Columbus City Attorney Columbus Says Cops Who Arrested Timothy Davis Did Not Use Excessive Force By Associated Press • Jan 19, 2018 Columbus Division of Police Columbus city attorneys are denying white police officers used excessive force when they arrested a black man last year in an incident captured on video. Local Election Results In A Nutshell By Jim Letizia • Nov 8, 2017 Columbus voters Tuesday re-elected Democrats Shannon Hardin, Priscilla Tyson and Mitch Brown to Columbus City Council. City Temporarily Closes East Side Night Club By Jim Letizia • Sep 22, 2017 Columbus officials have closed for ten days an east side night club, saying it is a haven for criminal activity. IG Says Former DAS Worker May Have Violated State Ethics Laws By Jim Letizia • Sep 15, 2017 The Ohio Inspector General's office says a former Department of Administrative Services IT supervisor possibly violated ethics laws by pursuing and accepting a job with a state vendor while managing that vendor's multi-million dollar contract. Columbus Shuts Down East Side Bar By Jim Letizia • Sep 8, 2017 Columbus authorities Thursday shut down an east side bar they say has been a haven for criminal activity. City Shuts Down Linden Carryout By Jim Letizia • Aug 4, 2017 WCBE files The City of Columbus has shut down a Linden carryout that officials say was a haven for criminal activity. City Shuts Down Troubled Strip Club By Jim Letizia • Jun 22, 2017 tuscl.net The City of Columbus has shut down a troubled east side strip club. City Shuts Down Troubled East Side Motel By Jim Letizia • May 24, 2017 wyndamhotels.com The City of Columbus yesterday closed an east side motel that authorities say is a public nuisance. City Attempting To Close Troubled Weinland Park Carryout By Jim Letizia • Jan 13, 2017 The Columbus City Attorney’s office has filed a complaint in Franklin County Environmental Court against Natalia’s Carry Out on Summit Street, saying it is a hub of illegal activity. City Can't Force Company To Cover Costs Of Responding To Fire By Jim Letizia • May 6, 2016 Columbus taxpayers will be on the hook for the fire division response to a blaze at a recycling plant last year. Number Of Shoplifting Cases In Columbus Rose Last Year By Jim Letizia • Jan 19, 2016 Columbus prosecutors say the number of shoplifting cases and the value of stolen items both rose last year over previous years. City Attorney Releases "Dirty Dozen" By Jim Letizia • Dec 28, 2012 The Columbus City Attorney's office has released its list of 12 drunken-driving offenders who have outstanding arrest warrants.