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    Falling Ladder Injures 4 Firefighters While Battling Downtown Fire

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    Firefighters are on the scene of a fire in a commercial building in downtown Columbus. Firefighters were called to 11 East Gay Street shortly after 6 p.m. Tuesday on a report of a fire. The building is a commercial structure that houses several businesses, including Sugardaddy’s Sumptuous Sweeties. It is not clear what part of the building is affected. Gay Street and northbound High Street are closed in the area. More>>

    Man Charged In Connection With 2012 Homicide

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    Police charged a man with murder in connection with a 2012 homicide in Columbus. More>>

    Man Arrested After Allegedly Refusing To Lower Drone At Crash Scene

    A 31-year-old man was arrested after allegedly refusing to lower a camera drone to allow a medical helicopter to land at the scene of a crash in Clark County last weekend. A 31-year-old man was arrested after allegedly refusing to lower a camera drone to allow a medical helicopter to land at the scene of a crash in Clark County last weekend.
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    A 31-year-old man was arrested after allegedly refusing to lower a camera drone to allow a medical helicopter to land at the scene of a crash in Clark County last weekend. More>>

    Columbus Man Charged With OVI, Child Endangering Days After Previous Guilty Plea

    According to documents, Anthony Curenton was arrested on April 11 along 5th Avenue, allegedly failed field sobriety tests, and had his 8-year-old child in the car with him. According to documents, Anthony Curenton was arrested on April 11 along 5th Avenue, allegedly failed field sobriety tests, and had his 8-year-old child in the car with him.
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    A Columbus man is facing OVI and child endangering charges less than two weeks after pleading guilty to other OVI charges from a 2013 case. More>>

    Franklin County Dog Shelter Director Placed On Leave

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    The director of the Franklin County Dog Shelter and Adoption Center is on administrative leave, while the county investigates allegations of wrongdoing. More>>

    8-Year-Old Shot While Riding In A Vehicle Dies

    The 8-year-old boy who was shot while riding in a car in east Columbus has died. The 8-year-old boy who was shot while riding in a car in east Columbus has died.
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    The 8-year-old boy who was shot in the head while riding in a vehicle in an east Columbus neighborhood on April 10 has died.
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    NBC4 Announces Finalists In Make A Difference School Grant

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    NBC4 is helping make a difference for Central Ohio Schools and their students. The nine finalists in the NBC4 Make A Difference School Grant were announced Tuesday. More>>

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    • Woman Attacked At Hilliard Gym Describes Ordeal, Recovery

      Woman Attacked At Hilliard Gym Describes Ordeal, Recovery

      Tuesday, April 15 2014 3:04 PM EDT2014-04-15 19:04:19 GMT
      Rikki Whitaker, 25, was stabbed in the upper right side of her abdomen. She was transported to Mt. Carmel West Hospital to be treated. She was listed in critical condition.Rikki Whitaker, 25, was stabbed in the upper right side of her abdomen. She was transported to Mt. Carmel West Hospital to be treated. She was listed in critical condition.
      On this cold, snowing April day, 25 year old Whitaker made the short trip to the Columbus Division of Police Property Room to retrieve her belongings.The Ohio Dominican University graduate is still recovering from being attacked outside the Hilliard LA Fitness on March 20. It was just before dawn when a man she didn't know approached her with a gun as she arrived to work out at the gym located on Tanglewood Boulevard.Rikki said she will never forget that day."I remember pulling in and him pul...
      On this cold, snowing April day, 25 year old Whitaker made the short trip to the Columbus Division of Police Property Room to retrieve her belongings.The Ohio Dominican University graduate is still recovering from being attacked outside the Hilliard LA Fitness on March 20. It was just before dawn when a man she didn't know approached her with a gun as she arrived to work out at the gym located on Tanglewood Boulevard.Rikki said she will never forget that day."I remember pulling in and him pul...
    • Truck Delivering $6,000 Worth Of Ham Stolen

      Truck Delivering $6,000 Worth Of Ham Stolen

      Tuesday, April 15 2014 6:25 PM EDT2014-04-15 22:25:16 GMT
      A truck loaded with 100 hams, worth about $6,000, was stolen in Columbus Saturday.
      A truck loaded with 100 hams, worth about $6,000, was stolen in Columbus Saturday.
    • Unnamed 'Suspect' Indicted In 1994 Rape

      Unnamed 'Suspect' Indicted In 1994 Rape

      Tuesday, April 15 2014 2:32 PM EDT2014-04-15 18:32:27 GMT
      An indictment has been handed down in connection with the rape of a woman in 1994.
      An indictment has been handed down in connection with the rape of a woman in 1994.
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    • College Board provides a glimpse of new SAT

      College Board provides a glimpse of new SAT

      Anxious students - not to mention their parents - can get a heads-up for how the redesigned SAT might look in two years.
      Anxious students - not to mention their parents - can get a heads-up for how the redesigned SAT might look in two years.
    • Boston police safely blow up suspicious backpacks

      Boston police safely blow up suspicious backpacks

      The anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings promises to be a day of tributes to the three people who died, the more than 260 people who were hurt, and the first responders, doctors and nurses who helped them.
      Survivors, first responders and relatives of those killed in the Boston Marathon bombing marked the anniversary Tuesday with tributes that combined sorrow over the loss of innocent victims with pride over the city's...
    • New York police disband unit that spied on Muslims

      New York police disband unit that spied on Muslims

      The New York Police Department says it has disbanded a special unit whose efforts to try to detect terror threats in Muslim communities through secret surveillance sparked outrage.
      A special New York Police Department unit that sparked controversy by tracking the daily lives of Muslims in an effort to detect terror threats has been disbanded, police officials said Tuesday.
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    • 8-Year-Old Shot While Riding In A Vehicle Dies

      8-Year-Old Shot While Riding In A Vehicle Dies

      Tuesday, April 15 2014 4:19 PM EDT2014-04-15 20:19:09 GMT
      The 8-year-old boy who was shot while riding in a car in east Columbus has died.The 8-year-old boy who was shot while riding in a car in east Columbus has died.
      The 8-year-old boy who was shot in the head while riding in a vehicle in an east Columbus neighborhood on April 10 has died.
      The 8-year-old boy who was shot in the head while riding in a vehicle in an east Columbus neighborhood on April 10 has died.
    • 39 Indicted In Ongoing Marion Drug Trafficking Investigation

      39 Indicted In Ongoing Marion Drug Trafficking Investigation

      Friday, April 11 2014 2:15 PM EDT2014-04-11 18:15:38 GMT
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      More than three dozen people are now facing charges as a result of a large-scale investigation focusing on drug trafficking and possession in Marion.
      More than three dozen people are now facing charges as a result of a large-scale investigation focusing on drug trafficking and possession in Marion.
    • Man Arrested After Allegedly Refusing To Lower Drone At Crash Scene

      Man Arrested After Allegedly Refusing To Lower Drone At Crash Scene

      Tuesday, April 15 2014 5:08 PM EDT2014-04-15 21:08:45 GMT
      A 31-year-old man was arrested after allegedly refusing to lower a camera drone to allow a medical helicopter to land at the scene of a crash in Clark County last weekend.A 31-year-old man was arrested after allegedly refusing to lower a camera drone to allow a medical helicopter to land at the scene of a crash in Clark County last weekend.
      A 31-year-old man was arrested after allegedly refusing to lower a camera drone to allow a medical helicopter to land at the scene of a crash in Clark County last weekend.
      A 31-year-old man was arrested after allegedly refusing to lower a camera drone to allow a medical helicopter to land at the scene of a crash in Clark County last weekend.
    • Woman Attacked At Hilliard Gym Describes Ordeal, Recovery

      Woman Attacked At Hilliard Gym Describes Ordeal, Recovery

      Tuesday, April 15 2014 3:04 PM EDT2014-04-15 19:04:19 GMT
      Rikki Whitaker, 25, was stabbed in the upper right side of her abdomen. She was transported to Mt. Carmel West Hospital to be treated. She was listed in critical condition.Rikki Whitaker, 25, was stabbed in the upper right side of her abdomen. She was transported to Mt. Carmel West Hospital to be treated. She was listed in critical condition.
      On this cold, snowing April day, 25 year old Whitaker made the short trip to the Columbus Division of Police Property Room to retrieve her belongings.The Ohio Dominican University graduate is still recovering from being attacked outside the Hilliard LA Fitness on March 20. It was just before dawn when a man she didn't know approached her with a gun as she arrived to work out at the gym located on Tanglewood Boulevard.Rikki said she will never forget that day."I remember pulling in and him pul...
      On this cold, snowing April day, 25 year old Whitaker made the short trip to the Columbus Division of Police Property Room to retrieve her belongings.The Ohio Dominican University graduate is still recovering from being attacked outside the Hilliard LA Fitness on March 20. It was just before dawn when a man she didn't know approached her with a gun as she arrived to work out at the gym located on Tanglewood Boulevard.Rikki said she will never forget that day."I remember pulling in and him pul...
    • LIST: Top 10 Most Challenged Books

      LIST: Top 10 Most Challenged Books

      Monday, April 14 2014 4:02 PM EDT2014-04-14 20:02:45 GMT
      What books top the list of the most challenged books of 2013? Find out.
      What books top the list of the most challenged books of 2013? Find out.
    • First photos of Zoo Miami's newest lion cubs

      First photos of Zoo Miami's newest lion cubs

      Friday, April 11 2014 10:17 PM EDT2014-04-12 02:17:04 GMT
      Zoo Miami’s latest litter of lion cubs has been in seclusion with their mother since their birth on March 6th. The majority of visual opportunities with these cubs have been through a closed circuit camera that allows the staff to observe the mother and cubs without disturbing them. Just recently, zoo staff was able to temporarily separate the mother from her cubs to enable a closer examination. Senior Carnivore Keeper Ivy Brower was able to capture some wonderful images of the newest cubs wh...
      Zoo Miami’s latest litter of lion cubs has been in seclusion with their mother since their birth on March 6th. The majority of visual opportunities with these cubs have been through a closed circuit camera that allows the staff to observe the mother and cubs without disturbing them. Just recently, zoo staff was able to temporarily separate the mother from her cubs to enable a closer examination. Senior Carnivore Keeper Ivy Brower was able to capture some wonderful images of the newest cubs wh...
    • Victim Shot 3 Times In Torso Through A Franklinton Window

      Victim Shot 3 Times In Torso Through A Franklinton Window

      Tuesday, April 15 2014 8:13 AM EDT2014-04-15 12:13:40 GMT
      Officers say a 49-year-old man was shot twice in the groin and once in the abdomen in Franklinton Monday night.Officers say a 49-year-old man was shot twice in the groin and once in the abdomen in Franklinton Monday night.
      Columbus police assault detectives are investigating after a person was allegedly shot through the window of a home in Franklinton.
      Columbus police assault detectives are investigating after a person was allegedly shot through the window of a home in Franklinton.
    • Power Outage Affects Thousands, Including Columbus Hospital

      Power Outage Affects Thousands, Including Columbus Hospital

      Tuesday, April 15 2014 1:15 PM EDT2014-04-15 17:15:37 GMT
      More thank 8,000 customers, including Mount Carmel East Hospital, were without power following an outage early Tuesday morning. More thank 8,000 customers, including Mount Carmel East Hospital, were without power following an outage early Tuesday morning.
      More than 8,000 customers were without power, including Mount Carmel East Hospital, following a power outage early Tuesday morning.
      More than 8,000 customers were without power, including Mount Carmel East Hospital, following a power outage early Tuesday morning.
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