Gabe Rosenberg

Digital News Editor

Gabe Rosenberg joined WOSU in October 2016. A Pittsburgh native, Gabe graduated with a bachelor's degree in American Studies from Wesleyan University in Middletown, CT. 

Before coming to Columbus, he worked as a digital news assistant for NPR in Washington, DC, reporting and writing for NPR's website and blogs. His work has also appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Columbia Journalism Review, and Consequence of Sound.

He is a lifelong Fountains of Wayne fan and pun aficionado.

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More than two dozen people have been treated for possible drug exposure at the Ross Correctional Institution in Chillicothe. Medical officials say the health scare was likely caused by some combination of opioids, and all of those sickened are expected to recover.

School bus
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The late summer heat is forcing Columbus City Schools to let kids out early again on Wednesday.

Former Ohio House Speaker Cliff Rosenberger
Ohio House

Former House Speaker Cliff Rosenberger and several payday lending lobbyists are named in a federal search warrant seeking evidence of potential bribery and kickbacks.

Travis Irvine
Travis Irvine

Restored to minor party status in Ohio, the Libertarian Party has picked its statewide ballot for November’s elections.

Troy Balderson / Facebook

Troy Balderson has been declared the winner of Ohio's 12th congressional district special election. 

Ohio State football coach Urban Meyer makes a statement during a news conference.
Paul Vernon / Associated Press

Ohio State head football coach Urban Meyer and athletic director Gene Smith have both been suspended after a university investigation into what they knew about an assistant coach's alleged abuse.

Rick Bowmer / Associated Press

The Columbus City Attorney is appealing a judge’s decision striking down the city’s ban on bump stocks.

Donald Trump speaking on campaign trail.
Gage Skidmore / Wikipedia

President Donald Trump and Gov. John Kasich traded jabs on Twitter a week after Ohio’s 12th District special election ended too close to call.

Wikimedia / WOSU

The Libertarian Party may have regained minor party status in Ohio, but its candidate for the 12th congressional district won't be appearing on the ballot.

Troy Balderson, Republican candidate for Ohio's 12th Congressional District, speaks to a crowd of supporters during an election night party Tuesday in Newark, Ohio.
Jay LaPrete / AP

Republican Troy Balderson has declared victory in the special election for Ohio’s 12th congressional district, with unofficial results showing a thin margin of victory in the normally solid-red territory.

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Richard Cordray shakes hands with supporters during an election night event Tuesday, May 8, 2018, in Columbus.
Jay LaPrete / AP

The latest campaign fundraising numbers for statewide candidates in 2018 are in, with Democrats and Republicans keeping the race tight – and expensive.

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Tuesday is election day, but there's really only one contest to watch: Ohio's 12th congressional district.

Urban Meyer
Carlos Osorio / AP

Ohio State head football coach Urban Meyer said he followed proper protocol in reporting 2015 abuse allegations against his former assistant, contradicting his previous comments that he had no knowledge of the incident.

Sue Ogrocki / Associated Press

Ohio State’s football team enters fall camp this week without head coach Urban Meyer, who was placed on paid administrative leave Wednesday. Recent reports have called into question Meyer's claim that he was unaware of 2015 domestic violence allegations against an assistant coach.

The Ohio State University

Advocacy groups are calling on the U.S. Department of Education to open a civil rights investigation into how The Ohio State University responded to allegations of abuse by longtime school doctor Richard Strauss.

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