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  • CPD: Suspect Posed As Officer, Attempted To Abduct Woman

    CPD: Suspect Posed As Officer, Attempted To Abduct Woman

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 10:29 AM EDT2014-04-16 14:29:08 GMT
    A woman told Columbus police a man posing as an officer stopped her on an east Columbus street and told her to get into the back seat of his vehicle. A woman told Columbus police a man posing as an officer stopped her on an east Columbus street and told her to get into the back seat of his vehicle.
    Columbus police officers arrested a man suspected of posing as an officer while attempting to abduct a woman early Wednesday morning.
    Columbus police officers arrested a man suspected of posing as an officer while attempting to abduct a woman early Wednesday morning.
  • 39 Indicted In Ongoing Marion Drug Trafficking Investigation

    39 Indicted In Ongoing Marion Drug Trafficking Investigation

    Friday, April 11 2014 2:15 PM EDT2014-04-11 18:15:38 GMT
    Shawn SimpkinsShawn Simpkins
    More than three dozen people are now facing charges as a result of a large-scale investigation focusing on drug trafficking and possession in Marion.
    More than three dozen people are now facing charges as a result of a large-scale investigation focusing on drug trafficking and possession in Marion.
  • Truck Delivering $6,000 Worth Of Ham Stolen

    Truck Delivering $6,000 Worth Of Ham Stolen

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 6:57 AM EDT2014-04-16 10:57:29 GMT
    A truck carrying $6,000 worth of HoneyBaked Ham products was reported stolen Saturday. The empty truck was recovered Tuesday.A truck carrying $6,000 worth of HoneyBaked Ham products was reported stolen Saturday. The empty truck was recovered Tuesday.
    A truck loaded with 100 hams, worth about $6,000, was stolen in Columbus Saturday.
    A truck loaded with 100 hams, worth about $6,000, was stolen in Columbus Saturday.
  • 8-Year-Old Shot While Riding In A Vehicle Dies

    8-Year-Old Shot While Riding In A Vehicle Dies

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 4:19 PM EDT2014-04-15 20:19:09 GMT
    The 8-year-old boy who was shot while riding in a car in east Columbus has died.The 8-year-old boy who was shot while riding in a car in east Columbus has died.
    The 8-year-old boy who was shot in the head while riding in a vehicle in an east Columbus neighborhood on April 10 has died.
    The 8-year-old boy who was shot in the head while riding in a vehicle in an east Columbus neighborhood on April 10 has died.
  • Shelter Volunteer Responds To Allegations Against Director

    Shelter Volunteer Responds To Allegations Against Director

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 8:48 AM EDT2014-04-16 12:48:38 GMT
    The Franklin County Board of Commissioners is investigating accusations of misconduct at the Franklin County Dog Shelter.
    The Franklin County Board of Commissioners is investigating accusations of misconduct at the Franklin County Dog Shelter.
  • NBC4 Announces Finalists In Make A Difference School Grant

    NBC4 Announces Finalists In Make A Difference School Grant

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 5:44 PM EDT2014-04-15 21:44:05 GMT
    NBC4 is helping make a difference for Central Ohio Schools and their students. The nine finalists in the NBC4 Make A Difference School Grant were announced Tuesday.
    NBC4 is helping make a difference for Central Ohio Schools and their students. The nine finalists in the NBC4 Make A Difference School Grant were announced Tuesday.
  • Franklin County Dog Shelter Director Placed On Leave

    Franklin County Dog Shelter Director Placed On Leave

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 9:58 PM EDT2014-04-16 01:58:39 GMT
    The director of the Franklin County Dog Shelter and Adoption Center is on administrative leave, while the county investigates allegations of wrongdoing.
    The director of the Franklin County Dog Shelter and Adoption Center is on administrative leave, while the county investigates allegations of wrongdoing.
  • Ohio State Study Proves 'Hangry' Is A Real Emotion

    Ohio State Study Proves 'Hangry' Is A Real Emotion

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 5:36 PM EDT2014-04-15 21:36:59 GMT
    A quick candy bar may stave off more than hunger. It could prevent major fights between husbands and wives, at least if a new study that used voodoo dolls is right.
    A quick candy bar may stave off more than hunger. It could prevent major fights between husbands and wives, at least if a new study that used voodoo dolls is right.
  • Man Charged In Connection With 2012 Homicide

    Man Charged In Connection With 2012 Homicide

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 11:05 AM EDT2014-04-16 15:05:14 GMT
    A man accused of shooting two people, killing one, in 2012 has been charged.
    A man accused of shooting two people, killing one, in 2012 has been charged.

  • Man Arrested After Allegedly Refusing To Lower Drone At Crash Scene

    Man Arrested After Allegedly Refusing To Lower Drone At Crash Scene

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 5:08 PM EDT2014-04-15 21:08:45 GMT
    A 31-year-old man was arrested after allegedly refusing to lower a camera drone to allow a medical helicopter to land at the scene of a crash in Clark County last weekend.A 31-year-old man was arrested after allegedly refusing to lower a camera drone to allow a medical helicopter to land at the scene of a crash in Clark County last weekend.
    A 31-year-old man was arrested after allegedly refusing to lower a camera drone to allow a medical helicopter to land at the scene of a crash in Clark County last weekend.
    A 31-year-old man was arrested after allegedly refusing to lower a camera drone to allow a medical helicopter to land at the scene of a crash in Clark County last weekend.
  • First photos of Zoo Miami's newest lion cubs

    First photos of Zoo Miami's newest lion cubs

    Friday, April 11 2014 10:17 PM EDT2014-04-12 02:17:04 GMT
    Zoo Miami’s latest litter of lion cubs has been in seclusion with their mother since their birth on March 6th. The majority of visual opportunities with these cubs have been through a closed circuit camera that allows the staff to observe the mother and cubs without disturbing them. Just recently, zoo staff was able to temporarily separate the mother from her cubs to enable a closer examination. Senior Carnivore Keeper Ivy Brower was able to capture some wonderful images of the newest cubs wh...
    Zoo Miami’s latest litter of lion cubs has been in seclusion with their mother since their birth on March 6th. The majority of visual opportunities with these cubs have been through a closed circuit camera that allows the staff to observe the mother and cubs without disturbing them. Just recently, zoo staff was able to temporarily separate the mother from her cubs to enable a closer examination. Senior Carnivore Keeper Ivy Brower was able to capture some wonderful images of the newest cubs wh...
  • Falling Ladder Injures 4 Firefighters Responding To Downtown Fire

    Falling Ladder Injures 4 Firefighters Responding To Downtown Fire

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 5:56 AM EDT2014-04-16 09:56:58 GMT
    Four Columbus firefighters were injured while fighting a fire at a commercial building in downtown Columbus Tuesday evening.
    Four Columbus firefighters were injured while fighting a fire at a commercial building in downtown Columbus Tuesday evening.
  • Woman Attacked At Hilliard Gym Describes Ordeal, Recovery

    Woman Attacked At Hilliard Gym Describes Ordeal, Recovery

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 3:04 PM EDT2014-04-15 19:04:19 GMT
    Rikki Whitaker, 25, was stabbed in the upper right side of her abdomen. She was transported to Mt. Carmel West Hospital to be treated. She was listed in critical condition.Rikki Whitaker, 25, was stabbed in the upper right side of her abdomen. She was transported to Mt. Carmel West Hospital to be treated. She was listed in critical condition.
    On this cold, snowing April day, 25 year old Whitaker made the short trip to the Columbus Division of Police Property Room to retrieve her belongings.The Ohio Dominican University graduate is still recovering from being attacked outside the Hilliard LA Fitness on March 20. It was just before dawn when a man she didn't know approached her with a gun as she arrived to work out at the gym located on Tanglewood Boulevard.Rikki said she will never forget that day."I remember pulling in and him pul...
    On this cold, snowing April day, 25 year old Whitaker made the short trip to the Columbus Division of Police Property Room to retrieve her belongings.The Ohio Dominican University graduate is still recovering from being attacked outside the Hilliard LA Fitness on March 20. It was just before dawn when a man she didn't know approached her with a gun as she arrived to work out at the gym located on Tanglewood Boulevard.Rikki said she will never forget that day."I remember pulling in and him pul...
  • Local Comedian, Magician Named Entertainer, Magician Of The Year

    Local Comedian, Magician Named Entertainer, Magician Of The Year

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 6:11 PM EDT2014-04-15 22:11:41 GMT
    A local comedian and magician was honored as entertainer of the year and magician of the year by two university-related publications.
    A local comedian and magician was honored as entertainer of the year and magician of the year by two university-related publications.
  • Columbus Man Charged With OVI, Child Endangering Days After Previous Guilty Plea

    Columbus Man Charged With OVI, Child Endangering Days After Previous Guilty Plea

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 4:00 PM EDT2014-04-15 20:00:38 GMT
    According to documents, Anthony Curenton was arrested on April 11 along 5th Avenue, allegedly failed field sobriety tests, and had his 8-year-old child in the car with him.According to documents, Anthony Curenton was arrested on April 11 along 5th Avenue, allegedly failed field sobriety tests, and had his 8-year-old child in the car with him.
    A Columbus man is facing OVI and child endangering charges less than two weeks after pleading guilty to other OVI charges from a 2013 case.
    A Columbus man is facing OVI and child endangering charges less than two weeks after pleading guilty to other OVI charges from a 2013 case.
  • LIST: Top 10 Most Challenged Books

    LIST: Top 10 Most Challenged Books

    Monday, April 14 2014 4:02 PM EDT2014-04-14 20:02:45 GMT
    What books top the list of the most challenged books of 2013? Find out.
    What books top the list of the most challenged books of 2013? Find out.
  • PHOTOS, video: The 'Blood Moon' lunar eclipse

    PHOTOS, video: The 'Blood Moon' lunar eclipse

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 9:07 AM EDT2014-04-15 13:07:42 GMT
    The Moon turned red over some parts of the world during a total lunar eclipse Monday night and early Tuesday morning.
    The Moon turned red over some parts of the world during a total lunar eclipse Monday night and early Tuesday morning.
  • Fact Or Fiction: What You Need To Know About Columbus Zoo Levy

    Fact Or Fiction: What You Need To Know About Columbus Zoo Levy

    Thursday, March 13 2014 8:56 AM EDT2014-03-13 12:56:09 GMT
     Voters in Franklin County are facing a levy proposal for the Columbus Zoo & Aquarium. Voters in Franklin County are facing a levy proposal for the Columbus Zoo & Aquarium.
    Voters in Franklin County are facing a levy proposal for the Columbus Zoo & Aquarium.
    Voters in Franklin County are facing a levy proposal for the Columbus Zoo & Aquarium.
  • Victim Shot 3 Times In Torso Through A Franklinton Window

    Victim Shot 3 Times In Torso Through A Franklinton Window

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 8:13 AM EDT2014-04-15 12:13:40 GMT
    Officers say a 49-year-old man was shot twice in the groin and once in the abdomen in Franklinton Monday night.Officers say a 49-year-old man was shot twice in the groin and once in the abdomen in Franklinton Monday night.
    Columbus police assault detectives are investigating after a person was allegedly shot through the window of a home in Franklinton.
    Columbus police assault detectives are investigating after a person was allegedly shot through the window of a home in Franklinton.
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