WOSU News Archives For: December 4, 2006

Columbus police hope death following taser won’t affect ‘more tasers’ campaign

12:00AM
December
4, 2006

Last week the Columbus Division of Police touted success with its first full year of using tasers. So much so the department wants more devices to equip most of its officers. But after Sunday night’s death following the use of a taser, the department may be set back.

Columbus Pastor Vows To Fight Sale Of Violent Video.

12:00AM
December
4, 2006

Columbus recorded its 99th and 100th homicides of the year during the week-end. The victims were both teen-agers, 19 and 14 years old. Against the backdrop of violence, a Leonard Avenue church and an established social service agency are working to stop the spread of a locally-produced video depicting street fights.