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COLUMBUS, Ohio | Ohio police sergeant indicted on child porn charges

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Authorities in Ohio say a former Columbus police spokesman has been charged with sending and receiving videos and images on his cellphone of children having sex with adults. A county prosecutor says 51-year-old Sgt. Dean Worthington was indicted Wednesday for illegal use of a minor in nudity-oriented material or performance and pandering … Continue reading COLUMBUS, Ohio | Ohio police sergeant indicted on child porn charges

COLUMBUS, Ohio | Ohio State: 100 ex-students report sex misconduct by doctor

COLUMBUS, Ohio — More than 100 former students have provided firsthand accounts of sexual misconduct by the now-dead Ohio State University team physician at the center of an ongoing investigation, the university said on Friday. Over 200 former students and university employees have been confidentially interviewed by independent investigators reviewing allegations against Richard Strauss involving … Continue reading COLUMBUS, Ohio | Ohio State: 100 ex-students report sex misconduct by doctor

COLUMBUS, Ohio | Wrestlers sue Ohio State over doctor’s sexual misconduct

COLUMBUS, Ohio— A lawsuit by four former Ohio State University wrestlers alleges the school failed to stop “rampant sexual misconduct” by a now-dead team doctor despite being repeatedly informed about his behavior. In the federal lawsuit filed Monday, four Ohio men listed as John Does say Richard Strauss sexually assaulted or harassed them in the … Continue reading COLUMBUS, Ohio | Wrestlers sue Ohio State over doctor’s sexual misconduct

COLUMBUS, Ohio | FOP chief denies politics played role in porn actress arrest

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Politics did not play a role in the arrest of porn actress Stormy Daniels, according to the head of the police union in Ohio’s capital city where Daniels was briefly charged with interacting too closely with patrons who turned out to be undercover police officers. Officers applied an illegal sexual contact law … Continue reading COLUMBUS, Ohio | FOP chief denies politics played role in porn actress arrest

COLUMBUS, Ohio | Thousands rally in Ohio for solution to pension crisis

COLUMBUS, Ohio  — The house. Food on the table. Survival. Those are some of the ways workers and retirees who demonstrated in Ohio’s capital Thursday described the pension payments they are fighting to protect. “It’s everything, mostly, because you worked all of them years,” said Duane Ross, 61, of Cadiz, who spent 30 years in … Continue reading COLUMBUS, Ohio | Thousands rally in Ohio for solution to pension crisis

COLUMBUS, Ohio | The Latest: Lawyer: Stormy Daniels ‘rattled’ after arrest

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Latest on the arrest of porn actress Stormy Daniels at a strip club in Ohio (all times local): 2:15 p.m. Stormy Daniels’ lawyer says the porn actress is “traumatized and rattled” after she was arrested at an Ohio strip club. Michael Avenatti says Daniels is leaving the state after charges against … Continue reading COLUMBUS, Ohio | The Latest: Lawyer: Stormy Daniels ‘rattled’ after arrest

COLUMBUS, Ohio | Charges against Stormy Daniels dropped hours after arrest

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Prosecutors dropped charges Thursday against Stormy Daniels just hours after the porn actress was arrested and accused of illegally rubbing under police officers’ faces against her bare breasts during a performance at an Ohio strip club. Her attorney said she was “set up” in a Columbus police sting operation, calling it an … Continue reading COLUMBUS, Ohio | Charges against Stormy Daniels dropped hours after arrest