Tag Archives: Ohio

Rioter Charged With Felony For Pepper-Spraying Cops

From the Justice Department: An Ohio man has been arrested on felony and misdemeanor charges, including assaulting law enforcement officers with a dangerous weapon, a chemical irritant, for his actions during the breach of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021. His actions and the actions of others disrupted a joint session of the U.S. Congress convened to ascertain and …

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Ohio Court Sentences Wohl And Burkman To 500 Hours Each Of Registering Voters In Poor DC Neighborhoods

The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports: A judge on Tuesday ordered Jacob Wohl and Jack Burkman, two right-wing conspiracy theorists behind robocalls that sought to intimidate Black voters here out of casting mail-in ballots in the 2020 presidential election, to spend 500 hours registering voters in low-income neighborhoods in the Washington, D.C., area. Judge John Sutula placed each on two years …

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Ohio Dem Rep Defeats QAnon Stolen Valor Cultist

Toledo’s CBS affiliate reports: Incumbent Democrat U.S. Rep. Marcy Kaptur has defeated Republican challenger J.R. Majewski to represent the newly redrawn Ohio 9th Congressional District, according to the Associated Press. Kaptur, 76, is the woman with the longest tenure in either the U.S. House of Representatives or the U.S. Senate. She has been in the House since 1983. Majewski graduated …

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Cultist J.D. Vance Projected To Win Ohio Senate Seat

The Cincinnati Enquirer reports: Author and venture capitalist J.D. Vance was projected to win Ohio’s competitive U.S. Senate race on Tuesday, keeping the seat in Republican hands as the party tries to wrest control of Congress from Democrats. NBC and ABC called the race for Vance shortly before 11 p.m. Tuesday as he led Democratic U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan by …

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Cops: Ohio Man Killed Neighbor For Being Democrat

Ohio’s Butler Journal-News reports: A Morgan Twp. man charged with murder admitted to shooting and killing his neighbor in Okeana on Saturday, according to court documents. Austin Gene Combs, 26, was booked into the Butler County Jail on Saturday night and charged with murder. Anthony Lee King, 43, died of multiple gunshot wounds, and his death was ruled a homicide, …

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Fishermen Plead Not Guilty To Felony Cheating Charges

NBC News reports: Two fishermen whose alleged cheating at an Ohio fishing tournament went viral pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges of attempted grand theft and other crimes. Jacob Runyan, 42, and Chase Cominsky, 35, said nothing during a brief arraignment at Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas. Their bond was set at $2,500 each. Runyan and Cominsky were indicted …

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Ryan And Vance In Dead Heat In New Ohio Senate Poll

Marist Polling reports: Only one point separates Republican J.D. Vance and Democrat Tim Ryan in the race for U.S. Senate in Ohio among registered voters. The two are tied among those who say they will definitely vote in November’s election. Vance (46%) and Ryan (45%) are well-matched among registered voters statewide. This is unchanged from a similar Marist Ohio poll …

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Ryan And Vance Clash Over Alex Jones At Debate

The Washington Post reports: Ryan zeroed in on Vance’s praise for the conspiracy theorist Alex Jones, his about-face on former president Donald Trump and his support for far-right lawmakers such as Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.), saying he was “running around backing these extremists, the most extreme people in the country. One of the most contentious back-and-forths Monday erupted over …

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POLL: JD Vance +2 Over Tim Ryan In Ohio Senate Race

USA Today reports: Republican J.D. Vance has opened a narrow edge over Democrat Tim Ryan in the Senate race in Ohio, a USA TODAY/Suffolk University Poll finds, as President Joe Biden’s unpopularity complicates the campaign by the moderate Democratic congressman to flip a GOP-held seat. Vance leads 47%-45%, a shift from Ryan’s one-point advantage last month, 47%-46%. Both findings are …

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Ohio Paper Roasts Vance In Endorsement For Ryan

From the Cleveland Plain Dealer editorial board: Exhibit No. 1 is Vance’s craven political cowardice in advancing Trump’s Big Lie that Joe Biden is not the legitimately elected president of the United States. That’s disqualifying in itself. But Vance hasn’t stopped there. His accusation that Biden is responsible for the fentanyl epidemic because of his immigration policies is equally irresponsible …

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Tim Ryan And JD Vance Tied In New Ohio Senate Poll

Emerson College Polling reports: The latest Emerson College Polling/The Hill survey of Ohio voters finds Republican JD Vance and Democrat Tim Ryan in statistical dead heat in the US Senate Election; 46% plan to vote for Vance and 45% plan to vote for Ryan. Nine percent are undecided. Since last month, Vance’s support has increased by two points and Ryan’s …

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Tim Ryan: Trump Is Right, JD Vance Is An “Ass-Kisser”

The Independent reports: Rep.  Tim Ryan threw back Trump’s words at his Republican opponent JD Vance in their debate for Ohio’s open Senate seat on Monday evening. During a rally in Youngstown last month, Mr Trump pointed to Mr Vance, who he has endorsed, for courting him. “JD is kissing my ass, he wants my support so much,”  Trump said. …

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Courts Halt Abortion Bans In Ohio And Arizona

Bloomberg News reports: Abortion bans in Arizona and Ohio were temporarily put on hold by judges, allowing procedures in the states to continue while the nonprofit Planned Parenthood challenges the new restrictions in court. An Arizona appeals court on Friday put on hold the state’s strict ban on abortion, an 1864 law that took effect after Roe v. Wade was …

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New Trump Super PAC Makes First Midterms Ad Buys

Politico reports: A new super PAC backed by Donald Trump is placing its first ad buys, as the ex-president invests in Republican candidates in the final stretch of the midterm election. MAGA Inc., made an initial ad buy in the Columbus and Cleveland media markets and has also placed ads in Pittsburgh, according to AdImpact, a media tracking firm. Ohio …

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Cop In Stormy Daniels Case Guilty Of Planting Drugs

The Columbus Dispatch reports: A former Columbus police vice officer was sentenced in federal court to 18 months in prison Thursday for conspiring to violate a man’s constitutional rights by framing an owner of a gentlemen’s club for cocaine possession in 2018. A federal jury in Columbus convicted Steven G. Rosser, 46, of Delaware, in February while acquitting fellow vice …

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New Ohio Senate Poll: Ryan And Vance In Dead Heat

Marist Polling reports: In the U.S. Senate contest to fill retiring Senator Rob Portman’s seat, Democrat Tim Ryan and Republican J.D. Vance are in a statistical dead heat, among Ohio registered voters, including those who are undecided yet leaning toward a candidate. A nearly identical scenario plays out among these voters who say they will definitely vote. Among independents, Ryan …

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J.D. Vance +4 Over Tim Ryan In New Ohio Senate Poll

The Hill reports: Republican J.D. Vance holds a four-point lead over Rep. Tim Ryan (D) in Ohio’s Senate race just over 50 days out from Election Day, according to a new Emerson College Polling/The Hill survey released Friday. Vance leads Ryan 44 percent to 40 percent, which is within the poll’s margin of error of plus or minus three percentage …

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Trump Endorses Ohio Gov After Seeking Challenger

CNN reports: Former President Donald Trump has endorsed Ohio GOP Gov. Mike DeWine ahead of a rally in Youngstown next week.”Little has been said about the race for Governor, where we have an outstanding person running, Mike DeWine, who quietly, but professionally, goes about doing his job and really well,” Trump, who is scheduled to hold a rally on September …

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GOP To Dump $28 Million On Ads Boosting J.D Vance

The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports: A political action committee with close ties to U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is launching a massive new ad campaign in Ohio, a clear sign that national Republicans are shifting more toward playing defense in the Buckeye State. The Senate Leadership Fund is reserving $28 million worth of TV and radio ads that will …

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Suspect ID’d In Cincinnati FBI Headquarters Shooting

The Associated Press reports: An armed man decked out in body armor tried to breach a security screening area at an FBI field office in Ohio on Thursday, then fled and was injured in an exchange of gunfire in a standoff with law enforcement, authorities said. Federal officials said the man had “attempted to breach” the visitor’s screening area at …

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