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Columbus, Ohio
Enterprise Reporter — Columbus Dispatch

Columbus Dispatch enterprise and federal court reporter

Treasure hunter Tommy Thompson arrested

dispatch.com — Treasure hunter Tommy Thompson, a federal fugitive for more than two years, has been arrested and jailed in southern Florida along with his assistant, Alison Antekeier. Thompson and Antekeier are in the Palm Beach County jail, north of Fort Lauderdale along the east coast of Florida.

One reported dead after officer-involved shooting on South Side

dispatch.com — One person reportedly is dead after a shooting involving law-enforcement officers on the South Side this morning. A Columbus police dispatcher said the incident happened at 8:23 a.m. at 265 Buffalo Court, east of S. High Street and south of Obetz Road. WBNS-TV (Channel 10) is reporting that one person was fatally shot.

Ronald McDonald treehouse will remain as NHL All-Star legacy

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Experts try to fathom distrust of police

dispatch.com — Citizens' distrust of police is fueling violence in violent neighborhoods, the head of a national program to address controversial police killings in several cities said in Columbus yesterday. "It's a bone-deep sense that police are not there to help you but to harm you," said David Kennedy, director of the Center for Crime Prevention and Control at John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York City.

U.S. officials to lead police-shootings forum

dispatch.com — Top U.S. justice officials will join local community members today for a daylong discussion aimed at addressing the controversial issues that have arisen from recent police shootings in Cleveland and other cities. The meeting - the first in a series nationwide - will bring police, judges, lawyers and academics together with pastors and neighborhood leaders to hash out ways to improve relationships between minorities and the criminal-justice system.

Arrest might link string of Columbus-area armed robberies

dispatch.com — A 61-year-old Far North Side man is believed to have committed a string of armed robberies at four bars and a grocery store in Franklin and Delaware counties, according to a U.S. District Court complaint. Thomas E. Shaffer also is suspected of robbing banks, hair salons and a Worthington restaurant, the complaint says.

Columbus Zoo holds classes for high-schoolers

dispatch.com — Standing in the cold and snow observing a river-otter exhibit five days a week might not be everyone's idea of learning. Especially when the otters don't always venture out.

Blue Jackets: Outdoor ice rink heralds start of All-Star fun

bluejacketsxtra.dispatch.com — Ice-skating enthusiasts will have a new place to hone their spins, swizzles and crossovers today - but it won't be around for long. A National Hockey League-size outdoor rink opens at noon in the Arena District for a 10-day run as part of the All-Star Game festivities, being held in Columbus for the first time.

Former Dublin resident sentenced in high-profile scam

dispatch.com — A former Dublin resident who became a high roller with more than $13 million he scammed from a businessman and from Miami Heat basketball players was sent to prison for six years today. U.S. District Judge Edmund A. Sargus sentenced Haider Zafar, 37, a Pakistani citizen who apologized to his family in court.

Former OSU football player indicted on endangering-children charges

dispatch.com — A former Ohio State University football defensive end has been indicted by a Franklin County grand jury on charges of felonious assault and endangering children. The charges against Kenneth "Kenny" Hayes Jr., 22, relate to injuries his girlfriend's 5-year-old son suffered in December. County prosecutor Ron O'Brien announced the charges this morning in a press release.
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Jan 28, 2015

State seizes tigers, bear at northern Ohio animal sanctuary shar.es/1bPzeM via @DispatchAlerts

Jan 27, 2015

Update on Jermonte Fletcher, shot and killed in confrontation with officers shar.es/1bB4ZW via @DispatchAlerts

Jan 27, 2015

Gang leader Jermonte Fletcher of #ShortNorthPosse dead in officer-involved shooting on South Side shar.es/1bRLgs via @DispatchAlerts

Jan 27, 2015

Columbus police, US marshals involved in officer-involved shooting on South Side of #CBus this AM; more as it develops

Jan 26, 2015

Drive from Clintonville to downtown on 1-71 not bad once I got out of Clintonville. Indianola Ave was worst part. #CbusSnow

Jan 23, 2015

RT @Carol_Lease: #IRS refuses to believe that #UpperArlington man is alive, but still takes his tax payments. #gofigure ow.ly/HQcwZ

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