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15 February 2024

When Franklin County Sheriff’s Deputy Jason Meade used deadly force against Casey Goodson, Jr., as he entered his home shortly after noon on December 4,...

Courtroom scene
07 February 2024

The murder trial of retired Franklin County Sheriff Deputy Michael Jason Meade began in Franklin County Common Pleas Court after jury selection on January...

Police outside a house at night
05 October 2023
Editorial note:  much of the reader feedback from last week’s story on the death of ...
Parking garage
25 September 2023

“Obviously, this is a terrible situation that I inadvertently caused. It’s on me. Because it was my weapon, I’ve thought about this for many nights. Trust...

Men talking with police on the street
08 December 2022


The Red Oak Community School, located in the Unitarian Universalist Church in Clintonville, was the site for both a huge success and a huge failure...