Police officers and ministers are joining mental health, probation and prosecutor’s office representatives on a new Ohio panel to study possible updates to police training.
Columbus Police Chief James Jackson says he’ll retire next month after 18 and a half years as the city’s top cop. Jackson’s retirement comes with a negotiated settlement between the city and Jackson’s attorneys.
A group of unlikely partners in Ohio has come together to support tougher environmental regulations. It urges Congress to pass the Climate Security Act. The group also wants Ohio to become a leader in alternative energy industries.
The Ohio State Buckeyes had a shot at their first national basketball championship in 45 years last night. But the Florida Gators snatched that chance away, just as they did three months ago when the two schools met for football’s collegiate championship. Florida beat Ohio State 84 to 75.