Ohio drag queen storytime canceled amid armed protests by far-right groups

A drag Storytime event in Ohio was canceled Saturday after members of far-right groups gathered near the First Unitarian Universalist Church of Columbus, where the reading was scheduled to take place. The “Holi-Drag Storytime,” organized by Red Oak Community School, was set to feature three drag queens reading to aged children and performing “some holiday … Read more

Top stars, best performances in Ohio high school football in state championship games

Photo by Jeff Harwell OHSAA hosted the Football State Championship Games at the Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium this past weekend, with St. Edward, Toledo Central Catholic, Canfield, Glenville, South Range, Marion Local and New Bremen taking home top honors in their respective divisions took. SBLive has attended all seven state championship games. Here … Read more

RIP to ‘the only man in Virginia to have seen Elizabeth Taylor in a slip’ > Virginia

As a 12-year-old, Ronkeith Adkins was working at a mob-owned Detroit movie theater, guiding guests when not running discreet errands for his mob bosses. Together they were known as “the Crimson Gang”. Later in his youth he delivered milk by horse and cart to homes in Wayne County, Michigan. He got this job because he … Read more

Top tropical cyclones outside of the Atlantic hurricane season ^ North Carolina

The Atlantic hurricane season is over, but that doesn’t mean we can’t see storms. what you need to know Outside of the Atlantic hurricane season, 60 tropical storms and hurricanes have formed Of those 60 storms, 14 made landfall in the United States Most of the off-season tropical cyclones formed in May The hurricane season … Read more

Ohio lawmakers want law requiring police to record races during traffic stops | news

An Ohio lawmaker says she will introduce legislation requiring police departments to record race data when they make traffic stops, after a Marshall Project – Cleveland investigation into how the village of Bratenahl books mostly black drivers from neighboring Cleveland. State Rep. Juanita Brent, a Cleveland Democrat, said the information is needed to determine whether … Read more

Ohio will contribute $25 million to remove Gorge Dam | news

Governor Mike DeWine and the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency announced Friday that the state will contribute $25 million to the Cuyahoga River Gorge dam removal project. The project will remove the last remaining dam on the lower Cuyahoga, restoring more than a mile of river access for municipal use, while restoring fish and wildlife habitat. … Read more

Indiana judge won’t block investigation into 10-year-old’s abortion

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Republican attorney general of Indiana can continue to investigate an Indianapolis doctor who spoke publicly about the abortion of a 10-year-old rape victim from neighboring Ohio, a judge ruled Friday. An attempt to block an investigation into Attorney General Todd Rokita’s office was dismissed by Marion County Judge Heather Welch. She … Read more

Indiana judge won’t block investigation into 10-year-old’s abortion

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Republican attorney general of Indiana can continue to investigate an Indianapolis doctor who spoke publicly about the abortion of a 10-year-old rape victim from neighboring Ohio, a judge ruled Friday. An attempt to block an investigation into Attorney General Todd Rokita’s office was dismissed by Marion County Judge Heather Welch. She … Read more

CFP deja vu: TCU in third place, Ohio state lurks and lobbies

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — TCU has been in that position before, third in the college football playoff rankings goes into his last game before the last four teams are seeded. And just like in 2014, Ohio State sits in fifth place and is hoping for a chance to move up. These rankings are the … Read more

Indiana judge won’t block investigation into 10-year-old’s abortion

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Republican attorney general of Indiana can continue to investigate an Indianapolis doctor who spoke publicly about the abortion of a 10-year-old rape victim from neighboring Ohio, a judge ruled Friday. An attempt to block an investigation into Attorney General Todd Rokita’s office was dismissed by Marion County Judge Heather Welch. She … Read more