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Teacher Jailed For Showing High School Class Violent Movie

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A former substitute teacher at East High School gets jail time for showing a movie with sex and violence.
5, 2015

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.

Columbus Rally Part Of National Protest

Sam Gresham of Common Cause Ohio speaks at a Thursday rally denouncing police violence.
15, 2014

Dozens of locals gathered at a downtown Columbus park Thursday night to remember victims of police violence.

Teenage Girl Killed On Columbus Street

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12, 2014

Columbus Police say a 14-year-old girl has been shot to death on a Franklinton street.

Ohio Prison Works To Reduce Inmate Assaults

A new report says inmate-on-inmate assaults at the Mansfield Correctional Institute are up nearly 100 percent during the past two years.
July 5, 2013

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.

Columbus Moms Will Press for Passage of Gun Restrictions

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One Million Moms for Gun Control plan to use social media, marches and rallies to urge Congress to pass gun control legislation.
16, 2013

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.’

ACLU, Mansfield Schools Disagree Over “Threat” Of Violence

Author and public speaker Usama Dakdok
March 29, 2011

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.

Columbus Woman Overcomes Gunshot Wound To The Head

18, 2011

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.

Despite Reports of Spike, Gun Stores Fail To See Increase in Sales

17, 2011

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.

Gun Stopper Program Aimed At Fighting Gun Violence

16, 2010

A new effort to get illegal guns off the streets is launched by Columbus City officials.

North Side Residents Fear More Teen Violence

13, 2010

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.