The American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio has filed a civil rights lawsuit on behalf of a Columbus man who was arrested in 2019 for filming a Columbus police SWAT team serving a search warrant in his neighborhood.
The insurance company for the City of Delaware says a 6.5 million dollar settlement has been reached with the widow of former Ohio State football star Jim Stillwagon, who says police used excessive force arresting her late husband.
Columbus mayor Andrew Ginther is critical of an arbitrator's ruling to reinstate a police officer who was captured on cellphone video apparently kicking a subdued suspect in the head. But he says the city will abide by the Arbitrator Mitchel Goldberg's decision today.
Protesters took over last night's Columbus City Council meeting for nearly two hours, reiterating demands made last week to fire the white police officers captured on video beating a black man during an arrest on September 1st.