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Woman In Critical Condition After COTA Bus Sprayed With Gunfire

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Police are looking for a red Chevrolet Impala that was seen by witnesses leaving the scene.
7:28AM
April 17, 2013

Police say a woman is in critical condition after being shot in the head while aboard a COTA bus near downtown.

Gun Rights Supporters Rally Outside Statehouse

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More than 100 pro-gun activists rallied outside the Ohio Statehouse in downtown Columbus Friday morning.
12:02PM
February
8, 2013

More than 100 Ohio gun owners rallied at the Ohio Statehouse Friday.

Ohio Legislator Proposes Gun Summit

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Dem. State Rep. Tracy Maxwell Heard wants to ban assault rifles like this one.
7:31AM
December
19, 2012

The Connecticut school massacre is prompting Ohio legislator to call for a statewide summit meeting on guns and gun violence. But it’s unclear if advocates of gun owners’ rights would be willing to come to the table.

Reverend Urges Governor To Veto Gun Bill

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Rev. Tracey Lind is giving parishioners a sample letter to tell Gov. John Kasich they oppose House Bill 495.
7:22AM
December 17, 2012

Rev. Tracey Lind from Trinity Cathedral used part of her Sunday morning sermon to talk about a bill that she says would increase the chances of tragic shootings in Ohio.

One Killed, Four Injured In Bar Shooting

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March
8, 2011

Gunfire that broke out at a West-side Columbus bar has left one man dead and four wounded.

Gun Show Promotor Calls ‘Double Booking’ Suspicious

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Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman has, for years, made gun control a major priority. He's delivered numerous speeches on the dangers of illegal guns, gang violence and even gun shows. During his State of the City Address last week, he narrowed his focus to one company in particular.
12:00AM
February
28, 2011

Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman has, for years, made gun control a major priority. He’s delivered numerous speeches on the dangers of illegal guns, gang violence and even gun shows. During his State of the City Address last week, he narrowed his focus to one company in particular.

Despite Reports of Spike, Gun Stores Fail To See Increase in Sales

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January
17, 2011

Some Ohioans recently read in the paper or heard on the news that requests for gun background checks in the state had jumped 65 percent. The report compared applications from Monday, January 10th with those from the same day in 2010. But local gun shops are not seeing a similar jump in sales.

Attendees At Quarter Horse Congress React To North Side Shooting

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October
22, 2009

It could be up to a Franklin County grand jury to determine if an elderly woman should face charges in the fatal shooting of an alleged would be robber. Columbus police say the 70-year-old woman shot and killed a man who barged into a hotel room with a gun demanding money. The woman was attending the All American Quarter Horse Congress at the state fairgrounds. Some people attending the event say they’re shaken but not surprised by the incident.

In Multi-State Sting, New York Exposes Gun Show Loophole At Westland Mall

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October
7, 2009

In a video posted on the New York City government’s website, a gun seller in Columbus did not seem to care when an undercover investigator suggests he would not pass a background check.

Ohio Concealed Carry Licenses Increasing

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March
2, 2009

More and more Ohioans are applying for and getting licenses to carry concealed handguns. That’s one of the highlights of a new annual report from the state attorney general’s office. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.