Domestic Violence

Columbus Division of Police

A Columbus man has been sentenced to life in prison for shooting and killing his former girlfriend in a UPS parking lot in 2017. 

Franklin County Sheriff's deputies say a husband and wife were found dead Tuesday at a home on the southwest side.

A week after allegations of domestic abuse against a now-former top aide ensnared the White House in scandal, President Trump condemned domestic violence Wednesday.

"I am totally opposed to domestic violence of any kind, and everybody here knows that," Trump told reporters in the Oval Office during a photo op for an event related to the recently enacted tax law. "I'm totally opposed to domestic violence of any kind. Everyone knows that. And it almost wouldn't even have to be said. So, now you hear it, but you all know."

Columbus police have identified the officer and the victim of an officer-involved shooting Saturday night on the Hilltop. 

westerville police

Westerville police have identified a 30-year-old man as a suspect in Saturday's fatal shootings of two officers, and released reports showing authorities have had several dealings with him, some involving alleged domestic violence. 

A Pickaway County man has been arrested after allegedly holding sheriff's deputies at-bay following a domestic dispute on Sunday.

A bill designed to help protect victims of dating violence that lawmakers said was a high priority is on its way to the Ohio Senate.

Columbus Division of Police

A Columbus man has been sentenced to life in prison for killing a woman and two young girls in January of 2016.

Marion County Sheriff's Office

Marion County prosecutors have dismissed charges against the wife of a man who was shot and killed last April.

In the wake of the massacre at a small-town Texas church on Sunday, many people are asking why.

A large portion of the mass shootings in the U.S. in recent years have roots in domestic violence against partners and family members. Depending on how you count, it could be upwards of 50 percent.

A Fairfield County judge has sentenced the Pleasantville man who threatened two sheriff's deputies with a gun last year to 4-and-1/2 years in prison. 3

The Ohio Supreme Court has ruled criminal cases may be sealed immediately upon dismissal even if charges could be refiled.

Ohio Public Radio

Ohio Governor John Kasich has signed into law legislation inspired by the local woman who was set on fire by her ex-fiance.

Newark Police

Newark police say a man accidentally shot and killed himself yesterday after chasing and then shooting his girlfriend.

More than half of female homicide victims were killed in connection to intimate partner violence — and in 10 percent of those cases, violence shortly before the killing might have provided an opportunity for intervention.

That is according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, published Thursday, that takes a close look at the homicides of women.

Columbus police officials say an officer shot and wounded a man last night while responding to a domestic violence call.

Heath Police

A Newark police officer charged with domestic violence last year was fired on Friday.

Whitehall Police

Whitehall police are searching for a man who allegedly held his ex-wife and daughter at knife point inside of their home on May 25.

Licking County Municipal Court officials say lapses in protocol and judgment led to a domestic violence suspect being released early from jail weeks before he killed his alleged assault victim, a police chief and a third person.

Licking County Sheriff Randy Thorp says four people - including a police chief - are dead in a shooting Friday at a nursing home in Kirkersville. 

Columbus police say a man shot and killed his former girlfriend Friday morning near a UPS distribution facility on Trabue Road, then shot and wounded himself nearby.

A former Ohio State University running back will serve two years' probation for assaulting his now former girlfriend last year.

Authorities say a Madison Township police officer fatally shot a man who hit him with a heavy pipe as the officer responded to a domestic dispute involving a mother and son at a home on Toy Road Thursday night. 


Victims of domestic violence, stalking and other crimes may now ask to have their addresses shielded from certain public records in Ohio under a new law now in effect.

A Fairfield County domestic violence suspect is hospitalized in critical but stable condition after being shot by sheriff's deputies Monday.

Columbus Division of Police

The Columbus man accused of killing his estranged wife last week is scheduled to appear in court today.

Columbus Division of Police

A Columbus man is on the run after police say he shot and killed his estranged wife yesterday.

Ohio Public Radio

Survivors of sexual assault and relationship violence now have a free way to talk to a trained advisor at any time of day and from anywhere in Ohio.

Legislation is being proposed in the Ohio House requiring people to surrender firearms to law enforcement agencies if they've been convicted of domestic violence or served with a civil protection order.

Experts say strangulation is a sign that a domestic abuser could kill his or her victim.