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A Franklin County Corrections officer has been arrested on charges of trading child pornography online and is being held pending a hearing Friday.

New Franklin County Prosecutor Gary Tyack expects to appoint a special prosecutor in the Casey Goodson Jr case.

U.S. Attorney Dave DeVillers says authorities are doing "everything in their power" to reach a fair conclusion in the civil rights case of Casey Goodson Junior, who was shot and killed by a Franklin County Sheriff's deputy earlier this month.

Columbus voters in November approved an amendment to establish a Civilian Police Review Board and Inspector General to investigate complaints of officer misconduct.

The FBI has launched a civil rights investigation into the shooting death of Casey Goodson Junior earlier this month.

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Hundreds of protesters rallied in downtown Columbus Friday night demanding justice for a black man who was killed by a sheriff's deputy outside his home. 

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A U.S. marshal said Friday that his description of the fatal shooting of a Black man by a white sheriff’s deputy as justified was premature and based on insufficient information.

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United States Attorney David DeVillers announced today the U.S. Attorney’s Office – in coordination with the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice, the Cincinnati Division of the FBI and the Columbus Division of Police – will review the facts and circumstances surrounding the Dec. 4, 2020 shooting of Casey Goodson.

Columbus Police says they will continue to investigate the shooting death of Casey Goodson Junior Friday night, after a state agency declined to take the case.

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A Franklin County grand jury has indicted a woman charged with shooting and wounding two sheriff's deputies at her North Linden home earlier this month. 

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Franklin County Sheriff's have recovered the body of a man who went under in a retention pond in Blacklick over the weekend. 

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Franklin County Sheriff’s officials have placed two deputies on paid administrative leave, including one connected to a controversial video posted on social media over the weekend. 

Sentencing is scheduled February 6th for a Columbus teen who has pleaded guilty to charges of striking and killing a pedestrian during a high-speed chase last year. 

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New information has been released on the investigation of a Franklin County Sheriff's deputy who was stopped by Columbus police twice on the same night in December.  

A pioneering member of the Franklin County Sheriff's Department has died.

The Franklin County Sheriff's Office is reviewing a high-speed chase last week that may have violated the department's new policy. 

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Bond is set at 50 thousand dollars for a longtime Columbus television meteorologist arrested for possessing child pornography.

Franklin County Sheriff's deputies say an inmate at the Jackson Pike jail assigned to kitchen duties has tested positive for hepatitis A. 

Franklin County Sheriff's deputies say a vehicle fleeing a traffic stop Sunday ran off the road, killing the driver and an adult passenger and injuring two children. 

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The Franklin County Sheriff's office has released details of last week's raid of a Buena Vista Avenue home, where deputies seized hundreds of pounds of marijuana and found 43 cats being hoarded.  

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A Cuayhoga County grand jury has declined to indict the Franklin County sheriff's deputy who fatally shot a teen boy during a scuffle outside a juvenile courtroom. 

Franklin County Sheriff's deputies say one person was killed and another hospitalized in critical condition following a shooting last night on the south side. 

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Franklin County Sheriff's deputies and the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force this past Tuesday executed a search warrant at the home of a Columbus Police sergeant who was relieved of duty. 

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A Columbus police spokesperson has been relieved of duty amid a criminal investigation. 

Franklin and Licking County Sheriff's deputies say no one was injured but a man has been arrested following a multi-jurisdictional chase Wednesday. 

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The Franklin County Sheriff's office has identified the suspect shot and killed Saturday night in an exchange of gunfire with a deputy on the west side. 

The Franklin County Sheriff's office says a deputy is hospitalized in critical condition and a suspect is dead after an exchange of gunfire following attempted traffic stop on the Hilltop on Saturday night. 

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Former Ohio State quarterback Troy Smith has pleaded guilty to a drug charge in a deal with prosecutors. 

Franklin County Sheriff's deputies say a husband and wife were found dead Tuesday at a home on the southwest side.

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Franklin County Sheriff’s deputies have identified the body found by a deputy Monday in a wooded area near Interstates 270 and 71 on the south side.