Danae King, The Columbus Dispatch

Danae King

The Columbus Dispatch

Columbus, OH, United States

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Recent articles by Danae:

Columbus school collects donations for expected surge in immigrants after inauguration

Columbus City Schools and Simakovsky Law are collecting items to help an expected rise in asylum seekers after President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration. → Read More

One dead after Columbus house fire

One person was pronounced dead at the scene of a Northeast Side Columbus house fire Friday night. → Read More

Teen shot in the back while walking in Northeast Columbus

A 14-year-old Columbus teen was shot in the back by an unknown person while walking home from the market. → Read More

Four-year-old accidentally shot 3-year-old sister with mother's gun

A Columbus 3-year-old girl is stable after her 4-year-old brother found their mother's gun and accidentally shot her. → Read More

Columbus' Catholic bishop, Robert J. Brennan, is outspoken on race, engages with fellow faith leaders

Columbus Catholic Bishop Robert J. Brennan has spoken on the issue of racial justice and worked with interfaith leaders more than his predecessor. → Read More

Deputy who killed Casey Goodson has used faith to justify use of force before

Franklin County Sheriff's Deputy Jason Meade, who shot and killed Casey Goodson Jr. on Dec. 4, has used faith to defend law enforcement use of force. → Read More

Jehovah's Witnesses find new ways to minister during coronavirus pandemic

Jehovah's Witnesses have stopped door-knocking due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but they still reach out to people by phone and through letters. → Read More

How to watch: Casey Goodson's funeral to be livestreamed

Casey Goodson Jr., a 23-year-old shot by a Franklin County Sheriff's Deputy on Dec. 4, will be laid to rest at First Church of God on Dec. 23. Watch here. → Read More

Capital University pastor helps students connect to different faiths

Capital University Pastor Drew Tucker helps students create interfaith relationships, experiences at Lutheran university. → Read More

COVID-19 sparks creativity in Christmas services at central Ohio churches

Local houses of worship are getting creative in order to avoid inviting the coronavirus to celebrate Christmas with them. → Read More

Central Ohio Scientologists share what gets them through pandemic

The Scientology Network is posting videos of Scientologists @home and how they are coping with the coronavirus pandemic. Some are from central Ohio. → Read More

Pastor comforts grieving Goodson's mom, other families who lost loved ones to violence

Pastor Michael Young of City of Grace church has met with the families of three people who have been killed, including Casey Goodson Jr., who was fatally shot by a Franklin County Sheriff's deputy. → Read More

'This has to stop:' Faith leaders angry over Casey Goodson shooting, hot potato handling

Columbus faith leaders are angry, but encouraging prayer after the death of Casey Goodson Jr. at the hands of a Franklin County Sheriff's deputy. → Read More

History of medical mistrust, deceit leading Black community to question COVID vaccine

Black leaders aren't surprised that many in their community are hesitant to get a COVID-19 vaccine. Longstanding mistrust explains their reluctance. → Read More

'It's what we can do': Pastor to help Westerville charity by singing opera

The Rev. Daniel Doty, of the Westerville Community United Church of Christ, is a classically trained opera singer and is hosting a benefit concert. → Read More

COVID to alter Bethlehem on Broad, but event to serve those in dire need at Christmas

Coronavirus forces Bethlehem on Broad Street, an annual Christmas Day meal event for the homeless, to provide meals from food trucks this year. → Read More

Bill Murray stars in 'The Book of Job,' meant to spur discussion on division in rural Ohio

Actor Bill Murray starred in "The Book of Job," a Kenyon College Theater of War production meant to spur discussion about division in Knox County. → Read More

Questions surround shooting death of 23-year-old Black man by veteran SWAT officer

Casey Goodson Jr. was fatally shot Friday by a Franklin County Sheriff's SWAT deputy. There are conflicting stories about what happend. → Read More

Latter-day Saints renovating Columbus temple

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is renovating its Columbus temple. Work is expected to be completed in mid-2022. → Read More

New program trains non-lawyers to assist asylum seekers who have no legal counsel

A Villanova University program aims to train people to represent immigrants, asylum seekers in immigration court due to lack of immigration attorneys. → Read More