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Columbus police are searching for two suspects in a fatal double-shooting yesterday on the east side.

A Columbus police officer is suing the city and police division administrators claiming nude photos of her were illegally obtained and improperly shared among officers during an internal investigation.

Columbus Police Charge Suspect In 1997 Rape

Mar 25, 2016
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Columbus police say cold-case investigators have used DNA evidence to link a rape case nearly two decades old to a man recently arrested in Oklahoma.


Columbus fire officials say smoking materials or fireworks sparked a Franklinton house fire in January that killed two people.

A Columbus police officer is scheduled to face a judge today on charges of soliciting a prostitute.


Columbus police officers shot and killed a man who authorities say randomly attacked people at a restaurant with a machete last night.

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Columbus Police officials say officers shot and killed an armed man who was fleeing and refused to drop his gun.

Columbus police say a man was stabbed and killed last night at a home in the 600 block of Miller Avenue.

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Columbus police officials say officers shot and wounded a robbery suspect last night.

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.