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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Columbus police officer struggle to subdue Timothy Davis during a September 1 arrest.
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A federal lawsuit alleges Columbus Police used excessive force when they arrested Timothy Davis earlier this month, an incident caught on cellphone video.

Columbus Police

Columbus Police Chief Kim Jacobs said an officer has been taken off patrol duties for "inappropriate and unprofessional comments" following the arrest of Timothy Davis.

Debbie Holmes

Columbus Police say an armed suspect was arrested without incident by SWAT officers at Scioto High School, after responding to reports of an active shooter.


The Greater Columbus Convention Center completed a $140 million expansion and renovation this week, which includes the unveiling of 200 original pieces of local artwork to decorate the center. But it's a 14-foot-tall sculpture that will likely become the face of the project.

Ohio’s overdose deaths increased by a third last year to 4,050, meaning that on average, 11 Ohioans are dying each day from overdoses. According to the numbers released today by the Ohio Department of Health, more than half of those deaths involved synthetic opioids like fentanyl.


High Street, especially around the Short North, has long operated as the center of Columbus’ arts and culture scene. As part of the city’s Streetscape Improvements Project, High Street may soon become a haven of public art, as well.


In the after-glow of Monday's eclipse, we can start looking forward to an even more exciting event for the Midwest and Great Lakes region: the 2024 total solar eclipse.

Esther Honig

Police say vandals damaged a Confederate soldier statue at Camp Chase Confederate Cemetery, which contains the graves of 2,200 soldiers who were prisoners of war.

Jefferson County

An Ohio judge is in the hospital after being ambushed by a gunman while walking to work at the Jefferson County courthouse in Steubenville on Monday morning. 

Andrew Ginther

The Columbus branch of the Fraternal Order of Police unanimously approved a vote of "no confidence" in Mayor Andrew Ginther, Public Safety Director Ned Pettus, and City Council president Zach Klein.