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Red Light Camera Challenge Gains Supporters

Traffic cameras have brought in tens of millions of dollars for Ohio cities. Public safety officials say the main goal of the cameras is public safety.
14, 2014

Nearly 30 state lawmakers and two civil liberties groups are backing a driver’s challenge to traffic cameras as it goes before the Ohio Supreme Court.

15-Year-Old Fatally Shot In South Linden

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14, 2014

Police responding to a residence in South Linden Monday afternoon found 15-year-old Tyricco M. Henry with a gunshot wound to his stomach.

State Increases Fight Against Human Trafficking

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January 10, 2014

Ohio will partner with libraries, highway rest areas, and other facilities overseen by the state to build awareness about human trafficking.

Police: Man Arrested On I-70 Had 48 Bombs, Four Guns In Car

Investigators are trying to determine why the man had the arsenal. He faces a court hearing Friday in Madison County.
January 8, 2014

Andrew Scott Boguslawski, 43, was arrested late New Year’s Day on Interstate 70 west of Columbus. Investigators found two pistols, two rifles, 48 explosive devices and tools and materials to make additional explosives

One Steubenville Rape Convict Released

Mays (left) and Richmond were each convicted of rape last March. Mays remains incarcerated.
January 6, 2014

A television station reports that a former eastern Ohio high school football player has been released from a juvenile detention center less than a year after his conviction for raping a 16-year-old girl after an alcohol-fueled party.

Grand Jury Indicts DNA Profile To Avoid Statute Of Limitations

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17, 2013

The Franklin County Prosecutor’s Office announced Tuesday that jurors have indicted John Doe for a 1994 rape in order to prevent the 20-year statute of limitations from expiring.

Cleveland Police Consider Transgender Slayings “Crimes Of Hate”

A disabled, transgender woman was found slain at an assistant living care facility. Another transgender woman was shot in the head in a vehicle.
16, 2013

A deputy police chief says federal authorities would have to decide whether to try the cases under hate crime law, but police are calling them “crimes of hate.”

Neighbor Arrested For Murder Of 9-Year-Old Girl

The Wayne County Sheriff's Office says 24-year-old Jerrod Metsker was arrested on a murder charge Sunday, about 12 hours after the body of Reann Murphy was found.
December 16, 2013

The Wayne County sheriff wouldn’t say how Reann Murphy was killed or offer a motive. He described the accused killer, Jerrod Metsker, as a family friend and neighbor.

Former Columbus Cop Pleas To Child Porn Charge

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December 13, 2013

A former Columbus police officer has entered a plea admitting he possessed child pornography.

Ross County Dead After Accidental Shooting By Police

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13, 2013

Authorities say a Ross County woman was killed in an accidental shooting by a law-enforcement officer during a drug raid.