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6:54 am
Fri July 24, 2015

National Tour Protests Police Use Of Force

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Activists and family members of those killed by police are launching a national tour asking Americans to choose a side in the debate over police violence.

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6:39 am
Fri July 24, 2015

Activists Deliver Petitions Seeking Arrest Of Tamir Rice Shooters

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Eight months ago a white Cleveland police officer shot and killed an African-American boy carrying a pellet gun outside of a recreation center.

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6:28 am
Fri July 24, 2015

Court Rejects Appeal Of Businessman Convicted In Campaign Donations Case

Ben Suarez
Credit cleveland.com

The Sixth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati has rejected the appeal of the conviction of North Canton businessman Ben Suarez.

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6:25 am
Fri July 24, 2015

Same-Sex Ruling Prompts Cleveland To Consider Dropping Domestic Partner Registry

Cleveland city employees with domestic partners are now expected to marry if they want to continue receiving municipal benefits.

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4:14 pm
Thu July 23, 2015

Civilian "Guard" Accidentally Fires Rifle Outside Lancaster Recruiting Center

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A civilian standing guard outside a military recruiting center in Lancaster accidentally fired his rifle this afternoon.  

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6:27 am
Thu July 23, 2015

Demand For Seasonal Jobs Behind Increase In Regional Jobless Rate

Central Ohio's unemployment rate for June is 4.2 percent, an increase of two-tenths of a point from May.

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6:24 am
Thu July 23, 2015

Second Suspect In Slaying Of Pizza Delivery Driver Pleads Guilty

James Crabtree Junior
Credit Bexley Police

Sentencing is scheduled September 16 for the Columbus teen who pleaded guilty Wednesday to killing a pizza delivery driver in Bexley last October.

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7:30 pm
Wed July 22, 2015

Legalization Backers Say Petition Signatures Should Count

The group that wants to put a marijuana legalization plan before voters this fall is in the process of collecting roughly 40,000 additional valid petition signatures to be able to do that.

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7:20 pm
Wed July 22, 2015

Ohio National Guard Authorized To Carry Weapons At Recruitment Centers

Ohio Governor John Kasich has authorized personnel at Ohio National Guard recruitment centers to carry weapons following last week's shooting in Tennessee that killed four Marines and a sailor.   

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7:13 pm
Wed July 22, 2015

Divers Pull Body Of One Of Two Drowning Victims From Olentangy

Authorities say they have recovered the body of a missing drowning victim from the Olentangy River as the search continues for a second victim in the same area.  

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11:53 am
Wed July 22, 2015

Regional Sales Of Existing Homes Declined In June

Americans bought homes in June at the fastest rate in over eight years, pushing prices to record highs as buyer demand has eclipsed supplies.

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11:40 am
Wed July 22, 2015

COTA To Put Renewal Levy On November 2016 Ballot

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The Central Ohio Transit Authority plans to ask voters in November of next year to renew the temporary quarter percent sales tax levy they approved in 2006.

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7:02 am
Wed July 22, 2015

Police Identify Two Suspects In Slaying Of Innocent Bystander

Alexa Curtis
Credit Columbus Division of Police

Columbus police have issued arrest warrants for two people following a fatal argument Monday night on the West side.

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6:56 am
Wed July 22, 2015

Wife Of ONG Major Sentenced For Her Role In Abusing Childern

Jean and Emily Kruse
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The wife of an Ohio National Guard Major convicted of sexually abusing three adopted daughters has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for witness intimidation and obstruction of justice.

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6:49 am
Wed July 22, 2015

Missing Columbus Woman May Have Been Seen In Michigan

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Police in Flint, Michigan are investigating a tip that 23-year-old Jayme Bowen of Columbus was spotted in that city. 

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6:40 am
Wed July 22, 2015

More Ohio Children In Poverty Than During Great Recession

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A new report by the Annie E. Casey Foundation shows nearly one in four Ohio children now live in poverty, up from 18 percent seven years ago.

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6:37 am
Wed July 22, 2015

Report: Court Rejects A&E's Appeal In Head Scarf Case

Samantha Elauf
Credit dailymail.co.uk

Reuters reports a federal appeals court has dismissed the appeal by New Albany-based Abercrombie & Fitch of a U.S. Supreme Court ruling last month that said the controversial retailer may have violated federal civil-rights law.

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6:28 am
Wed July 22, 2015

Armed Men Guarding Ohio Military Recruiting Centers

Two armed central Ohio men are standing guard outside of military recruiting centers.

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6:24 am
Wed July 22, 2015

Man Convicted In Local Drive-By Shooting

Jonza Meek
Credit Columbus Division of Police

Sentencing is scheduled August 12 for a Columbus man convicted this week for his role in a drive-by shooting that injured a girl last August.

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6:15 am
Wed July 22, 2015

Athens County Woman Again Applies For Same-Sex Divorce

An Athens County woman whose request for a same-sex divorce in Ohio was accidentally granted and then denied by a judge has again filed for divorce in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage.

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