Nicole Rasul

Pike County Sheriff Charles Reader, here at a news conference in November 2018, made worldwide headlines following the 2016 murders of eight Pike County family members.
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A grand jury filed a second indictment Friday against suspended Pike County Sheriff Charles Reader. 

Young adult on his phone
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The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services says more than 1,250 young people have participated in a program that helps foster children transition to independent adulthood. 

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The Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act (TCA) passed in 2009 requires the FDA to include new warning labels on cigarette packages. But in 2012, the agency’s attempt to add the labels was thwarted by a lawsuit from cigarette companies, who said the requirements violated First Amendment rights.

Wedding cake
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The New Albany location of Utah-based NOAH's Event Venue closed suddenly this month, after the company declared bankruptcy last year.

Multiple fire crews responded to a two-alarm fire at Battelle in Columbus on February 12.
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Multiple fire crews responded to a two-alarm fire at Battelle's headquarters on King Avenue on Wednesday morning. The fire has since been extinguished, with no injuries reported so far.

Construction of the new Franklin County Corrections Center on Fisher Road in August 2019.
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The Franklin County Board of Commissioners will vote Tuesday to move forward on $29 million in expenditures, including construction for the new county jail.

Mayor Andrew Ginther announces the 614 For Linden plan on Nov. 25, 2019.
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Mayor Andrew Ginther and city leaders on Wednesday outlined actions to prevent evictions and address the housing needs of some of Columbus’ most vulnerable citizens.

Mayor Andrew Ginther unveils the LEAP self-driving shuttle  in Linden on Feb. 5, 2020.
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Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther and other local leaders on Wednesday celebrated the launch of electric self-driving shuttles in the Linden neighborhood. It's the second such program in Columbus, but the first in a residential area.

Model Gigi Hadid walks the runway during the 2018 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show at Pier 94 on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018, in New York.
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The board of directors for Columbus-based L Brands has released an apology in response to an investigation published by the New York Times about Victoria's Secret's "culture of misogyny."

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An anticipated inaugural meeting of a committee addressing how Ohio’s dropout prevention and recovery schools operate was canceled Wednesday.

High school lockers.
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Authorities say a 15-year-old Columbus high school student was arrested Monday for possession of a deadly weapon in a school zone.

Sen. Sherrod Brown
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Two weeks after a deadly Pennsylvania crash that killed five people, Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) continues to advocate for improved motorcoach safety.