Rally and tent houseless
29 June 2021

Eviction filings in Franklin County have increased by 150% since 2020 and the population of unsheltered houseless people has risen by 235% since 2007, says an activist coalition that wants the community to know Franklin County’s...

FOP logo
18 June 2021

It is no secret that many believe the Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) Capital City Lodge 9 and its union members have strong-armed their way into having too much control over how the Division polices Columbus citizens with minimal...

Gay rights flag of Ohio and a man's face
14 June 2021

The Ohio Senate Finance Committee last week added a clause to the proposed 2022-2023...

People testifying
03 June 2021

The Columbus Division of Police has a new chief in Elaine Bryant but this isn’t ceasing the mission of the Columbus Police Accountability Project or “C-PAP,” which is one month into taking sworn testimony from the community as it seeks...

Perry Tarrant
19 May 2021

Local activists are left confused and angered on why Police Chief candidate Perry Tarrant was rejected by the City a second time even though his experience and resumé – and also being “outside the Division” – seemed like a good fit to...

Back of man standing with a briefcase in hand
17 May 2021

The illicit street sale of “fenty” or fentanyl in Columbus is wreaking havoc with its drug dealing violence and overdoses. The opioid epidemic led to illegal sale of fentanyl in the first place, and the HBO documentary “Crime of the...


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