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Ohio to reissue some adoptees' newly unsealed birth records

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio will reissue about three dozen adoptees' original birth certificates after complaints that some got the newly unsealed documents with too much information redacted.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 23 September 2015

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Columbus mayor forms committee to study police body cameras

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The mayor of Ohio's biggest city has created a committee to study the introduction of police body cameras.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 23 September 2015

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Ohio bill: no page limit on post-trial death penalty appeals

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A bill proposing minor changes to Ohio's death penalty law clarifies that defense attorneys wouldn't have a page limit on petitions for post-trial challenges or in their appeals if those challenges are denied.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 23 September 2015

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Measure in Ohio Senate defends Wright brothers' 1st flight

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Senate is beginning debate on a resolution repudiating Connecticut's claim that another aviator beat the Wright brothers as first in flight.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 23 September 2015

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1st all-female Honor Flight takes veterans to Washington

CINCINNATI (AP) — A group that offers older veterans free flights to the nation's capital to see war memorials said that its first all-female trip was organized with help from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 September 2015

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Ohio State, Case Western release campus sexual assault data

 

A quarter of undergraduate women surveyed at more than two dozen universities say they experienced unwanted sexual contact sometime during college, according to a report released Monday. The Association of American Universities Campus Climate Survey was sent to nearly 780,000 students at the association's member colleges, plus one additional university, including Ohio State University in Columbus and Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland. About 150,000 participated in the online questionnaire. Some of the findings for Ohio State and Case Western:

Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 September 2015

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Group to file signatures in effort expunge old pot crimes

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio group is preparing to file petition signatures in its effort to create a process for purging old pot-related convictions made obsolete if marijuana is legalized this fall.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 September 2015

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Cincinnati appeals court judge pitches high court candidacy

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A Cincinnati appeals court judge has announced he's running for an open seat on the Ohio Supreme Court next year.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 September 2015

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