Lewis Center crash closes U.S. 23 north; children uninjured

Two men were injured in a rollover crash that snarled traffic on U.S. Route 23 in Orange Township earlier this afternoon.
Protect & Serve

Support from public is appreciated

In recent weeks, since the tragic killings of police officers in Dallas, Baton Rouge and other cities, we have received an outpouring of support from the community.
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City revisits policies on heels of Williams case

The city of Gahanna released information today (Aug. 18) that police Lt. Dan Williams, a 20-year veteran of the force, allegedly falsified public documents and time records related to hours he had been compensated.
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City finds its next police chief outside department

A retired captain from the Ohio State Highway Patrol will be the next chief of the Whitehall Division of Police.
Alexandria

Former village official still free after theft-in-office charges

Former Alexandria fiscal officer Laura VanScoy Andrews remains free on her own recognizance after a bond hearing Aug. 16 that followed her indictment on theft in office and other charges last month.
Canal Winchester

Man indicted for shining spotlight into helicopter cockpit

A Canal Winchester man has been indicted on two felony charges for allegedly shining a “high-powered spotlight” at a Columbus police helicopter involved in the search for a missing child.
Jennifer Cooke

Slaying in 2013 still a priority for police

Three years after Jennifer Cooke's murder, her killer continues to elude Grandview Heights police.
Body cameras

CPD braces for increase in records requests

As the city of Columbus purchases body cameras for its police force, it also expects to add about dozen people to deal with a projected increase in public-records requests.
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