A more than 20-year-old murder case took a new step Tuesday as a post-conviction relief hearing began for Eddie Lee Howard.
Thousands are expected to turn out for the annual Market Street Festival in downtown Columbus this weekend.
A McCool man was arrested in connection to a Sunday rape and assault in the Cotton District.
Two local law enforcement agencies are warning residents to be aware of scammers posing as Internal Revenue Agency employees.
Beard's Antiquities on Fifth is leaving downtown Columbus.
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