Collage of photos of Donna, Mitchell and someone holding a sign saying "Justice for Donna"
06 April 2022

Former Columbus Division of Police officer Andrew Mitchell shot and killed Donna Dalton (aka Castleberry) on the morning of August 23, 2018, shooting her three times. He was a 54-year-old vice cop. She was a 23-year-old sex worker. When...

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28 March 2022

Free Press hero Cynthia Brown has been unwavering since 2017 in her fight to change or end qualified immunity for law enforcement in the state of Ohio, which if successful, could remove the legal shield police have from being...

20 March 2022

Despite shifting dates, Ohio is preparing for a primary that will leave an indelible mark on politics nationwide. 

Rob Portman’s decision to retire in 2021 created an open Senate seat that multiple politicians are competing to...

Joe Motil
15 March 2022

Joe Motil, former Columbus City Council candidate and longtime community advocate who is strongly considering running for mayor in 2023, states that, “Mayor Ginther’s state of the city address painted a rosy picture of Columbus but...

Intel and weapons
21 February 2022

Local powerbrokers have heralded New Albany’s planned Intel computer chip plant for the jobs it will bring to the region, but Intel’s plans for Central Ohio are also part of a wider campaign to maintain dominance over China....

Adrienne Hood and new Inspector General
04 February 2022

As Adrienne Hood told the Free Press, “People really haven’t been paying much attention” to what is arguably one of Columbus’s most important leadership decisions in decades. The choice of Jacqueline Hendricks-Moore for first-...


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