Founder of New Albany-based educational firm must repay investors $2.25 million

A man who founded a New Albany-based educational consulting business must repay $2.25 million to investors he defrauded because of false and misleading statements he made, the Franklin County prosecutor’s office said.

Michael Neubig, 52, who lives in Upper Arlington, received a suspended 7 1/2-year prison sentence from Franklin County Common Pleas Judge Stephen L. McIntosh on Friday under the conditions that he makes the restitution and complies with community control for three years.

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Teen was 35 weeks pregnant when she lost unborn baby in shooting, police say

As Columbus Police Deputy Chief Tim Becker headed to the Linden area to answer reporter questions about the city’s 89th homicide from Sunday, he got word the 91st homicide happened on the east side Monday.

Detectives are investigating after someone in a car on Denune Avenue sprayed bullets hitting a 15-year-old who was 8 months pregnant with a baby boy.

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North Side man gets 18 years to life in prison for fatal stabbing of girlfriend

A North Side man was sentenced Thursday to life in prison with no chance of parole for 18 years for fatally stabbing his girlfriend in the apartment they shared and hiding the murder weapon.

Jared T. Ferguson, 38, was convicted earlier this month by a Franklin County jury of murder and tampering with evidence in the March 24, 2019, death of 60-year-old Lisa Baker.

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Unlicensed investor who cost clients $1.2 million gets four-year prison sentence

A Zanesville man responsible for $1.2 million in losses for central Ohio clients while operating as an unlicensed securities dealer was sentenced Thursday to four years in prison.

Jeffrey B. Hall, 57, pleaded guilty in February to securities fraud, unlawful securities practices and telecommunication fraud on the second day of his jury trial in Franklin County Common Pleas Court.

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East Side man gets 15 years in shooting death of girlfriend’s brother

Savon Frost faces 15 years in prison after his sentencing Thursday for fatally shooting his girlfriend’s brother during a fight in a Southwest Side apartment last year.

Frost, 25, of the East Side, pleaded guilty last month to voluntary manslaughter, tampering with evidence and gun specifications in the July 8, 2019, death of 29-year-old James L. Bishop.

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Columbus Police arrest suspect following deadly shooting in Linden

On Saturday, the Columbus Division of Police said they have arrested and charged a murder suspect following a July shooting in Linden.

The shooting happened on July 24th. Officers were dispatched to the 2600 block of Aubudon Road just after 2 pm that day.

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Man accused of stalking, killing woman near Powell

COLUMBUS (WCMH) — A Powell man is charged with murder after prosecutors say he stalked and killed a woman.

The Franklin County Grand Jury indicted Kevin Arnold, 59, of Powell, Ohio, for shooting and killing Tonya Delafeld, 42, on July 21.

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Columbus VA police officer accused of misusing law enforcement databases

A police officer at the Veterans Affairs Columbus medical facility has been indicted on 24 counts by a Franklin County grand jury for misusing access to law enforcement database and records systems to look up information about coworkers and others for personal purposes.

Horace Ryan Greene, 54, of Springfield, faces six counts of unauthorized use of the Law Enforcement Automated Database System (LEADS); 15 counts of unauthorized use of the Ohio Law Enforcement Gateway (OHLEG) and three counts of tampering with records.

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Couple charged for alleged major drug trafficking

A Central Ohio couple is facing serious drug charges after an indictment by a Franklin County Grand Jury.

Prosecutor Ron O’Brien shared the jury returned indictments after two separate arrests in connection to drug possession and trafficking.

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'It's sad and it's tragic': Former Ohio State and Colts QB Art Schlichter's life behind bars

Art Schlichter sometimes shakes uncontrollably and he sometimes forgets. What was that first bet he ever placed?What did it feel like to be a Heisman Trophy candidate at Ohio State? Which year was it that NFL commissioner Pete Rozelle banned him from the league?

He has tremors that come and go. 

What a peculiar feeling this is compared to being that invincible quarterback. That guy who placed his first bet with some buddies and felt ecstasy he could never describe no matter how hard he tried.

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