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Calls for the Resignation of Mayor Ginther, Chief Quinlan Grow

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Calls for the Resignation of Mayor Ginther, Chief Quinlan Grow

A change.org petition and a formal committee have been launched in an effort to get Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther, Columbus Division of Police Chief Thomas Quinlan or both to resign. Protesters have launched the Committee to Recall Ginther, a grassroots effort that has announced a recall petition demanding the mayor’s resignation. The announcement coincided with […]

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City, Airbnb Crack Down on Mass Gatherings

Susan Post Susan Post City, Airbnb Crack Down on Mass Gatherings

Editor’s Note: This article was updated on Tuesday, May 5 with information from Airbnb. Columbus City Attorney Zach Klein is providing the Columbus Police Department with new guidance regarding cracking down on house parties and mass gatherings in the city. “To stop more reckless and selfish conduct, I’m recommending that CPD issue citations to any […]

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Community Leaders Call for Accountability in Process to Reform Police Department

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Community Leaders Call for Accountability in Process to Reform Police Department

Between the selection of Tom Quinlan as the new chief of the Columbus Division of Police and the recent report released by the Community Safety Advisory Commission, it’s safe to say some changes may soon be underway for the department. As the public awaits next steps, community leaders are pushing for early and often measures […]

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The Confluence Cast: Mayor Andrew Ginther

Tim Fulton Tim Fulton The Confluence Cast: Mayor Andrew Ginther

They say politicians are only as good as their last election, but after that, they’re already looking towards the next election. After serving four years as mayor of Columbus, Andrew Ginther is reflecting on the accomplishments of his first term, but since he’s running unopposed for reelection, now he’s thinking about what to get done in his second term. […]

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Columbus Police Disbands Vice Unit

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus Police Disbands Vice Unit

Last night, the Columbus Division of Police announced that it would be getting rid of its Vice Section under the Narcotics Bureau, following last week’s federal indictment of Vice Detective Andrew Mitchell. Moving forward, vice-related crimes will be addressed with a “community-centered approach”. “Many officers who have worked Vice are dedicated professionals who responsibly carry […]

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Ohio Machine First Responders Night

  Ohio Machine First Responders Night

The Ohio Machine will host a First Responders Night to honor and recognize those who work tirelessly to protect the community, and our nation, at Fortress Obetz on Saturday, July 21. The day will feature numerous vehicles that are critical to a first responder’s job. Two fire engines, two medic vehicles, and a crash truck […]

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Kids Give Back: Cookies for Columbus Police Mounted Unit + Field Trip

Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Kids Give Back: Cookies for Columbus Police Mounted Unit + Field Trip

DESCRIPTION Come learn a simple cookie recipe that is easy for kids to do on their own with no special equipment and makes soft, delicious chocolate chip cookies! We’ll also wash and cut produce for snacking and Police horses! After class, families may join us for a field trip to the Columbus Division of Police […]

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The Columbus Coffee Festival Returns!

The 6th Annual Columbus Coffee Festival returns on Saturday September 25th and Sunday September 26th!

CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS & INFORMATION