COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) — Suffering from liver and bile duct cancer, Mike Bowden couldn’t attend Russell County High School’s Class of 2022 ceremony to see his son Michael graduate. But thanks to the extra effort from his family and school administrators, a special ceremony was conducted in Bowden's east Alabama home, where father and son celebrated the milestone together.
Columbus Crew (4-5-5, 11th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Real Salt Lake (8-4-4, second in the Western Conference)
Sandy, Utah; Saturday, 10 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Real Salt Lake -123, Columbus +324, Draw +257; over/under is 2.5 goals
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) _ Worthington Industries Inc. (WOR) on Wednesday reported net income of $80.3 million in its fiscal fourth quarter.
The Columbus, Ohio-based company said it had profit of $1.61 per share.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus Crew acquired Colombian forward Juan Camilo Hernandez, known as Cucho, from Watford on Tuesday.
Terms of the contract, which runs through 2025, were not released but the Crew said it paid the largest acquisition fee in the Major League Soccer club's history.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Andre Shinyashiki scored the tying goal for Charlotte FC in a 1-1 draw with the Columbus Crew on Saturday.
Shinyashiki’s game-tying goal came in the 49th minute for Charlotte (6-8-2).
COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia teacher is free on bond after her arrest for allegedly sexually assaulting a student.
Columbus Police, in a news release, said Kendrea Hardison was arrested Thursday on two counts of sexual assault by a person with supervisory or disciplinary authority.
COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) — Kelsey Norris needs only one word to summarize her reaction to learning that she is the first candidate with an intellectual disability to qualify for the Miss Georgia Scholarship Competition in its 77-year history.
COLUMBUS, Miss. (AP) — A longtime educator who won a special election to the Mississippi House in 2020 died Friday.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Two Mississippi businessmen, including one who served on the governor's economic recovery advisory commission, have been indicted on charges connected to the fraudulent receipt of more than $2 million in pandemic relief money, prosecutors said Friday.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The chairman of the Nashville Predators has agreed to sell the majority of his stake in the NHL team to former Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam.
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — Horse races are regularly held in only two spots in Nebraska, and the tracks in Grand Island and Columbus are usually pretty quiet apart from the rumble of thoroughbreds that stomp past the half-empty grandstands.
Charlotte FC (6-8-1, seventh in the Eastern Conference) vs. Columbus Crew (4-5-4, 10th in the Eastern Conference)
Columbus, Ohio; Saturday, 7:30 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Columbus -136, Charlotte FC +383, Draw +264; over/under is 2.5 goals
DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — A man charged with murder in a shooting death at an Ohio mall over the weekend told authorities that he fired after he was hit in the head with a purse.
Columbus police were called to the Mall at Tuttle Crossing at about 2:30 p.m.
DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — One person died in a shooting at a northwest Ohio mall over the weekend, and one person was in custody, authorities said.
Sgt. Joe Albert of the Columbus police department said offices were called to the Mall at Tuttle Crossing at about 2:40 p.m.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A man accused of firing at passing vehicles and police along a busy stretch of Interstate 71 in Ohio in March is seeking to use an insanity defense.
WACO, Ga. (AP) — A company that makes concrete pipe and other products says it will restart a shuttered plant in west Georgia.
Foley Products Co., a privately held firm based in Columbus, said Friday that it will reopen its plant in Waco in July.
BROOKLINE, Mass. (AP) — Martin Kaymer has withdrawn from the U.S. Open next week at The Country citing an injury, after closing with a 69 in the Saudi-funded LIV Golf Invitational this week outside London.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man serving a life sentence for the shooting deaths of 11 family members, including eight children, on Easter in 1975 has died.
James Ruppert, 88, died Saturday at the prison system’s Franklin Medical Center in Columbus.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Police in Ohio's capital will be limited in how they can use force against protesters and will have to display officers' names on their riot gear under changes being made to city law.
COLUMBUS, Miss. (AP) — A local crime laboratory in north Mississippi has a drug analysis backlog, and the director says it needs newer equipment to keep up with demand.
Columbus Crime Lab director Claudette Gilman told the Columbus City Council that the lab is losing business due to its backlog that stretches back to 2020, the Commercial Dispatch reported.
COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) — A former Georgia court clerk accused of stealing money from fines and fees his office collected was sentenced Thursday to more than 12 years in federal prison.
A U.S. District Court judge in Columbus imposed the sentence for 64-year-old Willie Demps of neighboring Phenix City, Alabama.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) _ Designer Brands Inc. (DBI) on Thursday reported fiscal first-quarter net income of $26.2 million.
On a per-share basis, the Columbus, Ohio-based company said it had profit of 34 cents.
ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta United defender Ronald Hernández will miss three to four months after injuring a knee ligament in a 2-1 loss to Columbus, the latest in a string of major injuries for the struggling team.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A person was shot and killed on the grounds of the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus over the weekend, authorities said.
Columbus police and Ohio State Highway Patrol officers responded to gunshots at the northwest corner of the statehouse at about 10 p.m.
COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) — A local man was on top of the world.
Todd Ammerman, the 54-year-old CEO of Columbus construction company River City Contracting, was among the dozen climbers, plus Sherpa guides, with Madison Mountaineering of Wyoming who reached the summit of Mount Everest around 8:30 a.m.
ATLANTA (AP) — Erik Hurtado scored the deciding goal in a 2-1 win for the Columbus Crew over Atlanta United on Saturday.
Hurtado scored in the 45th minute, assisted by Derrick Etienne, to put the Crew (4-5-4) up 2-0.
COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) — Wayne Black was one of the few African Americans in the crowd as about 100 people gathered recently at the Republican Party headquarters near Columbus, Georgia, to hear from U.S.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — In a series of “Peanuts” comic strips that ran in mid-April of 1956, Charlie Brown grasps the string of his kite, which was stuck in what came to be known in the long-running strip as the “kite-eating tree.”
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) _ Big Lots Inc. (BIG) on Friday reported a fiscal first-quarter loss of $11.1 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier.
On a per-share basis, the Columbus, Ohio-based company said it had a loss of 39 cents.
Columbus Crew (3-5-4, 12th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Atlanta United FC (4-4-4, seventh in the Eastern Conference)
Atlanta; Saturday, 7 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Atlanta United FC -108, Columbus +291, Draw +254; over/under is 2.5 goals
DETROIT (AP) — The Cleveland Guardians put slugger Franmil Reyes on the 10-day injured list with a tight right hamstring and selected the contract of Oscar Gonzalez from Triple-A Columbus.
Gonzalez hit a single up the middle off Detroit lefty Tarik Skubal in the first at-bat of his major league debut Thursday night.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Iraqi man behind bars following his arrest on a charge of plotting to assassinate former President George W.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Democratic nominee for Ohio attorney general filed a criminal complaint against the five Republican members of the state's redistricting commission Thursday, a day after the Ohio Supreme Court rejected the commission's legislative maps for the fifth straight time.
COLUMBUS, Miss. (AP) — Authorities in a rural Mississippi county are stunned and perplexed after finding a tiny, isolated church vandalized with abortion rights slogans.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) _ Express Inc. (EXPR) on Wednesday reported a loss of $11.9 million in its fiscal first quarter.
On a per-share basis, the Columbus, Ohio-based company said it had a loss of 18 cents.
COLUMBUS, Miss. (AP) — Just hours after graduating high school, a Mississippi teenager was arrested in what has been described as a domestic dispute that left one person dead.
Lowndes County Sheriff Eddie Hawkins said Justin Robert Coggins, 18, of Caledonia, was arrested Saturday after he allegedly shot and killed Dustin Hoffpauir, 33, at a home in Caledonia, news outlets reported.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Carlos Vela and Jose Cifuentes scored second-half goals and Los Angeles FC outlasted two lengthy weather delays to beat the Columbus Crew 2-0 on Saturday.
The two teams waited out a 2-hour, 55-minute delay to begin the match, played for four minutes and then sat for a 70-minute delay before playing a scoreless first half.
COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) — Herschel Walker, the football legend and leading Republican Senate candidate in Georgia, often boasts of his work helping service members and veterans struggling with mental health.
WATKINSVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Two Republican frontrunners are hoping to clinch primary majorities as candidates make their final pitches to Georgia voters on Saturday ahead of Tuesday's election.
Los Angeles FC (7-3-2, first in the Western Conference) vs. Columbus Crew (3-4-4, eighth in the Eastern Conference)
Columbus, Ohio; Saturday, 3:30 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Columbus +127, LAFC +206, Draw +241; over/under is 2.5 goals
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The 2010 season of the Ohio State University football team, vacated after a memorabilia-for-cash scandal, should be restored because of recent changes allowing college athletes to be compensated, under a symbolic resolution approved by House lawmakers.
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Guardians acquired right-hander Yohan Ramirez on Monday from the Seattle Mariners on Monday for cash or a player to be named.
The 27-year-old Ramirez, who made seven appearances for the Mariners this season, was immediately optioned to Triple-A Columbus.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island congressional candidate recently arrested on a menacing charge in Ohio has dropped out of the race.
Michael Neary said in a statement Friday he was seeking medical treatment for non-epileptic seizures following his arrest in Ohio in March.
FOLKSTON, Ga. (AP) — Wildlife officials say a redbreast sunfish caught in south Georgia breaks a 24-year-old state record.
The Georgia Department of Natural Resources said Lester Roberts of Blackshear made the big catch May 7 on the Satilla River.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine on Friday delayed by three years the September execution of a death row inmate sentenced to die for killing two men in a robbery that netted $40.
The governor’s action was one of several reprieves he’s issued in recent years as the state struggles to find an adequate supply of drugs for lethal injection.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A group backing the legalization of marijuana for adult use in Ohio and Republican legislative leaders have reached a settlement calling for a possible statewide legalization vote next year.
Columbus Crew (3-3-4, eighth in the Eastern Conference) vs. New York City FC (4-3-2, sixth in the Eastern Conference)
The Bronx, New York; Saturday, 7 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: NYCFC -159, Columbus +432, Draw +293; over/under is 2.5 goals
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Despite being found innocent of murder charges related to multiple patient deaths, a doctor determined that practicing medicine again in Ohio would be impossible following a yearslong ordeal and so chose to surrender his medical license, his attorney said.
COLUMBUS, Ind. (AP) — A south-central Indiana man has been sentenced to 67 years in prison for the brutal 2020 slaying of his great aunt, who authorities said had bailed him out of jail a day before her death.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A former teacher, district superintendent and higher education leader was named Ohio's new state superintendent on Tuesday.
Stephen Dackin is a former vice president of the Ohio State Board of Education, which voted 14-4 with one abstention to approve his hiring to oversee public K-12 education in the state.