COLUMBUS — 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.
Prosecutor Ron O'Brien says survivors are helping police track down the dealers and in some cases cell phones point investigators in the right direction.Read more
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.Read more
HILLIARD, OH (WCMH) – A Hilliard Davidson High School student is in custody after prosecutors said he was planning a school shooting.Read more
The Dispatch strongly endorses Ron O’Brien for re-election as Franklin County prosecutor in the Nov. 8 election. O’Brien, a Republican completing his fifth term, is the county’s longest-serving prosecutor. He remains dedicated; he starts early and typically is the last county official out of the building.
The Dispatch strongly endorses Ron O’Brien for re-election as Franklin County prosecutor in the Nov. 8 election.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more