Four people are dead in two separate accidents in Central Ohio. In Pataskala, investigators say a head-on collision on East Broad took three lives. One vehicle crossed the center line. Early this morning, the driver of a pick-up truck was killed when he slammed into a tree in a residential area south of Route 104 [...]
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A public safety official accused of lying to state investigators says she has a record of truthfulness so bulletproof her polygraphs as a police officer have put criminals behind bars.
Public Safety Director Cathy Collins-Taylor defended her integrity and challenged critics during media interviews she granted yesterday, ahead of her scheduled confirmation hearings today in the Ohio Senate. Collins-Taylor told The Associated Press she is hopeful she will satisfy questions of the Republican-controlled Judiciary Committee on Criminal Justice about her role in an aborted contraband sting involving inmates on work detail at the governor’s residence. She plans to bring e-mails and other evidence but has not yet decided whether to sign a waiver of her legal immunity.