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A bill to crack down on violence committed in dating relationships passed the House unanimously on Tuesday.


The Columbus Division of Police on Wednesday host a conference that looks to teach people about the causes for and possible protections against domestic violence.

Obetz Mayor Charged With Domestic Violence

May 31, 2016
Obetz Mayor David "Greg" Scott
Village of Obetz

The mayor of Obetz, a village south of Columbus, has been charged in a domestic violence altercation that happened over the Memorial Day weekend. 

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Police say a Columbus man shot and wounded his own son after mistaking him for an intruder.

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

Ohio Statehouse
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Ohio is trying to catch up with other states by shielding the addresses of victims of domestic violence, stalking and other crimes from use by government agencies. 

Domestic Violence and the NFL

Sep 18, 2014

10 am

Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice was recently put on indefinite suspension after footage of him knocking out his girlfriend became public. The NFL has come under scrutiny for its inconsistent policies regarding domestic violence and its players. This hour we'll talk about the role of professional sports in policing and enforcing the conduct of pro athletes.


11:00 In this hour of All Sides we'll hear from the Chair of the Nationwide Children's Hospital Board of Directors and the President of the Family Violence Coalition at Nationwide Children's Hospital talking about how to put an end to domestic violence. Guests:

  • Abigail Wexner (Chair, Nationwide Children's Hospital Board of Directors)
  • Karen Days (President, Family Violence Coalition at Nationwide Children's Hospital)

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Coalition Unveils Web Guide To Help Fight Domestic Violence.

Nov 20, 2009

The Columbus Coalition Against Family Violence today unveiled a new piece of software today it says will help successfully prosecute more Domestic Violence offenders. WOSU's Tom Borgerding reports the web guide will be accessible to police officers as they pull up to the scene of a domestic dispute.