DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) - A controversial new law takes effect in a few days.
People with concealed carry permits will be allowed to carry their gun in bars and restaurants where alcohol is served.
The new law takes effect Friday.
Businesses still have the option to ban concealed weapons for safety reasons.
The law also keeps gun owners from drinking alcohol or being under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
Permit holders will also be allowed to drive without securing their gun in a holster.
Local reaction is mixed. Opponents say mixing alcohol and firearms is trouble.
Supporters argue that the law brings Ohio into line with other states.
Trotwood-Madison school officials prepare for snow with their football team headed to Massillon for the state championship game.
Waynesville rescue crews rescued nine people after a minivan slammed into a house.
Clayton police are investigating a possible OVI crash.
Firefighters evacuated the Northmont High School auditorium Wednesday night after smoke filled the auditorium.
A Winter Storm Watch will take effect late Thursday night through late Friday night for most of the area.