Dec 22, 2021 - News

Columbus year in photos 2021

A goaltender wearing the jersey of a late teammate is seen on the ice.
Goaltender Elvis Merzlikins wears No. 80 in honor of goaltender Matiss Kivlenieks during warmups prior to a game against the Arizona Coyotes at Nationwide Arena on Oct. 14. Kivlenieks died in a July 4 fireworks accident in Michigan. Photo: Ben Jackson/NHLI via Getty Images
A young girl covers her eyes as she receives a COVID-19 vaccine.
A 13-year-old Columbus girl covers her eyes as she prepares to receive a COVID-19 vaccine in August. Photo: Stephen Zenner/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images
Four mothers whose sons were murdered hold framed pictures of their children at a Columbus intersection.
Members of the anti-violence group Mothers of Murdered Columbus Children stand at the intersection of High and Broad streets holding pictures of their deceased children. The group rallied at City Hall in August. Photo: Stephen Zenner/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images
Audience members at a Twenty One Pilots concert.
Live performances returned to central Ohio in 2021. Audience members are pictured during a Twenty One Pilots concert at Newport Music Hall on Sept. 8. Photo: Duane Prokop/Getty Images for SiriusXM
A protester holds a Black Lives Matter flag in front of the Ohio Statehouse.
Demonstrators protest excessive use of force by police outside of the Ohio Statehouse on May 1. Photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images
Columbus Crew soccer fans are seen in the stands before a contest.
Former U.S. Men's National Team and Columbus Crew player Frankie Hejduk fist bumps supporters prior to the inaugural MLS match at Lower.com Field on July 3. Photo: Jeff Dean/AP
President Joe Biden giving a speech in Columbus.
President Biden gives remarks after touring the James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute in Columbus on March 23. Photo: Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images
A Michigan runningback eludes an Ohio State defender.
Michigan running back Hassan Haskins (No. 25) breaks a tackle from Ohio State safety Ronnie Hickman (No. 14) in the fourth quarter of The Game on Nov. 27. Photo: Tony Ding/AP
Ohio National Guard members are seen patrolling an area outside the Statehouse.
National Guard members provide security at the Ohio Statehouse on Jan. 17. Security was stepped up at statehouses across the U.S. after FBI warnings of potential armed protests at all 50 state capitols and in Washington, D.C. Photo: Jay LaPrete/AP
Columbus police officials speak at an anti-violence rally.
Columbus Police Chief Elaine Bryant speaks to a crowd at an anti-violence rally at City Hall, with Assistant Police Chief LaShanna Potts at right. New police leadership was brought in amid contentious relations with the public and a record amount of local homicides. Photo: Stephen Zenner/SOPA ImaAges/LightRocket via Getty Images
A family celebrates July 4 at a "Doo Dah Parade" in Columbus.
A family poses together after watching the Doo Dah Parade on High Street, a local Fourth of July tradition. Photo: Stephen Zenner/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images
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