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Mozilla CEO resignation raises free-speech issues

This undated photo provided by Mozilla shows co-founder and CEO Brendan Eich. Eich is stepping down as CEO and leaving the company following protests over his support of a gay marriage ban in California. At issue was Eich’s $1,000 donation in 2008 to the campaign to pass...

Ohio Group To Launch Petition For Gay Rights Act

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A group pushing to have voters overturn Ohio’s gay marriage ban says it is also collecting signatures to bar discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation in employment and housing. Ian James, executive director of FreedomOhio, says the...

Judge To Strike Down Part Of Ohio Gay Marriage Law

CINCINNATI (AP) — A federal judge said Friday that he will order Ohio to recognize out-of-state gay marriages, a move that would strike down part of the state’s ban on gay marriages but stop short of forcing it to perform same-sex weddings. Judge Timothy Black announced his...

Bond Set At $2 Million In Ohio Bus Stop Rape Case

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A judge has set a $2 million bond for a man accused of raping a 13-year-old Ohio girl while she waited for a school bus. Defendant Antonio Fillmore was arrested based on a DNA match. Franklin County Municipal Court Judge Scott VanDerKarr set bond for the...

Bond Set At $2 Million In Ohio Bus Stop Rape Case

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A judge has set a $2 million bond for a man accused of raping a 13-year-old Ohio girl while she waited for a school bus. Defendant Antonio Fillmore was arrested based on a DNA match. Franklin County Municipal Court Judge Scott VanDerKarr set bond for the...

Center Alex Gavrilovic Leaving Dayton

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Backup center Alex Gavrilovic is leaving Dayton and will play at another school as a graduate student or return to France and play professionally. Gavrilovic will receive his undergraduate degree this summer. Gavrilovic could play for another Division I school...

6 suspended amid Missouri school rape allegations

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Months after vowing to boost security at a Kansas City school where a student says she was dragged to a room and raped, district officials have suspended six employees amid new allegations from a 14-year-old girl who alleges a boy repeatedly raped...

Judge Strikes Down Part Of Ohio Gay Marriage Law

CINCINNATI (AP) — A federal judge says he will strike down part of Ohio’s voter-approved ban on gay marriage, meaning the state must recognize marriages of gay couples who legally wed elsewhere. Judge Timothy Black made the statement Friday following final arguments in a...

CORRECTS: Federal Judge Says He Will Order Ohio To Recognize Out-of-state Gay Marriages

CINCINNATI (AP) — CORRECTS: Federal judge says he will order Ohio to recognize out-of-state gay marriages. (Corrects APNewsAlert that said judge would strike down Ohio’s ban on gay marriage.)

Native Americans, Others Protest Indians’ Logo

CLEVELAND (AP) — Carrying hand-painted signs that read, “We Are Not Honored,” and “Our Children Are Not Mascots,” a small group of Native Americans demonstrated against the Indians’ use of their smiling, Chief Wahoo logo before the team’s home...