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

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

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?"

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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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A Columbus man has been sentenced to life in prison for shooting and killing his former girlfriend in a UPS parking lot in 2017. 

Franklin County Sheriff's deputies say a husband and wife were found dead Tuesday at a home on the southwest side.

A week after allegations of domestic abuse against a now-former top aide ensnared the White House in scandal, President Trump condemned domestic violence Wednesday.

"I am totally opposed to domestic violence of any kind, and everybody here knows that," Trump told reporters in the Oval Office during a photo op for an event related to the recently enacted tax law. "I'm totally opposed to domestic violence of any kind. Everyone knows that. And it almost wouldn't even have to be said. So, now you hear it, but you all know."

Columbus police have identified the officer and the victim of an officer-involved shooting Saturday night on the Hilltop. 

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Westerville police have identified a 30-year-old man as a suspect in Saturday's fatal shootings of two officers, and released reports showing authorities have had several dealings with him, some involving alleged domestic violence. 

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A Columbus man has been sentenced to life in prison for killing a woman and two young girls in January of 2016.

In the wake of the massacre at a small-town Texas church on Sunday, many people are asking why.

A large portion of the mass shootings in the U.S. in recent years have roots in domestic violence against partners and family members. Depending on how you count, it could be upwards of 50 percent.

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Ohio Governor John Kasich has signed into law legislation inspired by the local woman who was set on fire by her ex-fiance.

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Newark police say a man accidentally shot and killed himself yesterday after chasing and then shooting his girlfriend.

More than half of female homicide victims were killed in connection to intimate partner violence — and in 10 percent of those cases, violence shortly before the killing might have provided an opportunity for intervention.

That is according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, published Thursday, that takes a close look at the homicides of women.

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Licking County Municipal Court officials say lapses in protocol and judgment led to a domestic violence suspect being released early from jail weeks before he killed his alleged assault victim, a police chief and a third person.

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Licking County Sheriff Randy Thorp says four people - including a police chief - are dead in a shooting Friday at a nursing home in Kirkersville. 

Columbus police say a man shot and killed his former girlfriend Friday morning near a UPS distribution facility on Trabue Road, then shot and wounded himself nearby.

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An anti-family violence center in Columbus is unveiling a new resource to help people who think they might be witnessing domestic abuse -- but aren’t sure.

A bipartisan Ohio bill would allow cats, dogs and other family pets to be included within the scope of protection orders obtained by victims of domestic violence or other offenses.

  

Bill Includes Pets In Protection Orders

Oct 25, 2013

Republican State Senator Mike Skindell has introduced a bill that would include pets in court-ordered protection orders in cases of domestic abuse and other crimes.

Legislators Propose Temporarily Pulling Guns From Domestic Abusers

May 15, 2013

The danger of an abusive domestic situation doesn't necessarily end when the abused person gets out, and sometimes obtaining a restraining order isn't enough.