A driver who struck and fatally injured a pedestrian on a Victorian Village street last summer was worried more about himself than his victim, a prosecutor said today in a Franklin County courtroom. Brian M. Gease, 26, fled the scene and later told an acquaintance that he planned to burn the car, Assistant Prosecutor Keith McGrath said.
One person has died this afternoon in a shooting on the North Side. Columbus police were called about 4 p.m. to 1640 Sandalwood Place, which is the address of the North YMCA just east of Karl Road.
Columbus police officers involved in two unrelated shootings last year acted within policy, an internal review has found.
STRATTON, Ohio (AP) â A group advocating the separation of church and state is protesting a pair of crosses displayed for Easter at an eastern Ohio villageâs municipal building. The Madison, Wis.-based Freedom From Religion Foundation is challenging the claim by the mayor of Stratton that itâs constitutional to display the crosses during holidays.