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Gay Marriage Arguments Flooding Federal Courts

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A federal court in southwest Ohio prepares to hear six same-sex marriage cases from Ohio, Michigan, Kentucky and Tennessee.
12:28PM
August
5, 2014

Challenges to same-sex marriage bans in four states will be argued this week in Cincinnati, the biggest day yet in a slew of upcoming cases going before federal appeals judges covering nearly half the United States.

Libertarian Loses Appeal, Remains Off May Ballot

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The Libertarian Party of Ohio fails in its attempt to get its gubernatorial candidate on the May ballot.
11:23AM
May 1, 2014

A federal appeals court has denied an attempt by the Libertarian Party of Ohio to get its gubernatorial candidate on the May 6 primary ballot.

Columbus Businessman Struggles To Be Citizen Keep Family Together

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Columbus business owner fights to get citizenship, maintain family business.
5:00AM
January
15, 2014

Ohioans living here without permanent documents wait to see if Congress will pass immigration reform in 2014. It’s estimated about 11 million undocumented immigrants live in the United States.

Man Who Confessed To DUI Expected To Plead Guilty

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Matthew Cordle, 22, (on the right) is expected to plead guilty to aggravated vehicular homicide.
9:51AM
September
18, 2013

An Ohio man who confessed in an online video to causing a fatal wrong-way crash after a night of heavy drinking is expected to plead guilty.

Campaign Donation Claims Steal Spotlight At Candidate Forum

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William O'Neill, a retired appeals court judged seeking a seat on the Ohio Supreme Court, criticized Justices Robert Cupp and Terrance O'Donnell for accepting contributions from the Political Action Committee of a utility company just before ruling in the company's favor.
7:22AM
October
4, 2012

A retired appeals court judged seeking a seat on the Ohio Supreme Court criticized two incumbents for accepting contributions from the political action committee of a utility company just before ruling in the utility’s favor.

City Court Helps Struggling Veterans

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The Ohio Department of Public Safety recently gave the Mansfield Veterans Court a $35,000 grant to expand services.
6:24AM
November
21, 2011

The city of Mansfield says a city court specifically for veterans is helping many reenter society and be productive citizens.

Columbus Man Pleads Guilty In Abortion-Gunpoint Case

12:00AM
April
28, 2011

An Ohio man has pleaded guilty to charges that he tried to force his pregnant girlfriend at gunpoint to get an abortion.

Ohio High Court Looking To Mandate Court Interpreter Certification

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Over the past decade Ohio has seen its non-English speaking population grow. Sometimes immigrants find themselves in a courtroom struggling to understand an unfamiliar language.
12:00AM
March
21, 2011

Over the past decade Ohio has seen its non-English speaking population grow. Sometimes immigrants find themselves in a courtroom struggling to understand an unfamiliar language. While Ohio courts use interpreters, the state does not have any formal way of ensuring they are qualified. Ohio is slowly working toward a certification requirement.

Columbus Federal Jury Hears Muslim Mother’s Complaint

12:00AM
March
1, 2011

A federal jury in Columbus today hears more testimony in a case brought by a Muslim mother against a Franklin County Children Services case worker.

Supreme Court Sides With Victims of Bluffton Bus Crash

12:00AM
December
28, 2010

The Ohio Supreme Court has ruled Bluffton University’s insurance covered a charter bus that crashed in Atlanta three years ago, killing the driver and six others.