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The City of Columbus has begun erecting signs at freeway ramps reminding people it's illegal to panhandle at exits.

Columbus Police say a woman has died more than a year after she was shot during a home invasion robbery. 

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Columbus Police say a 17-year-old boy has died after he was shot at a house and a suspect is in custody. 

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Columbus City Council last night without comment approved a 30 thousand dollar legal settlement of a lawsuit filed against police by a man who claimed an officer assaulted him over a littering charge.

Columbus Police say a man was shot and killed by officers last night at the Amberly Square Apartments on the East side. 

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Columbus police have identified the man killed by SWAT officers early Thursday on the Southwest side.

Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman this week appointed a nine-member committee to oversee how to equip 18-hundred officers with body cameras by the end of 2016.


The Ohio chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations has filed an employment discrimination complaint over the Columbus police policy banning officers from wearing headscarves for religious reasons. 


Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman says he supports Police Chief Kim Jacobs' decision to ban officers from wearing headscarves for religious reasons.


Columbus Police Chief Kim Jacobs says officers acted reasonably in pepper-spraying Ohio State football fans along High Street after the team won the national championship in January.

An undercover Columbus police officer has been placed on desk duty for allegedly assaulting two people on the grounds of the Dublin Irish Festival earlier this month. 

Columbus police say one person was killed and five others injured early this morning when a burglary was interrupted at a home on Scales Drive on the West side.


Columbus police officers shot and wounded an armed man last night on the Southwest side.

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.

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


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.

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. 

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.


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

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

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.  

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

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

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

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. 

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.

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.

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.

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