Columbus - Ohio

Person of interest sought by Ohio police in robbery of WWII veteran

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Columbus police are asking for the public’s help in finding who robbed and knocked down a 97-year-old World War II veteran.Read more

Meet Jamani: Baby gorilla born at the Columbus Zoo

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The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium announced Thursday the birth of a female western lowland gorilla baby named Jamani.Read more

Ohio man says mistaken IRS deposit made him an instant millionaire — temporarily

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A quick stop at the ATM led to an unexpected surprise this week for Melik Pointer.Read more


Stranger donates face mask so 10-year-old boy with cerebral palsy can attend grandfather's funeral

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A 10-year-old boy almost didn't get to go to his grandfather's funeral service, until a stranger stepped in to make him a mask.Read more

Alligator found in closet by Ohio police during robbery investigation

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While police were investigating and conducting interviews, they found the alligator in the closet.Read more

'Unbelievable act of kindness': Customer leaves $2,500 tip for staff at Columbus restaurant

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A customer left a huge tip for the staff of a restaurant in Columbus.Read more

New effort begins to legalize recreational marijuana in Ohio

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A new effort to legalize recreational marijuana in Ohio got underway in the state Monday.Read more

2 cheetah cubs born at Columbus Zoo through IVF; a 'scientific breakthrough'

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The two cubs, one male and one female, were delivered Wednesday, Feb. 19. Read more

After 63 years apart, high school sweethearts reconnect and marry

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They fell in love in high school. SIx decades later, Bob and Annette were finally man and wife.Read more


Ohio 10-year-old warns about new social media challenge

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A viral schoolyard "challenge" is proving to be very dangerous to the children who fall victim.Read more

Wesson scores 15 to power Buckeyes over Indiana 68-59

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Kaleb Wesson scored 15 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to push Ohio State to a 68-59 win over Indiana Saturday.Read more