The quality of police training academies in Ohio and the need for stronger statewide training standards are among the issues an attorney general’s committee is considering as it explores possible changes to the way Ohio trains police officers.
When it comes to neighborhoods in Columbus, the South Side often is forgotten. Now neighbors and city planners are trying to change that. They are studying the areas needs and formulating a development plan for the future. Neighbors and city leaders will discuss the plan at a meeting tonight.
Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman Thursday announced plans to rebuild the John Maloney South Side Health Center on Parsons Avenue. The move comes two years after officials closed and demolished the original facility because of structural damage. Neighborhood residents say need better access health care, and they welcome any sign of economic development.
After pleading guilty to the murder of Chillicothe police officer Larry Cox, John Parsons was sentenced to life in prison with no chance of parole.
A man accused of killing of a Chillicothe police officer is back in custody after escaping from the county jail nearly three months ago
An escaped jail inmate charged with killing a police officer remains at large. Police say 35-year-old John Parsons has been running from police since he escaped the Ross County jail Saturday. Authorities admit the escape was the result of a security lapse, but they are not talking about security changes at the jail.