More than 300 law enforcement professionals from across the United States and several other countries are expected to attend a problem-oriented policing conference in southwest Ohio.
The annual conference that runs from Monday through Wednesday focuses on problem-oriented policing as a key means of fighting crime in communities. The policing method centers on crime prevention efforts that involve the community, the private sector and other public agencies.
A delegation of eight officials from Ukraine will be among the participants at the meeting.
Aviation-related classes have been canceled at Ohio's largest military base as a result of furloughs triggered by the federal government shutdown.
The Dayton Daily News reports the Air Force Institute of Technology suspended classes this week at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. About 8,700 civilian employees were sent home without pay when the partial federal government shutdown began Tuesday.
Statehouse rally opposing Ohio laws that limit access to abortions and other women's health care is drawing participants from around the state and country.
Members of more than 50 women's groups, labor unions and others are expected at Wednesday's event. The "We Won't Go Back" rally takes issue with funding cuts to Planned Parenthood as well as abortion-related restrictions placed on Ohio's publicly funded hospitals and on counselors at taxpayer-funded rape crisis centers.
Feminist Majority Foundation president Ellie Smeal is among speakers.