3 Columbus Officers Are Charged With Misconduct in George Floyd Protests

The officers face criminal prosecution for responses to demonstrations last year that Mayor Andrew Ginther said “did not meet my expectations or the community’s.”

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Federal Judge Bans Tear Gas on Nonviolent Protesters in Columbus

In a scathing opinion, Judge Algenon L. Marbley temporarily barred the Columbus police from using an array of tactics on nonviolent protesters and said officers had “run amok” with power.

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Ma’Khia Bryant’s Death Keeps Columbus Grappling With Police Shootings

With four killings in the past four months, many residents in Ohio’s capital feel victimized by a Police Department that looks nothing like the neighborhoods it patrols.

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‘A Horrendous Tragedy’: The Chaotic Moments Before a Police Shooting in Columbus

New video and 911 calls shed light on what led up to the fatal shooting of 16-year-old Ma’Khia Bryant, who the police said was wielding a knife before an officer fired the four shots that killed her.

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Conflicting Narratives Emerge in Ohio Shooting, Prompting Protests

Much about the shooting death of Casey Goodson Jr. by a sheriff’s deputy has been disputed — what led to it, why it happened and where exactly on his body Mr. Goodson was shot.

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Ohio Man Is Shot Dead by a Deputy Searching for Someone Else

Casey Christopher Goodson Jr., 23, was fatally shot by a member of a fugitive task force on Friday as he was returning home with sandwiches, the authorities and lawyers for his family said.

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