Criminal Justice

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,...

Bill on rape statutes addresses marital rape loophole

With bipartisan support on the issue of removing the statute of limitations for rape and sexual assault in Ohio, legislators are hoping a bill...

Dayton shooting, universal background checks brought up in gun reform bill...

Supporters of gun reform measures proposed by Gov. Mike DeWine said the legislation would be an important first step in curbing gun violence, but...

Supporters of ‘Duty to Retreat Act’ testify before Senate committee

A committee of state senators took another look Tuesday at a proposed change to the self-defense law that would eliminate the legal requirement for...
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