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Records reviewed by the Associated Press show the City of Columbus is facing more than two dozen civil rights complaints, nearly 20 years after the Justice Department settled its lawsuit against the city alleging police routinely violated citizens' civil rights.

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A Franklin County grand jury has decided not to charge a Columbus police officer who fatally shot a man who officers say pointed a gun at them last February.

Five Cleveland police officers involved in the fatal shooting of two unarmed African-Americans are getting their jobs back. 

Columbus police say officers responding to reports of a fight at a South Linden home shot a teenage boy Monday afternoon. 


The family of a 23-year-old man fatally shot by Euclid police in March has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the city, police department and the two officers involved.

A Fairfield County judge has sentenced the Pleasantville man who threatened two sheriff's deputies with a gun last year to 4-and-1/2 years in prison. 3

Two Willoughby Hills police officers were shot and wounded in a confrontation with an armed suspect at a car dealership on Thursday.

Members of the Cincinnati police union are supporting changes to the city's Collaborative Agreement, created over a decade ago to improve police operations after the shooting death of an unarmed black man by a white officer.

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Columbus Mayor Andy Ginther spent much of his appearance at Wednesday's Columbus Metropolitan Club forum responding to the state of community/police relations, which he acknowledged have never been more strained.

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Seattle Seahawks star defensive end Michael Bennett says he is considering filing a civil rights lawsuit against Las Vegas police after a harrowing encounter last month.

A New Carlisle News photographer was shot by a Clark County Sheriff's deputy last night after the newspaper says the deputy mistook his camera for a weapon.

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The Columbus Police Firearms Review Board says five officers who shot and killed a black man last year were justified in their actions.

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A white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black driver in Euclid won't face charges.  


A black man seen in a cellphone video being punched more than a dozen times by a white police officer after a traffic stop in Euclid has pleaded not guilty to resisting arrest.   

Central Ohio faith leaders gathered on the steps of Columbus City Hall this morning calling for the implementation of simple policies they say will keep the city safer. 

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Nearly a dozen Cleveland Browns players knelt on the sideline during the national anthem before last night's exhibition game against the New York Giants.

The lawyers for the family of a black 13-year-old Columbus boy shot by white police officers last year are criticizing the police investigation of the shooting.

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The Columbus Fraternal Order of Police has passed a no confidence vote in Columbus mayor Andy Ginther and two other city officials. 

State investigators believe a man was acting erratically and attacked a police officer before he was shot and killed by a cop on Saturday.

A Hamilton County judge is indicating that Ray Tensing could have faced another charge.

Cincinnati police union members will vote a second time on whether they'll be involved in updating the city's Collaborative Agreement to reform law enforcement.

Cincinnati police are upset over criticism of their role in the case of a white former University of Cincinnati officer who fatally shot an unarmed black motorist in 2015.

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The sister of an unarmed black motorist fatally shot by a white University of Cincinnati police officer says Monday's formal dismissal of murder and voluntary manslaughter charges is disappointing because it means those charges can't be brought again. 

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The family of a black Columbus man has filed a lawsuit against the city, claiming white police officers shot and killed him without justification.

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The white Beavercreek police officer who shot and killed a black man is back on full duty.

A Franklin County grand jury has declined to indict three Columbus police officers in the fatal shooting of a murder suspect who they said fled and then turned toward them with a handgun.

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There will not be a third trial for former University of Cincinnati police officer Ray Tensing. 

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An attorney says the family of a black man killed by a white Beavercreek police officer in 2014 is disappointed federal prosecutors have decided against charging the officer.

Columbus police late Friday shot and critically-wounded a man who authorities say was searching for children throwing rocks at a car.

Columbus police officials have identified the man shot and wounded by an officer while responding to a domestic violence call late Wednesday night.