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Republican legislators in Ohio introduce bill that would restrict transgender youth from participating in sports; 12-to-15-year-olds could become eligible this week for Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine; new Ohio School Board Association president named after previous chief stepped down,
Controversial Ohio elections bill introduced on Thursday, with sponsor insisting it does not amount to voter suppression; Cleveland mayor announces he will not run for re-election after four terms in the office; Ohio Republican Party censures Rep.
Columbus City Schools – the state’s largest school district – announces plans to return to in-person instruction next school year; Ohio one step closer to allowing sports betting with introduction of legislation outlining the process; some Ohio
New poll shows 30 percent of frontline healthcare workers have not or will not take coronavirus vaccine; an investigation ongoing in the murder of an inmate at Chillicothe Correctional Institution; two prominent Democrats will face off in
Today’s is Primary Election Day in Ohio, during which many local issues – such as levies and candidate run-offs will be decided; Gov. Mike Dewine says health indicators moving in right direction in fight against COVID-19; OSU
New lawsuit filed against OSU in connection with Richard Strauss sexual abuse scandal; two children killed in RV fire in Columbus suburb of Whitehall; Nelsonville firefighter passes away after collapsing in the midst of fire fight over
VP Kamala Harris said during a transportation roundtable in Cincinnati this afternoon that “good transit makes vibrant communities”; federal judge prohibits Columbus Police from using tear gas, other force against non-violent protestors in response to incidents in
Charges filed against eight in connection with the hazing death of BGSU student Stone Foltz; Ohio’s Democratic U.S. senator says President Joe Biden’s infrastructure plan is a boon for the Buckeye State; police in Toledo say found
Gov. Mike Dewine eases quarantine guidelines for those who have already been vaccinated; attorney representing family of 16-year-old girl fatally shot by a Columbus Police officer says they will call for federal investigation; Ohio Sen. Rob Portman
Independent investigation issues scathing 111-page report about police response to Columbus protests, last summer; Ohio Democrats call on Republican legislators to heed Gov. Mike Dewine’s calls for police reform; Ohio GOP introduces four bills aimed at criminalizing
Ohio will lose one of its 16 congressional seats next year, because of U.S. Census data; Democratic Ohio Congressman Tim Ryan makes Senate run official; faith leaders support efforts in Columbus to reform policing following the shooting
Prosecutors in Pike County say Jake Wagner’s guilty plea in the deaths of eight members of the Rhoden Family in 2016 solidifies their capital murder cases against his brother, mother and father; Gov. Mike Dewine considering alternate
In a surprise hearing, Jake Wagner agrees to plead guilty in connection with the murders of eight members of the Rhoden Family on the fifth anniversary of the slayings; Columbus releases body camera footage, 911 calls connected
A 16-year-old black girl was fatally shot by a Columbus Police officer responding to a 9-1-1 on Tuesday afternoon, less than an hour before the verdict in the Derek Chauvin murder trial was released; body cam footage
Former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin found guilty of all counts, including murder, in the death of George Floyd; Ohio activists say they have prepared to demonstrate peacefully in response; Lt. Gov. Jon Husted says he held