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Husted Sends Ohio Pot Issue Findings to County Prosecutor

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Ohio’s elections chief has referred alleged violations against a group supporting Tuesday’s marijuana legalization question to a central Ohio prosecutor. In a letter Friday, Secretary of State Jon Husted told Delaware County Prosecutor Carol O’Brien that a county election board investigation found potential election law violations by The Strategy Network, which… Read More

Drug Felons on Early Release Have Different Transition Times

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Some ex-drug offenders getting out early under a federal release program are spending little or no time in transitional housing first. The offenders are among thousands nationally and hundreds in Ohio set for release under a cost-cutting measure intended to reduce the nation’s prison population. Phelps Jones, federal supervising probation officer… Read More

Police to Post Photos of Prostitute Solicitors on Billboard

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HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) – Police in Huntington will begin using an electronic billboard to display the faces of people convicted of soliciting prostitutes. The Herald-Dispatch reports Police Chief Joe Ciccarelli says he hopes the billboard helps in the battle against prostitution. Ciccarelli says research suggests publicly outing those who solicit prostitution instead of the prostitutes… Read More