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Recent articles by Bethany:

Ohio man hospitalized after pet zebra bites arm

The the zebra was possibly protecting female zebras in the same field, according to the sheriff's office. → Read More

Autopsy reports: What they can tell us and what they can't

An autopsy report can be helpful in determining how a person died. However, it only addresses certain questions and doesn't have all the answers. → Read More

Friday morning shooting in Driving Park leaves woman dead, man detained

A woman was killed in a shooting early Friday morning at a home on Kimball Place in the Driving Park neighborhood. → Read More

Columbus police investigating separate homicides that occurred one minute apart

The homicides occurred about one minute and 10 miles apart. One of the cases is being investigated as a suspected homicide-suicide. → Read More

Younger brother of homicide suspect mistakenly released from jail now charged with murder

The teen brother of a man charged in multiple homicides is now facing delinquency murder charges in connection with a December homicide. → Read More

Columbus police officer recovering after being struck by vehicle on I-670

Officer Hansel Henry is recovering from his injuries at OhioHealth Grant Medical Center. Henry was struck while helping a driver on I-670 Sunday night. → Read More

Crime Stoppers offering reward for information in local online dating extortion schemes

Unsuspecting males are being approached online by someone pretending to be a female and then extorted for money, Central Ohio Crime Stoppers said. → Read More

Body found in Big Walnut Creek being investigated by Columbus police

The report of the body that was found floating south of the Far East Community Center, located in Big Walnut Park, came in around 11:55 a.m. → Read More

Body camera footage in fatal Home Depot parking lot Columbus police shooting released

Body camera footage from a fatal Columbus police shooting in a Home Depot parking lot was released on Tuesday afternoon. → Read More

Family, attorney of man shot by Columbus police seek policy changes, oppose new gang unit

Family and an attorney for Michael Cleveland, 66, shot by a Columbus police officer while fleeing a traffic stop with a gun, want police policy changes → Read More

Larson Middle School in Grandview Heights evacuated after gas leak in area

The gas leak was reported on Fairview Avenue in Grandview Heights around 9 a.m. Monday. Students were moved as a precaution. → Read More

State trooper's condition stabilized after I-71 crash in southwestern Franklin County

The crash was reported around 10:45 a.m. Monday on Interstate 71 northbound near the U.S. 62 interchange. The trooper was critically injured. → Read More

Columbus police expected to release more information on fatal shooting involving SWAT team

The shooting took place around 8:20 p.m. Saturday in the parking lot of the Home Depot on Stringtown Road. Bret Andrews, of Athens County, was killed. → Read More

Columbus police SWAT officer shoots man at Grove City Home Depot

The shooting was reported around 8:25 p.m. Saturday at the Home Depot store, located at 1680 Stringtown Road. The person who was shot is hospitalized. → Read More

Ballistics match leads Columbus police to suspect in 2021 killing of mother of five

Superia Wilson, 31, was shot and killed in July 2021 while standing on a porch with her boyfriend. Terell Stokes, 28, has been charged with murder. → Read More

Woman killed after getting out of vehicle, three others injured in East Side crash

Latosha Jordan, 43, died at the scene of the crash early Thursday morning. Ronald Sipp, 49, who was trying to help Jordan, was critically injured. → Read More

City to provide update on Department of Justice review of Columbus police

The Department of Justice's Community Oriented Policing Services unit has been looking at Columbus police since September 2021. → Read More

Columbus police's Black History Month cruiser drawing criticism

A specially trimmed Columbus police cruiser with Black History Month decal has been criticized online, though police say they've had positive feedback → Read More

Pickerington police say Ridgeview Jr. High on lockdown. No active shooter and students are safe

Pickerington Ridgeview Junior High School was placed on lockdown around 10 a.m. Thursday. Police said an adult committed suicide at the school. → Read More

Lawsuit alleges Black Columbus police supervisor discriminated against white officers

The lawsuit filed in the U.S. District Court for Southern Ohio alleges Columbus police Cmdr. Melissa McFadden created a a racist work environment. → Read More