• Black, female insurance exec on quest to mentor teen girls

    COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) — Teresa White, the first woman and African-American president of Georgia-based insurance giant Aflac U.S., has the knack to inspire. So says Seychelle Hercules, a formerly bashful girl who went on to win Georgia’s Miss Columbus pageant after hearing the trailblazing black executive speak.

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  • Man vows he’s penniless in court; deputies find $4K on him

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio defendant who vowed he was penniless and couldn’t pay a fine now faces a big one after deputies escorting him from court found he had over $4,000 in his clothes.

  • Panarin, Blue Jackets rally to beat Rangers 3-1

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Artemi Panarin and Seth Jones scored to rally the Columbus Blue Jackets to a 3-1 win over the New York Rangers on Friday night.

  • Ex-Ohio State football player indicted on rape charges

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a former Ohio State University running back faces three counts of rape for an alleged sexual assault of a woman this summer.