Bipartisan effort launched to update Ohio crime laws

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Offenders on parole who commit technical violations like missing mandatory meetings wouldn't automatically be returned to prison under a bipartisan effort announced Wednesday as a way of reducing Ohio's prison population.

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Controversial anti-crime program to be expanded in Columbus

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An anti-crime summer initiative by police will be expanded to a year-round program in Ohio's capital, where it has drawn criticism from protesters following fatal shootings by officers.

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Ohio policeman answers girl's request for math homework help

MARION, Ohio (AP) — The mother of a 10-year-old Ohio girl who messaged police on Facebook for help with math homework says the responding officer's engaging approach is what counts, though his math was a little off.

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