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Revamp of map-making process clears Ohio Senate

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A bipartisan agreement to overhaul the way Ohio draws its legislative districts passed the state Senate early Friday as lawmakers sought to give more balance to a political process long criticized as allowing the party in power to tilt the lines in their favor.

Last Updated on Friday, 12 December 2014

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3 dead, 3 others hurt in overnight Ohio home fire

HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — Police say an early morning fire at an Ohio home has left three people dead and sent three others to hospitals.

Last Updated on Friday, 12 December 2014

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Ohio high school student arrested for bringing gun

CINCINNATI (AP) — Authorities in southwest Ohio say a student has been arrested for bringing a gun to school.

Last Updated on Thursday, 11 December 2014

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Ohio AG wants active shooter response studied

LONDON, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine has directed the state police training commission to examine whether officers statewide are adequately trained to determine when they're dealing with an active shooter and other issues raised in the wake of several recent police shootings nationally.

Last Updated on Thursday, 11 December 2014

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Mayor: Police brass not to blame for problems

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson says he doesn't blame police brass for problems detailed in a blistering report by the U.S. Justice Department that says there is a pattern and practice of officers using excessive use of force and violating people's civil rights.

Last Updated on Thursday, 11 December 2014

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Ohio announces new approach for child abductions

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio law enforcement officials have announced a new approach for responding to reports of child abduction.

Last Updated on Thursday, 11 December 2014

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Ohio bill aims to cover pets in protection orders

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A proposal would allow cats, dogs and other family pets to be included within the scope of protection orders obtained by victims of domestic violence or other offenses.

Last Updated on Thursday, 11 December 2014

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Ohio attorney general to discuss police training

 

LONDON, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is exploring whether Ohio needs to change how it trains police in the use of force, following the recent killings of a boy and black men by police officers in Ohio and around the nation.

Last Updated on Thursday, 11 December 2014

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