Police are searching for masked gunmen who invalided a home Thursday night. Officials say two men kicked open the back door of the home on Clarendon Avenue around 11:30 and fired several shots. one of the three victims was hit in the head with the butt of the gun. The suspects fled the scene with a set of keys, a pack of cigarettes and $63. The suspects are described as one being 5 feet, 5 inches tall and “skinny," about 125 pounds. The other was described as 5 feet, 6 inches tall with a medium build. Anyone with information is asked to call the police department's detective bureau or send an anonymous tip by texting TIP411.
The sign is modeled after the Las Vegas landmark, but its inspiration is strictly central Ohio: Welcome to Fabulous Weinland Park Columbus. For the past month or so, drivers heading north on N. 4th Street have spied it, just past E. 5th Avenue. But where did it come from? Sean Storey and Chris Picot are the men behind the sign â their second in the neighborhood.
Witnesses who saw a driver hit a pedestrian and speed away early this morning chased the driver down, the Franklin County Sheriffâs Office said. The pedestrian, Freddy L. Jeffers Jr., 35, was crossing West Broad Street about 3:30 a.m. today when he was hit. Some witnesses stayed with Jeffers; others followed the Nissan Altima that hit him.
The Franklin County sheriff's office is investigating a fatal crash on the Far West Side that killed a woman early this morning. The crash happened at 1:06 a.m. near the intersection of Norton and Bausch roads in Prairie Township, the sheriff's office said.
A Near East Side youth repeatedly shook his head no at each guilty verdict he heard yesterday in his trial for a gang-related murder last year. A Franklin County jury deliberated two hours before finding that Jesean M. Callender, 17, had killed a 15-year-old boy from a rival gang behind a South Linden duplex.