Columbus Police Department

Police Investigate Triple Shooting

Police investigators are working to determine what exactly happened inside a Mellon Street Apartment where two men were shot multiple times. The Homicide Unit responded to a person being shot at 10:23 Sunday…

Suspect Confesses To Quadruple Homicide

The suspect accused of repeatedly stabbing his partner and three small children has made multiple confessions to Homicide Detectives and sent letters of confession to family members. Those stunning details were revealed after…

Victims Stabbed Repeatedly In Quadruple Murder

Patrol Officers responding to a welfare check at the Elizabeth Canty Apartments stumbled on the ghastly scene in South Columbus. Four victims were stabbed to death including three children ages three, one and an…

Fingerprints Identify Suspect In Child's Assault

The Columbus Police Department's Special Victim's Unit testified Friday they were able to crack a three year old cold case using fingerprint technology. Investigators have been looking for the suspect who broke into…

Police Radio Scanner Encrypted Soon

Local police radio traffic will soon be off limits to the public including members of the media thanks to a system upgrade for the Columbus Police Department. The Computer Aided Dispatch system or…

Police Testify Dad, Toddler Knew Their Killer

A Police Detective testified in Recorder's Court this morning Joseph Banks and his accused killer Antonio Willis had both stayed at various times at the Colony Inn on Victory Drive. Willis was described…

Suspect Used Video Games To Molest Victim

A suspect accused of multiple counts of child molestation allegedly used video games to prey on his young victim. According to court testimony , it was a school principal who tipped police off…

Shoplifting Suspects Target Local Stores

Multiple shoplifting suspects have been arrested in connection to a massive shoplifting ring which spanned several cities in the Southeast. Retail shops in Columbus, Auburn, Opelika, Lagrange and Montgomery were targeted in the…