Ohio’s U.S. representatives are splitting along party lines as Congress moves forward with an impeachment inquiry of President Trump over his soliciting of political favors from Ukraine. In Central Ohio, the physical distance is short between lawmakers sitting at different ends of that spectrum.
The future of the old Westland Mall may come into focus sooner rather than later, following the recent sale of a Sears store and auto shop. Some longtime West Side residents say it's about time to look forward.
Hilltop residents will hear a lot of gunfire Tuesday afternoon, but they won't be in any danger. The practice is meant to calibrate the ShotSpotter system, intended to improve police response to gun violence.
Columbus' Safe Streets program began in the Linden neighborhood last year, and its success prompted expansion to the Parson’s corridor and the Hilltop. But the latest results are not as promising as the pilot.
It’s been 10 months since Deaonte Dwayne Bell was killed in a shooting at the Nelson Park Apartments on Maryland Avenue on Columbus’ East Side. Three other people were killed at the apartments in the year before Bell’s death.
Though the shops along Sullivant Ave. have all closed their doors for the night, a young woman walks alone down the alley behind the Seventh Day Adventist Church. She’s petite and wears lipstick, a tweed coat and blue jeans torn at the knee.