Columbus Police

Car Runs Over Scooter on Macon Rd. Killing Two People

Two people are dead after they were hit by a car while on a scooter. It happened on Macon Rd. Saturday afternoon. 33-year-old Toni Lee McCharge died on scene. 30-year-old Jeremy Blankenship died Sunday morning at the hospital. According…

Operation Street Sweep Targets Notorious Neighborhoods

Dubbed Operation Street Sweep, the Columbus Police Department combined good old fashioned detective work with Intelligence led policing, technology to zero in on those crime ridden areas. Special units with the Columbus Police…

Smash and Grab Burglars Busted at the Beach

Smash and Grab Burglars who terrorized Columbus businesses during April and May are behind bars now. A police major on vacation in the Gulf noticed a suspect vehicle in Panama City Beach. That…

Columbus Police Need Help Finding Missing 67 Year Old Man

The Columbus Police Department needs your help finding a missing man. 67 year old Thomas Gaultney was last seen Sunday in the 6300 block of Milgen Rd. He's 5'11, 215 pounds with blue eyes and brown/gray hair. If you've…

Brother of Local Attorney Charged with Theft

The brother of a local attorney who is on the run from police after allegedly stealing millions of dollars from his personal injury clients is also in trouble with the law. According to…

Funeral Planned for Alta Vista Murder Victim

The Funeral for a Columbus man shot and killed while sitting in his garage is planned for this weekend. A source with first hand knowledge of the case say police were tipped off…

Ex Con Shot by Police has Violent Past

The ex con shot by Columbus Police while they were attempting to serve a warrant has had multiple violent encounters with Columbus Police officers according to court documents obtained by First News. This…

Columbus Man Dies After Shooting at Pizza Hut

A Columbus man is dead after he was shot at a local Pizza Hut. It happened on Buena Vista Rd. around 10:30 p.m. Friday night. Officers responded to that Pizza Hut where they found 32-year-old Branden Denson dead from a…