Columbus Consolidated Government

Deadly Police Encounter Prompts Civil Lawsuit

The family of Hector Arreola tells First News exclusively they are still waiting on the City to acknowledge his death after an encounter with local police. Now armed with their own medical expert…

Emotional Skip Henderson Sworn In

An emotional Skip Henderson shared tears of joy as he was officially sworn into office this morning in front of a standing room only crowd. Dozens of well wishers, including five former Mayors…

Will Columbus be a No Smoking City?

Columbus City councilwoman Judy Thomas appeared on NBC WLTZ's  The Dee Armstrong Show to answer questions about a no smoking ordinance that will come before the council in a few weeks. It's called a no smoking ordinance. It really addresses…