Third jewelry-store burglary has Powell police seeking links

Powell police responded to the third jewelry-store burglary in the city in the past three months April 9.

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Grove City man arrested, faces child-porn charges

A Grove City man was arrested and charged today, April 17, after investigators conducted a child-pornography search warrant at his residence.

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Rag Tag strikes chord with Ohio inmates

Although they're imprisoned at Marysville's Ohio Reformatory for Women, about 400 inmates recently had their spirits lifted by central Ohio's Rag Tag Worship Team.

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Prosecutor mulls charges against former fair officer

David Brobst's lawyer said last week a "moment of weakness" caused by a cash-flow problem on his family's farm led his client to "loan" himself $211,755 between 2010 and 2012 from the Franklin County Agricultural Society while he served as its treasurer.

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Police seek more information about indicted man

Columbus police are reaching out to the Reynoldsburg school community for "relevant information" about a former teacher who was indicted on felony charges of having sex with a minor.

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City will renegotiate contract for police service

Canal Winchester City Council agreed April 7 to follow a recommendation from the finance director and renegotiate a contract with the Fairfield County Sheriff's Office to provide police service.

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Police lieutenant completes FBI National Academy

Hilliard police Lt. David Plesich recently completed the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Va.

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City officials frustrated with police station repairs

The Pickerington Police Department headquarters building on Refugee Road has experienced a litany of infrastructure problems since its construction in 2002.

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County sheriff, fair board could cut ties

At the very least, the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office will have a significantly reduced presence this year at the Franklin County Fair.

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Phony IRS agents scam thousands from residents

Nine Dublin residents have received calls during the past few months from scammers claiming to be Internal Revenue Service agents.

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Hilliard man arrested for pandering child pornography

A former assistant coach of a disabled-children's hockey team in Columbus was arrested on child-pornography charges last week in Hilliard.

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Writer enlists CAC in quest to find teenager's killer

The summer of 1975 was a fairly innocent time for Columbus, in the minds of those looking back nearly four decades.

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Assessment of Powell police finds little wrong

Powell police Chief Gary Vest said the accreditation process is like getting a physical.

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Police chief says pit bull citations are 'complaint-driven'

Reynoldsburg Police Chief Jim O'Neill says what looks like a crackdown on residents for harboring pit bulls is likely a neighborhood response to groups such as Pit Bulls for Reynoldsburg and Citizens for a Breed Neutral Reynoldsburg that want to change the city's dangerous-animal ordinance.

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