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Mom Of Boy Shot By Police Wants Officer Convicted

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The mother of Tamir Rice Monday said during a news conference she wants the police officer who shot her son convicted of a crime.
December 8, 2014

The mother of a 12-year-old boy shot by a Cleveland policeman says she wants him convicted for killing her son, who was carrying a pellet gun that police say looked real.

Two Young Columbus Men Sentenced To Life Terms For 2013 Crimes

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8, 2014

Two Columbus men who went on a crime spree last summer will spend the rest of their lives behind bars. The pair was sentenced Monday for their convictions on murder and carjacking charges.

Kasich Announces New Task Force On Community-Police Relations

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Governor Kasich announces a new task force on community-police relations.
5, 2014

Ohio Governor John Kasich is outlining the goals he wants to achieve from a new task force on community-police relations. Kasich and several other state leaders are forming the task force to listen to Ohio’s communities.

Franklin County Deputy Shot In West Columbus

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December 5, 2014

Police say the injuries are considered non-life threatening and a suspect is in custody.

Cleveland Cases Deemed Unreasonable Use Of Force

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Six Cleveland police officers plead not guilty to charges involving two people killed after a chase.
December 4, 2014

The U.S. Justice Department says Cleveland police officers use excessive and unnecessary force far too often, are poorly trained and endanger the public and their fellow officers with their recklessness.

Senate Weighs Bill To Shield Execution Drugmaker

The Ohio Senate is weighing a measure to conceal the identities of drug companies that manufacture lethal drugs for executions.
2, 2014

The Ohio Senate is considering a bill that would shield the names of companies providing lethal injection drugs to the state for at least two decades.

Member Of “Lucasville Five” Appeals Death Sentence

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December 2, 2014

Arguments are scheduled in a federal court in Cincinnati Tuesday in the death penalty case against one of the inmates sentenced to death after the Lucasville prison riot in 1993.

Ohio Lawmaker Charged With Fraud Resigns His Seat

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A southwest Ohio lawmaker resigns amid criminal charges including an alleged pattern of corruption.
1, 2014

A state representative from southwest Ohio has resigned amid allegations he misled investors about a company’s financial status and used their money for personal gain.

Former Ohio Deputy Treasurer Faces Sentencing In Kickback Scheme

Ahmad was apprehended in Pakistani while traveling with a forged passport and $175,000 in cash.
December 1, 2014

Lead conspirator Amer Ahmad faces 15 years in prison for bribery and conspiracy after pleading guilty to steering state business to his financial adviser in exchange for more than a half-million dollars in kickbacks

Police ID Officers Involved 12-Year-Old’s Shooting

Tamir Rice
Tamir Rice
November 26, 2014

Cleveland police say two officers told a 12-year-old boy with a pellet gun to show his hands three times before he was shot to death.