Bexley City Council will consider a discrimination ordinance that would include members of the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community. The move follows a lesbian couple who spoke out about a local wedding photographer who declined their business due to their their sexual orientation.
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The American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio says it plans to challenge two bills aimed at placing new restrictions on abortions, including one that would impose the nation’s most stringent limit.
Ohio Attorney General Mike Dewine says its unclear how long it will take to test the backlog of rape kits in Ohio. Dewine is hiring four additional staff at his crime lab and urging local police and sheriff departments to turn over sexual assault evidence kits for testing.
The league’s Board of Governors has approved a plan to realign the league into four regional conferences.
The economically struggling city of Mansfield seems poised to get a new industry; one associated with natural gas production. A company wants to dispose of fracking wastewater in deep wells in the city. But many of Mansfield’s residents don’t want them.
Prosecutors say they’ll charge Richard Beasley with murder and attempted murder in the alleged scheme to lure victims with a phony Craigslist job ad.