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Bill Bush

The Columbus Dispatch

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Past articles by Bill:

New case brings third county into Columbus gun restrictions court challenges

A conservative think tank wants a judge in Delaware County to review Columbus' gun restrictions. → Read More

It's Andrew Ginther vs. Joe Motil in November mayoral contest

Two-term Columbus Mayor Andrew J. Ginther will face an opponent for his job in November, longtime tax-abatement critic and homeless advocate Joe Motil → Read More

Columbus to spend $31.8M to switch from chlorine gas at largest water treatment plant

Columbus City Council approved a $31.5 million upgrade to its largest water treatment plant to eliminate the potential hazard of a chlorine gas escape → Read More

Columbus City Council votes for 25 mph speed limit on all Downtown streets

Columbus City Council approved asking ODOT to sign off on lowering speed limits on all Downtown streets to 25 mph. → Read More

Well-funded Ginther might face two grass-roots candidates for Columbus mayor

Columbus Mayor Andrew J. Ginther, who is sitting on $800,000 in campaign cash, may face two grassroots candidates in the May primary. → Read More

Landlord sentenced to jail for contempt for allowing dozens of problem rentals

A former Columbus doctor was sentenced Monday to three months in jail for not maintaining problem rental units, some of which were crime scenes. → Read More

Less than a third of Latitude Five25 households have found permanent housing, city says

Less than third of the 154 households that were evacuated Christmas Day from the problem-plagued Latitude Five25 complex have found long-term housing → Read More

Columbus pays $225,000 settlement to man beaten, stun-gunned by police during 2017 arrest

The city of Columbus will pay $225,000 to a man who lost a police brutality case in federal court. after a judge ruled the man could seek retrial. → Read More

Shoppers, workers not overly concerned by large weekend fight at Easton Town Center

Shoppers, employees interviewed Tuesday at Easton Town Center don't feel unsafe, even after a large "riot" by juveniles Saturday in which guns found → Read More

Man shot and killed by grocery security guard during fight

A man who got into a fight with a security guard at a West Side Kroger died after being shot → Read More

Man shot and killed on East Side identified by police

Police say a man, 20, was found suffering from gunshot wounds in the 100 block of South Hampton Road Monday afternoon. He died minutes later. → Read More

MLK Day marchers reminded King was an agitator at heart whose work not done

What would Martin Luther King Jr. tell the crowd at his holiday celebration? The fight isn't over, speakers say. → Read More

Columbus police briefly evacuate Easton mall due to fight during which gun was found

Columbus police say they briefly evacuated Easton Town Center around 9:30 p.m. Saturday after a fight broke out and a gun was found. → Read More

Man shot dead in South Side fast food parking lot

Police are asking for information on suspects photographed fleeing the scene of a shooting Saturday morning on the South Side. → Read More

Hardin: Columbus council to examine Sinzae Reed advocates' demands for victim aid funds

Advocates want City Council to fund a community-based "trauma care" program to help crime victims. Also, Mitchell Brown chosen to fill vacancy. → Read More

Road crews still mopping up, looking forward to warm spell following winter blast

A deep freeze left Columbus-area roads slick and icy over Christmas weekend, but a warm spell has things looking up → Read More

New Columbus gun restrictions on hold as state launches full court press

Attorney General Dave Yost filed an objection to the city's new gun and ammunition restrictions in Fairfield County while a pending case is on appeal. → Read More

No mention of Columbus sports park in new Ohio state fairgrounds master plan

The state said a new master plan for historic State Fairgrounds would guide talks on a city sports park there. The plan never mentions the proposal. → Read More

Columbus City Council objects to liquor permit renewals for a dozen businesses

A dozen Columbus establishments could lose state liquor licenses after city objected to the state over renewing their licenses. → Read More

Columbus council approves new gun-control law amid questions over its legality

Having a gun magazine with 30 or more rounds could land someone in jail for 180 days under a measure passed Monday by Columbus City Council. → Read More