The suburban ranch-style home in Ohio where humor writer Erma Bombeck launched her nationally syndicated column has been added to the National Register of Historic Places.
Some Ohio legislators are hoping that a new high-tech gizmo will help alert law-abiding Ohioans when a sex offender who’s been freed from prison comes near them. And lawmakers are also looking at other uses for this new invention.
Some call it the modern day equivalent of a “scarlet letter.” The plan is to require sex offenders who are no longer in prison to use green license plates on their car or truck.
The Ohio legislature is considering a bill that would bring the state into compliance with the new federal Adam Walsh law. But advocates for Ohio’s youngest criminals warn lawmakers to be careful not to label some kids as sex offenders for life.
State senators have okayed a proposal that could stop Ohio criminals who have sexually attacked children from having their criminal records expunged. Click on the icon to hear the story.
People who rape or expose themselves to children could soon be spending more time in prison.
Ohio Catholic leaders have started $3 million fund to help victims of childhood sexual abuse. But some victims say the Counseling Assistance Fund is a publicity stunt
A proposal aimed at helping victims who’ve been sexually abused by clergy is sparking an emotional debate in the statehouse.
THIS STORY CONTAINS LANGUAGE THAT MAY OFFEND SOME LISTENERS. A recent study conducted by the centers for Disease Control and Prevention found half of 15 to 19-year olds have engaged in oral sex, some without knowing sexually transmitted diseases can be passed along this way.
One of Ohio’s most wanted sex offenders has surrendered to authorities in the Cincinnati area.