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Columbus police say one woman was stabbed and killed last night following an argument with the father of her children. 

A Marion County grand jury has declined to indict two law enforcement officers involved in the shooting of a domestic violence suspect in early July. 

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Garfield Heights police say two teen siblings were shot and killed by their mother's boyfriend Wednesday night. 

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Ohio State head football coach Urban Meyer is pushing back on the reasons for his three-game suspension with claims that don't fully square with details laid out in the investigation that led to his punishment.

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Ohio's Democratic lieutenant governor candidate is adding her voice to thes adding her voice to the #MeToo movement, sharing details of alleged abuse that led to her then-husband's arrest in the 1980s. 

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Ohio State football coach Urban Meyer's suspension and previous paid leave have restricted him from talking football with his staff and athletes during August with the exeception of a team meeting the day after the suspension was announced. 

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Following a firestorm of criticism, suspended Ohio State University head football coach Urban Meyer has issued an apology to the ex-wife of the former assistant coach who she says abused her. 

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Ohio State University has suspended head football coach Urban Meyer for the first three games of the season.  

Whitehall police have identified the man who was shot and wounded by a homeowner while allegedly breaking into the home early Wednesday. 

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The former wife of fired Ohio State assistant football coach Zach Smith spoke with university investigators Monday.  

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The attorney for the former wife of fired Ohio State assistant football coach Zach Smith says the school never contacted her to discuss the allegations of domestic abuse against him. 

More than 150 people stood outside Ohio Stadium last night in support of OSU football coach Urban Meyer. 

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Ohio State University says an outside firm has been hired to conduct the investigation into football coach Urban Meyer's handling of a domestic abuse complaint against a former assistant. 

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Ohio State University head football coach Urban Meyer insisted Friday he followed proper protocols in reporting domestic violence allegations against an assistant coach in 2015, passionately defending himself in his first extensive comments since he was put on paid leave amid a university investigation.

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Ohio State University trustees have appointed a committee to investigate head football coach Urban Meyer's handling of fired assistant coach Zach Smith's domestic abuse allegations. 

Urban Meyer On Leave During Investigation Of Assistant

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Ohio State University has placed head football coach Urban Meyer on paid administrative leave while it investigates claims that his wife knew about allegations of domestic violence against assistant coach Zach Smith years before he was fired last week.

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Ohio State University has fired assistant football coach Zach Smith after Smith's former wife filed a civil protection order against him last Friday and an allegation of previous domestic violence surfaced. 

Franklin County Sheriff's deputies say one person was killed and another hospitalized in critical condition following a shooting last night on the south side. 

A Franklin County judge says the City of Columbus' recently enacted ban on bump stocks is unconstitutional. 

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Macedonia Mayor Joseph Migliorini has resigned after being charged with assaulting a woman in Florida. 

A Franklin County judge Monday extended the temporary restraining order issued last month halting enforcement of the City of Columbus' new gun regulations. 

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Whitehall police say a man died in a house fire Saturday after attacking members of his family.

A Marion man was shot and wounded by police yesterday during what authorities say was a domestic violence incident. 

Hundreds of survivors of domestic violence have come through the doors of neurologist Glynnis Zieman's Phoenix clinic in the past three years.

"The domestic violence patients are the next chapter of brain injury," she says.

Zieman begins every new patient visit with a simple question: "What are the symptoms you hope I can help you with?"

Columbus City Council last night approved a series of new gun restrictions, including bans on imitation firearms and bump stocks. 

Columbus police officials say an officer shot and wounded a stabbing suspect last night on the west side. 

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Only eight people showed up to speak last night at a Columbus City Council hearing on proposed gun regulations. 

Bond is set at 300 thousand dollars for the Reynoldsburg teen accused of shooting and killing his stepfather. 

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Ohio Governor John Kasich has signed into law a bill that strengthens Ohio’s domestic violence laws by closing loopholes and allowing victims access to more services. 

The mother of a 17-year-old boy charged with shooting and killing his stepfather at a Reynoldsburg home Monday night says the shooting was in self-defense.

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