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Lawsuit names Columbus Police Department officials, officers

Thirteen named plaintiffs filed a lawsuit in federal court on Wednesday, alleging Columbus police used excessive force, “malicious prosecution” and “gross negligence” during recent...

DeWine mask order won’t apply to lawmakers, judges, staffs

A spokesman for Gov. Mike DeWine on Wednesday said that even though the governor ordered people to wear masks inside Franklin County's public spaces,...

Columbus City Schools lapses contract with Columbus Police Department

After weeks of community upheaval and concessions by city education officials, the Columbus Police Department announced Monday that its contract with Columbus City Schools...

Spate of police reform bills drop in Ohio legislature

As protests continue around the state asking for changes to policing, several police reform bills will be waiting for the state legislature to return...

Social media misconduct flares up among police in Ohio, nationwide

George Floyd had only been dead for a few days, and Mount Eaton police officer Jeff Lewis predicted the opinion he was about to...

Ohio Supreme Court rules courts don’t have to consider ability to...

The Ohio Supreme Court ruled Thursday in a split 5-2 decision that courts do not have to consider a defendant’s present or future ability...

Local and federal law enforcement using intimidation tactics against protesters, state...

Lawyers across the state say local and national law enforcement have been using police intimidation tactics against Black Lives Matter protesters and organizers.  The Ohio...

3 Republicans join House Democrats in passing sweeping police reform

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House passed a sweeping police reform package Thursday night in response to massive civil unrest over police brutality. The package cleared...

Democrats block GOP’S ‘weak’ police reform bill

WASHINGTON — Senate Democrats blocked a GOP police reform bill Wednesday because they said it fails to adequately respond to police brutality against people...

Protesters report adverse effects from tear gas exposure, demand Columbus ban...

“I feel very violated by the state” Mason Hickman distinctly remembers the burning sensation as he inhaled a waft of tear gas on the Ohio...
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