Bexley City Council will consider a discrimination ordinance that would include members of the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community. The move follows a lesbian couple who spoke out about a local wedding photographer who declined their business due to their their sexual orientation.
A former substitute teacher convicted of showing a movie including graphic sex and violence to a Columbus high school class has been sentenced to 90 days in jail.
Dozens of locals gathered at a downtown Columbus park Thursday night to remember victims of police violence.
Columbus Police say a 14-year-old girl has been shot to death on a Franklinton street.
A report says inmate-on-inmate assaults increased nearly 100 percent in two years at a north-central Ohio prison, higher than the statewide average.
Calling the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary school a wake-up call, Kelly Cameron established the Columbus chapter of ‘One Million Moms For Gun Control.’
The American Civil Liberties Union is criticizing school officials in Mansfield for going back on a promise to let the local Tea Party use a school gymnasium for an event Monday night.
The recent shooting of Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords brought back memories of the nightmare that happened to one Columbus woman in 2006. Her family believes that her survival is also a miracle.
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.
A new effort to get illegal guns off the streets is launched by Columbus City officials.
A city-wide effort by Columbus Police to stop teen violence and prevent hot spots for crime is getting criticism from some residents. They are worried not enough officers remain on the streets and too much gun violence is still occurring.