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Police in Ohio fatally shoot man who they say charged at officers with knife

Jun. 11, 2024 12:10 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Officers shot and killed a man who they say charged at them with a knife after they first tried to stop him with a Taser, police in Ohio said. Police in Columbus received multiple calls Monday night about a man in the middle of the street running at vehicles...

Adam Scott in position to get into US Open through world ranking, extend majors streak to 92

Jun. 09, 2024 22:33 PM EDT

PINEHURST, N.C. (AP) — Adam Scott is going to make the U.S. Open field after all, keeping his major championship streak alive. Days after losing a playoff in a qualifier Monday in Columbus, Ohio, Scott was in position Sunday to get a spot from the world ranking to play at Pinehurst...

Big Lots: Fiscal Q1 Earnings Snapshot

Jun. 06, 2024 07:19 AM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Big Lots Inc. (BIG) on Thursday reported a loss of $205 million in its fiscal first quarter. On a per-share basis, the Columbus, Ohio-based company said it had a loss of $6.99. Losses, adjusted for asset impairment costs and...

Designer Brands: Fiscal Q1 Earnings Snapshot

Jun. 04, 2024 06:58 AM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Designer Brands Inc. (DBI) on Tuesday reported profit of $783,000 in its fiscal first quarter. On a per-share basis, the Columbus, Ohio-based company said it had profit of 1 cent. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, came to...

Rossi scores twice, leads Crew past Orlando City 2-0 for third straight road win

May. 25, 2024 21:54 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Diego Rossi scored a goal in each half and the Columbus Crew notched their third straight victory on the road, beating Orlando City 2-0 on Saturday night. Columbus (6-2-6) took a 1-0 lead into halftime on a penalty-kick goal by Rossi in the first minute of...

What comes next for Ohio's teacher pension fund? Prospects of a 'hostile takeover' are being probed

May. 24, 2024 13:39 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A battle is under way for the future of Ohio’s $94 billion teacher pension fund, as would-be reformers’ attempts to deliver long-promised benefits to retirees with the help of an aggressive investment firm touting an untested AI-driven trading strategy face intense...

Judge rules Ohio law that keeps cities from banning flavored tobacco is unconstitutional

May. 20, 2024 14:54 PM EDT

An Ohio law prohibiting cities from banning the sale of flavored tobacco products is unconstitutional, a judge has ruled. The state is expected to appeal the ruling issued Friday by Franklin County Common Pleas Court Judge Mark Serrott, who had issued a temporary restraining order...

3 dead, 3 wounded in early morning shooting in Ohio's capital

May. 18, 2024 17:25 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Three people died and three others were wounded in an early morning shooting in Ohio's capital over the weekend, authorities said. Columbus police said the shooting was reported shortly before 3 a.m. Saturday in the Italian Village neighborhood north of...

Last student who helped integrate the University of North Carolina's undergraduate body has died

May. 17, 2024 12:19 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Ralph Kennedy Frasier, the final surviving member of a trio of African American youths who were the first to desegregate the undergraduate student body at North Carolina's flagship public university in the 1950s, has died. Frasier, who had been in declining...

Ohio police fatally shoot Amazon warehouse guard who tried to kill supervisor, authorities say

May. 14, 2024 10:53 AM EDT

A security guard trainee at an Amazon warehouse in Ohio was fatally shot by police after he tried to shoot his supervisor at close range and later shot an officer who was saved by his bulletproof vest, authorities said. The initial shooting occurred around 4:40 p.m. Sunday at the...