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A Franklin County Grand Jury has cleared two Columbus police officers of criminal wrongdoing in the shooting death of a man last January.  

Columbus police have identified the Franklinton man killed by SWAT officers on Sunday after he allegedly made a "threatening gesture" with a handgun during a stand-off.

Columbus police SWAT officers shot and killed a Franklinton man on Sunday after he allegedly made a "threatening gesture" with a handgun during a stand-off. 

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The Franklin County Sheriff's office has identified the suspect shot and killed Saturday night in an exchange of gunfire with a deputy on the west side. 

The Franklin County Sheriff's office says a deputy is hospitalized in critical condition and a suspect is dead after an exchange of gunfire following attempted traffic stop on the Hilltop on Saturday night. 

Columbus police have identified the man killed by officers earlier this week after allegedly stabbing and killing three people and critically injuring a fourth.  

Columbus police officials say an officer shot and wounded a stabbing suspect last night on the west side. 

Columbus police say an officer fatally shot a suspect armed with a knife while responding to stabbings at the Summit Park Apartments that killed two women and injured a third.  

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Columbus officials Tuesday provided an update on the city's comprehensive safety strategy

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Five Cleveland police supervisors have pleaded not guilty to misdemeanor charges for failing to supervise a high-speed chase that ended with a 137-shot barrage of police gunfire and the deaths of two unarmed black people in November 2012. 

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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. 

The dramatic videos of the shooting of Stephon Clark in Sacramento last month have rekindled anger over police shootings of unarmed people, often African-Americans. Many see the Sacramento shooting as a sign that little has changed in the way American police use deadly force, despite years of protests and media attention since the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., in 2014.

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A Franklin County grand jury has cleared two white Columbus police officers of wrongdoing for their roles in a fatal shooting last year.  

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Court filings about the fatal Beavercreek police shooting of a black shopper in a store in 2014 indicate a dispatcher told white responding officers the man was loading a weapon with "bullets," even though a 911 caller hadn't specified ammunition. 

Columbus police say a woman who shot at officers during a SWAT standoff Saturday on the southeast side has been killed. 

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Federal authorities are still reviewing the case of a white University of Cincinnati police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black motorist in 2015. 

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State investigators say no charges will be filed against the Clark County Sheriff's deputy who shot a newspaper photographer setting up to photograph a traffic stop. 

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A Muslim Columbus police officer has been tapped to bridge gaps between law enforcement and the city's growing immigrant population. 

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A Columbus police review released late Friday has cleared the officers involved in the 2016 shooting of an African-American man. 

One person is dead after an officer-involved shooting on the Hilltop Saturday night. 

Columbus police say an officer shot a man in the OSU campus area this morning after he tried to run the officer over with his car. 

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One of the white Beavercreek police officers involved in the 2014 shooting of a black man inside of a store says he never saw any threats against shoppers. 

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A newspaper photographer who was shot by a Clark County Sheriff's deputy has filed an excessive use of force lawsuit. 

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A Franklin County grand jury has cleared a Columbus  police officer who fatally shot a man who pulled what turned out to be a BB gun from a bag as he stepped out of an ambulance. 

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Columbus Mayor Andy Ginther proposes replacing an anti-crime summer initiative with increased bike and foot patrols in high-crime neighborhoods.

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The Columbus police firearms review board says three officers acted within division policy when they fatally shot a man who allegedly killed a couple and their 7-year-old son.

Records reviewed by the Associated Press show the City of Columbus is facing more than two dozen civil rights complaints, nearly 20 years after the Justice Department settled its lawsuit against the city alleging police routinely violated citizens' civil rights.

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A Franklin County grand jury has decided not to charge a Columbus police officer who fatally shot a man who officers say pointed a gun at them last February.

Five Cleveland police officers involved in the fatal shooting of two unarmed African-Americans are getting their jobs back. 

Columbus police say officers responding to reports of a fight at a South Linden home shot a teenage boy Monday afternoon. 

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