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Domestic Violence

ohio.com

A former Ohio State University running back will serve two years' probation for assaulting his now former girlfriend last year.

Authorities say a Madison Township police officer fatally shot a man who hit him with a heavy pipe as the officer responded to a domestic dispute involving a mother and son at a home on Toy Road Thursday night. 

wcpn

Victims of domestic violence, stalking and other crimes may now ask to have their addresses shielded from certain public records in Ohio under a new law now in effect.

lancastereaglegazette.com

A Fairfield County domestic violence suspect is hospitalized in critical but stable condition after being shot by sheriff's deputies Monday.

Columbus Division of Police

The Columbus man accused of killing his estranged wife last week is scheduled to appear in court today.

Columbus Division of Police

A Columbus man is on the run after police say he shot and killed his estranged wife yesterday.

Ohio Public Radio

Survivors of sexual assault and relationship violence now have a free way to talk to a trained advisor at any time of day and from anywhere in Ohio. 

cleveland.com

Legislation is being proposed in the Ohio House requiring people to surrender firearms to law enforcement agencies if they've been convicted of domestic violence or served with a civil protection order.

Experts say strangulation is a sign that a domestic abuser could kill his or her victim.

Ohio Governor John Kasich has signed a bill allowing cats, dogs and other pets to be included within the scope of protection orders obtained by victims of domestic violence or other offenses. 

kathleenclyde.com

State leaders are reviving their call to protect victims of domestic abuse by allowing them to keep their addresses confidential. 

An 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 stalking. 

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

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