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Otterbein University in Westerville is offering full four-year scholarships to the children of Eric Joering, one of two Westerville Police officers killed in the line of duty this month.

Jonathan Quilter / Pool Photo

Funeral services have concluded for two Westerville Police officers killed in the line of duty last weekend.

Westerville Police

The government has arrested a man accused of providing the gun used in the fatal shooting of two Westerville police officers.

Nick Evans / WOSU

Westerville residents lined the streets Monday morning as a procession of squad cars escorted the bodies of two fallen police officer to funeral homes. 

Tim Rudell / WKSU

At Kent State University’s Police Academy, a class of 24 recruits gathers on a recent evening to train in how to be ready for combative situations. Millennial recruits make up about three-quarters of the class.

By Phil de Olivera, WKSU

The mother of Tanisha Anderson is accusing Cuyahoga County officials of trying to cover up police officers' role in her death in 2014 by blaming it on a heart condition.  

An autopsy of the county coronor originally ruled Tanisha Anderson's death a homicide. But the attorney general's office ordered another autopsy last year after it was discovered the case file was tainted with statements by the two officers involved in the incident.  

Nick Evans

The city of Westerville is reeling after two police officers were shot and killed responding to a 9-1-1 call over the weekend. On Monday, Gov. John Kasich ordered flags across the state to be flown at half-staff until the officers are interred.

Suspect ID'd In Westerville Police Killings

Feb 10, 2018
Westerville Police

Two Westerville police officers responding to a 911 hang-up call were fatally shot on Saturday after entering a townhome in the Columbus suburb, and a suspect who police were once warned “carries a gun all the time” was taken into custody, authorities said.

Jay LaPrete / Associated Press

To little surprise, the opioid crisis and Columbus’ record number of homicides in 2017 were repeatedly referenced during Mayor Andrew Ginther’s first of several community forums being held ahead of his upcoming State of the City address.

Esther Honig

On a Thursday morning, Officer Khaled Bahgat drives his police cruiser to the Northeast side of Columbus. There, in an aging apartment development, lives a significant concentration of Bhutanese-Nepali refugees.

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