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Whitehall police say one man was injured Sunday during a fireworks display at John Bishop Park when he was struck by a bullet fired into the air in celebration. 

Franklin County's dog shelter is overflowing after weekend fireworks shows. 

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The Ohio Fire Marshal's Office says 40 thousand dollars worth of fireworks have been stolen from the Phantom Fireworks company in Bloomingburg.

The Consumer Product Safety Commission says 11 thousand Americans were treated at hospitals for fireworks-related injuries in 2013. Eight of them died.

Bill Legalizing Fireworks Stalls

Dec 18, 2014

An effort to legalize consumer grade fireworks in Ohio has hit a procedural snag in the legislature.

Ohioans can buy fireworks here but they must, under current law, take them out of state to detonate them. An Ohio Senate committee has passed a bill that would change that. 

Three Clark County men are facing misdemeanor charges of possessing and discharging fireworks, and more charges are pending.

Fireworks Bring More Strays To Animal Shelter

Jul 9, 2013

The Franklin County Animal Shelter reports more dogs than usual ended up at the facility because they were likely frightened by the noise from last week's fireworks displays.

Reynoldsburg city officials say they will hold their annual Fourth of July fireworks display on July 3rd, the same evening Columbus holds its annual display.

The Phi Kappa Tau fraternity has dropped its 10-million dollar lawsuit against Miami University that was filed last week after the school suspended 37 members.