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Former Michigan Player Pleads Guilty In Case Involving OSU Fan

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Former Michigan football player Taylor Lewan pleads guilty in case involving an Ohio State fan.
10:26AM
October
30, 2014

Tennessee Titans rookie Taylor Lewan has pleaded guilty to two misdemeanors to resolve an assault case involving an Ohio State fan.

Pizza Delivery Man Shot, Killed In Columbus

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9:41AM
October
30, 2014

Police in central Ohio say a pizza delivery man was shot and killed while making a delivery.

Former Trooper Admits To Coercing Women Drivers Into Sex Acts

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Bryan Lee, a former trooper with the Ohio State Highway Patrol, has pleaded guilty to violating the civil rights of women by coercing them into sex acts in exchange for dropping traffic charges.
6:48AM
October
30, 2014

A former Ohio State Highway Patrol trooper from Lancaster has pleaded guilty to violating the civil rights of several woman by forcing them into sexual acts in exchange for dropping traffic charges.

County I.G. Rips Fitzgerald For Driver’s License Lapse

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FitzGerald lacked a driver's license for more than 10 years and had temporary permits for some of the period.
8:29AM
October 29, 2014

A county inspector general’s report says the Democratic candidate for Ohio governor disregarded administrative policies when he drove without a valid driver’s license.

New Charges In Drug, Gun Case In Columbus

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Authorities say they have added new charges including murder and attempted murder to case against members of the Short North Posse.
1:33PM
October
28, 2014

State and federal authorities are announcing new charges in an investigation into gang-related homicides and drug dealing dating back a decade.

Columbus Police Vow Enforcement of ‘Move Over’ For Tow Operators

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Columbus Police say they'll use part of a $320,000 federal grant to boost enforcement of 'move over' laws when tow trucks are clearing accident scenes.
5:33AM
October
28, 2014

Many jobs are hazardous, including driving a tow truck. Now, Columbus police and local tow companies want to reduce roadside hazards for tow truck operators with more enforcement of ‘move over’ laws.

Missing Waverly Man Found Dead In South Carolina

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Jesse Conley went missing earlier this month. His body was found in a South Carolina woods on Sunday.
9:10AM
October
27, 2014

Searchers found the body of 58-year-old Jesse Conley of Waverly, early on Saturday afternoon in some woods about 30 miles north of Charleston, South Carolina.

Man Found Shot To Death In South Side Parking Lot

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Family members say 44-year-old Russell Barlow was halfway between his girlfriend's house and his mom's when he dropped to the ground in a parking lot on South Champion Avenue early Sunday.
8:54AM
October
27, 2014

Columbus Police are trying to figure out who shot a man who collapsed in a parking lot following an argument over the weekend.

Ohio Prisoner With Leprosy Moved From Hospital

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An Ohio inmate diagnosed with leprosy gets transferred to a state prison medical facility in Columbus.
11:19AM
October
23, 2014

An inmate diagnosed with leprosy has been released from Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and transferred to a state prison department medical facility in Columbus.

Police: Columbus Man Killed, Buried Pregnant Girlfriend

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8:29AM
October 23, 2014

Officials say Jacob Ferrero beat his pregnant girlfriend with a baseball bat, strangled her and buried her before leading police to the woman’s body days later.