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  1. 610 children missing in Ohio, report showsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... ages 13 to 17, with 1,000 children missing in the 6 to 12 age group, and 148 from birth to five years old. Franklin County had by far the most reports of any county, 3,820, followed by Cuyahoga, 3,347; Montgomery, 1,454, and Hamilton, 1,339. June ...


  2. Wanted: Rain in the midstateRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 |

    ... 1.5 to 3.5 inches of rainfall below average for the last 60 days, according to the river forecast center. Franklin County is 3.5 inches of below normal over the last 60 days, while Dauphin County is 1.5 inches below normal. John Repetz, a spokesman ...


  3. Man admits he hurt girl, 3, at Far East Side apartmentRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch

    A 22-year-old man admitted on Thursday that he critically injured his girlfriend's 3-year-old daughter last year at their Far East Side apartment. He could be sent to prison for 11 years when he is sentenced on June 12 by Franklin County Common Pleas Judge Stephen L. McIntosh.


  4. Disaster recovery center closing in Franklin CountyRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | WXIX-TV Cincinnati

    The center will close at 6 p.m. EDT. The Federal Emergency Management Agency says help for people who had losses in Bath, Bourbon, Carter, Elliott, Franklin, Jefferson, Lawrence, Madison, Rowan and Scott counties will still be available.


  5. Collier County Bar Association Awards Medal of Honor to Ita NeymotinRead the original story

    12 hrs ago |

    ... of that prestigious honor, she was also presented the Commissioner's Award by the Commissioner of Franklin County, Ohio. Along with attorney Frank Abernathy, nephew to Martin Luther King, Jr. confidant, Ralph Abernathy, Neymotin returned to the ...


  6. Defendants face probation violationsRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Norwalk Reflector

    ... said his client didn't stay off the radar intentionally. At one point his supervision was transferred to Franklin County and then sent back to Huron County. Allen's underlying conviction is arson. The Huron County Sheriff's Office investigated the ...


  7. AFL-CIO endorses Ginther for mayorRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch

    Just off a decisive showing in the Columbus mayoral primary, Andrew Ginther's campaign continues to roll with another big endorsement, this time from the Central Ohio Labor Council. The labor council, Central Ohio's branch of the AFL-CIO, and its 50,000 union members in the region decided to back Ginther after his win in the primary on May 5. Ginther, the Columbus City Council president, garnered about 52 percent of the vote and will face off against Franklin County Sheriff Zach Scott, who edged out Republican Terry Boyd with 18 percent of the roughly 48,000 votes cast.


  8. Judge sends man to prison for 95 years for torturing three peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch

    The man who orchestrated the kidnapping and torture of three people in his Hilltop duplex was sentenced Thursday to 95 years in prison by a Franklin County judge who didn't hide his disgust with the man's actions and attitude. "We put people in jail who do things like this to animals," Common Pleas Judge David E. Cain told Obryan D. Jones.


  9. West Side News & NotesRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | West Side and South Side Leader

    ... beginning in 1982. His park career began in 1971 as an assistant park manager with the Columbus and Franklin County Metro Parks. He has 44 years of public service. As the search is on for Shy's successor, the district's Board of Commissioners ...


  10. Jim Brown wins tight sheriff race in final momentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    ... gentleman," Browns said. "I think that held true." According to the campaign finance reports filed with the Franklin County Board of Elections, Brown and his campaign spent $4,698 on this election. $4,252 of Brown's own money was used. Sites and his ...


  11. Judge: "If you're not working, I'll have your bond revoked"Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Norwalk Reflector

    ... said his client didn't stay off the radar intentionally. At one point his supervision was transferred to Franklin County and then sent back to Huron County. Allen's underlying conviction is arson. The Huron County Sheriff's Office investigated the ...


  12. City Launches "Youth Employment Challenge" To Help Jobless Young AdultsRead the original story

    Wednesday | WBNS

    ... part-time or seasonal employment. COWIC, which operates the Ohio Means Jobs Center for Columbus and Franklin County, says as of Wednesday its received 4929 applications for its S.O.A.R. Hire! summer job initiative. S.O.A.R. hire is a job program for ...


  13. Council approves study of savings among fleet vehiclesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | This Week Community News

    ... in Jackson Township, and Reynolds said StoryPoint is the process of filing an annexation proposal with the Franklin County commissioners. The proposed facility is a 180,000-square-foot, three-story senior and special care housing facility with ...


  14. Eastland Mall property sold for $9.7 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... Subscribe today! Eastland Mall has been sold for $9.7 million to Eastland Mall Holding, according to the Franklin County auditor's office. The auction site at the time stated that Eastland Mall is "a strategically positioned, single-story enclosed ...


  15. Latest count favors Scott as Ginther's mayoral opponentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | The Columbus Dispatch

    Unofficial vote counts now confirm that Franklin County Sheriff Zach Scott will face City Council President Andrew J. Ginther for Columbus mayor in November. Franklin University professor Terry Boyd, a Republican, nudged 13 votes closer to Scott, a Democrat, in the Franklin County Board of Elections' count of all outstanding absentee and provisional ballots from the May 5 primary.


  16. Group unveils plan to help Ohio deal with cyberattacksRead the original story

    Tuesday May 19 | WFMJ-TV Youngstown

    ... that knocks out essential technology. The project was paid for with a $160,000 federal grant secured by Franklin County. The report includes strategies for agencies confronted with technological crises, classifications for types of emergencies and a ...


  17. Bill would help small Ohio cities fight discrimination against LGBTRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... a resolution urging the state to make LGBT a protected class but has not drawn up an ordinance enforcing it. Franklin County commissioners have passed a similar resolution. "We're still figuring out how to do it for such a small city," Gladman said ...


  18. Flash flood watch issued for parts of central Pa., including Franklin CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 |

    With three days of rain and thunderstorms on the way, the National Weather Service at State College has issued a flash flood watch for parts of central Pennsylvania, including Franklin County. As three days worth of showers and possible thunderstorms have already started in the Harrisburg area, regions to the west of us are under a flash-flood watch.


  19. Study: mentally ill inmates stay longer in central Ohio jailRead the original story

    Sunday May 17 | Washington Times

    Mentally-ill inmates at central Ohio's biggest jail stay longer, return more frequently and often aren't connected with the treatment they need after they leave, according to a new report. The Council of State Governments Justice Center provided the report to county commissioners following a yearlong look at the mentally ill in the Franklin County jail.


  20. Police wives provide cruiser care kitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | The Madison Press

    ... charge to help out the officers. Short is married to Jake Short of the Madison Township Police Department in Franklin County, and Venrick is married to former officer Chris Venrick. Short founded the organization in 2012, and has watched it grow ...