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Yesterday | WBNS
Six central Ohio Sheriff's met at a bar to send a message: they know many people will drink for St. Patrick's Day, but they want you to make plans to get home safely.
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Friday | The Columbus Dispatch
The driver of a Pontiac Vibe that crashed head-on into a car in southwestern Franklin County on Sept.
Friday | WTVN-AM Columbus
Columbus police plan to conduct a sobriety checkpoint on Sawmill Rd. at Festival Ln., starting at 9 p.m. Friday and running until 3 a.m. Saturday.
The Franklin County Sheriff's Office Bomb Squad is investigating a possible grenade found at the Comfort Inn in Pickerington on SR 256.
Daniel Teitelbaum was seeking revenge and justice when he shot his business partner to death in 2011 in the middle of a contentious lawsuit, Assistant Franklin County Prosecutor Marla Farbacher said today.
A Columbus police officer is on desk duty after he was charged with OVI after a crash near New Albany February 27. Columbus police officer Russell Redman III is facing a drunk driving charge.
And every day, I get stuck behind some knucklehead who's too busy playing on their "smart" phone to pay attention to the road.
The Franklin County Sheriff's Office on March 11 charged a 41-year-old Hilliard man with the Feb. 4 murder of a livery driver whose body was found in the parking lot of the Hayden Heights mobile-home park in Washington Township.
One person was killed after a single-vehicle crash on the east side of Columbus on Tuesday.
Dan McCormick of Upper Arlington, co-founder of Citizens for Responsible Taxation, said Franklin County voters can't afford the taxes it would take to build a new zoo facility on the Scioto peninsula.
"Beforehand, if there was a threat coming through the door, our security guards would have to run just like everybody else because they had no way of defending themselves, says Sheriff Zach Scott.
Investigators stayed tight lipped about who or what they were looking for, but now the reason has been revealed.
A Franklin County grand jury has cleared three Columbus SWAT officers who shot and killed a shooting-spree suspect last fall.
A 43-year-old man was sentenced this morning to life in prison with no chance of parole for 20 years after he pleaded guilty in a 2012 homicide.