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Reward offered for suspect in shooting of 62-year-old man

News Channel 4 - 2 hours 23 min ago

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) -- Police are offering a cash reward for the suspect who shot and killed a 62-year-old South Linden man in his car eight months ago.

Lawrence Smith III. (Courtesy Photo/Central Ohio Crime Stoppers)

Lawrence Smith III, 62, was found suffering from multiple gunshot wounds in the 2100 block of Hamilton Avenue just before 7:00 a.m. on May 29, according to the Columbus Division of Police. Smith was found inside his newly bought black 2005 Jaguar XJR, and detectives believe he was robbed and in a car crash before the shooting.

Infant subject of Ohio Amber Alert has died

EMS responded to the scene to provide treatment, but Smith was pronounced dead at 7:11am, according to police. The victim's death marked the 52nd Columbus homicide in 2022.

Central Ohio Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward for information leading to the arrest of the suspect responsible for this crime. Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers by calling 614-461-8477 or by visiting its website. All tips are anonymous.

Categories: Ohio News

One dead, two injured after shooting near Columbus strip club

News Channel 4 - 2 hours 30 min ago

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) -- One person is dead and two others are hospitalized after a shooting Sunday near a strip club on the north side of Columbus.

Around 2:15 a.m., the Columbus Division of Police responded to reports of a shooting near The Doll House gentleman's club at 1680 Karl Court, where medics pronounced one person dead at the scene, according to police.

Two others were shot and taken to OhioHealth Riverside Methodist Hospital in stable condition, police said.

This is a developing story and will be updated as additional information becomes available.

Categories: Ohio News

Infant subject of Ohio Amber Alert has died

News Channel 4 - 3 hours 25 min ago

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) -- One of the twin infants rescued during a statewide Amber Alert last month has died, police said.

From left to right: Kason Ky'air Thomas. (Courtesy Photo/Columbus Division of Police)

Ky'air Thomas died in Columbus around midnight on Saturday after Columbus police received reports of a child not breathing, according to a division spokesperson. He was later pronounced dead at a local hospital.

About one month ago, Ky'air and his brother Kason -- five months old at the time -- were safely returned home after being abducted from the Short North on Dec. 19, when the children's mother's running car was stolen outside a Donato's restaurant.

A few hours later, Ky'air was found in a parking lot at Dayton International Airport, but there was no sign of Kason.

On Dec. 22, police announced the arrest of the suspect in the case, Nalah Jackson, but still no word on if Kason had been found, until just a few hours later, when the boy was discovered inside the stolen vehicle outside of a Papa John’s pizza restaurant in Indianapolis.

Jackson is facing kidnapping charges, both at the local and federal levels.

This is a developing story and will be updated as additional information becomes available.

Categories: Ohio News

Highest-rated Italian restaurants in Columbus, according to Tripadvisor

News Channel 4 - 3 hours 53 min ago

The development of Italian cuisine mirrors the country’s rich political and geographic diversity. Mediterranean influences bring fish and olives into culinary creations, carefully handcrafted ziti, cavatelli, and other types of pasta hail from southern Italy, and exquisite desserts such as tiramisu find origins in the north—combining for a tasty eating experience renowned for its ability to bring people together.

With more than 90,000 establishments offering Italian-style dishes here in America, there are endless options to consider when craving the flavorful, savory tastes of “The Boot.” Stacker compiled a list of the highest rated Italian restaurants in Columbus on Tripadvisor. Tripadvisor rankings factor in the average rating and number of reviews. Some restaurants on the list may have recently closed. Click through these slides to see if your favorite trattoria made the list.

1 / 29 Tripadvisor #29. Brio Italian Grille

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (122 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1500 Polaris Pkwy, Columbus, OH 43240-2126
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2 / 29 Tripadvisor #28. Caffe Davinci

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (46 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (5.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Pizza
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 3080 Tremont Rd Ste B, Columbus, OH 43221-2004
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3 / 29 Tripadvisor #27. OH Pizza and Brew

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (69 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, American
- Price: $
- Address: 88 E Broad St, Columbus, OH 43215-3506
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4 / 29 Tripadvisor #26. Hounddog's Three Degree Pizza

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (132 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (3.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Pizza, Italian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 2657 N High St, Columbus, OH 43202-2518
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5 / 29 Tripadvisor #25. Claudiana Italian

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (114 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Asian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 8475 Sancus Blvd, Columbus, OH 43240-2164
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6 / 29 Tripadvisor #24. La Tavola

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (69 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Pizza
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1664 W 1st Ave, Columbus, OH 43212-3302
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7 / 29 Tripadvisor #23. Carrabba's Italian Grill

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (192 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 8460 Lyra Dr, Columbus, OH 43240-2096
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8 / 29 Tripadvisor #22. Piada Italian Street Food

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (121 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, Italian
- Price: $
- Address: 4025 Easton Sta, Columbus, OH 43219-6066
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9 / 29 Tripadvisor #21. Buca di Beppo Italian Restaurant

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (376 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (3.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (3.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 343 N Front St, Columbus, OH 43215
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10 / 29 Tripadvisor #20. Adriatico's New York Style

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (110 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Pizza, Italian
- Price: $
- Address: 265 W 11th Ave, Columbus, OH 43201-2356
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11 / 29 Tripadvisor #19. Figlio

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (117 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Pizza
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1369 Grandview Ave, Columbus, OH 43212-2802
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12 / 29 Tripadvisor #18. Giuseppe's Ritrovo

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (141 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 2268 E Main St, Columbus, OH 43209-2319
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13 / 29 Tripadvisor #17. Marcella's

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (221 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (3.5/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1319 Polaris Pkwy, Columbus, OH 43240
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14 / 29 Tripadvisor #16. nicola restaurant

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (143 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Tuscan
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 4740 Reed Rd, Columbus, OH 43220-3073
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15 / 29 Tripadvisor #15. Rubino's Pizza

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (129 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Pizza
- Price: $
- Address: 2643 E Main St, Columbus, OH 43209-2480
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16 / 29 Tripadvisor #14. Spaghetti Warehouse

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (415 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (3.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (3.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 397 W Broad St, Columbus, OH 43215-2756
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17 / 29 Tripadvisor #13. Carfagna's Kitchen

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (193 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (3.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1440 Gemini Pl, Columbus, OH 43240-7001
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18 / 29 Tripadvisor #12. Due Amici

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (263 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (3.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 67 E Gay St, Columbus, OH 43215-3103
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19 / 29 Tripadvisor #11. Villa Nova Ristorante

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (172 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Pizza
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 5545 N High St, Columbus, OH 43214-1125
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20 / 29 Tripadvisor #10. Brio Italian Grille

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (436 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (3.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 3993 Easton Sta, Columbus, OH 43219-6068
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21 / 29 Tripadvisor #9. Pasqualone's Ristorante

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (86 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 5766 Emporium Sq, Columbus, OH 43215-3607
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22 / 29 Tripadvisor #8. Forno Kitchen + Bar

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (212 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Bar, Italian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 721 N High St, Columbus, OH 43215-1550
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23 / 29 Tripadvisor #7. Bravo! Italian Kitchen

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (177 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1803 Olentangy River Rd, Columbus, OH 43212
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24 / 29 Tripadvisor #6. Basi Italia

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (207 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 811 Highland St, Columbus, OH 43215-1393
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25 / 29 Tripadvisor #5. Marcella's

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (556 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 615 N High St, Columbus, OH 43215
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26 / 29 Tripadvisor #4. Trattoria Roma

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (216 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1447 Grandview Ave, Columbus, OH 43212
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27 / 29 Tripadvisor #3. Martini Modern Italian

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (531 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 445 N High St, Columbus, OH 43215
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28 / 29 Tripadvisor #2. Lola & Giuseppe's Trattoria

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (304 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 100 Granville St, Columbus, OH 43230-3000
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29 / 29 Tripadvisor #1. Z Cucina di Spirito

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (907 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (5.0/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1368 Grandview Ave, Columbus, OH 43212-2803
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Categories: Ohio News

Soggy Sunday ahead of a chilly workweek

News Channel 4 - 4 hours 25 sec ago
Columbus and Central Ohio Weather QUICK WEATHER FORECAST:
  • This morning: Rain showers, low 38
  • Today: Rain showers, high 44
  • Tonight: Light showers, otherwise cloudy, low 33
  • Monday: Chance for showers, mostly in the morning, chilly, high 36
  • Tuesday: Partly sunny, chance for overnight snow showers, high 28
  • Wednesday: Partly sunny, chilly, high 30
  • Thursday: Mostly cloudy, high 34
FORECAST DISCUSSION:

Good morning & happy Sunday!

It's a soggy end to the weekend ahead of a much colder week ahead.

Light to moderate rain will continue through the morning as an area of low pressure moves in to the north. Showers will thin as we head toward the afternoon and a tailing cold front approaches the area. Since we'll be ahead of this front most of the day, temperatures will stay on the warm side and climb to the mid 40s, which is about 10 degrees warmer than normal, and well above freezing, so it will be rain as opposed to snow or ice coming down from the clouds.

Tonight, showers will stay light as temperatures fall down to the 30s. This will lead to a light wintry mix through Monday's morning drive. Showers will taper off Monday afternoon and we'll be left with a cloudy and cool day. Temperatures will only reach the mid 30s, which is right in line with normal for this time of year.

Much colder temperatures are on the way for the rest of the week. Tuesday through Friday, we will start the day in the teens and lower 20s, then reach a high around 30 degrees, which is about 5 degrees colder than normal for this time of year.

Have a great rest of your weekend!

-Liz

Categories: Ohio News

2023-01-27 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Sat, 01/28/2023 - 19:34
Date: Friday Jan 27, 2023
Time: 7:34 PM
Duration: 1 minute
Maximum Elevation: 15°
Approach: 10° above NNW
Departure: 15° above N

2023-01-28 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Sat, 01/28/2023 - 19:34
Date: Saturday Jan 28, 2023
Time: 6:45 PM
Duration: 3 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 14°
Approach: 10° above NNW
Departure: 12° above NE

2023-01-29 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Sat, 01/28/2023 - 19:34
Date: Sunday Jan 29, 2023
Time: 7:33 PM
Duration: 2 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 23°
Approach: 10° above NW
Departure: 23° above N

2023-01-30 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Sat, 01/28/2023 - 19:34
Date: Monday Jan 30, 2023
Time: 6:44 PM
Duration: 4 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 20°
Approach: 10° above NNW
Departure: 15° above NE

2023-01-30 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Sat, 01/28/2023 - 19:34
Date: Monday Jan 30, 2023
Time: 8:21 PM
Duration: 1 minute
Maximum Elevation: 16°
Approach: 10° above NW
Departure: 16° above WNW

2023-01-31 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Sat, 01/28/2023 - 19:34
Date: Tuesday Jan 31, 2023
Time: 7:32 PM
Duration: 3 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 56°
Approach: 10° above NW
Departure: 56° above N

2023-02-01 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Sat, 01/28/2023 - 19:34
Date: Wednesday Feb 1, 2023
Time: 6:44 PM
Duration: 5 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 37°
Approach: 10° above NW
Departure: 17° above E

2023-02-01 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Sat, 01/28/2023 - 19:34
Date: Wednesday Feb 1, 2023
Time: 8:21 PM
Duration: 1 minute
Maximum Elevation: 20°
Approach: 10° above WNW
Departure: 20° above W

2023-02-02 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Sat, 01/28/2023 - 19:34
Date: Thursday Feb 2, 2023
Time: 7:32 PM
Duration: 5 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 45°
Approach: 10° above WNW
Departure: 30° above S

2023-02-03 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Sat, 01/28/2023 - 19:34
Date: Friday Feb 3, 2023
Time: 6:44 PM
Duration: 7 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 82°
Approach: 10° above NW
Departure: 10° above SE

2023-02-04 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Sat, 01/28/2023 - 19:34
Date: Saturday Feb 4, 2023
Time: 7:34 PM
Duration: 4 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 16°
Approach: 10° above W
Departure: 10° above S

2023-02-05 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Sat, 01/28/2023 - 19:34
Date: Sunday Feb 5, 2023
Time: 6:45 PM
Duration: 6 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 27°
Approach: 10° above WNW
Departure: 10° above SSE

Raising awareness for Columbus' CROWN Act

News Channel 4 - Sat, 01/28/2023 - 16:19

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) – The CROWN Act was passed in the city of Columbus in 2021 as a way to empower people of color to wear their hair naturally by cutting down on discrimination.

The CROWN Act, which stands for Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair, adds two provisions to the Columbus city code:

  • “Race” is inclusive of traits historically associated with race, including, but not limited to, hair textures and protective and cultural hairstyles; and
  • “Protective and cultural hairstyles” includes, but is not limited to, such hairstyles as braids, locs, cornrows, bantu knots, afros, and twists, whether or not hair extensions or treatments are used to create or maintain any such style, and whether or not hair ornaments, beads or head wraps adorn the hair.

More than a year after its passage, Columbus Community Relations Commissioner Mary Howard is still raising awareness for how the CROWN Act benefits the community.

On Saturday, she helped sponsor a celebration on natural hair for young women and girls called Hair-story.

“Educate and celebrate young Black girls so they can feel confident in who they are and not be held back because of the way they wear their hair,” Howard said about the event.

Since the policy went into place, there haven’t been any reports of hair discrimination brought to the city, and Howard is proud Columbus is at the forefront of the fight against discrimination.

Categories: Ohio News

Chillicothe dispatcher honored for saving Ross County deputy's life

News Channel 4 - Sat, 01/28/2023 - 16:17

DUBLIN, Ohio (WCMH) -- The Fraternal Order of Police recognized a Chillicothe dispatcher Saturday morning who saved a Ross County deputy’s life in November.

At a hotel in Dublin, Chillicothe police dispatcher Taylor Matson was honored by the FOP for rendering first aid and saving Ross County sergeant Eric Kocheran quickly after he was shot.

On November 17, Sgt. Eric Kocheran was severely injured in a shootout with Nicholas Mitchell, a man who came to the Ross County Sheriff’s Office, pulled out a gun and opened fire and hitting Sgt. Kocheran in the chest. The bullet went through one of his lungs, nicked his heart, and lodged in his liver.

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Body camera footage of the shooting can be seen below. The videos, which have been edited together for clarity and viewer discretion, are below.

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The Chillicothe Police Department shares the building with the RCSO, and Matson was there when Mitchell opened fire on Kocheran. “Sgt. Kocheran was laying in the hallway,” says Matson. “I found out where his wounds were, got first aid to him, tried to keep him calm and waited until the police, sheriffs and medical personnel arrived.”

Matson later learned that the shooter was only six feet away from her with Mitchell injured but still armed. She says it didn’t matter to her where he was. “I’ve been raised around helping others my whole life and I just ran out the door and tended aid to him. I didn’t even think about it when it was going on,” says Matson.

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Kocheran and Matson have talked since the shooting with his doctors saying he wouldn't be alive without Matson administering first aid quickly. NBC4 spoke with Kocheran, who said he is doing very well in his recovery.

For her life-saving acts, Matson was honored.

“Officers do good things every day. They help people every day, and we certainly don’t do a good enough job recognizing them for that,” says Bruce Szilagyi, the Chairman of the Board for the Fraternal Order of Police Ohio Labor Council.

Matson says she never believed she would be put in a situation like that so she is excited to be recognized. “I’m the one who sends help, not usually the one running out the door rendering the aid," she said. "So it’s definitely different being in that situation, but I would do it again in a heartbeat.”

Categories: Ohio News

Columbus protesters call for justice in Tyre Nichols’ death

News Channel 4 - Sat, 01/28/2023 - 16:02

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) – It was an all-too-familiar sight Saturday at the Ohio Statehouse as dozens of protesters gathered to call for justice in the killing of Tyre Nichols by police in Memphis.

Those at Saturday’s protest said not only are they fighting for justice for Nichols and his family, but they want to see real change made to the police force.

People of all colors, races, and backgrounds attended the protest at the statehouse, expressing their anger, sadness, and confusion over what happened to the 29-year-old Nichols earlier this month.

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Protesters said they were not only calling for justice for Nichols, but also fighting for justice for Donovan Lewis, Andre Hill, and others who lost their lives to police brutality.

The protesters said there was something wrong in the police system for these types of cases to happen over and over again.

The group marched down High Street from the statehouse to Columbus police headquarters, blocking the intersection of West Long Street and Marconi Boulevard to shout their message loudly to police and said they won’t stop until there is real change.

“The people that are dying look like me, they look like my son, and everyone deserves justice,” said protester Pia Terrell. “No one deserves to be shot or killed.”

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“Overhauling the entire policing system in the United States is ultimately what we would like to see,” said protester Sydney Rentsch. “Making our community safer instead of police continuing to discriminate and kill our community members.”

Protest organizers said another march is set for next weekend, and that they will continue to march for as long as it takes to get their message across.

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