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Central Ohio faith leaders gathered on the steps of Columbus City Hall this morning calling for the implementation of simple policies they say will keep the city safer. 

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Nearly a dozen Cleveland Browns players knelt on the sideline during the national anthem before last night's exhibition game against the New York Giants.

The lawyers for the family of a black 13-year-old Columbus boy shot by white police officers last year are criticizing the police investigation of the shooting.

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The Columbus Fraternal Order of Police has passed a no confidence vote in Columbus mayor Andy Ginther and two other city officials. 

State investigators believe a man was acting erratically and attacked a police officer before he was shot and killed by a cop on Saturday.


A Hamilton County judge is indicating that Ray Tensing could have faced another charge. 


Cincinnati police union members will vote a second time on whether they'll be involved in updating the city's Collaborative Agreement to reform law enforcement. 


Cincinnati police are upset over criticism of their role in the case of a white former University of Cincinnati officer who fatally shot an unarmed black motorist in 2015.

Hamilton County Sheriff's Office

The sister of an unarmed black motorist fatally shot by a white University of Cincinnati police officer says Monday's formal dismissal of murder and voluntary manslaughter charges is disappointing because it means those charges can't be brought again. 

Jones family

The family of a black Columbus man has filed a lawsuit against the city, claiming white police officers shot and killed him without justification.

Beavercreek Police

The white Beavercreek police officer who shot and killed a black man is back on full duty.


A Franklin County grand jury has declined to indict three Columbus police officers in the fatal shooting of a murder suspect who they said fled and then turned toward them with a handgun.

Cincinnati Enquirer

There will not be a third trial for former University of Cincinnati police officer Ray Tensing. 

Beavercreek Police

An attorney says the family of a black man killed by a white Beavercreek police officer in 2014 is disappointed federal prosecutors have decided against charging the officer.

Columbus police late Friday shot and critically-wounded a man who authorities say was searching for children throwing rocks at a car.

Columbus police officials have identified the man shot and wounded by an officer while responding to a domestic violence call late Wednesday night.

Columbus police officials say an officer shot and wounded a man last night while responding to a domestic violence call.


The City of Cincinnati will voluntarily update a 15-year-old policing plan crafted in the wake of an officer-involved shooting and riots.


The Cleveland police union president says the firing of the white officer who fatally shot a 12-year-old black boy was "unjustified" and "politically motivated." 


A painting depicting the fatal shooting of Tamir Rice, a 12-year-old African-American Cleveland boy shot by white police officers in 2014, has been withdrawn from a Pittsburgh arts festival after a social media outcry that the white artist was exploiting black pain.


The jury in the murder retrial of a white former University of Cincinnati police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black motorist will not see the officer's undershirt depicting a Confederate battle flag.

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. 


More than 100 Columbus students, government officials, and service providers gathered Wednesday for a "My Brother’s Keeper" summit. 

Newark police yesterday apparently shot and wounded a man who they say was a suspect in a stabbing.


Columbus police officials have concluded the actions of an officer videotaped apparently kicking a prone suspect in the head were "unreasonable", according to a statement released Wednesday afternoon. 

An estimated crowd of between 300 and 400 people gathered Saturday at Franklin Park to protest local police shootings and call for social justice.

Columbus Division of Police

Columbus police say an officer shot and killed the driver of a vehicle that was dragging the officer last night.


State officials say new standards on police use of deadly force, body cameras, hiring and other policies have been or are being adopted by more than 500 agencies.

Civil rights activists are calling for answers in the police shooting death of Henry Green. 

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The family of a man shot to death by a Columbus police officer is disputing the police division's version of what happened.