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TB Times / Florida serves as proving ground for progun laws / Access makes it tempting to peak
Zanesville Times / Sutton retires after 30 years
Stateline / The fight over gun restrictions heats up / Sheriff's use of funds being investigated
WBNS 10TV / BCI investigating Sheriff Davis
Delaware Gazette / Sheriff Davis under investigation
Newark Advocate / Thorpe resigns to set up "double-dipping" / Lawyer: Sheriff will pay what he owes
WBNS 10TV / Sheriff, deputy absent from work
IndeOnline / Fired Perry cop tied to another investigation
April / Woman could get 5 years in texting case / Ban on texting while driving stalls
Cleveland PD / Traffic offenders can be strip searched / Sheriff steps down amid probe / Davis' employees often investigated / Cicero jailed in traffic case
WBNS 10TV / Sheriff resigns amid investigation / Delaware County Sheriff resigns / Appraisers give to sheriff's campaign
Cleveland PD / Former firefighter sentenced to 60 days 
Dayton DN's / Local officials brace for state fund reductions / Cicero has already done time
USA Today / N.H. Chief killed, 4 others injured in shooting
Dayton DN's / Texting incidents on the rise
Toledo Blade / Trooper injured in crash
USA Today / More may be involved in Secret Service scandal / Attracting candidates for sheriff not easy
WBNS 10TV / Hundreds arrested in drug sweep
Cleveland PD / Casino detectives will be on the lookout
Cleveland PD / Patrol concerned about speed limit proposal
Dayton DN's / Police shootings in the Miami Valley since 1996 / 21 DUI's arrested in drug sweep
Cleveland PD / Mayor blames court for far-flung firefighters
Coshocton Tribune / Emergency communication gets upgrade / Crashes increase with speed on OTP / Secret compartment OK, if its for a gun / Metal detectors not needed at Statehouse
ABC / Secret Service had pre-planned party at hotel / New crime lab needed 
Dayton DN's / Concealed carry permits on the rise
Dayton DN's / Law would let more puchase salvage vehicles
Newark Advocate / Officers punished for off-duty conduct
Cleveland PD / Proposal would ban cell phone use / 5 apply to be GOP candidate for sheriff
McClatchy News / 3 more Secret Service Agents quit / Traffic alerts a risk to drivers? / Kimberley Jacobs sworn in as Chief
WSYX 6 Video / Metal detectors at the Statehouse? / More Statehouse security sought
AP / More USSS agents to be fired / Deputy linked to former sheriff fired / Patrol will maintain authority in prisons / Kasich involved in minor crash
Dayton DN's / New driver licenses will take more time / Kasich can laugh about car crash / Budget review keeps OSP at prisons
Huffington Post / 'Mad Men' and OSP's 'Signal 30'
Star Beacon / OHP's role locked at Conneaut Prison
Cleveland PD / Brooklyn's Chief defends officers' response
USA Today / Legislation targets wrong-way drivers
WYTV 33 / Trooper files complaint against Warren officer
AP / Auditor finds $6 million is savings for ODOT
Cleveland PD / What is happening on the OTP? / Statehouse might need tighter security 
Dayton DN's / Slain deputy to be memorialized / 'Black Box' in your car raises questions / Harry Trombitas retiring from the FBI / Chief a listener, open to change
USA Today / Legislation targets wrong-way drivers / Early release? Not for older inmates
Cleveland PD  / Cost of OTP study increases / Operation Shield nets 48 arrests / BMV branch encourages organ donation / Senate panel will debate texting ban
Toronto Star / Hitman brought down by traffic ticket / Study: Tasers can cause cardiac arrest / Teen drivers might lose all devices
NBC 4 / From civilian to trooper
ABC News/ Facebook pushes for organ donors
Cleveland PD / Bridge bomb plot: How was it foiled?
ONN / Senate approves hidden compartment ban / Parole board is the last line of defense / Fired deputy says she was harrassed
May / OSP to dedicate replica of 1948 aircraft / Officers killed remembered at ceremony
N& / Statewide force short on applicants / Concrete doesn't get fair shake
Dayton DN's / Local police armed with military weapons
Dayton DN's / No policy changes since deputy's death
Dayton DN's / Police defend use of Taser guns
WTAM / Heroin is making a huge comeback / Anti-texting law confusing for police, motorist / Video on safe driving a SMASHing hit / Police privacy trumps open-records law
Cleveland PD / Teacher's Union at odds with Turner / Kasich: No more for local governments / Search for exotic animals could have dragged on
ONN / Fatal crashes on the rise
Marion Star / Deputy, troopers clash in manhunt / Texting may have caused fatal crash
Dayton DN's / Driving classes may go online
WBNS 10TV / David Dye sentenced to 30 months
Toledo Blade / Col. Born will speak at Toledo memorial event / Texting ban gets final House approval
Toledo Blade / House vote near on sex-trafficking bill / Traffic deaths at all time low in U.S. / All hands hit the road for OSP
Cleveland PD / Mayor wants to appoint CFD brass / Motor unit injured escorting VP Biden
NBC 4 / Russell Martin named Delaware County Sheriff
MasonBuzz / Former Warren County prosecutor suspended
Market Watch / OSP purchases 485 Tasers
Dayton DN's / Troopers start 24/7 post for largest cities
Tipp News / Former Chief, Trooper honored in ceremony
Cleveland PD / Ohio has one of the lowest injury death rates
Cleveland PD / ODOT proposes advertising in rest areas
NBC 4 / Flat tire leads to $50,000 in illegal drugs
Middletown Journal / Alliance to fight Warren drug flow
WBNS 10TV Video / FOP not happy with troopers in Columbus
WHIO / Troopers train truckers to report crime
Eagle-Gazette / Concealed carry laws add to confusion / More troopers to hit region's roads
Cleveland PD / OSP activity up over holiday weekend / Ohio outlaws texting while driving
AP / Changes at Ohio prisons making a difference
Cleveland PD / 3 Brunswick teens killed in crash
AP / OSP to train drivers to see signs of crime
Cleveland PD / Ohio teen drivers could be safer
Fox 19 / Law enforcement operation arrests more than 100
AP / Pentagon suspends weapon surplus program
Toledo Blade / Ohio tax revenue up again
USA Today Video / Man arrested for OVI in stolen wheelchair / Ohio teens more likely to skip seat belts / CPD officer charged for misusing Taser
WHIO 7 / Airplane crash victim lived to fly
Toledo Blade / ATM skimming crimes on the rise
Toledo Blade / More troopers on the way / Guilty plea in texting homicide
Toledo Blade / Kentucky man accused of kidnapping two girls / No gender ID, no license
Toledo Blade / Traffic stop blitz yields arrests
Toledo Blade  / Kasich lauds troopers, worker who saved girls
Middletown Journal / Patrol focuses on uptick in fatal crashes / Maxwell White could face the death penalty
AP / Ohio works to make wrong-way signs more visible
Dayton DN's / Kidnapper claims he picked up girls in Toledo / Training may be eased for CCW permits / House gives gun-rights advocates another win / Biker brawel draws 30 officers to campground / Traffic enforcement yields felony arrests / Federal Court overturns DUI ruling
Solon / Special Olympics Torch Run is today / Police probe equipment program
Cleveland PD /SWAT member shot during drug arrest
News & Sentinal / Special Olympic Athletes run for a cause
Cleveland PD / Firefighters training records being probed
Cleveland PD / Beechwood law would give points for texting
Cleveland PD / Charges recommended against 5 firefighters
Dayton DN's / Collins-Taylor and Torres removed 
Dayton DN's / City loses firefighter drug case
Marion Star / What happens to confiscated guns?
WTOV 9 / OSP cracking down on unlicensed motorcyclist
Marietta Times / Ohio law targets hidden spaces / USS rules againsts unions in dues case
Chillicothe Gazette / Lawsuit against trooper will go to jury trial / Strickland says he's just helping out
WBNS 10 / Richardson will spend four years in prison
WKYC 3 / Between the Lines, Speaker William Batchelder
Cleveland PD /Canton firefighters fired for shift changes
Reuters / 79 teenage prostitutes rescued
AP / Ohio will get $7 million to train veterans as police
USA Today / Detroit will lay off 164 firefighters / Tip-line leads to large cocaine seizure
Toledo Blade / Human trafficking law signed in Toledo
Marion Star / Collins promoted to highway patrol captain
Marion Star / Trooper back on the road / Some states cutting back on airspeed checks /Ohio to get $5.6 million for homeland security / Firefighter dies assisting at crash scene
Cleveland PD / OSP says traffic fatalities are up
Marion Star / "Shield Parade" operation nets 55 arrests / 30 years in prison for sex trafficking case
Times-Reporter / Friday is new Operation Lifesaver coordinator / Prison officer's dismissal fires up state union / Guard's mission completed, Kasich says
AP / Armys new drill sergeants teach rather than yell
Dayton DN's / Ohio surplus reaches $482 million / Parole Board adds 3 members in shake-up / OSP arrests hundreds for OVI / Blue alert will warn the public