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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.
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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

Jul 25, 2019
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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. 

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.
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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.

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 Franklin County grand jury indicted former Columbus Police Vice officer Andrew Mitchell on charges of murder and voluntary manslaughter stemming from the fatal shooting of Donna Castleberry last August. 

Justice Harley (left) and Dkeama Alexis (right) protested for the release of Masonique Saunders outside of the Franklin County Prosecutor's Office.
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A small group of activists protested at Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O’Brien’s office Monday, demanding the release of Masonique Saunders.

Federal, local and state authorities announce federal charges against Columbus Police officer Andrew Mitchell on March 11, 2019.
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Federal prosecutors on Monday announced the indictment of Columbus Police Vice officer Andrew Mitchell, who authorities allege kidnapped victims under the guise of an arrest and forced them to exchange sex for their freedom.

Fired Mount Carmel doctor William Husel
Mount Carmel

Acting Columbus Police chief Tim Becker and Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O’Brien released a statement Thursday about the ongoing criminal investigation into fired Mount Carmel doctor William Husel.

The state says the now-closed Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow still owes tens of millions of dollars for students it didn’t have but was paid to educate. Last year, an audit of what was the state’s largest online charter school was turned over to the Franklin County Prosecutor and the federal government for possible criminal charges.

Warren Keith Henness
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An Ohio man sentenced to death in the fatal shooting of a volunteer addiction counselor is proclaiming his innocence and asking that his life be spared, according to arguments by his attorneys a month before his scheduled execution.

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