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Julius Tate’s Family, Supporters Call for Justice and His Diploma

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Julius Tate’s Family, Supporters Call for Justice and His Diploma

Starting Sept. 2, Julius Tate Jr.’s family and a community of supporters have marched, calling for justice in his case. The “March Against Columbus” ended on Thursday, Sept. 17 with a march and candlelight vigil, where Tate’s family once again honored him at the location where he was killed. The conclusion to 16 days of […]

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Investigations Into Resident Complaints of Police Stifled by Officer Aversion

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Investigations Into Resident Complaints of Police Stifled by Officer Aversion

The results of an investigation by the law firm BakerHostetler, in which the firm was charged with reviewing complaints by residents against Columbus police officers during protests early this summer, appears to have been stifled by some officers unwilling to share complete information during the investigation. Mayor Andrew Ginther said during a Tuesday press conference […]

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USPS Reinstalling Blue Mailboxes Downtown

Anne Evans Anne Evans USPS Reinstalling Blue Mailboxes Downtown

The blue mailboxes have returned. The United States Postal Service has begun reinstalling the blue boxes for mail collection that had been removed from the Downtown Columbus area in early summer. The reinstallation began on Thursday, August 20, 2020. “We’ll be putting back about 47 of them around downtown over the next couple of days,” […]

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Columbus Officials Announce Post-Review of City’s Protest Response

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Columbus Officials Announce Post-Review of City’s Protest Response

An investigative research team consisting of a former US Attorney for the Southern District of Ohio and The Ohio State University’s John Glenn College of Public Affairs will conduct an “outside, after-action” independent research review of the city’s response to recent Black Lives Matter protests, officials announced Wednesday, July 22. “As leaders, we must hold […]

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Ohio Statehouse Repairs Damage from Protests

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Ohio Statehouse Repairs Damage from Protests

Repairs to the Ohio Statehouse and the Capitol Square grounds during protests over the last several weeks will cost the Capitol Square Review and Advisory Board — the body responsible for maintaining the Statehouse and Capitol Square — $158,263.57, according to a press release sent to media by the board. The board noted this amount […]

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Protesters File Lawsuit Against City of Columbus, Officers

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Protesters File Lawsuit Against City of Columbus, Officers

A group of local law firms filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court on Wednesday against the City of Columbus, Columbus Division of Police Chief Thomas Quinlan, Sergeant David Gitlitz and several officers on behalf of over a dozen people attacked by Columbus police officers during recent protests who used “excessive use of force, including […]

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Scooters Pulled From Streets at Request of CPD After Incidents with Protesters

Brent Warren Brent Warren Scooters Pulled From Streets at Request of CPD After Incidents with Protesters

Access to rentable electric scooters in Columbus was taken away completely – at the request of the Columbus Division of Police – after multiple incidents in which police say protesters threw the devices at officers. Riders were unable to rent scooters anywhere in the city from June 22 to June 31. On July 1, a […]

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