Ohio

In Ohio, ‘zoombombing’ a religious service can now net jail time

The law, “Increasing Penalties for Disturbing a Religious Service,” passed last week unanimously in the state Senate. It had previously passed in the state House, 95-1.

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
20/12/2022

Couple married 79-years passes away within 20 hours of each other

Hubert and June Malicote passed away holding hands after 79 years of marriage out of which they were never apart for 77.

Ohio Jews applaud new state penalties for disrupting religious services

Under the bill, which passed the Ohio House in April by 95-1 and is up for approval currently in the state’s Senate, disrupting a religious gathering would become a first-degree misdemeanor.

Ohio GOP candidate defends antisemitic comment, says Jews have ‘solid money principles’

Michele Reynolds, a Republican nominee for a competitive state Senate seat in Ohio defended her 'Jew you down' 2014 comment this week saying she was just trying to praise Jews’ frugality.

By ANDREW LAPIN/JTA
22/10/2022

Cleveland officer who posted 'salute to Hitler the great' won't be fired

The Cleveland mayor and police chief have also issued a statement on Quran's behavior.

02/09/2022

CVS, Walmart, Walgreens ordered to pay $650.6m. in Ohio in opioid case

The litigation has resulted in several nationwide settlements, including a $4.25 billion settlement with Israel-based Teva Pharmaceutical Industries

By REUTERS
18/08/2022

FBI removed top secret documents from Trump's home - report

The Justice Department said in its warrant application that it had probable cause to believe that Trump violated the Espionage Act.

By REUTERS
11/08/2022

Man arrested for raping 10-year-old girl who was later denied an abortion

Gerson Fuentes was charged with felony rape of a minor under 13.

15/07/2022

Video shows Ohio officers killed unarmed Black man in hail of bullets

25-year-old Jayland Walker was sprayed with some 60 bullets by eight police officers in Akron, Ohio, after fleeting a traffic stop. He was unarmed.

By REUTERS
04/07/2022

10-year-old rape victim denied abortion in Ohio

The 10-year-old girl, who was denied an abortion days after the US Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, had to travel across state lines to try to have the procedure.

03/07/2022
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