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Arrest In Week-Old Central Ohio School Threat

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The suspect of a threatened school shooting in Westerville was taken to the Franklin County Juvenile Detention Center.
1:22PM
September 15, 2014

Police in suburban Columbus have arrested a high school student following a threat of a school shooting scrawled on a school bathroom wall a week ago.

Westerville Man Gets 100 Months In Prison For Tax Scheme

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12:16PM
August
22, 2014

The mastermind of a $3.5 tax fraud scheme that unraveled because the conspirators misspelled the names of common cities on forms has been sentenced to more than eight years in prison.

Westerville Business Learns How To Defend Against Active Shooter

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Emerson Network Power in Westerville held active shooter police training for its employees.
1:38PM
November
21, 2013

This fall active shooters have struck the Washington D.C. Navy yard and the Los Angeles International Airport.The rash of shootings has prompted some businesses in Central Ohio to train employees how to respond if an active shooter terrorizes their workplace.

Westerville Police Shoot, Kill Driver

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9:32AM
November
11, 2013

Police in the north Columbus suburb say an officer opened fire after a man holding a gun emerged from a vehicle during a traffic stop.

Boy Charged With Fatally Stabbing Jogger In Westerville Park

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55-year-old Jane Juergens was killed Sunday night on a trail at Ridgewood Park.
8:31AM
October
22, 2013

Police say 55-year-old Jane Juergens was killed Sunday night on a trail at Ridgewood Park. She had been stabbed multiple times.

Westerville Walmart To Open After Years Of Legal Fights

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Walmart says the Westerville store will create 200 full- and part-time workers.
12:48PM
August 12, 2013

A Westerville Walmart is preparing to open this week after more than a decade of legal battles.

Columbus Names Interim Superintendent

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Interim Columbus Public School Superintendent J, Daniel Good is flanked by school board members as he is introduced by Board President Carol Perkins.
9:47AM
June
26, 2013

J. Daniel Good says he’s ready to lead the 50-000 pupil Columbus Public School district.

Jack Nicklaus To Join Mitt Romney At Westerville Rally

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Jack Nicklaus
2:18PM
September 25, 2012

Legendary golfer and Upper Arlington native Jack Nicklaus will join Mitt Romney when the Republican presidential nominee holds a rally Wednesday in Westerville .

Westerville Teachers Approve Labor Deal, Stave Off Strike

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7:22AM
August 14, 2012

In what’s described as the closest vote in union history, teachers and school board members in Westerville have approved a new three-year labor agreement.

First Lady, Female Republicans Court Ohio Voters

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First Lady Michelle Obama speaks before students and supporters at Westerville Central High School on Tuesday.
6:25PM
July
24, 2012

First Lady Michelle Obama was in Westerville Tuesday, the same day that some key Republican women launched a campaign to back Mitt Romney.