toys for Tots

The U. S. Marine Corps got some support Monday in their mission to give every child in need a toy for Christmas. Build-A-Bear donated 20,000 Teddy Bears out of their Groveport warehouse Monday. Emily Fuhrman, spokeswoman for the company, was there as 1,000 boxes, with 20 bears to a box were loaded onto a truck. The bears will be taken to the marine's toy warehouse, where they'll be sorted and… → Read More

Store apologizes after manager refuses to honor advertised price for new mattress

A store has issued an apology after a manager refused to honor an advertised price on a brand-new king-sized mattress. Tim Sherfey said his new mattress is a dream, but getting to this point was a nightmare. "I was frustrated because Sam's had a price advertised that I couldn't actually get," he said. Sherfy said he originally wanted to buy the $499 king-sized foam mattress at Sam's Club, but he… → Read More

Columbus landlord serving time for not fixing up properties

Columbus is cracking down on landlords who don't fix their properties. Now one landlord is even serving jail time. Back in January, Columbus fire crews needed extra help to battle a stubborn fire at a duplex on Ann Street in South Columbus. The property is now boarded up and not much has changed in the past 10 months. Columbus Code Enforcement Administrator Dana Rose said the duplex is owned by… → Read More

Former underground bomb shelter up for sale in Hilliard for $1.2M

You probably wouldn't look twice at the nearly-empty field along Hayden Run Road in Hilliard. But if you did, you might notice a brick building and a few air vents. It's all part of a secret nuclear bomb bunker buried deep underground, and it can be yours for $1. 25 million. You probably wouldn't look twice at the nearly-empty field along Hayden Run Road in Hilliard. But if you did, you might… → Read More

Lawn care service leaves Reynoldsburg woman in weeds after she paid

All Mary Parker wanted was a nice looking lawn, but long after making her payment to a contractor, she's still left in the weeds. "This year I paid them in advance because they gave me a 10% discount," Parker said. "And they haven't been out here yet. " Parker wrote the check for $174. 15 to AllGreen Lawn Care February 23rd. She said that was to cover five treatments, but so far her lawn hasn't… → Read More

Third times the charm after family complains about natural gas leak

After their third gas leak in less than a year, a west Columbus family reached out to 6 On Your Side. Tina Vorhees, who had smelled the scent of rotten eggs in her front yard, told us she had called Columbia Gas of Ohio for each leak, but each time was told the same thing. "They told us it was low priority," said Vorhees. "But I have two little ones, so to me it is high priority. But it's… → Read More

Couple gets $180 gas bill for condo they sold 17 years ago

Terri Decarlo and her husband sold their Northeast Columbus condo in back in 2001.So imagine her surprise 17 years later when she received an almost $200 gas bill for that address.She called the utility company, Columbia Gas.You owe it, said Decarlo. They → Read More

Neighbors want more done as trash piles up for years at Linden home ravaged by fire

It used to be someone's garage, but now boards and trash are tightly crammed into the structure in the 2300 block of Ontario Street in Linden, with piles of tires, a mattress- even a sofa thrown in for good measure.Aron Bell, who lives down the street, sai → Read More

Stopped trains stop life in Hardin County village

MOUNT VICTORY, Ohio (WSYX/WTTE) -- Imagine you need emergency help, but the way to your house is blocked by a train that has been stopped for hours.Or that your kids have to climb through stopped train cars just to get to school on time.People who live in → Read More

Better Business Bureau warns of holiday scammers

The holidays may be colorful, bright and festive, but at this time of year, charity scammers only have green on their minds.The green in your wallet.The ones that are not legitimate know that this is a time where people do a lot of giving, said Kip Morse, → Read More

Septic system replacement turns into mound madness

When a new septic system turned into a real life waste watch, a Licking County family reached out to ABC 6 On Your Side.Rob Cunningham said the brand new mound system replaced his old underground septic system, which Licking County determined wasn't workin → Read More

Dangerous hole left behind after home demolished

Neighbors on Jermain Drive thought an abandoned house was a big problem-until it was torn down and replaced by a giant, gaping hole where the basement had been.Linda Reynolds said she tried to get the city's attention.I called 3-1-1, she said. My neighbor → Read More

Down wires constant problem for Obetz residents

A little street in Obetz has a big problem with truck traffic.Signs are posted on Howard Road, telling trucks to stay out of the neighborhood.But neighbors told ABC 6, many drivers are still using it as a cut through.Some of the taller trucks have snagged → Read More