Ohio Cop Shoots Journalist After Mistaking Tripod For Gun

“I turned around from the Jeep and it seemed like instant, I heard pop-pop, … I was just doing my job.”

Police officer holds a gun near the Olympia shopping centre after a shooting was reported there in Munich, southern Germany, Friday, July 22, 2016. Several people have been reported to be killed. (Lukas Schulze/dpa via AP)

A police officer in Clark County, Ohio opened fire on a journalist Monday night after he mistook the reporter’s camera equipment for a weapon. The incident occurred around 10 pm after Andy Grimm, a photographer for the New Carlisle News who was out photographing a thunderstorm — due to pass the small town about 20 miles north of Dayton — began

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Ohio Police Arrest More People For Pot Than All Violent Crimes Combined

Before the War on Drugs was declared, police solved 90 percent of homicides. Now that number is closer to 30% in cities like Columbus, Ohio.

A small bag of marijuana is shown in the foreground as a man talks to Idaho State Police Trooper Justin Klitch in Fruitland, Idaho in the background. (AP/Nigel Duara)

Police in Ohio are blaming a lack of resources for the fact that unsolved homicide cases greatly outnumber the cases that are solved, yet they seem to have the resources to arrest thousands of suspected cannabis users.a The failed War on Drugs is alive and well in the state of Ohio where an average of over 20,000 people are arrested on charges

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Ohio Sues Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Over Role In Opioid Epidemic

Ohio’s Attorney General described the state’s drug crisis as a “fire stoked by greed, fueled by deceit, and tended by a multi-billion dollar industry.”

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine speaks during a news conference at a Kroger store to announce the chain's decision to offer the opioid overdose reversal medicine Naloxone without a prescription, Feb. 12, 2016, in Cincinnati. (AP/John Minchillo)

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced Wednesday the filing of a lawsuit against numerous prescription pain medication manufacturers, as part of the Buckeye State’s ongoing effort to fight its opioid addiction epidemic. In a press conference announcing the lawsuit, DeWine described the state’s drug crisis as a “fire stoked by greed, fueled

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Ohio Police Beat Homeless Veteran Into Coma, Leaving Him Permanently Disabled

A complaint lodged against the sheriff’s office alleges that officers stood in the way of a surveillance camera so that the beating wouldn’t be captured on video.

Sheriff Phil Plummer, pictured during a press conference, has so far declined to comment on the allegations in the lawsuit.

DAYTON, Ohio  — A federal lawsuit alleges that officers at an Ohio jail beat a homeless veteran so severely that he ended up in a coma for two months and is now wheelchair-bound and cognitively disabled. Joseph Guglielmo, 59, filed the civil rights suit against Montgomery County's commissioners, its sheriff and six employees of the sheriff's

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Boy, 13, Fatally Shot After Police Confuse Him With Armed Robbery Suspect

Tyree King, 13 was taken to a children’s hospital, where he died after being shot multiple times by police.

A police officer deploys tape to an area near where attackers opened fire on a banquet at a social services center for the disabled in San Bernardino. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

COLUMBUS, Ohio  — A police officer responding to a reported armed robbery shot and killed a 13-year-old boy when the teen pulled a firearm from his waistband that was later determined to be a BB gun, police said Thursday. The shooting happened around nightfall Wednesday in an alley east of downtown Columbus after a short foot chase. Columbus

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Flint All Over Again? Lead Poisoning Scandal Strikes Ohio Town

State Environmental Protection Agency has asked the U.S. EPA to open a criminal investigation into what occurred in Sebring

Sebring, Ohio, Water Crisis: This Village Could Be the Next Flint, Michigan Inside a community center in Sebring, Ohio Source: Scott Meeker

Schools in Sebring, Ohio were closed for a third day on Tuesday and pregnant women and children have been advised not to drink the water, after tests showed elevated levels of lead in the local water supply. Though the village of about 4,300 in northeastern Ohio is much smaller than Flint, Michigan, the drinking water crises in the neighboring

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