Columbus Police Chief Thomas Quinlan

Central Ohio faith leaders and activists calling for the Division of Police's Tom Quinlan be fired delivered a letter with 300 signatures Monday to Mayor Andy Ginther.

A group of local faith leaders is delivering a letter to Columbus Mayor Andy Ginther this morning, calling for former Police Chief Thomas Quinlan to be fired.  


The police chief who oversaw a summer of Columbus protests and controversial shootings will no longer serve in that role.

Ohio Governor Mike Dewine says the Statehouse will be closed Sunday through Wednesday in anticipation of a threatened "armed march" on state capitols.  

The Columbus Division of Police has released the raw body cam footage from the night of December 22, when 47-year old Andre Hill was shot and killed as he stood in a garage on Oberlin Drive.

Hours after an administrative hearing, the Columbus Public Safety Director has ordered a police officer who shot and killed an unarmed man last week be fired.

A termination hearing for the Columbus police officer involved in the shooting death of an unarmed black man last week concluded this morning.  

Columbus Division of Police

Columbus Police Chief Thomas Quinlan says a social media rumor about a weekend murder in the OSU campus area is false.  

Columbus City and police officials are asking anyone who witnessed any of the eight weekend shootings in the city to come forward.  

At a joint press conference this morning, Columbus Mayor Andy Ginther and Police Chief Tom Quinlan pledged to keep the public informed on clear, tangible actions the city will take regarding policing. 


Ohio State University issued an alert last night asking people to avoid the area of High Street and Lane Avenue because of police activity and reports of damage. 

The City of Columbus has established an email to report instances of excessive force by police that took place over the weekend at protests downtown.

Franklin County Jail

Columbus police have arrested a South Side teen and charged him with felonious assault in the case of three brothers shot Monday night. 

WCBE files

Columbus police say a shooting Monday night in the parking lot of an east side library branch is part of an "alarming uptick" in gun violence.  


Columbus Police Chief Thomas Quinlan says he will use data collected over the New Year's holiday to ask officials to fund expansion of the Shot Spotter technology into east side  neighborhoods.  


Columbus Mayor Andy Ginther today named Tom Quinlan as the city's police chief.