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Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O'Brien

Franklin County Common Pleas Court

A Franklin County judge has ruled the videotaped testimony of a local woman who died two years after she was doused in gasoline and set ablaze can be used at her former fiancee's trial. 

Columbus Division of Police

A Franklin County grand jury has declined to indict a Columbus police officer who shot and killed a man during a traffic stop in April of last year. 

Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction

The Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction says a twice convicted murderer whose November lethal injection was halted when a vein couldn't be found died of natural causes on Saturday. 

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The Franklin County coroner's office is asking county commissioners to approve an additional 500 thousand dollars in it's budge next year.

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Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O'Brien is  seeking the death penalty for the man convicted of seting his former fiancee on fire in Gahanna in 2015.

Ohio Public Radio

Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O'Brien says he's pleased state lawmakers have introduced a bill  named after the Ohio State University student who was kidnapped, raped and murdered in February.

Republican Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O'Brien says seven people have been indicted on charges of voting illegally during elections in 2012, 2015 and 2016 because they weren't citizens.

Associated Press

A Franklin County grand jury has voted not to indict a white Columbus police officer for fatally shooting a 13-year-old African-American boy after a suspected robbery last year. 

Associated Press

Prosecutors have decided not to try an 82-year-old man in the shooting of a Columbus police officer 45 years ago.

Franklin County Sheriff's Office

A Franklin County judge will allow a Columbus woman who was set on fire by her now ex-fiancee to give a deposition that would be used in case she dies of her injuries. 

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Franklin County prosecutor Ron O'Brien says there will be an independent element of the investigation being conducted into the shooting death of a African-American man by a white Columbus police officer earlier this year.

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Incumbent Republican Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O'Brien defeated Democratic challenger and Columbus City Council President Zach Klein last night by about 18,000 votes.

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Less than a week before Election Day, the candidates for Franklin County prosecutor engaged in a spirited debate at the Columbus Metropolitan Club.

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There were no disruptions of last night's Columbus City Council meeting as there were last week, when activists seeking justice in the police shooting deaths of two African-Americans shut down the meeting.

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African-American Columbus residents who organized a town hall meeting tonight have rescinded their invitation asking Republican Franklin County prosecutor Ron O'Brien to attend.

A Columbus organization is calling for greater transparency during investigations of officer-involved shootings.

Reynoldsburg Police

15 drug cases have been dismissed following the suicide of a Reynoldsburg police detective arrested on federal drug charges.

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Republican Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O'Brien will have a Democratic challenger for the first time in 16 years.

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The Joint Legislative Ethics Committee says Democratic State Representative Dale Mallory probably violated state ethics laws by taking and failing to report Cincinnati Bengals tickets from payday lending industry lobbyists in 2009 and 2013. 

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Authorities are investigating a directive by Republican Ohio Senate president Keith Faber allowing two top aides to create dozens of records requesting leave or comp time for political consulting.

Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O'Brien says at least 38 closed cases could be affected by a DNA-related mistake at the Columbus Police crime lab.

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Republican Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O'Brien says former Democratic State Representative Dale Mallory is one of the subjects of an investigation into possible ethics violations.

A Franklin County grand jury has indicted an unknown suspect in an unsolved rape case, marking the first such indictment in the county's history.

Proposed Law To Double Penalties On Repeat Violent Offenders

Apr 29, 2013
Karen Kasler / OPR

Most violent crimes in Ohio are committed by people who have at least two felony convictions. And a bill is coming this week that seeks to lock up those criminals to cut down on gun-related crimes.