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Driving While Texting Could Soon Become a Primary Offense in Ohio

Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Capital Journal Driving While Texting Could Soon Become a Primary Offense in Ohio

By David C. DeWitt A Democratic Ohio House member introduced legislation last Tuesday that would make using cell phones while driving a primary offense, meaning law enforcement would be able to pull over drivers they observe using them. Currently, this is a secondary offense, meaning the driver would have to be pulled over for a separate […]

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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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Testing of Rape Kits Results in the Identification of Over 70 Suspects in Columbus

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Testing of Rape Kits Results in the Identification of Over 70 Suspects in Columbus

It’s been four years since the initiative was launched to DNA test the thousands of rape kits lying forgotten in evidence rooms across Ohio. Of the nearly 14,000 submitted, 12,000 kits have completed testing, leading to 4,367 hits in the Combined DNA Index System (CODIS). For Columbus, the numbers are a little less dramatic. At […]

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Opinion: OSU Attack Requires Deeper Thought and Understanding

Ibrahima Sow Ibrahima Sow Opinion: OSU Attack Requires Deeper Thought and Understanding

On Monday, November 28th, 2016, the first thought that came to my head as news from the Ohio State University campus was first being reported, was “my school is under attack”. This is different from the thoughts of many other Muslims, who were thinking “please let them not be Muslim”. The idea that as a […]

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OSU Releases More Information on Campus Attack

Walker Evans Walker Evans OSU Releases More Information on Campus Attack

Press Release: Update on victims of campus attack: 3 of 11 still hospitalized Injured professor describes event, declines to speculate on motive Three of 11 people injured in a campus attack Monday remain hospitalized, officials announced in a news conference today at The Ohio State University. One patient is being treated at The Ohio State […]

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Officials From OSU Provide More Details of Campus Incident

Walker Evans Walker Evans Officials From OSU Provide More Details of Campus Incident

Press Release: Officials recap details of campus incident Wounded are faculty, graduate students, undergraduates, staff Officials from The Ohio State University announced updates today about the incident this morning in which several community members were injured and the suspect, an Ohio State student, was killed. The law enforcement investigation is still active and ongoing. The […]

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Update: Nine Injured in Attack at The Ohio State University

Walker Evans Walker Evans Update: Nine Injured in Attack at The Ohio State University

At 9:57 am this morning, The Ohio State University’s Emergency Management services published an update via social media to notify those on campus and in the area that there was an active shooter on campus. “Run Hide Fight. Watts Hall. 19th and College,” stated the service on Facebook and Twitter. Emergency Management services continued to […]

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URBAN LIVING TOUR 2020

This year’s Urban Living Tour event has been postponed due to COVID-19, but will be returning later this summer!

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