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12-Year-Old Recovering After Being Struck By Bullet In East Columbus

A 12-year-old Columbus girl is recovering from a gunshot wound after her family says she was shot Monday night.

Columbus Attorney Sentenced To 13 Years In Prison For Sex Crimes

Columbus attorney Javier Armengau was sentenced to 13 years in prison on Tuesday in his sex crimes trial.

Home Health Aid Caught On Video Stealing Medication

Hocking County authorities are accusing a home health aid of stealing pills from her client.

Police Searching For Answers After Early Morning Shooting In North Columbus

Columbus police continue to search for answers following the shooting death of man in a north Columbus apartment

Intruder Breaks Into Pataskala Home, Attacks Sleeping Couple

Masked man breaks into a Pataskala home and confronts the couple inside. Find out more.

Man, Teen Wanted In Connection To West Columbus Shooting

Columbus Police are looking for suspects out of a Monday night shooting. Learn more.

Family Says 12-Year-Old Girl Shot After Getting Out Of Shower

A 12-year-old Columbus girl is recovering from a gunshot wound after her family says she was shot Monday night. Read what the family says happened.

Woman Pleads Guilty In Fatal Central Ohio Stabbing From 1987

A woman arrested last year in Georgia for a 1987 Ohio stabbing has pleaded guilty to a murder charge and been sentenced to 15 years to life in prison.

Akron Man Faces Charges For Stealing Police Cruiser

A man has been charged with felonious assault and other crimes after authorities say he stole an Akron police cruiser with a woman in the back seat.

Gahanna Police Search For Suspects Following Monday Shooting

Authorities were searching for suspects in an afternoon shooting in Gahanna.

Witnesses Describe ‘Wild West-Style’ Early Morning Shooting Outside Columbus Gym

Customers running on treadmills were sent running from bullets that blasted into a California Fitness Center early Monday morning.

Monday's Most Wanted: Charles R. Hill III

Police are looking for a man wanted for stalking charges.

Ohio Judge Warns Against Booze, Pot Before Court

A judge in eastern Ohio had to admonish two separate defendants about drinking and smoking pot before court. Get the story.

$1.5 Million Seized By Task Force In Central Ohio This Year

The federal government says a Columbus-based investigations task force has seized more than $1.5 million so far this year from criminal activities.

Vigil Honors Teen Murdered 39 Years Ago

The murder happened 39 years ago, but it is not forgotten as the search for Christie Mullins’ killer continues. Get the details.

Fire Ruled Arson After South Columbus Family Jumps For Safety

Fire investigators ruled a fire as arson after a family was forced to jump for safety from the flames. Read more.

Columbus Police Issue Murder Warrant In June Stabbing Death

Police have charged a suspect with stabbing a man to death at a North Columbus trailer park in June.

School Bus Safety

Learn how to keep your kids safe when they ride the school bus. Get the details.

Man, Teen Charged In Northeast Columbus Shooting

Two people are facing charges in connection to a Friday night shooting. Learn more.

Police Crack Down On Motels Used For Prostitution

New court documents indicate that owners of the motels may be involved.

Lancaster Mother Sentenced To Three Days In Jail Over Sex With Two Special Needs Teens

30-year old Jessica Hachat - a licensed teacher - was working a summer lunch program when detectives say she had sex with the boys, who are special needs children.

Man Charged With Injecting Heroin Into 15-Year-Old

A homeless man in Columbus has been charged with injecting a juvenile with drugs.

Vice Squad Says Sex Trafficking Crimes On The Rise In Central Ohio

Columbus police recently rescued a 17-year-old girl forced into prostitution. Find out why this crime is becoming more common.

Lancaster Man Accused Of Hitting Bicyclist In Face Which Led To His Death

A 22-year-old man is facing charges that he hit and killed a bicyclist before fleeing the scene.

Man Named Stoner Faces Drug Charges In Virginia

A Virginia man with the last name Stoner is facing drug charges after police found more than $10,000 worth of marijuana plants at his home.