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COLUMBUS, Ohio | Feds to review Ohio State response to claims of abuse by doc

COLUMBUS, Ohio— Federal officials will investigate Ohio State University’s response to allegations against a team doctor now accused of sexual misconduct against scores of athletes and other male students in the 1980s and 1990s. The school says the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights will investigate whether Ohio State has responded “promptly and … Continue reading COLUMBUS, Ohio | Feds to review Ohio State response to claims of abuse by doc

COLUMBUS, Ohio | ASPCA says more than 600 birds removed from home

COLUMBUS, Ohio  — The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals says more than 600 birds were removed from a house in central Ohio after reports of animal neglect and a complaint from the public about living conditions. The ASPCA says the birds were living in extremely overcrowded conditions in a home in … Continue reading COLUMBUS, Ohio | ASPCA says more than 600 birds removed from home

COLUMBUS, Ohio | The Latest: Ex of fired Ohio St coach talks to investigators

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Latest on Ohio State’s investigation into coach Urban Meyer’s handling of domestic abuse allegations against a former assistant (all times local): 4:35 p.m. The ex-wife of fired Ohio State assistant coach Zach Smith has talked to university investigators about domestic abuse allegations. An attorney for Courtney Smith says Smith was interviewed … Continue reading COLUMBUS, Ohio | The Latest: Ex of fired Ohio St coach talks to investigators

COLUMBUS, Ohio | Trump tweet jabs Kasich; Ohio governor posts laughing Putin

COLUMBUS, Ohio — President Donald Trump and Ohio Gov. John Kasich (KAY’-sik) are trading jabs on Twitter days after a special congressional election the two Republicans tried to influence ended too close to call. Trump skewered Kasich on Monday as a “very unpopular” governor who hurt GOP state Sen. Troy Balderson’s Aug. 7 race against … Continue reading COLUMBUS, Ohio | Trump tweet jabs Kasich; Ohio governor posts laughing Putin

COLUMBUS, Ohio | Orchestra approves 3-year contract with Ohio musicians

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Columbus Symphony has announced a new contract with its 47 musicians taking effect next month. The three-year collective-bargaining agreement provides a 3 percent raise for musicians. It also adds additional weeks of paid work to the 2019-20 and 2020-21 seasons, resulting in 28 weeks of guaranteed work for compensation by the … Continue reading COLUMBUS, Ohio | Orchestra approves 3-year contract with Ohio musicians

COLUMBUS, Ohio | List grows of people said to know of Ohio St. doctor’s abuse

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Several former students and student-athletes at Ohio State University have described sexual abuse they suffered at the hands of Dr. Richard Strauss, who worked at the university from 1978 until he retired in 1998. Interviews with Strauss’ victims and lawsuits filed on their behalf have named several Ohio State officials alleged to … Continue reading COLUMBUS, Ohio | List grows of people said to know of Ohio St. doctor’s abuse

COLUMBUS, Ohio | List grows of officials said to know of ex-doctor’s abuse

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The list of officials said to have known of alleged sexual abuse by an Ohio State University team doctor has continued to grow over the last few weeks. Several former students and student-athletes at Ohio State have described abuse they suffered at the hands of the late Dr. Richard Strauss, who worked … Continue reading COLUMBUS, Ohio | List grows of officials said to know of ex-doctor’s abuse

COLUMBUS, Ohio | Former UFC champ says he was victim of Ohio State doctor

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Former UFC champion Mark Coleman says he’s among the victims of a now-dead Ohio State team doctor who’s been accused of sexual misconduct by more than 100 former students. Coleman released a statement Thursday saying he wants to cooperate with investigators. He also says that he never saw or has any direct … Continue reading COLUMBUS, Ohio | Former UFC champ says he was victim of Ohio State doctor