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City argues man cannot sue over gun restrictions

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The city of Columbus is asking the Ohio Supreme Court to rule individuals have no right to sue the city to overturn gun restrictions. City Attorney Zach Klein argues gun rights activist Gary Witt has no legal grounds to challenge the ordinances because he hasn't been ...

Transgender group’s birth certificate suit advances in Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Four transgender people challenging an Ohio rule preventing people from changing the gender listings on their birth certificates have won their day in court. U.S. District Court Judge Michael Watson denied the state's request that the lawsuit filed by the ACLU, Lambda ...

Moving a man and his store proved worthy of song

By DAN HORN The Cincinnati Enquirer CINCINNATI (AP) — Reginald Stroud hears the music and wishes he had never left. Leaving wasn't his choice, of course. Everyone knows that. He raised his kids here on Walnut Street, opened a martial arts studio and sold candy for two cents apiece at his ...

Missionary society to return Ohio land to Wyandotte Nation

UPPER SANDUSKY, Ohio (AP) — A Methodist Episcopal Church missionary society is returning 3 acres held in trust for the Wyandotte Nation since members were forced from their homes in 1843. The Blade reports the property that includes a stone church and cemetery is in northern Ohio's Upper ...

Commissioners say counties should control opioid lawsuits

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio county commissioners say counties should have control of any settlement money derived from lawsuits against opioid manufacturers, distributors and pharmacies. The County Commissioners Association of Ohio voted unanimously Friday to oppose giving the state attorney ...

City to pay Republican National Convention protester $50K

CLEVELAND (AP) — An attorney for a protester arrested during the 2016 Republican National Convention says Cleveland will pay his client $50,000 to settle a federal civil rights lawsuit. Attorney Subodh (soo-BODE') Chandra (CHAHN'-druh) says Richard Newburger in July 2016 joined fellow ...

UAW strike puts Trump, GOP in political bind in key states

By DAVID EGGERT and SARA BURNETT Associated Press LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Democrats were quick to back working-class United Auto Workers in their strike against General Motors, delivering doughnuts and holding picket signs outside factories to show solidarity. It's a union they long have ...

Exercise rehearses for the worst in city fun zone

By DAN SEWELL Associated Press CINCINNATI (AP) — On the eve of Cincinnati's boisterous annual Oktoberfest celebration, hundreds of people, some covered in fake blood, and first responders Thursday rehearsed for the worst — a terror attack in the riverside entertainment area. The ...

Police: Student accused of having loaded gun at high school

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a 19-year-old Ohio high school student accused of having a loaded handgun at school has been charged with carrying a concealed weapon. Ticqcwon Brent was arraigned Wednesday in Akron Municipal Court on charges that also include tampering with evidence and ...

State senators plan field hearings on Facebook, Google reach

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A panel of state senators is hitting the road to gather input on how the broad reach of Facebook and Google impacts average Ohioans. Republican Senate President Larry Obhof (AWB'-hawf) said Wednesday that two October hearings are planned. One will be in Cleveland and ...