House Republican calls efforts to vacate Speaker’s chair a ‘stupid idea’
Rep. David Joyce (R-Ohio) on Sunday said he supports House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) to be the next Speaker and said calls by far-right Republicans to include a motion to vacate the chair in next Congress’s set of House rules were a “stupid idea.” Joyce told “This Week” anchor George Stephanopoulos on ABC that…news.yahoo.com
Indiana judge won't block probe over 10-year-old's abortion
An Indiana judge on Friday rejected an attempt to block the state’s Republican attorney general from continuing his office’s investigation of an Indianapolis doctor who has spoken publicly about providing an abortion to a 10-year-old rape victim who traveled from Ohio after its more-restrictive abortion law took effect. The ruling comes two days after the attorney general's office asked the state medical licensing board to discipline Dr. Caitlin Bernard, alleging she violated state law by not reporting the girl’s child abuse to Indiana authorities and broke patient privacy laws by telling a newspaper reporter about the girl’s treatment.news.yahoo.com
Cheerleading abuse accusations increase to 20 with Ohio case
The latest lawsuit in a series alleging widespread sexual misconduct across competitive cheerleading alleges that officials allowed two choreographers to continue working after they were investigated for sexual abuse. Snowballing accounts of cheerleaders' alleged abuse have led to increased scrutiny around the sport since the founder of an elite South Carolina cheerleading gym reportedly killed himself in late August amid an investigation into abuse. A federal complaint filed Monday in Ohio expanded the scope of the burgeoning scandal beyond the Southeast.news.yahoo.com
Jury convicts man in killing 8 Ohio family members
Jurors have convicted a man in the killings of eight people from another Ohio family. George Wagner IV was found guilty of all 22 counts he faced, in the 2016 shootings of seven adults and a teenager from the Rhoden family in Pike County. (Nov. 30)news.yahoo.com
Indiana AG Insists on Punishing Doctor Who Gave Abortion to 10-Year-Old Rape Victim
Indiana Attorney General Todd Rokita apparently will not stop until he’s punished Dr. Caitlin Bernard, who provided an abortion to a 10-year-old rape victim who had to travel from Ohio to end her pregnancy.news.yahoo.com
AG: Penalize doctor who spoke of Ohio 10-year-old's abortion
Indiana’s Republican attorney general has asked the state medical licensing board to discipline an Indianapolis doctor who has spoken publicly about providing an abortion to a 10-year-old rape victim who traveled from Ohio after its more-restrictive abortion law took effect.
Penalty asked for doctor who spoke of 10-year-old's abortion
Indiana's Republican attorney general on Wednesday asked the state medical licensing board to discipline an Indianapolis doctor who has spoken publicly about providing an abortion to a 10-year-old rape victim who traveled from Ohio after its more-restrictive abortion law took effect. The complaint alleges Dr. Caitlin Bernard violated state law by not reporting the girl’s child abuse to Indiana authorities and violated patient privacy laws by telling a newspaper reporter about the girl’s treatment. Bernard and her lawyers maintain the girl’s abuse had already been reported to Ohio police and child protective services officials before the doctor ever saw the child.news.yahoo.com
House Republican says Congress doesn’t need to pass ‘Democrat bills’ that help Ukraine
Rep. Mike Turner (R-Ohio) on Sunday said Congress does not need to pass “Democrat bills” with big price tags to help Ukraine, saying the incoming Republican majority in the House will spend less money to fund Kyiv’s war against Russia. Turner told ABC’s “This Week” co-anchor Martha Raddatz that he personally told Ukrainian President Volodymyr…news.yahoo.com
Ohio sues Family Dollar and Dollar General for deceptive pricing
By Megan Sayles, AFRO Business Writer, Report for America Corps Member, email@example.comOhio Attorney General Dave Yost has sued two leading discount stores for deceptive pricing: Dollar General and Family Dollar. Yost sued Dollar General on Nov. 1 after receiving complaints from residents across multiple counties in the state, alleging that the variety store charged them higher prices for items at the counter than as advertised on the shelves. Yost sued Family Dollar, a chain owned by the Dollar Tree, for the same offense. The majority of Dollar General and Family Dollar’s customer base are low- to middle-income families who depend on the discount stores for obtaining low-cost goods. Aside from misleading customers, deceptive pricing can have serious consequences for consumers’ budgets and income.thewestsidegazette.com
WHO, CDC: A record 40 million kids miss measles vaccine dose
The World Health Organization and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say measles immunization has dropped significantly since the coronavirus pandemic began, resulting in a record high of nearly 40 million children missing a vaccine dose last year.
Man who blamed Trump’s ‘orders’ for Jan. 6 riot sentenced
A federal judge on Friday sentenced an Ohio man who claimed he was only “following presidential orders” from Donald Trump when he stormed the U.S. Capitol to 3 years in prison. Dustin Byron Thompson was convicted in April by a jury that took less than three hours to reject his novel defense for obstructing Congress from certifying Joe Biden’s presidential victory. The jury also found Thompson guilty of all five of the other charges in his indictment, including stealing a coat rack from an office inside the Capitol during the Jan. 6, 2021 riot.news.yahoo.com
Ohio man kills neighbor because ‘he thought he was a Democrat’
A southwest Ohio man was killed by a neighbor who “thought he was a Democrat,” according to the victim’s shocked widow. Austin Gene Combs confessed to shooting Anthony Lee King “several times with a revolver” while the 43-year-old victim and his wife were doing yardwork shortly before noon on Saturday, The Journal News reports. The victim’s son called police to report the 26-year-old alleged ...news.yahoo.com
Trump touts Republican leads, thanks media as vote count continues
On Tuesday evening, former President Donald Trump spoke to crowds gathered at his Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Fla. In brief remarks, Trump complimented several Republican candidates for their performance and, in an uncharacteristic move, thanked members of the media for their coverage of the midterm elections.news.yahoo.com
Postal worker holdup leads to muscle car theft ring arrests
Cloned key fobs, high-powered Hellcats and thieves daring police and risking arrest are part of a trend in which vehicles are being stolen from factory lots and dealer showrooms only to be later sold on the street for tens of thousands of dollars less than their worth.
Drug companies in opioid crisis donated $27K to Ohio's Ryan
A Democratic congressman who has made his opponent’s questionable record fighting the opioid epidemic a central theme of his campaign for Ohio’s open U.S. Senate seat has accepted campaign donations over the years from drug distributors blamed for key roles in the crisis.