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Columbus, Ohio
Enterprise Reporter — Columbus Dispatch

Columbus Dispatch enterprise and federal court reporter

Firefighters rescue six people from burning apartments on East Side

dispatch.com — Columbus firefighters this morning rescued six people from burning apartments on the East Side. Firefighters pulled them through the windows of the apartments in the 1200 block of Berwick Arms Place off of E. Livingston Avenue. They were called to the scene just after 8:30 a.m.

3 Newark brothers sentenced for fraud and money laundering

dispatch.com — Trying to keep their family business afloat, three Licking County brothers sold off what they could and loaned the company money from their own pockets. When that wasn't enough, they tried another tactic: defrauding banks of more than $1 million and laundering the money. Today, U.S. District Judge Edmund A.

Short North Posse drug defendant sentenced to 9 years

dispatch.com — A man described by his attorney as a "pawn" in the Short North Posse drug-trafficking ring was sent to federal prison for nine years today. The sentencing of Joel L. Brown, 28, also known as "Bunta," ends a massive push by investigators to shut down the drug traffickers who were at the heart of the gang's operations for decades.

Police release photo of homicide suspect

dispatch.com — Columbus police have released a photo of Robert Lee Adams Jr., the man charged with killing four people in the basement of a South Linden house on Saturday. Police named Adams, 27, yesterday but would not release a photo. They asked members of the media who had photos not to publish them.

Zoo board likely to place renewal levy on November ballot

dispatch.com — The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium board will vote on Wednesday to place a 10-year renewal levy on the November ballot. Last year, Franklin County voters overwhelmingly turned down a 1.25-mill levy in a contentious election that marked the first time a zoo levy had failed.

Creating child porn gets former Westerville youth coach 14 years

dispatch.com — A former Westerville youth coach is serving a 14-year sentence in a federal prison after pleading guilty to creating child pornography. Bryan W. Lehman, 50, had been a volunteer coach with the Westerville Youth Baseball and Softball League. He worked as an information-technology specialist and had no criminal history.

Bank robber sentenced to 18 years in prison

dispatch.com — A career bank robber who's been imprisoned three times for his offenses begged a federal judge today to give him hope as he faces a fourth stint in prison. "I hope when I walk out of your courtroom that there is light at the end of my tunnel," wrote William J.

Craigslist robber sentenced to 30 years in prison

dispatch.com — Mickey L. Velazquez could be the poster child for caution on Craigslist. He and his co-conspirators bought cars advertised on the free website, then threatened the sellers at gunpoint, stole back the cash they'd paid and kept the cars. For that, Velazquez was sentenced to 30 years in prison today.

Teachers raise money for funeral of slain 13-year-old student

dispatch.com — Two elementary-school teachers are raising money for the funeral of a former student who was shot and killed at her home on Saturday. Alisha Porter and Erin Dumford are trying to collect $4,000 to help the family of Italy McCrae, 13, of the Milo-Grogan neighborhood north of Downtown.

Former Columbus resident sentenced for bank fraud

dispatch.com — A former Columbus man who collected unclaimed funds for others went a bit too far in claiming funds for himself. Allen J. Pendergrass stole 51 tax-refund checks totaling $806,359 from the mail in 2012, a 2014 federal indictment against him says. Today, that landed him in prison for 2 1/2 years.
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Jul 02, 2015

RT @OHFCSO: Starting Friday, Franklin County DUI Task Force members to conduct saturation patrols through the holiday weekend. pic.twitter.com/PUF98Z6dt4

Jul 02, 2015

Plane diverted to Port Columbus after passenger makes threats shar.es/1qwGbe via @DispatchAlerts

Jul 01, 2015

@carlino_anna Hey Anna we'd like to run your photo on the Dispatch web site. Could you call me at 461-5543? Kathy Gray

Jun 30, 2015

Running outside to catch tiny sliver of sun!!

Jun 29, 2015

RT @ohioaj: He's fired: NBC dumps Donald Trump over comments about immigrants dispatch.com/content/storie…

Jun 29, 2015

Justices uphold use of drug implicated in botched executions shar.es/1qhZAH via @DispatchAlerts

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