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Hundreds March In Columbus To Protest Police

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A student activist reads a letter outside Columbus Police headquarters late Monday.
8:02AM
December 9, 2014

Hundreds of people marched to Columbus Police headquarters last night to call for justice for victims of police brutality.

Franklin County Deputy Shot In West Columbus

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12:02PM
December 5, 2014

Police say the injuries are considered non-life threatening and a suspect is in custody.

Fines For Parking Violations In Columbus Could Climb In 2015

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Parking violations in Columbus could cost more next year.
5:00AM
December
4, 2014

Parking fines in Columbus will increase next year, if some city officials get their way. A public hearing will be held tonight at city hall on the proposal to raise fines.

More People Riding The Bus In Columbus

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COTA says ridership in September and October was the highest since 2004.
8:35AM
November
25, 2014

The Central Ohio Transit Authority says its ridership is the highest in ten years.

Family Homeless On The Rise In Central Ohio

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Officials say they plan to research local homeless families and the system currently in place to help them.
8:02AM
November 10, 2014

Figures released last month by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development showed the number of homeless families across the country had decreased by 15 percent since 2010. But estimates show family homelessness in the Columbus area increased by 7.6 percent during that time.

Opponents Say Columbus Charter Change Could Stifle Democracy

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8:47AM
October 31, 2014

Columbus voters next week will decide whether to make changes to the city’s governing document. Nineteen city charter amendment proposals are bunched into three ballot issues. The most controversial issue would change the process of getting initiatives petitions on the ballot.

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.

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.

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.

Veteran Runner Gets Ready For Another Columbus Marathon

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8:31AM
October 17, 2014

About 18,000 athletes will flood the streets of Columbus this weekend for the Columbus Marathon and Half-Marathon. WOSU’s Thomas Bradley is an avid runner and wanted to talk to a veteran of the race to see how it’s changed, so we dared him to go for a run with Eric Wygle, who’s competing in his 14th Columbus Marathon this weekend.