Massage-parlors raid

Third human-trafficking suspect surrenders

A third suspect has surrendered to police after last week's raid on three central Ohio massage parlors and a residence.

No openings left in Citizens Academy

The 2015 Citizens Academy, hosted by the Worthington Division of Police, is already full.

Shoplifting thefts up, Columbus attorney says

An ongoing heroin epidemic and more organized thievery evidently have led to a spike in misdemeanor retail thefts in Columbus, the Columbus City Attorney’s Office says.

Teen arrested in Whitehall billiards-club shooting

A 14-year-old boy Whitehall police sought for more than a week in connection with the shooting death of an 18-year-old man at a Whitehall billiards club is in custody.

On the move

Veteran firefighter/paramedics Shawn Quincel and Luke Smith were selected by the Jackson Township Board of Trustees for promotion to captain and lieutenant, respectively, during a special meeting Dec. 30.

Hilliard Citizens Police Academy remains a hot ticket

The seventh class of the Hilliard Citizens Police Academy won't begin until Feb. 10, but all 32 spots already are taken.

Man robs hardware store, wrecks two vehicles in escape attempt

Columbus police officers caught up with a man suspected of robbing an Orange Township business Thursday, Jan. 22, after he crashed two vehicles while fleeing the area.
Massage-parlors raid

Third person charged in suspected sex trafficking

A third suspect in the case of three central Ohio massage parlors that authorities say were involved in human trafficking has turned herself in to police.
Hit-and-run crash

Reynoldsburg police seek public's help finding driver

Reynoldsburg police are investigating a hit-and-run accident involving a pedestrian who was taken to the hospital in critical condition.
Route 256 corridor

City hoping crash data will lead to safety review

Citing traffic accident information from the Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission and the Reynoldsburg Police Department's ATACRAIDS software, city officials are hoping to convince the state to do a safety review of the state Route 256 corridor.
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