US appeals panel rules 2-1 backing gun ban in domestic cases

CINCINNATI (AP) — A divided federal appeals court panel on Thursday upheld the U.S. ban on guns for people convicted of misdemeanor domestic violence, even decades after the offense.

  • Written by By DAN SEWELL , Associated Press

'Safe Ride' driver accused of violating bond terms jailed

HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — A man who has pleaded not guilty to charges of sexually assaulting two female college students in Ohio in the vehicle he drove for his "Sherman's Safe Ride" taxi service has been jailed following claims he violated terms of his bond.

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Columbus graduates new police recruits as violence continues

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's largest city graduated its latest class of police recruits Friday at a time of soaring street violence, a point underscored by reports of a double homicide as the ceremony got underway.

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