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The announcement that the federal government will review the Columbus police department and provide technical assistance in areas such as training and recruitment is a far cry from the last time the Justice Department examined the agency and signals the city’s willingness to cooperate, analysts say.

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The Franklin County coroner Monday released autopsy results in the case of a 16-year-old girl shot and killed by police earlier this year.

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Columbus' new police chief will be 48-year old Elaine Bryant, who has served as deputy chief in Detroit.

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The younger sister of 16-year-old Ma’Khia Bryant called 911 a few weeks before Bryant’s fatal shooting by a Columbus police officer, saying the girls had been in a fight with each other and she wanted to leave their foster home, records show.

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Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther requested a Department of Justice investigation into the city’s police department Wednesday following a spate of police killings of Black people.

A controversial conservative lawmaker from Georgia has announced she will attend a rally at the Ohio Statehouse Saturday, in support of a Columbus cop who shot and killed a teen girl last week.

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A chaotic 911 call. A convulsive 11 seconds of violence ending in the death of an Ohio teen. A historic verdict being broadcast in the police cruiser.

A routine day in a quiet Columbus neighborhood was shattered instantly Tuesday when a police officer fired four shots at 16-year-old Ma’Khia Bryant as she swung a knife at a young woman.

Columbus police and city officials have released additional details about Tuesday's fatal police shooting of a teenager. And a warning this story contains audio of the shooting. 

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The fatal police shooting of Ma’Khia Bryant, a Black teenager seen on video charging at two people with a knife, came within minutes of the verdict in George Floyd’s killing — causing outrage by some over the continued use of lethal force by Columbus police.