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Funding to reimburse Ohio law enforcement brings up concerns about warrant...

While Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine promotes gun reform laws, the state is offering law enforcement the chance to get reimbursed for funds spent apprehending...

Two more proposals seek to eliminate rape statute of limitations in...

An Ohio House Democrat is adding two more proposals to the legislature’s list of bills seeking to remove the statute of limitations for rape...

Nationwide study finds high ‘sexual victimization’ in Ohio, Dems and DeWine...

A recent study of self-reporting sexual abuse in the country’s juvenile corrections facilities yielded criticism of Ohio’s prison system and a call for more...

Lawsuit claims state stonewalled request for documents on drugs used in...

An attorney claimed the state has stonewalled her public records request, for the second time since 2016, seeking documents on drugs Ohio uses for...

Earning $19 a month in jail, man looks to Ohio Supreme...

Darren Taylor will likely spend the next 30 years incarcerated, where he earns $19 per month for prison work. On top of $6,500 in...

Ohio policy areas to watch in 2020

Ohio legislators proposed more than 700 bills in 2019, with fewer than two-dozen being signed into law. That means the state senators and representatives have...

States will be able to use federal opioid money to also...

Federal grant money awarded to states to combat the opioid epidemic can also be used to address rising methamphetamine and cocaine use, according to...

Judge and father make the case for criminal sentencing reform bill 

This is the hardest time of year for Charles “Chip” Jenkins. The holiday season makes him think of his son, Alex.  “I used to enjoy...

Senators reverse course on criminal reform bill amendment

ACLU of Ohio pledges support once again on SB 3  Members of the Judiciary Committee unanimously decided to strip an amendment from Senate Bill 3...

New Ohio law mandates harsher penalties for promoting prostitution

Gov. Mike DeWine has signed into law stricter penalties in Ohio for those convicted of promoting prostitution. Senate Bill 5, sponsored by Sens. Stephanie Kunze,...
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