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Columbus homicides hit record-high in 2017

In a year of exciting growth and opportunity, the city of Columbus set a depressing new record: The number of homicides reached an all-time high. Last year, the city claimed 143 homicide victims, marking the deadliest year on record. The previous record-holding year was 1991, ...

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Campus area crime map February 13 – 19

A vehicle was stolen from the intersection of East 14th Avenue and North High Street between 2 a.m. and 5:20 a.m. on Friday. It was later recovered on West Henderson Road by the Columbus Division of Police. A man not affiliated with the university was ...

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Columbus police address use of pepper spray

The Columbus Division of Police held a press conference Friday afternoon to address community questions and concerns about its use of pepper spray on people blocking an intersection as part of a protest on Monday night, although some students were still in disagreement with them. ...

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Campus area crime map December 12 – 18

A felonious assault occurred outside of Midway on High, on North High Street, on Wednesday at 1:20 a.m. resulting in the victim being transported in life-threatening condition to the Ohio State University Medical Wexner Center. Three suspects were detained and interviewed by the Columbus Division ...

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