Mike Davis sentenced to at least 4 years in prison on child porn charges

Former 10TV meteorologist Mike Davis was sentenced to a minimum of four years in prison Thursday on child pornography charges.

In court, Davis apologized to his friends and family, saying: “I feel terrible I actually victimized children by looking at these images. I didn’t realize it at the time but I definitely realize it now. I also victimized my wife, my kids, my family, my friends and all the good people of central Ohio who trusted me on television for over 30 years. I’m very sorry for all that.”

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Police: Columbus mother accused of killing 7-year-old son; stepfather also charged

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Columbus police say a 7-year-old boy is dead and his mother is charged with murder while his step-father is charged with endangering children.

According to police, on Saturday around 8:20 p.m., officers went to the 2400 block of Azelda Street on a report that a child had drowned.

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Columbus man indicted for aggravated vehicular homicide in fatal March crash

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WSYX/WTTE) — A Columbus man has been indicted for aggravated vehicular homicide after a 64-year-old man was killed in a crash on Georgesville Road at West Broad Street in March.

The Franklin County Grand Jury returned the indictment against Jhuante Daniel Burton, 35, in connection to the March 20 crash that killed Steven R. Waits, 64, according to a news release from Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O'Brien.

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2 men indicted on murder charges for unrelated southeast Columbus shootings

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH)– Two men have been indicted on murder charges by the Franklin County Grand Jury, Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O’Brien announced Monday.

“During two separate and unrelated incidents, two victims were shot to death,” O’Brien said in a press release.

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Ohio prosecutors have backlog of cases, courtrooms not expected to fully reopen until June

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WSYX/WTTE) — Right now many victims and cases are in limbo because of the coronavirus pandemic. Court systems all across Ohio are looking at how to handle the volume of cases that haven't been touched in weeks and new cases too.

In Fairfield County, Prosecutor Kyle Witt says they've been working diligently to figure out how to give those arrested and victims their day in court.

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Husel murder trial moved to 2021

COLUMBUS (WCMH) — The trial against Dr. Willam Husel on 25 counts of murder has been moved to April of 2021.

The trial was originally scheduled to begin June 1.

Husel, who formerly worked in the Mount Carmel Health System, is charged with 25 counts of murder for allegedly ordering fatal doses of pain medicine for more than two dozen patients.

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Letter: Local advocates, Marsy’s Law support crime victims

This is National Crime Victim Rights Week, a week to raise awareness of victims’ rights and services, highlight programs, celebrate progress achieved and honor victims and the professionals who serve them.

Here in Columbus and Franklin County, we are lucky to have victim advocates who serve domestic violence and stalking victims as well as victims of crimes of violence with emphasis on sexual assault victims, both children and adults.

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Man with criminal past now accused of trying to set girlfriend on fire

A South Side man who served a prison sentence for killing a man with a van during an argument more than 17 years ago is accused of beating his girlfriend and attempting to set her on fire.

Mark A. Edwards, 48, was indicted Friday by a Franklin County grand jury for aggravated arson, attempted aggravated arson, domestic violence, abduction and possession of criminal tools.

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Accused serial attacker indicted for attempted rape of a Columbus woman, prosecutor says

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WSYX/WTTE) — Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O'Brien says a man accused of terrorizing four women in a ten-day span has been indicted for attempting to rape a Columbus woman.

Donald William Barrowman, 26, was indicted Wednesday by the Franklin County Grand Jury for the attempted rape of a 33-year-old woman in front of her home on February 1.

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Columbus mother charged in death of toddler son pleads not guilty

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Just weeks ago, officials say Tina Dayton was in Florida, alternating between sleeping in a tent in someone's backyard and in a car behind a Walmart.

On Friday, she appeared in Franklin County Common Pleas Court to face charges that she murdered her son.

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