2006

Dozens of high-tech gifts donated to the Cheer Fund were stolen from a storage site, leaving the Columbus firefighters’ charity with few presents to give teenagers during the holidays.

1991

Columbus Police Department warned area businesses to be on the lookout for a con artist who tried without luck to pass rolls of washers in place of quarters.

1966

A bronze plaque commemorating Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address was dedicated and installed at Lincoln Park.