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Ohio City Denies Claims In Suit Over Fatal Wal-Mart Shooting

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Defendants in a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the family of John Crawford, III want a judge to throw out the case.
3:36PM
February
17, 2015

Police in a southwest Ohio city deny allegations of civil rights violations and negligence in the death of a black man who was shot by a white officer while holding an air rifle inside a Wal-Mart.

Four Columbus High Schools On Lockdown

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Northland, Whetstone, Linden-McKinley, and Mifflin High Schools were all placed on lockdown Wednesday.
12:33PM
January 21, 2015

A district spokeswoman says the lockdown came after “a threat.” Several media outlets say the lockdown was intended to prevent any potential gang violence after a 16-year-old boy was murdered Tuesday night.

Man Shot By Ohio Airport Police Had Knives Taped To His Legs

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Records show a man shot by airport police at Port Columbus had several knives.
2:57PM
January
15, 2015

Court records show a man fatally shot by police outside a central Ohio airport had two knives taped to his legs, behavior an officer described as “consistent with someone who intended to hijack an aircraft.”

Man Shot at Port Columbus Had History of Mental Illness

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Columbus police have identified the suspect shot dead Wednesday at Port Columbus in a police involved shooting.
2:11PM
January
7, 2015

The suspect who was fatally shot yesterday at Port Columbus by police has been identified. Columbus Police say he’s 41 year old Hashim Hanif Ibn Abdul-Rasheed. The shooting is still under investigation.

Columbus Police Officers Did Not Violate Policy In Shootout

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A review panel finds seven Columbus Police officers adhered to department policy in a May 2013 shootout.
9:18AM
November 11, 2014

A review board has found that seven Columbus officers acted within police department policy during a shootout last year that left two suspects dead.

Man Found Shot To Death In South Side Parking Lot

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Family members say 44-year-old Russell Barlow was halfway between his girlfriend's house and his mom's when he dropped to the ground in a parking lot on South Champion Avenue early Sunday.
8:54AM
October
27, 2014

Columbus Police are trying to figure out who shot a man who collapsed in a parking lot following an argument over the weekend.

Father: Police Murdered My Son At Ohio Wal-Mart

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John Crawford III's father accuses police of murdering his son.
12:27PM
September
25, 2014

The father of a man fatally shot by police at an Ohio Wal-Mart says he believes his son was murdered, despite a special grand jury declining to criminally charge the officers.

Grand Jury Session Underway In Walmart Shooting

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John Crawford III was fatally shot by police inside a Beavercreek Walmart store ;last month. His family has called the shooting unjustified.
11:20AM
September
22, 2014

A grand jury has started looking into the fatal shooting of a man by police in a Dayton-area Walmart to determine whether charges should be filed in the case that has drawn national attention.

Ohio’s AG Won’t Release Video Of Police Shooting

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John Crawford III was fatally shot by police inside a Beavercreek Walmart store in August. Ohio Attorney General Mike Dewine says he won't publicly release video of the incident.
9:37AM
September
9, 2014

Ohio’s attorney general says he won’t publicly release surveillance video of a man fatally shot by police at a Dayton-area Wal-Mart because it could compromise the investigation.

Arrest Made In Shooting Of 12-Year-Old Columbus Girl

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9:46AM
September
8, 2014

Authorities in central Ohio have charged a man in the case of a 12-year-old girl critically injured when she was shot in the chest in her home last month.