Ch. 10 WBNS Columbus tells the story: Ohio State Treats Youth Football Program to Day at The ‘Shoe

COLUMBUS, Ohio – After more than a dozen shootings this summer, many involving teens, a former gang member on Thursday were trying to help youth avoid the violence.

The Weinland Park Dawgs lined up outside the Woody Hayes Athletic Center on The Ohio State University Campus, 10TV’s Andy Hirsch reported.

The young football players were from some of the city’s poorest and most dangerous neighborhoods. Read the full story at

Click on the “Youth Violence” story in the rundown on the left of the video screen: