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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.

Man Gets 38 Years For Rape, Torture Of Teen

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Larry Fox was sentenced to 38 years in prison. His uncle Harry was sentenced last year to 13 years behind bars.
10:17AM
September 30, 2014

Prosecutors say 45-year-old Larry Fox and his uncle Harry Fox handcuffed the teen, stripped him naked, burned and tormented him at Larry Fox’s mobile home in Delaware County two years ago.

Westerville Football Coach Arrested After Alleged Slap Of Player

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Pentello was arrested and charged with assault and endangering children. He's scheduled to be arraigned October 7.
10:46AM
September 26, 2014

The head football coach at Westerville South High School was arrested and charged this week with assault and endangering children after a report that he shoved a player to the ground and slapped him across the face.

Man In Custody After Four Bodies Found In Bucyrus

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The four bodies were found Monday in the Crawford County city of about 12,000 people.
8:44AM
September
3, 2014

Police have not released any possible motives in the four deaths in the Crawford County city of about 12,000 people.

South High School Students Back In Classrooms After Bomb Threat

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A school spokesman says the threat was phoned in around 8:10 am Tuesday. Columbus police searched the building and did not find anything suspicious.
9:48AM
September 2, 2014

South High School students returned to classes about 10:30 Tuesday morning after a bomb threat forced them to leave the building.

Former OSU Star Files Second Lawsuit Over “Road Rage” Charges

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Stillwagon is suing for the usually-secret evidence presented to the grand jury that issued his indictment.
8:29AM
August 26, 2014

Jim Stillwagon, a fixture on the 1968 OSU football team that won the national championship, has filed a lawsuit against the Delaware County prosecutor’s office for what Stillwagon’s attorney calls “cooked up” charges.

Columbus Rally Part Of National Protest

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Sam Gresham of Common Cause Ohio speaks at a Thursday rally denouncing police violence.
9:09AM
August
15, 2014

Dozens of locals gathered at a downtown Columbus park Thursday night to remember victims of police violence.

Long-Time Health Care Executive Charged With Embezzling $3 Million

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The Department of Justice says Satava created hundreds of checks using the names of people covered by the company, then forged their signatures and deposited the checks in a personal account.
11:15AM
August 12, 2014

A former executive with Ohio’s largest health insurance company has been charged with embezzling nearly $3 million over two decades.

Teenage Girl Killed On Columbus Street

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7:30AM
August
12, 2014

Columbus Police say a 14-year-old girl has been shot to death on a Franklinton street.

Columbus Police Keep Focus On Summertime Crime

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Weinland Park
12:01PM
July
30, 2014

For the past 10 summers the Columbus Police have changed tactics to reduce violent crime and gang activity. It’s called the Community Safety Initiative. Special groups of police officers patrol high crime neighborhoods.