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The decision says the "unbridled and unfettered consolidation of authority in one unelected official" violates due process and the separation of powers.
Cops Who Allegedly Assaulted and Arrested a Man for Standing Outside His Own House Are Protected by Qualified Immunity
The 6th Circuit Court of Appeals' decision is "a precedent-setting error of exceptional public importance," writes dissenting judge.
The ruling says the state's top health official exceeded her statutory authority by ordering "nonessential" businesses to close.
Prisoner in Ohio Halfway House Complains About Lack of COVID-19 Preparations. He's Sent Back to Prison. Now Ohio Prisons are Exploding with COVID-19.
While his own prison is not yet facing a huge problem, Brandon Baxter had a prescient complaint for which he seems to be being punished.
The state will seek the release of nearly 200 inmates who are either at risk or nearing their release dates anyway in response to COVID-19.
The Vice Cops Who Arrested Stormy Daniels Now Face Federal Charges for Fraud and Conspiring to Violate People's Civil Rights
Two former Columbus, Ohio, police officers are accused of harassing strip club owners, patrons, and staff without legal justification.
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One man was arrested because he didn't have enough bus fare to make his court date.
And it's not alone.
Rental Car Companies Collect $4 Billion in Special Treatment While Complaining That Their Competitors Get Special Treatment
Now those companies are asking state lawmakers to ban or cripple potential competition from car-sharing programs.
An Ohio City Is Declaring Itself a 'Crime Victim' of a False Police Report and Demanding Restitution
Ohio's Marsy’s Law has the potential to be abused for municipal cash grabs.
The chief weighs in: "Poor choices were made on Christmas night."
Justice Maureen O'Connor has intervened repeatedly in the legislative process.
Increasingly theatrical and frightening active shooter drills are surprisingly common, even though school shootings are not.
But Nancy Segula will still need to rein in her "compassion for cats."
"I'm an animal lover, and I feel guilty that they're wandering around out there and they have nothing to eat."
A Mother Spends a Week in Jail, Is Fired From Her Job, and Temporarily Loses Her Kids After a Police Mix-Up
Ashley Foster was jailed and inspected by child protective services for a mistake beyond her control.
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A new law in Ohio and an executive order in Idaho require state lawmakers to take a more active role in overseeing occupational licensing boards.
A Barberton judge just sentenced a woman to jail, house arrest, and a year without social media for repeating a rumor about a pellet gun at school.
In the absence of evidence, an innocent man was treated like a criminal.
Success attributed to tools like naloxone, not punitive drug wars.
Convicted of Brutally Beating His Wife, This Judge Was Given a Second Chance in City Government. Now He's Been Arrested for Her Murder: Reason Roundup
Plus: lawmakers move to allow headscarves on the Hill and private landlords protect from lead better than city Health Department.
The Student Senate has no regrets, will continue to believe survivors.
Officer Peter Casuccio lectured the kids for endangering their lives by doing something that was perfectly legal.
What you need to know about Issue 1
Police initially said the arrests were part of "a long-term investigation into...human trafficking" and prostitution.
It's hard to get rid of bad cops, especially when there are leaders willing to excuse deadly incompetence as an innocent mistake.
Cincinnati Cop Tased 11-Year Old Girl, Told Her 'This Is Why There Aren't Any Grocery Stores in the Black Community'
The girl was in tears as firefighters removed taser barbs from her body.
No, the Green Party didn't "spoil" the Democrats' chance at a seat.
The tasing of an 11-year-old girl highlights a police department's policies.
Kirkersville Police Chief James Hughes died of an "acute intoxication by fentanyl."
The House Criminal Justice Committee just voted unanimously in favor of a bill to ban sexting by anyone under age 19.
"Stop fighting the dog!"
This American Metalworking Company Is Already Paying Up to 30 Percent More for Steel Thanks to Trump's Tariffs
"Those are traumatic increases. They are shocks to our system," says Mike Schmitt, CEO of The Metalworking Group, an Ohio-based manufacturer.