Nuisance Properties

The City of Columbus has filed a public nuisance lawsuit against an Illinois-based company that owns hundreds of properties in Columbus.   

Public records show the Columbus police officer who shot and killed a woman after she reportedly stabbed him show a history of violence, drugs, domestic disputes and disturbances at the 15 local properties he owns. 

WCBE files

Columbus authorities closed the A to Z Market on Hudson Street Tuesday, citing several instances of illegal activity and code violations.

Columbus officials Wednesday shut down a Whitethorne Avenue home they say was used as a base for drug and gang activity. 

Columbus officials have closed for ten days an east side night club, saying it is a haven for criminal activity.

A Franklin County Environmental Court judge has given a Hilltop man until mid-November to bring his 15 West Side rental properties into compliance with municipal codes.

Columbus authorities Thursday shut down an east side bar they say has been a haven for criminal activity.

A Columbus firefighter is recovering from injuries sustained battling a fire at a closed north side hotel last night.

The City of Columbus has shut down a troubled east side strip club.

Grove City police have shut down the Star City Inn & Suites motel for being a public nuisance.

The City of Columbus yesterday closed an east side motel that authorities say is a public nuisance.

Columbus City Council tonight is expected to approve legislation designed to crack down on hotels and motels that are poorly maintained havens for criminal activity.

The Tenth Ohio District Court of Appeals has upheld a Franklin County Municipal Court order allowing the City of Columbus to close a nuisance hotel on the North side for a year due to criminal activity.