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Weapons for sale at Mad River Armory and Range in Springfield.
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Local firearm store owners predict gun, ammunition and magazine sales likely won’t spike in Central Ohio following this weekend's mass shooting in Dayton.

Protesters outside the Franklin County Courthouse react to the sentencing of Masonique Saunders on August 2, 2019.
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Masonique Saunders has been sentenced to three years in a Department of Youth Services prison on charges of involuntary manslaughter and aggravated robbery. The charges stem from Saunders' role in an armed robbery that ended with a Columbus Police officer fatally shooting her boyfriend, Julius Ervin Tate, Jr.

Gov. Mike DeWine signs the executive order creating the Ohio Narcotics Intelligence Center on July 31, 2019.
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Gov. Mike DeWine created the Ohio Narcotics Intelligence Center with an executive order on Wednesday.

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Extreme weather is limiting crops in Ohio and that's curtailing the offerings at local farmers markets.

The local leader MS-13 gang in Columbus pleaded guilty on Monday to murder and racketeering.

Ohio State Highway Patrol cruiser driving
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Ohio drivers will see more officers on the road starting Sunday as the Ohio Highway Patrol begins a high visibility enforcement campaign for the state’s Move Over Law.

Police Chief Tom Quinlan announces the division's reorganization.
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The Columbus Division of Police announced an organizational restructuring that went into effect this weekend, including a replacement for the disbanded Vice Unit.

Anti-ticket tax petition signatures are counted at City Hall.
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Opponents of Columbus’ ticket tax submitted around 19,000 signatures Monday to put a ballot measure in front of voters in November.

The Ohio Reformatory for Women in Marysville, Ohio.
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The Franklin County Board of Commissioners renewed funding Tuesday for prison and jail diversion programs.

 A brain-scanning MRI machine at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh.
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A study from the Ohio State University and the Ohio Domestic Violence Network has found domestic violence survivors frequently experience head injuries that lead to ongoing health issues.

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A Columbus-based startup is expanding its technology to bring artificial intelligence into the health care industry.

Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O'Brien, right, speaks alongside Cincinnati Police Chief Eliot Isaac, left, during a news conference to discuss cases linked to Samuel Little, Friday, June 7, 2019, in Columbus.
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Franklin County's prosecutor is objecting to the possible release of a notorious serial rapist.

Recently-sprouted soybeans on a farm in Central Ohio.
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The wettest weather in Ohio's recorded history has stalled planting throughout the state, and forecasts for the rest of June aren’t looking any sunnier.

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Columbus Police is hosting its first women’s recruitment webinar Tuesday as part of a push to increase the division’s diversity.

Houses in Weinland Park

Franklin County Commissioners approved a plan on Tuesday for housing and urban development funds next year, which includes a small decrease in federal funds.