Ohio is celebrating its 212th birthday with special events at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus.
As of next week, every middle and high school student in Akron will be getting a two-sided card telling them how to deal with police. It’s a partnership between city police and an anti-violence youth group.
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.
The president of the Ohio Fraternal Order of Police is calling on President Obama to use Tuesday night’s State of the Union address to denounce attacks against police.
Hundreds of people marched to Columbus Police headquarters last night to call for justice for victims of police brutality.
Several hundred people gathered Tuesday night in east Columbus to protest a Missouri grand jury’s decision not to indict police officer Darren Wilson for shooting and killing Michael Brown in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson.
Dozens of locals gathered at a downtown Columbus park Thursday night to remember victims of police violence.
Back before last fall’s elections – supporters of the payday loan industry warned that thousands of employees would lose their jobs if loan rates were capped at 28 percent. The legislation passed anyway and many of those payday lenders are still in business – but lending money under different terms.