Laura A. Bischoff, Enquirer

Laura A. Bischoff

Enquirer

Columbus, OH, United States

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  • CantonRep.com
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  • WHIOTV
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  • Boston 25 News
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Recent articles by Laura:

Dayton shooter fantasized about mass violence for more than a decade, FBI says

The shooter who killed nine people in Dayton fantasized about mass shootings, serial killings and murder-suicide for at least a decade, the FBI says. → Read More

Center for Christian Virtue, a heavy hitter in Ohio's culture wars, buys downtown Columbus building

The Center for Christian Virtue, which for nearly 40 years has stood in the center of Ohio's culture war, bought a $1.25 million building in Columbus. → Read More

Ohio runs low on cash for Afghanistan veteran bonus payments, veterans have 3 years to apply

The clock is running for veterans of the war in Afghanistan to apply for bonus money from the state before the program closes in three years. → Read More

Gov. DeWine approves congressional map over objections of voting rights groups, Democrats

The map, which passed without a single vote from legislative Democrats, will likely be challenged in court. → Read More

House OK's GOP map for congressional districts, sends the bill to Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine

Critics say the congressional redistricting map approved Thursday will unfairly cement Republican control over Ohio's seats in Congress. → Read More

Bill to weaken vaccination law expected to get Ohio House vote today

A bill that would expand vaccine exemptions and prohibit "vaccine passports" is gaining steam in the Ohio House. → Read More

Ohio Supreme Court rules crime victim rights trump gun rights in Warren County case

The Ohio Supreme Court ruled 4-3 that a man convicted of domestic violence shouldn't get his gun rights back and his ex-wife could invoke Marsy's Law. → Read More

Some Ohio GOP lawmakers threaten to withhold votes on congressional map over stalled anti-vaccine mandate bill

A faction of Ohio House Republicans is threatening to withhold votes for a redistricting map unless they get support for an anti-vaccine mandate bill. → Read More

Ohio Republicans unveil new congressional map. See it here.

Ohio Republicans are working to pass a congressional map this week, but the public hasn't seen it yet. → Read More

Ohio Republicans unveil new congressional map. See it here.

Ohio Republicans are working to pass a congressional map this week, but the public hasn't seen it yet. → Read More

Ohio Republicans unveil new congressional map. See it here.

Ohio Republicans are working to pass a congressional map this week, but the public hasn't seen it yet. → Read More

Ohio's largest public pension sues Facebook, saying the media giant misled investors

Ohio's largest public pension system filed a federal lawsuit against Facebook, alleging the social media breached the public trust. → Read More

Fran and Mike DeWine exposed to COVID-19 positive staffers

Gov. Mike DeWine and Fran DeWine were exposed to two staff members who tested positive for COVID-19. They have tested negative. → Read More

Prison abuse case: Ohio pays $17.5 million to settle with man paralyzed after being tackled by guards

The state of Ohio will pay $17.5 million to a 21-year-old who suffered a spinal cord injury when prison guards tackled, handcuffed and dropped him. → Read More

FirstEnergy's history of political donations, bailout requests culminated in House Bill 6 scandal

Playing a long, aggressive game was an effective strategy for Akron-based FirstEnergy Corp. - until the FBI opened a massive investigation. → Read More

Documents show problems with medical care, supervision and violence at Ohio prison

Over the past two years, two men died following violent clashes with guards. Four others died by suicide. And a teen attempted suicide four times. → Read More

Ohio lawmakers pass bill to legalize consumer use of fireworks on specific days

Ohio's fireworks law is largely ignored. Lawmakers want to let adults light off consumer grade fireworks on specific days on private property. → Read More

Bankruptcy court overseeing Energy Harbor case didn't pre-approve $500K political donation

FirstEnergy Solutions made substantial political contributions in the 2018 governor's race without asking the bankruptcy court for prior approval. → Read More

Ohio Supreme Court case interviews detail how negotiations on Statehouse maps fell apart

Court depositions filed Monday show how negotiations fell apart between Democrats and Republicans on the Ohio Redistricting Commission. → Read More

Not so fast: NASCAR wants Ohio Supreme to reverse course on business tax case

NASCAR Holdings is waving the yellow caution flag over what it calls important constitutional questions in a business tax case. → Read More