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Last week, the Columbus Division of Police launched a new website with the hopes of receiving tips that will help conclude unsolved murders in central Ohio. Robert Strausbaugh is the Major Crimes Bureau Commander and is responsible for handling all Columbus homicide investigations. The new website was his idea after he realized that CPD had […]

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COVID-19 has hindered just about everything from flourishing in 2020. Most of us are stuck on a consistent hamster wheel of activities and many people are simply OVER IT! People have been getting creative with ways to find entertainment during this quarantine. A lot of young people are finding it very difficult to keep coasting […]

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Yesterday I need to go to the bank to make a deposit but I got caught up at work and decided to wait until today or tomorrow to go to the bank to handle my affairs. Well, now I’m glad I decided to wait because the bank that was robbed was a bank that I […]

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Rapper 50 cent helped a Columbus girl go viral on the internet by sharing a video of her holding a gun and then that gun accidentally going off. The video was funny because no one was hurt but it did bring up some glaring questions. The biggest one being where were the gun locks for […]

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  Life comes at you fast; leaving many people finding themselves in tough situations questioning how exactly they even got there. This was all too true for Columbus local, Shaunea Butler. But this year she received something priceless, a Christmas miracle! Butler currently works for Amazon Prime, delivering joy around the city. “Yeah, [I’m] kind […]

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Not too long ago parents used to be able to send their kids out for trick or treating and the only thing parents had to worry about was the candy that came back in the house making sure that the candy was safe or getting your bag snatched if you lived in the hood lol. […]

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  A Columbus Division of Police Officer is charged with dereliction of duty after an internal review of the Special Victims Unit. During a news conference today, Columbus Division of Police Interim Chief Thomas Quinlan announced Detective Amy Welsh, a 24-year veteran with the department, is facing three counts of dereliction of duty, a second-degree […]

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  The Columbus Division of Police made a major announcement about one of the city’s own. Columbus native and dedicated officer, Sgt. James Fuqua has been named the new spokesperson! “Very emotional for me. Very overwhelming. I still can’t put into words, even though it’s only been a couple of weeks, how excited I am […]

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A man played high-speed chase with his drone against police chopper ends bad. Playing a prank on the police is never going to end well. Whether on the ground or in the skies. Ryan Cook, 32, was charged with two misdemeanors after playing “chicken” with his drone with a Columbus Police Department chopper. Cook was […]

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CPD and SWAT are on the scene right now , according to CPD’s twitter “A man barricaded himself inside his home on South 20th street, reports say that the man was firing several shots outside. Police want people to stay out of the area, a elementary school near the barricade situation was put on lockdown […]

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One of the biggest events of the summer also has a huge safety concern. Columbus Police are expecting that over half a million people will be in the city to participate in this year’s Red, White & BOOM. With so many people in a small setting can lead to huge safety concerns for families and […]

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Improvements of police and community relations will start this spring. April 1 the Columbus Police Department kicks off Safe Streets Program. The program will use bike officers to “focus on improving community-police relations, promoting safe neighborhoods, and addressing violent crime trends,” according to NBC4i. The program will be present in Linden, Hilltop, and Southside neighborhoods. […]