Columbus Police Department

Suspect Wanted After Three Dozen Break Ins

A suspect wanted in connection to a rash of car break ins is still on the loose according to jail records Saturday.  Nearly three dozen incidents were reported to police at the end…

Police: What Crime Increase?

Have things gotten so bad you can't stop for gas here in Columbus? Police tell First News they don't think so in fact they're not even sure the recent crime spree fits a…

$10,000 Cash For Circle K Coward

The Columbus Police Department is now offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the male suspect who shot and killed an Army Veteran during a Circle K store robbery…

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…