Consumer grade fireworks would be legal to use in Ohio under legislation that barely cleared a House committee over the objections of opponents.
The Ohio House has unanimously passed a bill that would require certain violent sexual predators to be monitored by global tracking devices when released from prison.
Former Mifflin High School principal Regina Crenshaw has entered another not guilty plea to charges she failed to report the sexual assault of a student. Crenshaw appeared yesterday in Franklin County Juvenile Court after her case was moved from Municipal Court. A developmentally disabled female student was allegedly assaulted in the school auditorium last March. Two male students were later charged in the case.
A Delaware County police officer charged with 10 counts of sexual misconduct and kidnapping involving 2 underage girls turned himself in today, a few hours after being indicted by a grand jury. Officer Edsil Spence had been placed on leave from the Genoa Township police department where he worked.