A northwest Columbus man faces inducing panic charges and a mandatory mental health screening after fire officials say his 911 call prompted concerns about a possible small nuclear reactor inside his garage.
The city of Columbus is hiring more minoriy candidates as Columbus Police officers and firefighters. Officials give part of the credit to a two-year-old effort that includes residents in the hiring process as communitiy evaluators.
During the mass shooting in Las Vegas on Sunday, police and citizens carried the wounded to safety. Paramedics did not. As a rule, medics don't enter zones of active fire to avoid the risk of being shot and compounding the casualties.