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Unlikely Motivational Speaker Wants to Inspire Others

12:00AM
June
29, 2009

Anyone can get up in front of a crowd and give a speech. But it’s another thing to be able to motivate and encourage people. WOSU spoke with an improbable motivational speaker who has an inspiring story.

Columbus Bus Authority Says Its Hard To Recruit New Drivers.

Alvin Butler has been a COTA driver for 21 years
12:00AM
August 20, 2007

The Central Ohio Transit Authority has been working to restore routes and service hours that were cut due to financial hardship last year. 10,000 hours were restored in May, and the bus system hopes to replace as many as 40 coaches before the end of the year. But COTA is having a hard time finding new drivers.

Police Rally After Judge Sets Aside Death Sentence

Area law officers hold brief vigil at the bank where policeman Bryan Hurst was killed
12:00AM
November 20, 2006

Police officers from the Columbus area held a brief vigil yesterday afternoon outside a bank where an officer was killed almost two years ago. The gathering came in response to a federal judge’s decision last week to set aside the death sentence for the man convicted of murdering officer Bryan Hurst.

Columbus police officer remembered a year after murder

12:00AM
January
6, 2006

It was once year ago today that Columbus Police Officer Bryan Hurst was killed during a robbery while working extra-duty at a Fifth-Third Bank on the Far East Side. Today, fellow officers held a plaque dedication in Hurst’s memory. WOSU’s

Daryl Lawrence arraigned on charges of killing Columbus officer

12:00AM
January
27, 2005

The man accused of killing a Columbus police officer during an attempted bank robbery pled innocent Thursday at his arraignment in US District Court in Columbus.

Hundreds gather to mourn fallen Columbus police officer

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January
11, 2005

Hundreds of police officers from around central Ohio and around the state gathered in Worthington Tuesday for the funeral of slain Columbus police officer Bryan Hurst.

Police slaying suspect still at large as officers remember victim

12:00AM
January
7, 2005

Columbus police observed a minute of silence at noon for an officer killed while on special duty guarding a bank. The suspect in yesterday’s fatal shooting during an attempted bank robbery remains at large.

Search continues for police slaying suspect

12:00AM
January
6, 2005

Columbus police are looking for a suspect who shot and killed an officer during a bank robbery Thursday morning. Police say officer Bryan Hurst died at a hospital after being shot.