Gabe Rosenberg

Digital News Editor

Gabe Rosenberg joined WOSU in October 2016. A Pittsburgh native, Gabe graduated with a bachelor's degree in American Studies from Wesleyan University in Middletown, CT. 

Before coming to Columbus, he worked as a digital news assistant for NPR in Washington, DC, reporting and writing for NPR's website and blogs. His work has also appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Columbia Journalism Review, and Consequence of Sound.

He is a lifelong Fountains of Wayne fan and pun aficionado.

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Adora Namigadde

Attorney General Jeff Sessions spoke to a crowd of officers at the Columbus Police Academy on Wednesday, saying the country "must create a culture that is hostile to drug abuse."

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The ACLU of Ohio filed a lawsuit Wednesday against Columbus Police on behalf of three protesters who say they were targeted and pepper sprayed during a January 30 march against President Trump's travel ban.

Columbus Police

The City of Columbus has fired Columbus Police officer Zachary Rosen, according to the local branch of the Fraternal Order of Police. 

Dan Timmermann

At least 16 people were arrested by Columbus Police on Friday at a protest that drew around 50 people to Sen. Rob Portman’s office downtown.

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The Columbus police chief has recommended a three-day suspension for officer Zachary Rosen, who was placed on non-patrol duty after appearing to kick a restrained suspect in the head in April.

The Ohio State University is among four public four-year universities and a handful of private universities in the state that will receive money with the aim of preventing low-income students from dropping out due to financial problems.

Gabe Rosenberg

Scott Gordon, mayor of Zoar Village, was driving a tractor when I caught up with him. It was the weekend Zoar celebrated the opening of its new art museum, and the dedication of the town as a National Historic Landmark.

USGS

A 3.4-magnitude earthquake was detected near McArthur, Ohio, by the United States Geological Survey at 12:24 p.m. on Wednesday. 

Ohio State University's William Oxley Thompson Library.
Ohio State University

Ohio State Police have given the "all clear" on Monday afternoon after investigating a "suspicious letter" at Thompson Library, the day's second search of a possible threat on campus. 

Ohio Senate

State Sen. Frank LaRose is following close on the heels of fellow lawmaker Kathleen Clyde and entering the race for Secretary of State.

United States Patent Office

John Scott Harrison, a former Ohio Congressman and the youngest son of U.S. president William Henry Harrison, died of heart problems in May 1878. To protect his rest, Harrison's family entombed him in a metal coffin surrounded by marble slabs, and hired an armed guard to stand watch.

Kathleen Clyde/Ohio House

State rep. Kathleen Clyde became the first Democratic candidate to officially join the race for Ohio Secretary of State in 2018.

Following a shooting that ended in the deaths of four at the Pine Kirk Care Center in Kirkersville on Friday, authorities have identified the gunman as 43-year-old Thomas Hartless.

Esther Honig

Ohio State Highway Patrol has confirmed that Kirkersville police chief Steven Eric Disario was killed along with two female employees of Pine Kirk Care Center during a shooting at the nursing home on Friday morning. The suspect was also found killed. 

Columbus Police

An investigation by the Columbus Police found that the kicking of a handcuffed suspect by officer Zachary Rosen was "outside of policy" and "unreasonable."

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