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Purses being stolen outside day cares

17 taken recently in Butler Co. By Janice Morse The Cincinnati Enquirer A warning to suburban moms: Don't leave your purse in plain sight as you dash into a day-care center - not even for a minute, not even in a locked car. Day-care operators are again seeing a surge in purse thefts from unattended cars in their parking lots - 17 in the past couple weeks throughout Butler County, Sgt. Thomas E...

Tale of Two Cities: Cincinnati car-jack victim shot 4x; Buffalo man spared

A 31-year-old man was in serious condition Wednesday night at University Hospital after being shot four times in Avondale. The man, whose identity was not immediately available, was approached by two or three people after he got out of his car in the 800 block of Blair Avenue about 9 p.m., said Cincinnati Police Sgt. Richard Sulfsted.Witnesses said they heard shouting, then some shots, Sulfsted...

Tale of Two Cities: Cincinnati armed robber at large; Atlanta robber in jail

Hamilton County authorities are still looking for the man who robbed the Graeter's Ice Cream parlor at 3301 Westbourne Drive, Green Township. A black man in his early 20s armed with a handgun entered the store about 6:50 p.m. on Tuesday and demanded money from the cashier. He took an undetermined amount of cash and fled on foot, heading south on Westbourne Drive. Meanwhile, in a state that allows...

Gun Grabbers Visit OFCC PAC Website

More than 600 votes have been logged in to OFCC PAC's current poll question, pondering whether or not CCW Reform deserves to be a legislative priority in 2003. One day last week, the poll got some publicity from an unlikely source: the Ohio Coalition Against Gun Violence. On January 15, Toby Hoover forwarded OFCC PAC's announcement (nearly word for word), concerning the pending introduction of...

Tale of Two Cities: Thieves in Youngstown? Get a dog; In Charleston? Get a gun!

Youngstown Police have been diligently working to solve a rash of burglaries in the Brownlee Woods and Buckeye Circle areas of the city, police officials assured members of a local block watch. City Councilman John Nittoli, D-7th, block watch president, said there had been six or seven home burglaries in the area since Christmas. He urged residents to be alert and call police when they see...

Tale of Two Cities: Dayton Man Abducted; Burlington Man Spared

Dr. Major K. Lee III, 61, said he was closing his office at 6000 Sycamore Woods Blvd. when three men approached him. After a scuffle, one assailant forced him at gunpoint into his two-seater car while another followed in a second car. The third assailant remained at Lee’s office. Lee persuaded the assailants to take him to an automatic teller machine after they threatened to kill him, Trotwood...

Dispatch: U.S. Senate finally to hear court nominees from Ohio

As of this morning, former Ohio Solicitor Jeffrey S. Sutton and Ohio Supreme Court Justice Deborah L. Cook have waited precisely 630 days. Nearly two years since President Bush nominated them to the federal appeals bench, Sutton and Cook finally will have the opportunity today to answer their critics in a hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee. Sutton and Cook are just part of a struggle...

Will the Republican-led Senate again be the stumbling block to CCW Reform?

In a story covering the introduction of the House's new concealed carry reform bill, HB12, the Cincinnati Enquirer mentions a fresh quote from Senate President's spokeperson which may raise questions about this body's willingness to act on this bill, which would recognize our Constitutional right to self-defense. "Maggie Mitchell, spokeswoman for majority Senate Republicans, said the bill is not...

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