Gahanna woman indicted for illegally receiving VA benefits

A Gahanna woman was charged with illegally receiving benefits through the Department of Veterans Affairs Dependency and Indemnity Compensation after an indictment by a federal grand jury Thursday, Sept. 3.

Sheriff's office: Berkshire Township shooting likely murder-suicide

Law-enforcement officials continue to investigate an apparent murder-suicide they responded to last night in Berkshire Township.

Resident requests sidewalks along Flint Ridge Drive

Gahanna resident Gary Schmitz said he wants sidewalks on Flint Ridge Drive.
EMS coordinator

Leaders: Position doesn't jibe with 24-hour shifts

The Whitehall Division of Fire is poised to name a dedicated emergency medical services coordinator by January, Fire Chief Preston Moore said.
License-plate readers

Technology helps police in high-profile manhunts

Police in New York City used the same technology to arrest a Whitehall triple-murder suspect as Virginia State Police used to find the man who fatally shot two journalists on live television Aug. 26 before committing suicide.
Bexley City Council

New time limit for parking could be set

A new ordinance, if approved by Bexley City Council, would allow on-street parking by vehicles registered to residents for up to 72 hours -- an increase from the current 24-hour limit.

Driving simulator: 'Most effective way to educate'

The Union County Sheriff's Office plans to visit Union County high schools and safety events with a new interactive driving simulator to educate youths about the dangers of distracted driving.

Pataskala to seek designs for new police facility

City Administrator Benjamin King said he will ask Pataskala City Council on Sept. 8 to request proposals for designing a new police facility.

Agencies team up to hunt down bank-robbery suspects

Authorities arrested two suspects last week in the Polaris area after they reportedly fled from a downtown Delaware bank robbery.

Arson suspected in early morning fire at Reynoldsburg Swim Club

Reynoldsburg Truro Township Fire Department fire officials said an arsonist ignited a fire that consumed a large portion of the old Reynoldsburg Swim Club, 7215 E. Main St., early this morning.
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