There are no advertisements in the Columbus yet

After car crashes into pole in west Columbus, 1 person in critical condition

One individual is in basic condition after a vehicle collided with a shaft on Saturday morning in west Columbus.

Columbus police say the accident occurred in the zone of West Broad Street and North Glenwood Avenue.

A call about the accident came in around 8:05 a.m.

The casualty was taken to Grant Medical Center for treatment.

The roadway was closed down, however it has since revived

Show more

After 2 motorcycles crash in north Columbus, 1 critical, 1 stable 

Columbus police say one individual is in basic condition and a subsequent individual is in stable condition after two cruisers slammed Saturday morning.

Police say the accident occurred around 11:25 a.m. on I-71 North close to Morse Road. One individual was taken to Grant Medical Center in basic condition. A subsequent individual was taken to St. Ann's in stable condition. All paths are right now open, as indicated by police.

Show more

A man after receiving a help as rent thanked with a gesture of gratitude

Many people have lost their jobs due to coronavirus and struggle to pay for basic life necesities, but they are receiving financial lifeline.

And on Friday, an extraordinary gesture of gratitude was seen.

Early Friday morning, a line of people was formed outside of the Columbus Urban League.

Among these needy people was one person named Ryan Griffin.

He lost his hotel job in March due to pandemic.

He says that he daily fear if he will be able to provide for his son.

"It's scary. And it's hurtful. When I look at him and think I might not be able to feed you or keep a roof over your head, you know? It makes me — it makes me sad," he said.

On Friday, Urban the Urban League distributed over 100 checks, from amounts ranging from $500 to $1,000. But this was only the start as they say they have more than 600 applications waiting to be processed.

Rhonda Gaines, who manages the housing stabilization program, said, "We've received over 5,000 phone calls since we started our program in March. Over 5,000. We get maybe 200 calls a day for rental assistance coming from people who've never applied for assistance. They've never applied for unemployment, they've never applied for anything. And they need help."

Griffin said that for such help, a small piece of gratitude is the least he can do.

The hotline number is 614-484-9111:

Show more

Hilliard senior graduates with joy after battling brain cancer

Most of the people take their senior year and graduation for granted, but it was not right for Leanna Ramirez.

In March 2017, Ramirez was diagnosed with brain cancer, and after that, it was all about treatment. She had two surgeries, four rounds of chemo, and 33 rounds of radiation. There is a 50/50 chance of tumor growth in the coming years.

But she is still here and alive and happy.

Like, different people have bucket lists Ramirez has "I Lived" list. This list includes going to Times Square for New Year's Eve, white water rafting in Colorado, going to music concerts, and a trip to Hawaii, all thanks to generous donations.

Her parents, John and Janet, know that every day is very precious for her.

"Yeah, there are still moments, though, that we have that you know...," Janet said. "But that's why we do this."

Ramirez came to the school and jumped out of her van to receive her high school diploma. She was congratulated and cheered with a rose.

"You win by how you live, every day," Janet said. "That's how you have control. That's how she has control. We could let this get us down, or we can celebrate every little step. We're just going to celebrate every little step."

Show more

A 19-year old suffers gunshot wounds after robbery in Southwest Columbus, police looking for the suspects

As per police reports, two males approached a 19-year old victim near the 1600 Block, Belvoir Boulevard and demanded money and after taking the money, they shot the victim twice.

The police reacted after they received a call from Doctor's West Hospital, after 4 pm, where the victim was seen suffering from gunshot injuries in his upper arm as well as lower body.

If anyone is aware of the incident and has any detail, he/she can contact Central Ohio Crime Stoppers ((614) 461-TIPS) or Columbus Police Felony Assault Unit ((614) 645-4141).

Show more

Labour Day Festival in Canal Winchester cancelled due to safety concerns amid COVID-19

The Canal Winchester Labor Day Festival set to celebrate 100th anniversary, scheduled from 5th to 7th September, is cancelled. The organizers of this celebration justified the decision as safety concerns during the pandemic COVID-19. Mike Coolman, the Festival Vice-President, stated on behalf of the board of directors that it was not an easy decision but essential and a responsible decision.

Generally, this festival in Canal Winchester attracts large crowds and brings in music, food, midway-rides, Frame Car show and the renowned Labour Day Parade. Also, the organizers have begun planning for the following year’s festival, which might take place from 4th to 6th September.

Show more

High school football playoff expanded from 8 to 12 teams per region

High School Athletic Association Board of Directors had allowed a higher number of teams to compete for a state title next year under an extended high school playoff.

The board had the voting on Wednesday and decided that football playoffs will be expanded from 8 schools per region to 12 schools per region from the 2021 season.

In the first round, the top four seeds will not have to compete anymore till quarterfinal, and No. 12 seed will play at the No. 5 seed, No. 11 at No. 6, No. 10 at No. 7, and No. 9 at No. 8.

According to OHSAA, last year, 709 schools in Ohio played 11-man football. After the expansion, the total number of qualifier playoffs will increase to 336 from 224.

“We still have details to work out regarding the format and specific season dates, but this vote by the Board gives us the green light to finalize those details for 2021,” said Beau Rugg, Senior Director of Officiating and Sport Management for the OHSAA and the Association’s football administrator. “We are thankful for the Board’s support on this proposal, which will bring all the great things of playoff football to 112 additional schools and communities.”

The final in 2021 is expected to be held between Dec 2-5, as decided earlier.

Schools will still be permitted to play ten regular-season games.

Show more

Former state basketball player Mike Conley donates $200,000 to help medical staff and frontline workers

Mike Conley, a former Ohio State basketball player, had donated $200,000 to people who made him what he is now, those fighting with the pandemic.

He is currently Utah Jazz guard, and his donation "will address food insecurity, homelessness and remote learning needs exacerbated by COVID-19," according to the release from the team.

The donation from the player will be distributed among the Utah Food Bank in Salt Lake City, CodeCrew in Memphis, Tennessee; Community Shelter Board and the Columbus Urban League in Columbus, Ohio; the Indianapolis Public Schools Foundation in Indianapolis; and the New Haven Missionary Baptist Church in West Helena, Arkansas.

Community Shelter Board would use the donation from the former Ohio State's player in Columbus by providing masks for every staff member and people in the homeless system. It will also be used to provide personal protective equipment to staff working at isolation centers and quarantine shelters for COVID-19.

The donation by Conley is a part of the "Acts of Caring" platform of NBA Together, aiming to make the NBA reach all the critically impacted parts of society due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Conley won the NBA HORSE Challenge last month, which included a donation of $200,000 by State Farm to charities involved in Coronavirus response efforts on behalf of participants.

Show more


Governor of Columbus has provided the go-ahead to Ohio pubs and restaurants to prepare for dine-in operation on Thursday if they obey other procedures to avoid coronavirus from spreading.

This week, the Ohio Restaurant Association said that fifty-four percent of regional establishments would open next week for dine-in operation. It estimates that another twenty-eight percent will open soon after that.

Among the pubs and restaurants in the Columbus area planning to reopen Lists available on the official city website. Business owners are hopeful that this state will run again on a normal routine.

Show more

Seven-year-term as Bucyrus Police chief to end on June12, David Koepke announces retirement

A spokesman for the police department informed that Bucyrus Police Chief, David Koepke is retiring.

Koepke declared his retirement on Tuesday, during a city council meeting. For about seven years, he has served as police chief and June 12 would be his last day as the chief.

In the wake of resigning, Koepke will go to fill in as a program instructor and coordinator with the criminal justice program and the Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy at North Central State College.

Koepke talked with 10TV about his experience being determined to have coronavirus a month ago. The division says Koepke has wholly recuperated from the sickness.

Show more

Governor does not provide dates: Wedding Venue industry in trouble?

Large wedding venues like Ohio, which can hold more than 1000 people, closed in March, the same day when the Arnold Sports Classic was closed to spectators.

General Manager Hank Straty exclaimed that everything stopped immediately.

Dr Amy Acton, Ohio’s Health director, gave a mandatory health order that prohibits any event or gathering that brings 50 or more people in a single room or other indoor or outdoor place at the same time. The order remains in effect until the Governor Mike De Wine’s State of Emergency prevails. Henceforth, President Trump declared no get-togethers of more than ten people. This order has led to a temporary downfall in the wedding industry’s economy.

The manager says they see other businesses resuming; they to want to comply, but there is no communication.

The Ohio Governor told that he is concerned about social distancing; some caterers say that they can comply with the limitations just like restaurants. DeWine also said that he was not ready to give out any date to confirm when the receptions could begin, but if bars can restart, even halls can resume. In a bar, many people standing in groups is a concern, and that is the reason behind booked table compulsion.

Straty informed that they are quite a large venue wherein they can accommodate a lot more than just ten people, maintaining social distancing.

Show more

EF0 tornado touched down in eastern Madison County

An EF0 tornado tocuhed down in eastern Madison County, as per a starter report from the National Weather Service

The NWS says at 4:49 p.m., the tornado was accepted to have contacted down in a field south of State Route 665/London-Lockbourne Road. The tornado went across the street and moved upper east into the Lilly Chapel region.

The NWS says the evaluated most extreme breeze speed was 85 mph and the tornado left harm along Lilly Chapel Georgesville Road, wrecked an animal dwellingplace and tossed metal from the rooftop over the street into neighbors' yards. Trees along the street were additionally harmed.

The tornado lifted in a field at around 4:53 p.m. The way length was 1.9 miles with a greatest width of 75 yards.

As indicated by the NWS, an EF0 arrangement goes in wind speeds from 65-85 mph.

There were no wounds or passings announced by the NWS.

Show more

Police identify man killed in I-71 northbound crash

Police distinguish the man executed in a solitary vehicle crash in the region of Morse of Road. It happened Monday soon after 4:50 p.m. at the point when Anthony Giannini Jr., 49 was driving northbound on I-71 only south of Morse Road. Giannini's vehicle left the correct side of the northbound paths and entered the grass. The vehicle struck various trees before it rolled and Giannini was catapulted from the vehicle and articulated dead at the scene. The northbound paths of I-71 were closed down and have since revived.

Show more


According to Columbus authorities, a man is killed after drowning in a car that was discovered flipped down in floodwater in southeast Columbus.

Cops said they responded to a call about the vehicle about two p.m. on Tues but investigators state the accident happened on late Monday.

Officers and emergency workers rushed to the South Hamilton Road 2200 block when a citizen noticed the vehicle.

According to police, the man was found within the vehicle, which had been upside-down in a drainage ditch.

Shortly after fifteen minutes, the man was declared dead.

No one more details were known.

Show more

Motorcycle-Car accident, Motorcyclist dead

A man passed away after an accident, including a vehicle and a bike. It occurred on Saturday, close to downtown Columbus.

Police say around 6:35 p.m., a 2011 Chevrolet Malibu was voyaging south on St. Clair Avenue and was taking a left onto Atcheson Street. Simultaneously, a 1998 Honda CB250/Nighthawk was additionally travelling south on St. Clair Avenue and attempted to pass the Malibu.

Authorities state the bike slammed into the Malibu. The driver of the cruiser, 41-year-old Raashawn Reynolds, was tossed from the bike. Police say he was taken to OSU East and was articulated dead at 7:33 p.m.

According to police reports, an 18-year-old lady driving the Malibu, and her mom, who was additionally inside the vehicle, did not do any harm

An examination concerning the accident is progressing.

Show more

Stabbing in East Columbus, the suspect fled

Police officers are searching for a suspect in a homicide that occurred in east Columbus in April of 2019.

A news discharge expresses that on April 22, 2019, 29-year-old Kyle Stewart and his girlfriend were inside the Shop N Go Market, situated at 3951 East Livingston Avenue.

Police said when both came out of the store, a man hit Stewart's girlfriend.

As per police, Stewart at that point defied the man.

Authorities stated the man at that point thrust a knife in Stewart's chest and fled.

Emergency workers reacted to the scene and took Stewart to Grant Medical Center, where he kicked the bucket the next day.

Police do know the rationale in the assault.

Specialists state the suspect is an African-American male. At the hour of the occurrence, he was wearing a cap, shades and a red or orange coat.

Show more

A woman died in a crash on I-270 Northbound in Dublin

A woman died in the crash occurred on Saturday morning in the area of I-270 North at Rings Road near Tuttle Crossing Boulevard, according to Dublin Police.

The Police also told that the SUV crashed into a semi at around 8 a.m. The vehicle was carrying two people.

A 47-year-old woman inside the SUV died from the injuries suffered due to the crash. The woman was sitting on the passenger's seat, and the driver is still in a severe condition, said Police.

According to Police, the driver of the semi was not hurt in the collision.

Due to the crash, all the lanes of I-270 North between Tuttle Crossing Boulevard and Sawmill Road were shut down but were later reopened.

Show more

After being postponed, “Race for the Cure” postponed to August 1

The new for the nation's largest "Race for the Cure" event had been released. The event will be organized on August 1.

The event was supposed to be held on May 16, but the dates were postponed due to the widespread pandemic.

The initial decision that the event will be postponed was announced back in March only.

The Interim Director of the "Race for the Cure" event, Julie McMahon, said that the decision to postpone was not taken lightly:

"Komen Columbus takes the health and safety of our participants, supporters, volunteers, staff, and the patients and survivors we serve very seriously. We are so grateful for the work of the City of Columbus and want to express our support as they also respond to this rapidly evolving situation. We will have a new date to announce in the coming days."

Show more

Catholic Diocese plans for Sunday Mass

The Catholic Diocese of Columbus has planned for public celebration of Sunday Mass which will begin from May 31.

The spokesperson of the diocese told that individual parishes can begin public Mass on weekdays from May 25th itself.

The Catholic Bishops of Ohio has announced the cancellation of all Catholic services including Easter services in April.

Show more

Cancer survivor plans fundraiser

Life throws curveballs, that is said and experienced, Erica Mantell was diagnosed with acute

lymphoblastic leukaemia six years ago just as she turned 22.

She said, "It really rocked my world and that of all my loved ones, too, you just feel so down, you

don't feel like yourself at all and you're just not convinced life's ever going to go back to a new


Her chances of survival were high but that came with four months of full body radiation,

chemotherapy and a bone marrow transplant.

One week later with her mom's help behind her wheelchair, she received her biology degree from

Ohio state.

After taking a gap of one year she went to medical school and is now working for Dublin

Methodist Family Medicine.

She is now named as the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society's Woman of the Year which is set to

raise funds so as to find cures for blood cancers.

They planned on making $50,000 in donations but the virus outbreak has put a brake to it,

however, her cousin Lee has planned on doing a Facebook Live, Friday at 6:00 p.m., to shoot free

throws to raise money.

Show more
Other News United States Of America