Ohio is celebrating its 212th birthday with special events at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus.
With so many Ohio inmates locked up on drug charges, a case before the Ohio Supreme Court this week could have a major impact. The justices will hear arguments Tuesday on whether a nurse who stole drugs can be eligible for a drug treatment program instead of prison, or whether her job makes her ineligible.
Charges have been filed against a mother who allegedly helped her juvenile son escape from a county court last week.
The Ohio Supreme Court is looking over an Ohio law that was created to protect children from receiving or seeing adult material when they’re online, after an appeals court ruled the law was too broad to be constitutional.
Earlier this year, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled it was unconstitutional for the state to stop paying interest to people who were retrieving money they had forgotten about in dormant bank accounts, rent or utility deposits, and insurance policies. Now, a judge has declared what the new interest rate has to be.
Franklin County Municipal Court is creating two new programs to help prostitutes and drug abusers avoid jail time and get treatment. Officials say it will save city and county government $2 million a year.
The Ohio Supreme Court says parents who are suing over their underage daughter’s abortion are not entitled to see confidential medical records maintained by the clinic that performed the procedure.
A divided Ohio Supreme Court has ruled that city governments may not require employees to live within city limits.
The Ohio Supreme Court says a voluntary agreement signed by a resident as she moved into a nursing home can’t be thrown out just based on her advanced age. Statehouse correspondent Karen Kasler has details.
Ohio wildlife officers have the legal authority to go onto private property, even when they don’t have “good cause” to believe that the law is being violated. That’s the ruling today from the Ohio Supreme Court. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.
In the space of 3 weeks, the Ohio Supreme Court has reversed itself on the issue of whether candidates for judgeships may advertise their party affiliation. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.