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6:54 am
Fri May 15, 2015

Columbus To Consider Use Of Police Body Cameras

Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman says the city will consider outfitting police officers with body cameras. Coleman says the goal is to help improve police-community relations.

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10:18 am
Fri May 1, 2015

Feds Increase Reward For "Buckeye Bandit"

Credit Federal Bureau of Investigation

The FBI and Crime Stoppers have increased to 10 thousand dollars the award being offered for information leading to the arrest of a bank robber they have dubbed the "Buckeye Bandit."

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6:36 am
Thu April 30, 2015

SUPCO Rejects Public Records Request Involving Columbus Police

Adam Saleh
Credit Columbus Division of Police

The Ohio Supreme Court has declined to dismiss a lawsuit against Columbus police seeking the complete files of a long-closed criminal case.

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6:34 am
Tue April 28, 2015

Medication Missing From Columbus Ambulances

Credit wikipedia.org

An investigation by Columbus police has found several bottles of medications went missing from two fire department ambulances during a 24-hour period in March.

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9:26 am
Mon March 23, 2015

Columbus Police: Officer Shot Man During Struggle

Columbus police say an officer shot and killed an armed man who attacked while the officer was taking a police report about threats the man's family said he had made against them. 

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11:23 am
Fri March 20, 2015

Authorities Seek Public's Help In Finding "Buckeye Bandit"

The "Buckeye Bandit" is seen in this surveillance photo robbing a local bank
Credit Federal Bureau of Investigation

The FBI and Columbus police are asking for help identifying a suspect in up to 20 bank robberies between 2013 and this year.

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7:03 am
Fri March 6, 2015

Police Admit Crowd Control Mistakes Following OSU National Title Win

Police use pepper spray, tear gas to break up crowds of rowdy OSU football fans
Credit rawstory.com

Columbus police admit they made some crowd control mistakes the night the Ohio State football team won the national championship.

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7:10 am
Tue March 3, 2015

Columbus Cop Facing OVI Charges

A Columbus police officer is on leave after being arrested on drunken-driving charges in southern Ohio.

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6:59 pm
Wed February 4, 2015

Mother Of Missing Teen Disappointed In Police Response

Ashley Lane at the Ohayacon Convention in downtown Columbus

The family is reunited again, but the mother of a 15-year old transgender teen whose disappearance over the weekend sparked a 3-day search says she is disappointed in the way the Columbus police handled the case.  

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6:34 am
Tue January 20, 2015

Police Identify Man Shot By Officer On Sunday

Columbus police have identified the man shot and wounded by an officer outside an East Side bar early Sunday.

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8:21 pm
Mon January 5, 2015

Suspected Car Thief Wounded After Trying To Run Down Officer

Columbus police say an officer fired shots at a suspected vehicle thief who drove a van at the officer Monday morning.

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6:15 am
Fri January 2, 2015

Man Injured After Crashing Into Columbus Police Cruiser

Columbus police say a man is hospitalized after crashing into a cruiser while driving under the influence early Thursday morning. 

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6:37 am
Fri December 19, 2014

Columbus Woman Shot During Home Invasion

Columbus police say a woman is hospitalized in critical condition after being shot last night during a home invasion style robbery on the Northwest side. 

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7:38 am
Thu December 11, 2014

Buckeye QB Allegedly Involved In Domestic Violence Incident

J.T. Barrett
Credit Ohio State University

A Columbus police report says injured Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett and his pregnant ex-girlfriend made 911 calls on Tuesday morning alleging each attacked the other.

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7:01 am
Tue November 11, 2014

Police Officials Clear Cops Involved In Clintonville Shooting Of Wrondoing

The Columbus Police Firearms Review Board says seven officers acted within division policy during a Clintonville shootout in May of last year that killed two people.

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7:03 am
Fri November 7, 2014

Police Shoot Two People At Known South Side Drug House

A Columbus police officer shot and wounded a man and a woman through the door of a known drug house after the officer's hand was slammed in the door and trapped.

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6:33 am
Thu October 9, 2014

Woman Assaulted On Blacklick Trail

Columbus police are investigating an attack on a woman walking along the Blacklick Trail yesterday.

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6:28 am
Thu October 9, 2014

Robbery Suspect Arrested Following Mugshot Complaint

A Columbus woman is in jail after asking police to remove her mugshot from a social networking website. 

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7:16 am
Fri October 3, 2014

Columbus Police Say Summer Crime Crackdown Was A Success

Deputy Columbus police chief Thomas Quinlan
Credit Columbus Division of Police

Columbus police officials say their summer safety push reduced the number of local murders and took hundreds of guns off the streets.

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11:56 am
Thu October 2, 2014

Man Found Shot In Local Parking Lot Identified

Columbus police have identified the man who was shot and killed last night on the Northeast side.

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