Virginia governor asks for probe into hiring of ‘catfishing’ cop – Los Angeles Times

Records reviewed by The Times this week show that Edwards told the Virginia State Police that he had voluntarily checked himself into a mental health facility in 2016. A Virginia criminal law expert told The Times the disclosure should have triggered further investigation by the Virginia State Police before Edwards was hired…

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Ohio bill changes who’s on hook for hospital police actions

Senate Bill 56 — sponsored by Sen. Louis W. Blessing — wanted to give public authorities like city governments more power in negotiating contracts with architectural design firms. It allows those governing bodies to require design firms to indemnify them against legal action from a third party. It also gave those design firms the right to indemnify themselves if they hired a subcontractor to provide design services….

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