Woman suspected in February heroin overdose death is seventh indicted this year

If you deal to someone who dies you might be looking at prison time. The stern message by Franklin County's top prosecutor after the latest in a string of indictments of suspected heroin dealers.

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Man sentenced to 9 years for rape live-streamed on Periscope

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WSYX/WTTE) -- A Columbus man was sentenced to nine years in prison for the rape of a minor while it was being streamed live on social media.

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School shooting plan thwarted at Hilliard Davidson, prosecutor says

HILLIARD, OH (WCMH) – A Hilliard Davidson High School student is in custody after prosecutors said he was planning a school shooting.

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The Columbus Dispatch Strongly Endorses Ron O’Brien for Re-election

Dear Friend,

I wanted to make sure you saw the Columbus Dispatch’s excellent editorial this morning endorsing Ron’s reelection! Please share this with your network, and thank you so much for your continued support!

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Wrong-way I-270 driver who thought he was on a different highway indicted

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Man sentenced 25 years to life after accomplice dies during 2015 burglary

COLUMBUS (WCMH)–Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O’Brien announced Wednesday that a man will spend 25 year to life behind bars after a 2015 robbery that turned deadly. 

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Driver gets 13 years in prison for 2014 crash that killed two Downtown

Terrance Trent wept and whimpered, clutching a tissue to his face in a Franklin County courtroom, as he listened to anguished statements about what was lost when his reckless driving caused a crash that killed two pedestrians at a Downtown intersection.

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Last of five defendants sentenced in huge heroin-trafficking case

The last of five defendants in a drug-trafficking operation that supplied dealers with what Franklin County prosecutors called "astronomical" amounts of heroin was sentenced on Wednesday to four years in prison. 

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Sex offender indicted for making advances toward teen while she was in the shower

COLUMBUS (WCMH)–The Franklin County Prosecutor has announced that 43-year-old James Woodruff Jr. has been indicted for burglary and importuning after he made sexual advances towards a teenager.

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Couple charged with selling drug-laced candy to students at Gahanna High School

COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Briana Marie Hudson and George Hanson Dailey III, have been indicted on charges they sold drug-laced Jolly Ranchers to students at Gahanna-Lincoln High School.

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