Prison reforms sought to cut overcrowding

COLUMBUS — The current debate over Ohio’s overcrowded prison system is driven largely by budgetary concerns, but take the dollar signs out of the equation and an overhaul of the state’s criminal justice system is still overdue, advocates argued Tuesday.

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Ohio bill would allow guns to be removed by protective order

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Legislation is being proposed in the Ohio House that would require people to surrender firearms to law enforcement agencies if they've been convicted of domestic violence or served with a civil protection order.

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