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Most of the ten people who spoke at a Columbus City Council public hearing last night on a proposed policy for police body cameras say the city must move as quickly as possible to equip officers with the devices, in the wake of recent police shootings.

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Columbus police have arrested a man who was with a 13-year-old African-American boy shortly before the teen was fatally shot by a white office investigating a reported armed robbery on the near east side.


Columbus police and city officials say they will be transparent during the investigation into last night's fatal shooting of a 13-year-old by a Columbus officer.

Columbus City Council last night approved a 780 thousand dollar settlement with the family of a 4-year-old girl severely wounded when she was shot by a police officer in June of last year. 


Columbus police say a man killed in a motorcycle crash Wednesday night is a former officer.

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An autopsy report shows the man killed by Columbus police in June was shot by officers seven times.

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A man will serve 15 years in prison for firing at Columbus police officers during a drug raid in April 2015.


Columbus police say a white powder was delivered to the downtown headquarters yesterday in an envelope with a threatening letter, forcing a lockdown.

A group of Columbus residents is pushing for the creation of a citizens police review board in the wake of several officer-involved shootings.

Columbus police officials say officers were fired upon as they responded to a report of shots fired at a northeast side apartment complex early this morning.

The Ohio Civil Rights Commission has charged the Columbus Division of Police with moving too slowly in its probe of alleged racism by a white officer.

Columbus police are looking for two suspects in connection with a triple-shooting overnight on the east side. 

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Columbus City Council last night approved paying nearly 100 thousand dollars in attorneys' fees for a lawsuit a Columbus man won against a local police officer.

Franklin County Sheriff Zach Scott says he has rescinded his offer to send more than 30 deputies to Cleveland to assist with security during the Republican National Convention.

Two Columbus police officers have been placed on leave after shooting a man who was allegedly wielding a baseball bat in North Linden yesterday.

Columbus Police have released the identities of the man killed late Thursday by two officers on the south side.

Columbus police shot and killed a man last night on the south side.

WCBE has learned that Columbus police officers will soon be equipped with the heroin overdose antidote Narcan.

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A group of local pastors is asking Columbus city officials to order an independent review of a fatal officer-involved shooting.

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Columbus police have identified the man shot and killed by two plainclothes officers Monday night.

Columbus police say two plainclothes officers shot and killed a man who officials say opened fire on them last night.

Columbus Police say they’ll send a 'sufficient' number of officers to Cleveland to help with security at next month’s Republican National Convention.

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Columbus police say they have arrested one suspect in a series of rapes on the west side.

Columbus police say a woman is hospitalized in critical condition after being stabbed and raped in an alley early this morning. 

The City of Columbus has declined comment on a lawsuit filed by the family of a mentally ill man shot and killed by two police officers in 2014.

A man wanted in North Carolina on a murder charge has been arrested in Columbus.

Columbus police say one person is dead and two are injured after a triple shooting Sunday night at a north side apartment complex.

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Columbus City Council last night approved a 237 thousand dollar settlement of a lawsuit filed by a man shot and wounded by police in 2013.

A Columbus police SWAT officer is hospitalized in critical condition after he was shot while police tried to arrest a man on a warrant for aggravated arson.

Columbus police officers shot and wounded a knife-wielding man after he refused to drop it inside a Heyl Avenue home last night.