The Columbus Division of Police has added new duties for three patrol officers. The three have been named Diversity and Inclusion Liaison Officers who will work to build trust between police and the community.
A Franklin County judge set bond for former Ohio State quarterback who has been charged with felony theft.
People who claim they were cheated by Art Schlichter continue to come forward. Prosecutors say more than two dozen now say they gave money to the former OSU quarterback and admitted compulsive gambler. WOSU reports, there’s likely little chance they will see the money again.
Come February, inmates in the Franklin County Jail will receive nursing care through a private company. Franklin County Commissioners Tuesday outsourced the jail’s nursing staff. WOSU reports the move is designed to help the county balance its budget.
Many of Ohio’s counties face budgetary difficulty right now, and Morrow County is no different. Its commissioners have asked county employees to take two weeks off without pay before the end of the year to help close the budget gap – and the county’s sheriff said the jail may have to close.
Authorities say three prisoners escapedfrom a second floor cell at the Fairfield County jail early Monday morning.