Two years ago, a WOSU investigation found that in 2011 and 2012 Columbus police shot more people per capita than police in New York City. But in the last year the number of police shootings by Columbus officers has dropped.
Authorities in Knox County say they’ve found the bodies of a mother, her young son and a family friend who disappeared more than a week ago. Sheriff David Barber said Thursday that the bodies were found about 20 miles northwest of their home.
Investigators in Knox County now say their search for 3 missing people has taken a two-pronged approach. Sheriff David Barber said Monday that he’s optimistic that Tina Herrmann, Kody Maynard and Stephanie Sprang will be found alive. But he says he also has to be realistic.