The new charges against four school officials, including the superintendent, in the Steubenville rape case include obstruction of justice and tampering with evidence.
A federal judge gave a same-sex couple married in Maryland but living in Ohio, which has banned gay marriage, the right to some marriage benefits. Similar lawsuits are expected to follow.
The brutality alleged by the three women now freed in Cleveland makes their case different from other high-profile kidnappings and escapes, experts say. Overcoming intense fear and hopelessness could be key to their recovery.
Amanda Berry and the two other victims of the Cleveland kidnappings are now reemerging into a different world from the one they left 10 years ago – and as different people. Experts’ advice: Go slowly.
Investigators in the Ohio rape case confiscated electronic devices from those involved. Evidence from social media allows jurors to rely more on common sense and less on expert testimony.
A local candidate says a crucial piece of Ohio vote-tallying software was not properly vetted by the state and could be hacked. A judge will hear to case on Election Day and decide whether to grant an injunction against use of the software Tuesday.
That’s what Minnesota’s own Norm Coleman has been telling selected pro-choice groups in Ohio.
Ohio had sought to cut short in-person early voting this year, but federal courts ruled it could not, citing potential disenfranchisement of older and low-income voters. On Tuesday, the US Supreme Court declined to enter fray in this key electoral state.
Ohio is one of three states still scrambling to meet the requirements of a federal law that requires states to get at least half of adults currently on welfare into work – or face $135 million in penalties.
A federal appeals court says an Ohio decision to allow only military personnel three days of early voting is unconstitutional. It could help Obama and hurt Romney in a critical swing state.
Ohio is a genuine swing state, and the economy – Mitt Romney’s claimed area of presidential expertise – has been hit hard there.
A prime suspect is in custody after a shooting in a high school cafeteria outside Cleveland early Monday that killed one student and injured four others.