Civil Rights

Ohio AG files brief in support of school districts letting employees...

Ohio’s Attorney General Dave Yost this week put his support behind a Butler County school district’s policy to arm school personnel. “This case presents the...

Consumer advocate wants to know where utility got $60M from in...

Ohio's official utility watchdog wants to know where Akron-based FirstEnergy got the $60 million that federal prosecutors say fueled the largest bribery scandal in Ohio history.

New tort law first step in getting justice for sexual assault...

There is no amount of money that can keep Jessica Simpkins from replaying the images of her rape at the hands of a church...

Ohio approved for $717M in federal pandemic unemployment supplement

The federal government has approved a $300-a-week supplement for unemployed Ohioans, Lt. Gov. Jon Husted said on Tuesday. He added that people should start receiving the funds before the end of the month.

House arrest, monitoring not counted for time-served, Ohio Supreme Court rules

House arrest and electronic monitoring don’t count as part of jail-time credit, the Ohio Supreme Court said in a recent ruling. The decision reverses a...

DeWine delays more executions

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine on Friday delayed three more executions, extending a two-year period during which nobody has been put to death in the state.

Hours of opposition testimony, three hearings lead to committee passage of...

A Senate committee approved legislation allowing school districts to enact firearms policies for personnel in only the third hearing on the bill, but the...

Shortened census count will hurt communities of color

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. Census Bureau is having a harder time than in the past counting all Americans, and is now saying...

Sen. Brown says Dems will overcome challenge of reaching voters during...

The political conventions have come and gone. In a normal presidential election year, the candidates would spend the fall touring the country, making sure...

‘You just have to act’: Thousands outraged by police brutality rally...

WASHINGTON – On the 57th anniversary of the original March on Washington and in the throes of a pandemic, thousands of demonstrators on Friday...
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