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Ohio Man Pleads Not Guilty In Plot To Kill At US Capitol

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Christopher Lee Cornell pleaded not guilty to several charges of crimes against the government including a plot to kill people at the U. S. Capitol.
3:23PM
January 22, 2015

An Ohio man has pleaded not guilty to federal charges of plotting to kill officials and workers at the U.S. Capitol.

Ohio Wants Inmates’ Lethal Injection Lawsuit Thrown Out

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The state wants a court to throw out a lawsuit barring new protections for lethal drug makers.
11:44AM
January
22, 2015

Ohio is asking a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by four death row inmates who are challenging a new state law that shields the names of companies providing lethal injection drugs.

Data Used To Determine Charter Funding “Not Necessarily Accurate”

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Thursday's report comes as Republican Gov. John Kasich and state legislative leaders have said they'll pursue revisions to Ohio's charter school laws after a series of negative reports.
11:30AM
January
22, 2015

Ohio Auditor Dave Yost says more than half of the charter schools checked during unannounced inspections last year had far fewer students in attendance than the number on record with the state. Charter school funding hinges largely on enrollment numbers.

Federal Officials Outline Police Plan In Columbus

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The Department of Justice says it will launch a program to mend strained relationships between law enforcement and communities
3:39PM
January 21, 2015

Federal Justice Department officials told a Columbus audience Wednesday they’ll launch a national effort to mend police relations with African American communities after police-involved shootings in Missouri and Ohio.

Grand Jury Indicts Ohio Man Held In Capitol Terror Plot

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A federal grand jury in Cincinnati Wednesday indicted Christopher Lee Cornell of several crimes against the government.
2:49PM
January 21, 2015

Federal authorities say a grand jury has indicted the 20-year-old Ohio man accused of plotting an attack at the U.S. Capitol.

Four Columbus High Schools On Lockdown

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Northland, Whetstone, Linden-McKinley, and Mifflin High Schools were all placed on lockdown Wednesday.
12:33PM
January 21, 2015

A district spokeswoman says the lockdown came after “a threat.” Several media outlets say the lockdown was intended to prevent any potential gang violence after a 16-year-old boy was murdered Tuesday night.

West Columbus Man Acquitted In Fatal Bar Fight

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11:26AM
January
21, 2015

A Franklin County jury has refused to convict a defendant in the death of a man who was punched in a Columbus bar parking lot in 2012.

Dublin Art Piece Missing

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For the third time in as many years, a piece of public art disappeared in Dublin.
2:58PM
January 20, 2015

First it was a 200-pound golf ball..then a tree climbing man…now it’s a turtle.

4 Ohio Inmates Seek To Stop Lethal Injection Law Rules

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Four death row inmates who are suing the State over new protections for lethal drug makers want to stop the rules from going into effect in March.
2:35PM
January
19, 2015

Four death-row inmates who are suing Ohio officials over a new state law that shields the names of companies providing lethal injection drugs want a federal court to prevent the rules from taking effect in March.

Data Sharing Effort In Ohio Combats Scrap Metal Theft

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The Ohio Courts Network will offer a data-sharing arrangement to curb the theft of scrap metal.
12:43PM
January
19, 2015

Scrap metal dealers are getting help combatting theft from a new data-sharing arrangement through the Ohio Courts Network.