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Bryant Maddrick


Columbus, OH, United States

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Past articles by Bryant:

Search on for persons accused of robbing postal workers at gunpoint

Columbus Police and the U. S. Postal Inspection Service are searching for suspects in the reported armed robberies of postal workers. Police reports say the robberies happened in the Linden area on Sept. 19 and 20. “For this to happen, we are very concerned. We are very concerned,” explained resident Susan Banks. The first incident happened at 1:30 p. m. on Argyle Drive. → Read More

Some closure and peace for family after guilty verdict in murder of Fairfield County man

(WSYX/WTTE) -- A Central Ohio family is getting some justice after the man charged with the death of a father and husband was found guilty in the crime. Raeqwan Hancock was found guilty on six charges, including two counts of aggravated murder, in Fairfield County court Tuesday. In May 2018, Hancock was indicted in the April 2018 death of John Letourneau. The 60-year-old’s body was found inside… → Read More

Man accused of killing postal supervisors found not guilty by reason of insanity

DUBLIN, Ohio (WSYX/WTTE) -- The man accused of killing two supervisors at US Postal Service office in Dublin in 2017 was found not guilty by reason of insanity Tuesday, according to the U. S. Attorney’s Office. According to authorities, DeShaune Stewart killed Lance Herrera-Dempsey and Ginger Ballard on December 23, 2017. → Read More

New playground gives special needs children an equal chance at fun

POWELL, Ohio (WSYX/WTTE) -- A new playground built for children living with special needs turned a dream into a reality Tuesday. A ribbon cutting for Possibility Playground marked the end of a journey that started in 2013. → Read More

Sheriff: Longtime Columbus meteorologist had "significant number" of child porn images

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WSYX/WTTE) -- From TV weatherman to inmate, Mike Davis is now locked up on child porn charges. Davis is charged with pandering sexually oriented matter involving a minor which is a second degree felony, "it involves a significant number of images of child pornography that was both sent and received. this establishes a pattern of behavior,” said Franklin County Sheriff Dallas… → Read More

Entertainment center breathes new life into old retail space at Tuttle Mall

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WSYX/WTTE) An entertainment center said to be the largest in the U. S. is breathing new life into Tuttle Mall. A former Macy’s is being renovated into Scene 75. The center is said to have numerous attractions including indoor roller coasters, go carts, a 36 foot drop tower, laser games, a bar, restaurant and more. "We've got just about everything here for anybody,” said Scene… → Read More

Ohio health officials warn about vaping following outbreak of lung illness

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WSYX/WTTE) -- Health officials with the Ohio Department of Health are investigating six reports of Ohioans with severe pulmonary illness after using e-cigarettes or vaping devices. The health alert from Ohio officials follows a national alert by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that links pulmonary illnesses to vaping in multiple states. "We think that vaping is a… → Read More

Plans to redevelop old Cooper Stadium site approved

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WSYX/WTTE) -- Plans to redevelop the old Cooper Stadium site are moving forward. Wednesday night, the Southwest Area Commission voted 7-4 to approve a developer's plan to convert the site into a mixed use development. Commissioners and the audience were presented with a plan that includes commercial use, office space, housing and creative work spaces. During the meeting,… → Read More

Governor DeWine to address school safety plans after recent shootings

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WSYX/WTTE) -- Governor Mike DeWine is expected to address school safety efforts in a press conference Wednesday morning. The governor’s office provided no details on what exactly will be discussed. Charles Tennant, founder of Columbus Africentric Early College, said he hopes a number of topics are addressed, "Tighter gun laws. More security in the school. More information on what… → Read More

Columbus Humane plans to file charges after removing animals from pet store & home

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WSYX/WTTE) -- Columbus Humane announced plans Thursday to file charges against a puppy broker and pet store owners for animal cruelty and neglect after hundreds of animals were removed from a pet store and the owner’s home. Columbus Humane says agents recovered 278 animals from The Petting Zoo Pet Shop in west Columbus, and the home of the pet store owners. → Read More

Police preach awareness as children return to school

UPPER ARLINGTON, Ohio (WSYX/WTTE) -- As children return to school throughout central Ohio, police are reminding drivers and students to pay attention. In Dublin, students returned to school Wednesday and police said they’re making sure children arrive and leave school safely. "We increase our presence in those school zones and we will also enforce traffic in those school zones to ensure people… → Read More

Local hospital says they're ready for mass causality event

In the wake of deadly mass shootings in Dayton and El Paso, OhioHealth said they’re ready if a similar tragedy comes to Central Ohio. Dr. Shay O’Mara said the hospital system plans on three levels that include examining preparation and training within their hospitals. Dr. O’Mara added OhioHealth looks at EMS response in the field. There also plans to coordinate with other Franklin County… → Read More

Musician try to beat the heat at Jazz & Rib Fest

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WSYX/WTTE) -- Just in time for the annual Jazz and Rib Fest, extreme heat has everyone looking for ways to stay cool, including musicians. According to forecasters, temperatures will feel like it’s in the triple digits over the weekend. On the first day of the food and music event, spectators gathered in the shade and by the splash pad in Bicentennial Park to stay cool. → Read More

Federal government cracks down on commercial drivers convicted of human trafficking

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WSYX/WTTE) The U. S. Department of Transportation announced commercial drivers convicted of human trafficking will be permanently banned from operating a commercial motor vehicle. In a press release on Monday, government officials said in some cases traffickers use commercial trucks or buses to carry out the criminal behavior. → Read More

Online shoppers reminded to beware of package thieves on Amazon Prime Day

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WSYX/WTTE) -- Amazon Prime Day means prime time for online deal seekers. It’s also prime time for porch pirates. Amazon said Prime members will have access to more than a million deals worldwide. Chenese Simmons will be among the many looking for a good deal, but she knows the worst case scenario of someone else taking her deal, “My Amazon account said it was delivered. I got… → Read More

Fire destroys London storage facility along with customer's belongings

LONDON, Ohio (WSYX/WTTE) Firefighters from multiple counties braved unbearable Summer heat to battle a three alarm storage fire. The fire destroyed at least half of the 16 units at the London Storage Center according to London Fire Chief Todd Eades. Chief Eades said no significant injuries were reported in the three alarm blaze, but the heat created problems for firefighters, "We had several of… → Read More

Fireworks return to Buckeye Lake as years-long dam construction ends just in time

BUCKEYE LAKE, Ohio (WSYX/WTTE) People in Buckeye Lake enjoyed fireworks in the area for the first time in years. Fireworks were suspended in the area for several years because of construction on the Buckeye Lake dam. The comeback happened in time for Independence Day celebrations. "The fireworks are an emotional thing. This is going to really change people's attitudes around the lake. → Read More

ComFest returns for 48th year, along with thousands of festival goers

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WSYX/WTTE) Scorching Summer temperatures welcomed thousands of people that showed up for the start of ComFest 2019 Friday. Goodale Park serves as the host for the annual event founded in 1972. On the festival's website, it says the Community Festival is an independent, volunteer-organized celebration of creativity and activism in Columbus. People can find food, art, entertainment… → Read More

Community mourns 12-year-old girl shot outside her home

Family, friends and strangers filled Ridgelawn Avenue to attend a vigil for 12-year-old Isabella Barnes. Barnes was shot outside her Ridgelawn Avenue home in Newark on Friday. The 12-year-old was taken to the hospital where she was pronounced dead. 18-year-old Keegan Mummey was arrested in the shooting. At the vigil, Isabella's family asked for prayers and justice. Candles were lit, and many… → Read More

Litter on roads clogging pump station and could cause road flooding, ODOT warns

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WSYX/WTTE) -- The Ohio Department of Transportation is warning drivers that their litter could lead to flooding on low lying roads. On Friday, ODOT spokesperson Matt Bruning posted pictures on Twitter of litter inside a pumping station located next to State Route 315 and Interstate 70 in downtown Columbus. Bruning said the station pumps water from the State Route 315 and into the… → Read More