Ohio's top court says police dashcam video is public record

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Video footage from police cruiser dashcams is a public record that, with some exceptions, should be promptly released upon request, the state's highest court ruled Tuesday.

  • Written by ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS, Associated Press

Officials consider citing homeowner after Ohio fire kills 4

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities have identified the two adults and two girls killed in a fire at a home that apparently lacked smoke detectors, and they're considering whether the rental property's owner should be cited.

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Senate committee considers expanded concealed weapons law

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio Senate committee has scheduled a possible vote on a bill to expand the state's concealed weapons law to allow guns in places such as colleges and day cares and on private aircraft.

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Hudson officer who fatally shot suspect placed on leave

HUDSON, Ohio (AP) — The police officer who fatally shot a suspect that allegedly fled from the scene of a crash along the Ohio Turnpike in Summit County has been placed on paid administrative leave.

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