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Senate considering changes to weapons laws

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio Senate panel has approved changes to the state's weapons laws that include relaxing some requirements for a concealed carry permit and letting hunters use noise suppressors on their guns under certain conditions.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 09 December 2014

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Cleveland officials plan hearings after report

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland City Council has announced a series of public hearings on last week's Department of Justice report regarding unnecessary use of force by police.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 09 December 2014

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400 march in Ohio to oppose police brutality

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Hundreds of people have marched to police headquarters in Columbus to call for justice for victims of police brutality.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 09 December 2014

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Ohio Homeland Security gets bomb-detection dog

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Homeland Security has added a bomb-sniffing dog to its workforce.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 09 December 2014

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Cincinnati police chief wants officer body cameras

 

CINCINNATI (AP) — The city's police chief wants its 600 uniformed officers equipped with body cameras and is seeking funding to cover the cost, saying he's satisfied with the results of a seven-month test.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 09 December 2014

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State school board to vote on specialized teachers

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio state school board is expected to hold a preliminary vote on a policy change some say would let districts eliminate art, gym and other classes.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 09 December 2014

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3rd man to be exonerated in '75 Cleveland slaying

 

CLEVELAND (AP) — The last of three black men convicted and sentenced to death in the 1975 slaying of a white businessman is scheduled to have his charges dismissed.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 09 December 2014

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Sheriff may release minor offenders to meet budget

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio sheriff says he may have to release some minor offenders to help balance his budget in the wake of lower tax revenues and declining state support.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 09 December 2014

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