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Police Shoot, Kill Knife-Yielding Man

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Jason White, 31, was killed by Columbus police on Sunday.
8:00AM
November 18, 2013

31-year-old Jason White was pronounced dead yesterday after Columbus police say he was shot while threatening officers at an apartment complex near the intersection of Roberts and Hilliard-Rome Roads.

Lawmakers Weigh “Stand Your Ground” In Ohio

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8:20AM
October
30, 2013

Supporters say it’s different from the controversial Florida law, but critics say it’s still unnecessary.

Protesters Denounce Ohio’s “Stand Your Ground” Bill

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Protesters holding signs denouncing the "Stand Your Ground" bill were met by counter-protests by gun rights advocates.
8:25AM
October
3, 2013

There’s a push to implement a “Stand Your Ground” self-defense law in Ohio. It’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.

More Columbus Teenagers Using Firearms In Disputes

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5:00AM
September
11, 2013

Columbus police report more teenagers are firing guns on city streets to settle disputes.

State Looking Into Mental Illness Reporting Disparities

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Figures compiled by the AG find some counties like Cuyahoga reporting thousands of cases of people ordered to receive mental illness treatment by judges, while other counties such as Lake or Delaware reported few or none.
8:29AM
August 26, 2013

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.

Woman Says Gun Instructor Shot Her 26 Years Ago

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7:59AM
August
22, 2013

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.

New Poll:Ohioans Want Expanded Gun Checks

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10:24AM
June
26, 2013

A recent poll finds wide support among Ohio voters for new restrictions on buying guns at gun shows and online.

Group Uses Weekend Shootings To Push Stivers For Gun Meeting

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1:09PM
June
17, 2013

A group that lobbies for gun control is using two weekend shootings to call for a meeting with a Central Ohio Congressman.

Democrats Propose Gun Confiscation During “Cooling Off” Period

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The proposed legislation would require those subject to protection orders to temporarily give up their weapons to law enforcement.
7:46AM
May
16, 2013

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.

Ohio School To Arm Science Teacher

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8:59AM
January 17, 2013

A northeast Ohio school district plans to allow a science teacher, who’s also a licensed police officer, to carry a firearm during class