OCTOBER 12, 2017 – COLUMBUS, OHIO: The Estate of Jaron Ben-Rasu Thomas has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the Columbus Division of Police. The lawsuit brings civil rights, wrongful death,...

If the whole state of Vermont, the cities of San Francisco, Los Angeles, Phoenix, Denver, Seattle, Minneapolis, Albuquerque, Davenport, Iowa, and even Oberlin, Ohio can change the...

A viral cell phone video of a nine-minute long police assault of an unarmed man inside a Livingston Avenue convenience store on September 1, horrified and sickened many people who viewed it.


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Monday, 16 October 2017
CALL WENDY'S HEADQUARTERS OCT. 18! Next week, the CIW Women's Group hits the road to its first stops in the new "Harvest without Violence" campaign to end sexual violence in Wendy's supply chain: Columbus and...




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Guy making a mean face holding a guitar and giving us the middle finger
05 October 2017

I recently looked in the mirror and decided it was time to name my column, 'Yo, Grampa."

Yo, Grampa, what was the Alamo like?


Man in white shirt talking into a mic at the far left side and a congregation of people sitting in pews and three stained glass windows in the back
03 October 2017

Free Press Hero

The Free Press honors the anonymous man who bravely trained his cell phone camera...

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03 October 2017

For the first time in 12 years (or longer, if you’ve forgotten Enterprise existed), there’s a new Star Trek series. Set about a decade before the...

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04 October 2017

Frank Martin stood in front of his Standing Rock middle school students on the morning of April 1, 2016 with an announcement that none of...