Counter Demonstrations Overwhelmed a KKK Rally in Dayton, Ohio (in Photos)
The demonstrations were ultimately peaceful—but expensive.
Viewfinder: Multiple Tornadoes Cause Widespread Damage Around Dayton, Ohio
Sierra Waver gathers her belongings in Trotwood, Ohio, near Dayton, on May 28th, 2019, after powerful tornadoes ripped through the state overnight.
GM 'Unallocated' Its Lordstown, Ohio, Plant. What's Next for the Village?
Donald Trump blamed David Green, the local UAW president, for the plant's shutdown. Green is now fighting for his union members' futures.
Ohio Legislators Want to Make Sanctuary Schools Illegal
The Dayton, Ohio, Board of Education adopted a policy barring immigration agents from enforcing on school grounds. A new bill in the Ohio State House would end that.
What the Addiction Crisis Looks Like to First Responders
A night on the job with Newark Assistant Fire Chief David Decker.
How Dennis Cauchon, a Former 'USA Today' Reporter, Became a Leading Voice for Needle Exchanges in Ohio
As the founder and president of Harm Reduction Ohio, Cauchon lobbies for progressive drug policies in the state—a position that can pit him not just against politicians, but also other reformers.
In Licking County, Ohio, a Corrections Strategy That Offers Counseling, Art Classes, and Mindfulness Training
For people with substance use disorders, day reporting can provide a safe environment and a space for counseling or treatment.
Modern Redlining Continues to Define Neighborhoods in Cleveland
A real estate broker's maps recall the days when certain neighborhoods in the city were denied access to loans based on the demographics of the population.
Voter Signature Verifications Create Strife Between Election Boards and Absentee Voters
Many states require election officials to compare a voter's signature with existing records before issuing and counting absentee ballots, but advocates are filing lawsuits to end the practice.
Dispatches: Five Essential Reads From the Past Week
A collection of some of our most important and timely stories, from a study on the militarization of police to a look at Ohio Governor John Kasich's expansion of medicaid coverage.
The Lede, Issue #30: Ohio Governor John Kasich Expands Medicaid, the Militarization of Police, Documenting Life in North Korea, and More
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A New Report Shows That Ohio's 2013 Medicaid Expansion Helped Nearly 300,000 People Get Work
Over 83 percent of employed Ohioans who were continuously enrolled in Medicaid said the program helped enable them to hold down jobs.
What Constitutional and Election Law Professors Are Saying About the Supreme Court's Ohio Voter Purge Ruling
Are other states poised to follow Ohio's lead?
A Federal Judge Blocks a Ban on Down Syndrome Abortions in Ohio
The temporary ban on the law will benefit women who have sought abortions with the belief or knowledge that the fetus has Down syndrome.
The Lede, Issue #3: How Racism Becomes Institutionalized in Police Departments, Colony Collapse, Black Panther, and More
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The Edit, Episode #6: A Conversation About Race, Violence, and Policing in Columbus, Ohio
On the latest episode of Pacific Standard's podcast about how our stories are made, reporter Alli Maloney talks about investing institutional racism within the Columbus Division of Police.
Henry Green, the Columbus Police, and the Jumpout Boys: How Racism Becomes Institutionalized in Police Departments
Since 2013, the Columbus Division of Police has shot and killed dozens of people. The majority of them were black.