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Columbus SWAT Officer Shot In Sunday Standoff Dies

Apr 12, 2016

A Columbus Police SWAT oficer has died days after he was shot at a Clintonville apartment. 

Columbus Division of Police

Columbus police have identified the SWAT officer shot in a stand off situation Sunday as Steven M. Smith, a 27-year veteran of the division.  

Reynoldsburg Police

Reynoldsburg police say two people died and a third was injured in an early morning shooting Sunday at an apartment complex on Postwoods Drive.

A Columbus police SWAT officer is hospitalized in critical condition after he was shot while police tried to arrest a man on a warrant for aggravated arson.

Ohio Wesleyan University

Foul play has been ruled out in the death of an Ohio Wesleyan University soccer player whose body was found in Delaware Run Creek in February.

Licking County Sheriff's deputies say a Pataskala couple was found fatally shot in their home on Saturday, and the man's wounds were self-inflicted.

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Former Ohio Governor Ted Strickland continues to lag in cash as he seeks to unseat Republican incumbent Rob Portman in one of the year's most closely watched U.S. Senate contests.

The Ohio Board of Building Standards has reversed itself and approved final rules allowing schools to deploy portable barricade devices in the event of an active shooter.

WCBE Files

Ohio State University attorneys are asking a judge to dismiss a lawsuit by former marching band director Jon Waters, who was fired for allowing a "sexualized culture" within the band.

Ohio Public Radio

Survivors of sexual assault and relationship violence now have a free way to talk to a trained advisor at any time of day and from anywhere in Ohio. 

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The white 911 caller who alerted police to a rifle-toting black man at a Beavercreek store could face criminal charges.

Delaware County Sheriff's Office

The victims of a Delaware County teacher's sexual abuse are now suing the school district, their school and a number of district officials.

columbussports.org

The Columbus 10k road race is joining a handful of other races across the country trying to ban athletes with doping histories.

Franklin County Sheriff's Office

A Columbus man will serve life in prison for killing a man over a minor debt.

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Wright-Patterson Air Force Base will get a new commander this summer.

The Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio has canceled its contract with the firm hired to build a 100 million dollar facility that would separate refuse from recyclables.

thecount.com

Columbus police have arrested two people in connection with a double-homicide Tuesday in an east side parking lot.

Columbus police officers shot and wounded a knife-wielding man after he refused to drop it inside a Heyl Avenue home last night.

thelantern.com

Dozens of Ohio State University students are waking up outside President Michael Drake's office this morning after an all-night sit-in.

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