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  1. Ohio Couple Charged With Luring 3 Victims Into ServitudeRead the original story

    1 hr ago | TheCourier.com

    ... relationships with three women to lure them into servitude after which the women were sexually assaulted. Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O'Brien says the couple undertook the scheme to satisfy their sexual, financial and emotional needs. The ...

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  2. Walnut Twig Beetle detected in Indiana.Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | WKRC-AM Cincinnati

    ... beetle involved in Thousand Cankers Disease of Black Walnut (TCD), was detected at a sawmill in southeast Franklin County. This is the first detection of the beetle in Indiana. The beetle was detected in a trap placed at the sawmill for the 2014 ...

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  3. Man sentenced to 32 years in prison for raping 13-year-old girlRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Norwalk Reflector

    ... pleased with the quick effort of Attorney General DeWine's Office in the DNA testing involved in this case," Franklin County Prosecuting Attorney Ron O'Brien said. "When a 13-year-old is raped by a stranger in our community, it has to be priority ...

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  4. Columbus man charged in brother's shooting deathRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch

    The brother of a man who was shot in a Far West Side motel last weekend is accused of causing his death, according to the Franklin County sheriff's office. Joel A. Culp, 37, of 495 Powder Mill Lane, has been charged with reckless homicide in the death of his brother Chad on Sunday.

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  5. Two sobriety checkpoints in Franklin County tonightRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch

    The Franklin County DUI Task Force is operating two sobriety checkpoints in the county tonight. One will be on Hamilton Road near Harbor Boulevard, and the other will be on Winchester Pike near Brobst Park, south of Shannon Road, in Madison Township.

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  6. Reynoldsburg couple indicted for human traffickingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | This Week Community News

    A Reynoldsburg couple is scheduled to be arraigned Monday, April 20, in Franklin County Common Pleas Court for allegedly luring three women into "human trafficking and servitude." According to a press release from Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O'Brien, Thomas Michael Williamson, 32, and his fiance, Michelle Nicole Feldman, 29, were indicted by a Franklin County grand jury on 10 felony charges in connection with incidents that occurred at their home at 1244 Whitebirch Court between April and August 2013, October 2013 through March 2015 and from July 2014 through March 2015.

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  7. Reynoldsburg couple face trafficking, extortion chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Columbus Dispatch

    Two Reynoldsburg residents have been indicted on human-trafficking and other charges. Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O'Brien said in a release today that Thomas M. Williamson, 32, and his fiancee, Michelle N. Feldman, 29, are charged with trafficking in persons, extortion, sexual battery, grand theft, felonious assault and theft.

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  8. Brunswick grad earns a great honor: Whit & WhimseyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Cleveland.com

    ... causes, she volunteers with Camp Sunrise, and serves as a guardian ad litem and board member for CASA of Franklin County. Alvarez holds a B.S. in communications from Ohio University. Her proud parents are George Giannakos of Brunswick and Catherine ...

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  9. Couple Accused Of Holding Three Women Against Their WillRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WBNS

    Prosecutor Ron O'Brien announced Friday that the Franklin County Grand Jury has indicted a Reynoldsburg couple with holding three women against their will. The indictment against Thomas Michael Williamson, 32, and his fiance, Michelle Nicole Feldman, 29, with ten counts in connection to abusive relationships involving three adult female victims.

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  10. Police chief is devoted to communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... now. She was always open to new ideas and quick to implement them if they had merit. This cooperation led to Franklin County being the first county in Ohio to establish a countywide selective-dialing 911 system, which became a model for many ...

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  11. Mayoral debate: Other candidates focus on GintherRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... Mayor Michael B. Coleman, was going to take his share of shots. That included those from fellow Democrats Franklin County Sheriff Zach Scott, and community activist and former City Council aide James Ragland, as well as lone Republican Terry Boyd, a ...

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  12. Fired chief of Franklin County animal shelter to get settlementRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Columbus Dispatch

    Franklin County commissioners will be asked to approve a $97,250 settlement with the former animal-shelter director who contends he was fired because he suffered post-traumatic stress disorder. The settlement was presented at the commissioners' briefing yesterday.

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  13. Fatal shooting at Far West Side motel investigated as possible homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Columbus Dispatch

    Circumstances surrounding the fatal shooting of a man in a Far West Side motel last weekend are being investigated by the Franklin County sheriff's office. Chad Culp, 43, was pronounced dead from a gunshot wound to his head in Room 29 of the New Rome Motel, 5246 W. Broad St., shortly after paramedics arrived around 12:40 a.m. Sunday.

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  14. West Jefferson police reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Madison Press

    ... 7:50 p.m. at Arbors West on West Main Street. An officer reportedly saw Allen, who had a warrant out of Franklin County, walking on West Main Street. When stopped by police outside the front door of Arbors West, Allen put his hand in his sweatshirt ...

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  15. Around OhioRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Aurora Advocate

    ... after jail officials routinely found contraband hidden in undergarments sent from relatives and friends. Franklin County Commissioners approved April 14 a $95,000, one-year outside contract to provide T-shirts, socks, bras, men's boxers and briefs ...

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  16. Columbus man indicted for supporting terroristsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WTVN-AM Columbus

    ... ganization to return to the United States and commit an act of terrorism. Upon Mohamud's arrest in February, Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O'Brien argued against a bond for Mohamud, saying that he was a threat to leave the country.

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  17. This undated photo provided by Franklin County Sheriff'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WKYC-TV Cleveland

    An Ohio man was indicted Thursday on terrorism charges after officials say he trained with Islamic State militants in Syria and returned to the U.S. hoping to commit a terrorist act. Abdirahman Sheik Mohamud, Ohio man accused of training with Islamic State An Ohio man was indicted Thursday on terrorism charges after officials say he trained with Islamic State militants in Syria and returned to the U.S. hoping to commit a terrorist act.

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  18. Columbus man indicted for allegedly traveling to Syria and training in terrorist campRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Cleveland.com

    ... States and to commit an act of terrorism. He returned in June. Mohamud was arrested Feb. 21 and charged in Franklin County Common Pleas Court. He will be transferred into federal custody. He is now charged with one count of attempting to provide and ...

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  19. Columbus man indicted on terrorism charges by federal grand juryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Columbus Dispatch

    Abdirahman S. Mohamud, a native of Somalia, talks to his attorney, Sam Shamansky, in Franklin County Common Pleas Court in this file photo from February. A West Side man is accused of training with terrorists in Syria to commit terrorism in the United States.

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  20. Lawyer faces ethics charges for bilking the elderly and disabledRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... he served as guardian of several wards. Kormanik also is awaiting trial on 11 felony charges filed by the Franklin County prosecutor's office. One of those charges is a first-degree felony accusing him of engaging in a pattern of corrupt activity, a ...

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