kidnapping

Columbus Police Vice officer Andrew Mitchell was arrested Monday for allegedly kidnapping and sexually assaulting multiple women, while acting under his duties as a police officer.
Justice Department

A new federal lawsuit accuses former Columbus Police Vice Unit officer Andrew Mitchell of raping a woman identified as Jane Doe on multiple occasions.

Updated: Friday, 4:28 p.m.

An Ohio man is in federal custody after falsely claiming he was a boy missing since 2011. 23-year-old Brian Rini is charged with lying to a federal agent. District Attorney Ben Glassman says DNA testing shows Rini is not Timmothy Pitzen of Illinois who was last seen in 2011.