Four people are dead in two separate accidents in Central Ohio. In Pataskala, investigators say a head-on collision on East Broad took three lives. One vehicle crossed the center line. Early this morning, the driver of a pick-up truck was killed when he slammed into a tree in a residential area south of Route 104 [...]
WOSU News Archives For December 2003
Law enforcement officials investigating the 18 shooting incidents in the southern portion of Columbus are worried about New Year’s celebrations. A department spokesman says shots fired at midnight could strain an already tense situation.
The U-S Conference of Mayor’s recently released a report about hunger and homelessness in the nation’s 25 largest cities. The findings show emergency shelter assistance requests are up nearly 13 percent this year. Central Ohio shelters are also seeing an increase.
Investigators looking for whomever is responsible for a series of shootings south of Columbus continue to chase down reports of shots fired, and bullet holes found in cars, trucks, and buildings.
Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman has become the first big-city mayor to endorse retired General Wesley Clark for the Democratic presidential nomination.
Investigators looking into a series of shootings near a Columbus highway are sending out fliers about a $40,000 reward in the case.
Investigators looking for whoever is firing at houses and cars south of Columbus have linked the shootings of two school busses to the string of shootings along I-270.
Classes will remain canceled tomorrow at a central Ohio school district that had two of its buses struck by bullets earlier this week.
An academic investigation of athletes at Ohio State University has turned up no evidence of academic misconduct by athletes. A committee has been looking into allegations of preferential treatment of athletes and whether they received inappropriate help from tutors.
The latest shooting linked to a series ofhighway shootings along an interstate in Columbus becomes thenorthernmost site connected to the case.
Later today we expect to learn the results of an investigation into allegations that Maurice Clarett and other Ohio State University football players received preferential treatment in the classroom.