Franklin County Newswire

Franklin County Newswire

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  1. Now competent, man gets life sentence for murdering ex-wifeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... after pleading guilty to aggravated murder in the death of Candice R. Roberts. The sentence, imposed by Franklin County Common Pleas Judge Jenifer French, was recommended by prosecuting and defense attorneys as part of the plea agreement. The guilty ...

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  2. Non-citizens are voting illegally in Ohio, but the number is tinyRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... for investigation and possible prosecution, Husted said. Fourteen of the improper ballots were cast in Franklin County. “In light of the national discussion about illegal voting it is important to inform our discussions with facts," Husted ...

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  3. New Franklin County Jail will seek to modify inmatesa behaviorRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch

    Geoff Stobart looks at the coats of peeling paint, the rusted pipes and the patched heating ducts and sees the past - and the future. "Maybe back in 1969, this was a state-of-the-art facility," said Stobart, the chief deputy who runs the jails for the Franklin County sheriff's office, referring to the year the Downtown facility opened.

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  4. Body in canalRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | WLVQ-FM Columbus

    ... detectives said. The Columbus Police Dive Team pulled Smith, 34, from the water and he was taken to the Franklin County Coroner's office, police said. No signs of foul play were observed in the initial investigation, detectives said. The ...

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  5. Avian flu outbreak has health officials advising watchfulness after business trips to ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Crain's Cleveland Business

    The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advises "usual caution" with travel to China, and public health officials in Columbus and Franklin County have asked hospitals and physician practices to enhance surveillance of respiratory illness and ask if patients have traveled to China. The virus is spread most often through contact with birds, although there are rare human-to-human transmissions.

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  6. Tax levy would bring back full-time policing to Franklin TownshipRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch

    Want to report an after-hours crime in Franklin Township? Often, it's going to have to wait till morning. Franklin County deputy sheriffs respond to nighttime emergencies now, but low-priority offenses - typically, crimes that aren't in progress - aren't addressed until the day shift begins at 8 a.m. That includes disorderly conduct, runaway teens, thefts, domestic abuse and sex crimes.

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  7. New Franklin County Jail seeks to modify inmatesa behaviorRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch

    Geoff Stobart looks at the coats of peeling paint, the rusted pipes and the patched heating ducts and sees the past - and the future. "Maybe back in 1969, this was a state-of-the-art facility," said Stobart, the chief deputy who runs the jails for the Franklin County sheriff's office, referring to the year the Downtown facility opened.

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  8. Woman's body found in trash bin in creek near ColumbusRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Madison Press

    Authorities say the body of a 22-year-old woman has been found in a trash bin that was partially submerged in a creek. The Franklin County Sheriff's office tells WCMH-TV that the woman has been identified as Gabriel Ann Hinojosa, who had been reported missing Feb. 19. It's not clear how she died.

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  9. Alan Miller: Public records shed light on heroin crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Columbus Dispatch

    The weeklong Dispatch series "Heroin's hold on us," published in September, showed the stunning effects throughout virtually every neighborhood. Among the things we learned during the reporting for the series is that the Franklin County coroner already employs such a review board.

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  10. Columbus schoola s search of studenta s bag gets Ohio Supreme Court reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Columbus Dispatch

    Invoking the goal of classroom safety, Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O'Brien contends that school employees have greater legal freedom than police to search students' belongings. Attorneys for a former Columbus high school student argue instead that a gun-possession charge against him was properly thrown out because of an unconstitutional search by school officials.

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  11. Ohio court considers privacy rights in backpack searchRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Madison Press

    ... charged with possessing a deadly weapon in a school safety zone. The case is still pending. Prosecutors in Franklin County appealed after two lower courts tossed out the evidence against Polk because of the second search. The circumstances of the ...

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  12. Womana s body found in trash bin in creek near ColumbusRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Whiznews.com

    Authorities say the body of a 22-year-old woman has been found in a trash bin that was partially submerged in a creek. The Franklin County Sheriff's office tells WCMH-TV that the woman has been identified as Gabriel Ann Hinojosa, who had been reported missing Feb. 19. It's not clear how she died.

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  13. Sheriff: Body found in trash bin in creek near ColumbusRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | WFMJ-TV Youngstown

    Authorities near Columbus are trying to identify the body of a woman found in a trash bin that was partially submerged in a creek. The Franklin County Sheriff's office says the body was discovered Friday in a curbside-style trash bin with wheels.

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  14. Womana s body found in garbage can in Big Darby CreekRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Columbus Dispatch

    A girl's body was found Friday evening in a garbage can that was partially submerged in Big Darby Creek in Pleasant Township, according to the Franklin County sheriff's office. Individuals spotted what they thought was a body of a "minor-aged" female in the blue, curbside-style container with wheels and reported it about 5:20 p.m., said Franklin County Sheriff Dallas Baldwin.

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  15. 22-year-old woman identified as body found in trash can in southwestern Franklin CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | WBNS

    TV's on-line public inspection file can be found on the FCC website or at 10TV.com/fcc. Individuals with disabilities may contact Becky Richey at [email protected] or 614.460.3785 for assistance with access to the WBNS-TV public inspection files.

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  16. Girla s body found in garbage can in Big Darby CreekRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Columbus Dispatch

    A girl's body was found Friday evening in a garbage can that was partially submerged in Big Darby Creek in Pleasant Township, according to the Franklin County sheriff's office. Individuals spotted what they thought was a body of a "minor-aged" female in the blue, curbside-style container with wheels and reported it about 5:20 p.m., said Franklin County Sheriff Dallas Baldwin.

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  17. Body found in trash can in southwestern Franklin CountyRead the original story

    Friday | WBNS

    TV's on-line public inspection file can be found on the FCC website or at 10TV.com/fcc. Individuals with disabilities may contact Becky Richey at [email protected] or 614.460.3785 for assistance with access to the WBNS-TV public inspection files.

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  18. Jury rejects self-defense claim, convicts man of murdering his fatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... Bythewood, 59, on Sept. 10, 2015 at the back door of the house in the 2000 block of Grasmere Avenue. A Franklin County jury deliberated for about seven hours after a nearly two-week trial before rejecting his defense and finding him guilty ...

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  19. Former caregiver sentenced for raping developmentally disabled womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WDTN-TV Dayton

    The city of Dayton Public Works has crews on standby. They sent some of their crew members home early on Friday and plan to bring them back Harry Yruegas pleaded guilty to one count of rape and one count of sexual battery on January 30. Friday, a Franklin County judge sentenced him to 15.5 years in prison.

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  20. Former caregiver sentenced to nearly 16 years for rape of disabled womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | The Columbus Dispatch

    Because a severely disabled woman who was raped by a caregiver at a West Side nursing home cannot speak for herself, her brother told a Franklin County judge on Friday how the crime has devastated the victim and her family. "It has destroyed her life, it's destroyed my life," he said. "This is a person she should have had trust in.

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