The quality of police training academies in Ohio and the need for stronger statewide training standards are among the issues an attorney general’s committee is considering as it explores possible changes to the way Ohio trains police officers.
Supporters say it’s different from the controversial Florida law, but critics say it’s still unnecessary.
Thereâ€™s a push to implement a â€œStand Your Groundâ€ self-defense law in Ohio. Itâ€™s a lethal self-defense provision discussed at length after the death of Trayvon Martin in Florida. But some leaders fear the proposal would only increase violence in Ohio.
Columbus police report more teenagers are firing guns on city streets to settle disputes.
The Ohio Attorney General’s Office has ordered its regional field representatives to survey Ohio’s probate courts to figure out why numbers vary so widely across the state.
A central Ohio woman says a gun safety class instructor recently accused of accidentally shooting a student in the arm was involved in another accidental shooting decades ago.
A recent poll finds wide support among Ohio voters for new restrictions on buying guns at gun shows and online.
A group that lobbies for gun control is using two weekend shootings to call for a meeting with a Central Ohio Congressman.
Some Statehouse Democrats say gun owners should have to give up their weapons during a “cooling off” period after they’ve been served with a restraining order.
A northeast Ohio school district plans to allow a science teacher, who’s also a licensed police officer, to carry a firearm during class
The number of teachers who have signed up to take advantage of a free training program offered by a gun rights group is growing. But there are still a lot of questions about the idea of arming teachers in schools.