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Bipartisan Ohio bill seeks to raise age to own firearms to...

A bill with bipartisan sponsorship making its way through the Ohio legislature aims to raise the age for gun ownership from 18 to 21. Senate...

National report finds Ohio lagging in traffic safety laws

As Ohio looks at more potential distracted driving legislation, a new study says the state needs to do more to help protect drivers.  The policy...

Opponents of Duty to Retreat Act: Change in law would allow...

An effort to remove a duty to retreat from Ohio self-defense legislation came up against criticism from students, parents and elected officials in a...

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...

Distracted driving bill seeks to strengthen current law

Sharon Montgomery was riding home on a Mount Vernon road after having dinner for her husband’s 51st birthday, when her life and its mission...

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...

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...

Judges’ political party can inform voters, experts and advocates say

Experts and election advocates in Ohio are seeing the positives in including a judicial candidate’s party affiliation on a general election ballot, something a...

New Ohio House bill would allow judges to include party affiliation...

A House Bill introduced during the holiday break would allow judges to run under party affiliation, which the sponsors of the bill say would...
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