Activists pack license hearing for Ohio abortion clinic

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Anti-abortion activists packed a hearing to determine the fate of an Ohio abortion clinic's license on Tuesday as the facility's operators argued they are meeting emergency requirements laid out in a 2013 law that has contributed to clinic closures around the state.

  • Written by JULIE CARR SMYTH, AP Statehouse Correspondent

Coroner: Most Ohio victims shot many times, some bruised

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Seven of eight relatives who were killed in their southern Ohio homes had been shot multiple times, including one who was shot nine times, according to autopsy results released Tuesday. Some also had bruising, which matched a report from a 911 caller who said two appeared to have been beaten up.

  • Written by ANN SANNER, Associated Press

Union: Tamir Rice settlement money should help educate kids

CLEVELAND (AP) — The head of a Cleveland police union said the family of a 12-year-old black boy shot dead by a white police officer while playing with a pellet gun should use money from a $6 million settlement to educate children about the dangers of handling real and replica firearms, while an attorney representing the boy's family blasted the comments.

  • Written by MARK GILLISPIE, Associated Press

Ohio Senate weighs shielding violence victims' address info

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Senate is continuing debate of legislation that would shield the addresses of victims of domestic violence, stalking and other crimes from use by government agencies.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS