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Columbus police won't allow officers to wear headscarves

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Columbus police have decided to continue its ban on Muslim headscarves for officers after a Somali-American recruit left the police academy over the issue.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 24 June 2015

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Man admits role in dozens of illegal gun sales

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A southern New Jersey man has admitted his role in the sales of at least 200 guns that he bought with cash from other illicit weapons dealers.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 23 June 2015

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Justices in Ohio set to hear arguments in slots challenge

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Gov. John Kasich unconstitutionally legalized video lottery terminals at seven Ohio horse tracks and shared proceeds with casino operators running the facilities, according to a lawsuit before the state Supreme Court.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 23 June 2015

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Ohio legislation would eliminate tax on feminine products

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A proposal by Ohio lawmakers would do away with taxes on feminine care products.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 23 June 2015

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Ohio credentialing system is meant to aid disaster response

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A state program intended to strengthen disaster response is adding a credentialing system to make it easier for certain private-sector partners to deliver supplies and medication in restricted areas during emergencies.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 23 June 2015

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2 enter guilty pleas in I-80 rock throwing that hurt teacher

LEWISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Two Pennsylvania men are admitting taking part in a rock-throwing incident that badly injured an Ohio teacher on Interstate 80 last year.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 23 June 2015

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Feds say 20 sentenced in Ohio drug trafficking prosecution

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The government says 20 people have now been sentenced in an ongoing investigation of drug trafficking in central Ohio.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 23 June 2015

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Fatal shooting near Ohio rally against violence

CINCINNATI (AP) — Police in an Ohio city trying to counter gun violence say an 18-year-old was fatally shot near the site of a march against violence.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 23 June 2015

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