Curator Melissa Wolfe talks about the inspiration we can all take away from the Columbus Museum of Arts newest exhibition showcasing the work of home town hero George Bellows. George Bellows and the American Experience through January 4, 2014. This exhibition follows on the heels of a major retrospective of the artist organized by the [...]
A peaceful end to a standoff in Chillicothe with an armed man.
“It was incredibly intense. I would say that’s the one impact its had on law enforcement. Its changed the intensity of the job.” Bexley Police Chief Larry Reinhart
Mayor Coleman has called on the city of Columbus to work together to stop a recent spike in gun violence. This month four suspects have been killed when police officers returned fire. What can be done to reduce gun violence?
Police in Newark now say a young mother who disappeared with her 4-year-old son last week was not a victim of crime.
The Divisions of Columbus Police and Fire can expect more support next summer. Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman announced two additional recruit classes that will begin later this year. But WOSU reports new recruits do not mean more personnel on the streets.
To help bring awareness about crosswalk safety, the Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission has teamed with local law enforcement to encourage drivers to be more aware of pedestrians crossing the street.
A new effort to get illegal guns off the streets is launched by Columbus City officials.
A city-wide effort by Columbus Police to stop teen violence and prevent hot spots for crime is getting criticism from some residents. They are worried not enough officers remain on the streets and too much gun violence is still occurring.
Columbus Police Chief Walter Distelzweig got the go ahead Thursday to implement his restructuring plan that involves 900 officers.
Each time someone is murdered in the city of Columbus, homicide detectives set out to find the killer. But sometimes the person responsible for the crime gets away – and the case turns cold. Then the investigation gets turned over to the police department’s unsolved case review team. WOSU gives this peek inside the mind of a cold case investigator.