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3 minutes | Dec 20, 2022
911 call: Mother calls to report her running car stolen with twins inside the vehicle
A mother called 911 to report her running vehicle and twins inside was stolen. Kyair and Kason Thomas were left in a running car around 9:45 p.m. Monday as their mother went inside Donatos Pizza, 920 N. High St. in Columbus' Short North neighborhood. The car was gone by the time she turned around, according to Columbus police.
8 minutes | Aug 5, 2022
After two-year hiatus, Jehovah's Witnesses resume sidewalk carts, soon will do door knocking
Columbus Dispatch faith and values reporter Danae King speaks with Robert Hendriks, national spokesman for the Jehovah's Witnesses, to talk about where you may see Jehovah's Witnesses: on city streets and sidewalks with carts full of information on the religion and waves and smiles. He will speak about what it took to come back to public ministry after the COVID-19 pandemic and how door knocking will resume here shortly.
3 minutes | Jul 11, 2022
Columbus police officer Nicholas Reardon questioned by investigators
Nicholas Reardon, accompanied by his attorney, sat for a voluntary interview with investigators nearly three weeks after fatally shooting Ma'Khia Bryant. When questioned, Reardon said there had been no time for other forms or attempts at de-escalation.
4 minutes | Jul 11, 2022
Tionna Bonner describes her upbringing by Ma'Khia Bryant's foster mother
Tionna Bonner was pushed up against a car when Columbus police officer Nicholas Reardon fired the shots that killed Ma'Khia Bryant. Raised by the same foster mother, she recounted to an investigator shortly after the shooting how her upbringing had differed from that of Ma'Khia's.
4 minutes | Jul 11, 2022
Shai-Onta Craig describes being pregnant at time of shooting
Shai-Onta Craig, also raised by foster mother Angela Moore before aging out of the system, told an investigator she didn't know why Ma'Khia had come at her with a knife. She recounted how after falling to the ground, she tried to put herself in a ball to protect her stomach because of her pregnancy.
9 minutes | Jul 11, 2022
Ja'Niah Bryant recounts events leading up to her sister's fatal shooting
Hours after 16-year-old Ma'Khia Bryant was shot four times by a Columbus police officer as she swung a knife at a young woman, her younger sister described to a special agent from the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation what had transpired before police were called to the 3100 block of Legion Lane on the afternoon of April 20, 2021.
45 minutes | Jul 8, 2022
Jewel Woods works to improve mental health of Black males
Podcast hosts Dr. Terrance Dean and Scot Kirk speak with Jewel Woods, founder and clinical director of Male Behavioral Health in Columbus, about the impact of COVID-19 on the Black community and particularly Black men and boys. Pandemic isolation — not to mention the deaths of loved ones from the virus — brought anxiety, trauma and depression to a community that is often shortchanged when it comes to mental health, Woods says. Woods discusses some steps African American men and boys — and anyone, for that matter — can take to improve mental health, including making an effort to seek out proper treatment as early as possible.
2 minutes | Jun 13, 2022
Tuttle mall 911 call: Alleged shooter says victim threw purse at him
"He just threw a purse at me, hit me in my face," Tyrone Gray Jr. allegedly told a 911 dispatcher about Dontarious Sylvester, who was fatally shot. Read more: Tuttle mall 911 call: 'He smacked me with a purse,' alleged shooter says about victim
9 minutes | Jun 9, 2022
Dr. Joe Gastaldo talks about COVID-19 and monkeypox
Columbus Dispatch health and medicine reports Max Filby talks with OhioHealth Director of Infectious Diseases Joseph Gastaldo on the Coronavirus pandemic, monkeypox, and much more.
5 minutes | May 27, 2022
Foltz family attorney Rex Elliot discusses BGSU hazing trial verdict
Columbus attorney Rex Elliot discusses how a Wood County jury has found two former Bowling Green State University fraternity brothers guilty of hazing and other charges in the death of freshman Stone Foltz, but not guilty of reckless homicide and involuntary manslaughter charges. This is audio was recorded and captured on Friday May 27, 2022.
8 minutes | May 9, 2022
Columbus mom describes the night her daughter was shot in her bed
Traci Wimberly describes the March 26 shooting of her one-year-old daughter, who was struck in the leg by a single bullet fired into their South Side home as she slept between her parents. Many innocent victims of shootings into their homes like Wimberly are left to grapple with the financial and emotional impact of the shooting. There are over 135 victims in Columbus of gunfire into houses this year as of April 11. Read More: Gunfire into Columbus homes and businesses on the rise, threatening and taking lives
73 minutes | Mar 25, 2022
Audio | Columbus Storytellers Project: Growing up
Five Ohioans told their stories of a time when they experienced growth at the Columbus Storytellers Project event held Wednesday, March 9, 2022 at the Columbus Athenaeum in Downtown Columbus. This is the full audio from entire nights event. The five storytellers who speak are listed below. Holly Zachariah James Fuqua Mallory Golski Ramona R. Reyes Chris Suel
3 minutes | Mar 15, 2022
Witness describes shooting on Interstate 71 outside Columbus
A 911 call, which as been edited to protect the witness' privacy, features a motorist describing the scene near Polaris that resulted in a police shooting of a young man.
2 minutes | Mar 2, 2022
Explaining how Ohio State is different from other medical systems in Ohio
Unlike other major medical systems in Ohio, OSU has chosen not to simply ride in and take over smaller hospitals and put its name on the building. Rather, it establishes collaborative agreements. Dr. Arick Forrest, medical director of ambulatory services for Ohio State's Wexner Medical Center, explains why in this brief excerpt from an interview with Dispatch Senior Editor Darrel Rowland.
2 minutes | Mar 2, 2022
Why hospital mergers are bad for your pocketbook - and your health
Martin Gaynor, the E.J. Barone University professor of economics and public policy at Carnegie Mellon University and former director of the bureau of economics at the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, explains why he thinks Americans have gotten a bad deal from the glut of hospital consolidation in recent years.
24 minutes | Mar 2, 2022
Mobile Newsroom Podcast: Telling stories from on the Hilltop
Reporters Danae King, Monroe Trombly, and Aubrey Wright share their experiences from covering the Hilltop neighborhood during the last month as the Columbus Dispatch continues its mobile newsroom initiative.
5 minutes | Feb 28, 2022
AAA Audio: Ohioans should brace for higher gas prices
Kimberly Schwind from the AAA Ohio Auto Club offers updates about how Ohioans should brace for higher pas prices in the near future.
10 minutes | Feb 23, 2022
Columbus City Schools’ facilities master plan looks to the future for the district’s buildings
Columbus Dispatch reporters Sheridan Hendrix, Megan Henry and Michael Lee discuss the Columbus City Schools’ facilities master plan and what the future of the district’s buildings is.
35 minutes | Feb 22, 2022
The Next Generation of Blue
The Dispatch recently held a roundtable discussion with seven officers from the Columbus Division of Police. The officers have been patrolling the city's streets since graduating from the training academy one to two years ago. The wide-ranging conversation addresses topics such as racism, changing the culture of policing and gaining the public's trust.
61 minutes | Feb 17, 2022
Columbus Conversation: Why can't we afford the child care crisis?
The Dispatch convened a group of panelists to discuss the problems with child care, needs of parents and impact of the crisis.
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