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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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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.

Man Wanted In Hocking Hills Killing Shoots Self During Standoff

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12:16PM
July
21, 2014

Authorities in southern Ohio say a suspect accused of his shooting his ex-wife and killing a man she was with has shot himself and is hospitalized.

Central Ohio Man Fighting Extradition On Murder Conviction

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Prosecutors say the Albanian government is clear that Hasani is the correct suspect.
12:21PM
July
9, 2014

A Groveport man who is fighting extradition to Albania to face prison on a murder conviction says authorities have got the wrong guy.

Concealed Carry Group Sues OSU Over Gun Ban

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The lawsuit says the OSU policy violates state law because it bans students from keeping guns locked in their cars, which is permitted at universities under state law.
8:00AM
July 8, 2014

A pro concealed carry group has filed suit against Ohio State University, saying the school’s gun ban is too broad and violates state law.

A Third Troubled Hotel On Columbus’ North Side Will Close For Now

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A judge orders a crime-plagued Super 8 Motel on Dublin Granville Road to close for now.
12:42PM
June 25, 2014

A third north Columbus hotel will be shutting down at least temporarily because of reported crime problems.