Fireworks Reminders About Fireworks Safety By Jim Letizia • Jul 3, 2015 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 By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Dec 18, 2014 An effort to legalize consumer grade fireworks in Ohio has hit a procedural snag in the legislature. Fireworks Bill Makes Its Way Through Ohio Legislature By Ohio Public Radio & Jo Ingles • Dec 10, 2014 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 Men Charged In Illegal Fireworks Display By Jim Letizia • Jul 9, 2013 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 By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • 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 Fireworks To Be Held On Same Day As Columbus' Display By Jim Letizia • Mar 7, 2013 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. Frat Drops Lawsuit Against Miami University By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Sep 6, 2012 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.