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A tribute to two Westerville officers, who were killed in an apparent ambush while responding to a 9-1-1 call.
Nick Evans / WOSU

A Franklin County jury has put a period on the murder of two Westerville Police officers who were killed while responding to a domestic violence incident. Jurors recommended two life sentences without the possibility of parole for Quentin Smith. 

Quentin Smith was found guilty of aggravated murder in the death of Westerville Police officers Eric Joering and Anthony Morelli.
Fred Squillante / Pool/Columbus Dispatch

A Franklin County jury has found Quentin Smith guilty on all counts, including aggravated murder, in the 2018 fatal shooting of two Westerville Police officers. The charges carry the possibility of the death penalty.

Quentin Smith was found guilty in the deaths of Westerville Police officers Eric Joering and Anthony Morelli on Friday, November 1, 2019.
Fred Squillante / Pool/Columbus Dispatch

Prosecutors wrapped up a quick trial Thursday in the case of a man charged with murdering two Westerville Police officers.

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Trial proceedings began Monday in the case against Quentin Smith, the man charged with killing two Westerville Police officers last year.

10TV Meteorologist Mike Davis was arrested Thursday morning on child pornography charges.
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Former WBNS-10TV weatherman Mike Davis has been indicted on charges related to what prosecutors say were downloaded pornographic images depicting children.

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The Central Ohio man whose YouTube confession to killing another man while driving drunk went viral has been released from prison.

Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O'Brien, right, speaks alongside Cincinnati Police Chief Eliot Isaac, left, during a news conference to discuss cases linked to Samuel Little, Friday, June 7, 2019, in Columbus.
John Minchillo / Associated Press

A Franklin County judge has ruled that Booker Moody is not competent to stand trial. Moody was charged with involuntary manslaughter in the death of his 19-year-old granddaughter.

Man Who Shot Granddaughter Found Not Competent For Trial

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An Ohio man who fatally shot his 19-year-old granddaughter, thinking she was an intruder, has been found not competent for trial on a charge of involuntary manslaughter.

Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O'Brien, right, speaks alongside Cincinnati Police Chief Eliot Isaac, left, during a news conference to discuss cases linked to Samuel Little, Friday, June 7, 2019, in Columbus.
John Minchillo / Associated Press

Franklin County's prosecutor is objecting to the possible release of a notorious serial rapist.

Hamilton County's prosecutor is working with the coroner's office to identify the body of a Jane Doe in an alleged serial killer case.

The campus of Mount Carmel West in Columbus on Jan. 30, 2019.
Gabe Rosenberg / WOSU

Franklin County prosecutors concluded their six-month investigation into fired Mount Carmel doctor William Husel by charging him with 25 counts of murders. But what about the nurses and pharmacists who worked alongside Husel?

William Husel appears at a Franklin County Courthouse on Wednesday, June 5, 2019. He's charged with 25 counts of murder.
Paige Pfleger / WOSU

A six-month investigation into former Mount Carmel doctor William Husel concluded Wednesday with 25 counts of murder. That’s one of the largest murder cases in Ohio’s history.

Dr. William Husel appears in court after being charged with 25 cases of murder.
Paige Pfleger / WOSU

Franklin County prosecutors on Wednesday announced 25 murder charges have been filed against Dr. William Husel, the former Mount Carmel intentisve care physician accused of ordering "excessive" doses of painkillers for patients who died shortly after receiving them. 

Dr. Richard Strauss
Associated Press

Wednesday marked the first meeting of a state panel charged with looking into the Ohio Medical Board's handling of sexual abuse complaints against longtime Ohio State University doctor Richard Strauss.

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

Former Columbus Police Vice officer Andrew Mitchell pleaded not guilty to charges of murder and manslaughter in court Friday. He is being held without bond after being indicted by a grand jury in the fatal shooting of Donna Castleberry.

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