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Fatal stabbing reported near Ohio State’s campus

A homicide was reported near Ohio State’s campus Sunday morning. Officers responded to a report of a stabbing near Summit Street and Northwood Avenue on Sunday at about 3 a.m., according to a Columbus Police Department media release. They found 21-year-old John Austin Snyder “critically ...

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UDF near North Campus robbed

A United Dairy Farmers store near campus was robbed Tuesday morning. An unknown suspect wearing a tan ski mask, camouflage jacket, dark pants and tan boots entered the store, located at 2094 N. High St. by Frambes Avenue, at about 7 a.m. Tuesday. He implied ...

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Ohio State aims to increase patrols off campus

As part of a university initiative to increase security near off-campus student housing, Student Safety Service has extended its high-visibility patrols east of North High Street for another semester. Operation Safeguard, which began as a pilot program for the Department of Public Safety in September, ...

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Student Safety Service seeks to be a steady force

Student Safety Service vehicles are often seen shuttling students around campus late at night, but the program does more than chauffeur students from the Union to residence halls on chilly evenings. Student Safety Service recently wrapped up a year of crime deterrent practices, which introduced ...

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Human trafficking a close-to-home problem, expert says

President Abraham Lincoln abolished slavery in the 1860s, but it wasn’t until about 140 years later that the federal government criminalized another form of slavery, human trafficking. Human trafficking was the topic of discussion at the first of four lectures in a series called “Tuesdays @ ...

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