An erratic driver crashed his car after refusing to pull over in northern Pickaway County while being pursued by a village police officer. The driver of the car and one of the two children in the vehicle have since died.
Dispatch project reporter Mike Wagner speaks with Ohio Governor elect Mike DeWine regarding the Columbus Dispatch Warrants project. During this call we hear DeWine’s thoughts on the project and get a glimpse of what he intends to do with Ohio’s warrants once he’s actually governor. Finally, he provides some ideas on how to handle people who have minor warrants and are non-violent offenders.
Dispatch business reporter Megan Henry speaks with a developer and early resident regarding the of the Evans Farm project. During this we discuss the 1,250-acre residential and commercial development in the southern Delaware County. Finally, we address what this community will entail, the walkability aspect that it will embrace, and what the future homeowners, developers are most excited about.
Attorney General Mike DeWine, Pike County Sheriff Charles Reader, and prosecutor Rob Junk address the media following the 4 arrests made in the Pike County murders of the Rhoden family on Tuesday November 13, 2018.
Lynda Zielinski, 75, of Berwick, discusses her reaction to the killing of 11 Jews at a synagogue in Pittsburgh on October 27, the rise of antisemitism in America and her experiences surviving the Holocaust.
Business reporters Marla Rose and Megan Henry talk about the recent booming development in the Italian Village location specifically on 4th Street. We further discuss what this development currently looks like, and which new businesses are popping on the street.
Eric Bean and Fred Lee, the owners of Columbus Brewing Co. and the Actual Brewing Co., talk about how the growth of craft beer has changed their companies; how the industry is evolving and the different paths they are taking as they continue to grow.
A women calls to report a 911 call of a body found burning near a walking trail in Burbank Park in Upper Arlington.
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Dispatch reporters Rick Rouan and Mark Ferenchik are back again to talk scooters in Columbus. We discuss the new law that was put into place by the Columbus City Council. Finally, we go into detail regarding how Lime and Bird users will have to scoot on the streets or risk getting a ticket in Columbus.
Former Dispatch interns Andrew Atkins and Summer Cartwright speak with Ohio State doctoral student Ariana Steel who is studying Sociolinguistics, sociophonetics. In this episode we dive deep into slang words, where these words come from, and how these words can be used in the wrong context which can change their meanings. Finally, we hear from Dispatch reporters Bill Bush and Alissa Widman Neese as they try to determine the meaning of some popular slang words used in today's millennial...
Dispatch reporters Rick Rouan and Mark Ferenchik talk about how the city of Columbus released its first regulations on motorized scooters Tuesday morning. We further discuss what these initial regulations entail, how these scooters operate, and people’s thoughts on the Lime, Bird scooters since they have arrived in Ohio.
Columbus sets rules for motorized scooters
On June 26, 2018, the second undocumented immigrant entered sanctuary at a church in Columbus. Ruben Castilla Herrera, an organizer with the Columbus Sanctuary Collective, an immigrant-rights group, talks to us about the two sanctuary cases in Columbus. He discusses the role of faith in sanctuary, sanctuary as a form of political activism and resistance and more with Danae King, faith and values and immigration reporter at The Columbus Dispatch.
Second Columbus woman facing deportation...
Features reporter Eric Lagatta speaks with Chuck Lamb, who, as The Dead Body Guy, takes roles as corpses in television shows and movies, reflects on 12 years of playing dead. The former central Ohio resident plans to soon retire from his unusual acting career.
Dispatch reporters Darrel Rowland, Lucas Sullivan, and Cathy Candisky discuss pharmacy benefit managers, explain what spread pricing is, and how it has impacted prescription drugs. We further explain the data from 40 pharmacies who provided numbers to The Columbus Dispatch and what these numbers revealed. Finally we discuss how a middle man company was hired to keep the state's prescription drug prices in check for Ohioans on Medicaid.
Bone Thugs-n-Harmony will stop by Newport Music Hall for a Friday show. But first, member Flesh-n-Bone took a few minutes to speak to the Dispatch about rap beef, the band's longevity and getting hit with a drone.