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6:11 am
Fri August 29, 2014

Undercover Stings Net 63 Prostitution-Related Arrests

Columbus police and Franklin County Sheriff's deputies say they arrested 63 people this week during undercover prostitution stings conducted on Parsons Avenue, on the Hilltop and in Franklinton.

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11:43 am
Thu July 17, 2014

Body Found Near West Broad Street

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Franklin County Sheriff's deputies are investigating the discovery of a man's body near West Broad Street early this morning.

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6:51 am
Thu April 17, 2014

Deputies: Man Told 911 He Killed His Mother

Charges are pending against a Franklin County man accused of killing his mother last night.

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6:44 am
Fri March 28, 2014

Sheriff's Deputy Facing Child Pornography Charge

A Franklin County Sheriff's deputy has been arrested on charges of collecting child pornography.

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7:26 am
Fri March 21, 2014

Drug Sweep Nets More Than A Dozen Locals

More than a dozen people are behind bars, with several more on the run, after a drug investigation in Franklin County.

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6:42 am
Tue March 18, 2014

Services Pending For Drowned Local Kayaker

Funeral services are pending for an Otterbein University athlete who drowned in a Hilliard lake.

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7:05 am
Thu December 19, 2013

Boy Loses Leg After Being Injured Jumping Trains

A 12-year-old South side boy is hospitalized in serious condition after being hit by a train yesterday.

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7:46 am
Fri December 6, 2013

Authorities Seize Drugs From Local Home

Franklin County Sheriff Zach Scott says local and federal authorities seized large amounts of cocaine and marijuana from a Columbus home on Thursday.

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7:03 am
Tue November 5, 2013

Sheriff's Deputies Approve New Contract With Franklin County

Franklin County Sheriff's deputies have approved a new three-year contract that includes pay raises of 2.5 percent retroactive to the first of the year, 2.75 percent in the second year of the deal and 3 percent in the third year.

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8:03 am
Tue October 1, 2013

Authorities Probing Two Overnight Slayings

Authorities are investigating two overnight murders in and near Columbus.

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7:26 am
Fri June 28, 2013

20 Arrested For Selling Bath Salts

Franklin County Sheriff's deputies have arrested twenty people on charges of selling bath salts.

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7:27 am
Tue June 25, 2013

Body Found At Cemetery Entrance

Franklin County Sheriff's deputies are trying to identify the man whose body was found Monday at the entrance to Green Lawn Cemetery.

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8:17 am
Tue March 26, 2013

Scott Wants To Hire More Personnel

Franklin County Sheriff Zach Scott says a ten month long study shows his office needs to hire 175 more people, especially for patrols and guarding jail inmates.

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5:57 am
Fri February 15, 2013

Assault Charge Against Sheriff's Deputy Dismissed

A Franklin County Municipal Court judge has dismissed an assault charge against a county sheriff's deputy accused of punching a handcuffed inmate.

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10:07 am
Fri August 17, 2012

Deputies Identify Fatal Shooting Victim

Franklin County Sheriff's deputies have now identified the man killed late Wednesday night in an apparent drive-by shooting in Mifflin Township.

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9:57 am
Thu August 16, 2012

Fatal Shooting In Mifflin Township

Franklin County Sheriff's deputies say a 19-year-old man was killed late last night in an apparent drive-by shooting in Mifflin Township. 

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