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1 critically injured in shooting on near east side of Columbus

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Columbus police said the shooting happened just after 9:15 p.m. near East Main Street and Parsons Avenue.Read more

Investigators: Witnesses say fire at downtown Columbus construction site was set by rioters

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Firefighters are investigating the cause of a fire near Oak Street and 5th Street in downtown Columbus Saturday night.Read more

New Albany man arrested for allegedly raping 6-year-old in Franklin County

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A man wanted for allegedly raping a six-year-old girl in Franklin County is in custody after turning himself in, according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation.Read more

Ohio State basketball player Seth Towns detained by police during protests

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Towns joined the Ohio State program this offseason as a grad transfer with two years of eligibility remaining.Read more

Ohio coronavirus updates: 32,639 confirmed cases in the state, 1,938 deaths

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A look at coronvavirus-related developments in Ohio.Read more

Ohio National Guard called to Columbus protests; citywide curfew set for 10 p.m.

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The Ohio National Guard has been called in after three consecutive days of protests in downtown Columbus and a citywide curfew is now in effect.Read more

Rep. Beatty, Columbus City Council President Hardin call for peaceful protesting after being pepper-sprayed

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Columbus City Council President Shannon Hardin tweeted that he, United States Representative Joyce Beatty, and Franklin County Commissioner Kevin Boyce...Read more

COTA rerouting several bus lines due to downtown protests

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Additional lines may also be affected, according to COTA.Read more

Police investigating after 3 people shot in downtown Columbus

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According to police, shortly after 2 a.m, officers went to the area of East Chestnut and North Pearl streets on a report of shots fired.Read more

Police say 2 Westerville men wanted in deadly north Columbus shooting

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Police say officers went to the 1700 block of Linden Place on a reported shooting Friday just after 10:30 p.m.Read more

Columbus community leaders call for peaceful protests, change, unity

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On Friday afternoon, the Columbus City Council hosted a press conference to bring together community leaders to share their thoughts on the protests in downtown Columbus.Read more