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Martin Luther King Junior's son will be in Columbus in October to cut the ribbon on the new MLK Library branch - nearly 50 years after his grandfather dedicated the current facility in 1969. 

The Columbus Metropolitan Library will re-open its Homework Help Centers at all 23 branches. 

The Columbus Metropolitan Library has designated all of its 23 branches a 'Safe Place', as part of a partnership with Huckleberry House to connect homeless youth to services.  

Columbus Division of Police

Columbus police arrested a man who allegedly shot his wife and teen daughter at their Willoway Circle South home and then put them in his car to drive to a hospital. 

Columbus police say they have made an arrest out of a double-shooting Saturday night on the north side. 

An exhibit at the downtown Columbus library features artwork created by veterans. 

The Columbus Metropolitan Library has established new rules to "dispel the notion" that people are camping inside its buildings. 

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The man charged with shooting and wounding another man inside of the Columbus Metropolitan Library's main branch in June has been sentenced to 8 and 1/2 years in prison.

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Bond is set at 350 thousand dollars for the suspect charged with shooting a man in the basement of the Columbus Metropolitan Library's main branch on Sunday.

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Columbus police have identified the man who was shot in the basement of the Columbus Metropolitan Library's main branch on Sunday.

Dozens of central Ohio residents from around the world were sworn in yesterday in Columbus as U.S. citizens.

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The Columbus Metropolitan Library is eliminating daily fines for overdue books and other materials on January 1.

A new Columbus library branch will sit on the site of a failed senior housing development in Hilliard. 

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The Columbus Metropolitan Library's main branch will reopen this weekend after a year's worth of renovations.

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Spring break for many Columbus students begins next week.

The Columbus Metropolitan Library board has unanimously approved a new policy aimed at child abuse.

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The Columbus Metropolitan Library is launching an automatic renewal program for past-due items.

Plans are in the works to bring a Columbus Metropolitan Library branch to Marion-Franklin.

Ground will be broken today on a new library in Whitehall.

Columbus Metropolitan Library officials are once again offering public school students help with their homework.

Columbus Metropolitan Library trustees have voted to sell the old Ohio School for the Deaf on Town Street to a local Catholic school.

City Council Roundup

Jan 29, 2013

Columbus City Council last night approved a tax break for a local company, and legislation removing the residential use restrictions on the old Ohio School For The Deaf on East Town Street.

Plans are in the works for a new Columbus library branch.

The Columbus Metropolitan Library board has voted to eliminate daily fines for overdue books.