Ohio Prisons Chief Pushes For More Early Release

By | March 6, 2015

Ohio prison officials want to be able to save money by releasing inmates who require round-the-clock medical care or are otherwise incapacitated.


Report: Columbus Police Erred In Handling OSU Celebration

By | March 6, 2015

A Columbus Police deputy chief says officers could have done a better job handling rowdy crowds after the Ohio State football team won the national championship.


Ohio Official’s Advisory Group Studies Police Training

By | March 5, 2015

The quality of police training academies in Ohio and the need for stronger statewide training standards are among the issues an attorney general’s committee is considering as it explores possible changes to the way Ohio trains police officers.

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Justices Will Hear Ohio’s Gay Marriage Cases April 28

By | March 5, 2015

The Supreme Court will hear arguments over same-sex marriage on April 28.

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Cleveland To Host 1st GOP Presidential Primary Debate

By | March 5, 2015

The head of the Republican National Committee says its first primary debate for the next presidential election will be in Cleveland.


Late Winter Storms Clips Columbus, Slams Southwest Ohio

By | March 5, 2015

Columbus saw very little snow Wednesday night and Thursday morning, but it was a much different scene in Chillicothe and areas further south.


OSU To Require Nearly All Freshmen To Be Fully Vaccinated

By | March 5, 2015

OSU says beginning in the fall, all first-year students who attend at least half-time with one on-campus course will have to be fully vaccinated.

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Teacher Jailed For Showing High School Class Violent Movie

By | March 5, 2015

A former substitute teacher convicted of showing a movie including graphic sex and violence to a Columbus high school class has been sentenced to 90 days in jail.

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DeWine’s Advisory Group Studies Police Training

By | March 5, 2015

A group formed by state Attorney General Mike DeWine is continuing its study of possible changes to the way Ohio trains police officers.


Ohio Won’t Withhold School Funding For Those Skipping Tests

By | March 4, 2015

Ohio’s superintendent says the state won’t withhold funding to penalize schools for students opting out of standardized tests this year.