Several hundred people gathered Tuesday night in east Columbus to protest a Missouri grand jury’s decision not to indict police officer Darren Wilson for shooting and killing Michael Brown in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson.
Six people face felony charges in a $1 million jewelry robbery in Westerville over the weekend. The accused are in custody in New Jersey where they were arrested.
Columbus police say they’re still looking for former Ohio State running back Maurice Clarett, who’s suspected of robbing a man and a woman early Sunday morning in an alley behind the Opium Lounge at 346 South High Street.
The Columbus Division of Police is heading up its second strike force since the summer. After a significant increase in robberies over the past year the Mayor’s Office has approved funding for police overtime to help combat the problem through the rest of the year.