WOSU News Archives For: September 1, 2004

Highway shooting suspect switches to insanity defense

12:00AM
September
1, 2004

The man charged in a series of highway shootings in the Columbus area is changing his plea to not guilty by reason of insanity.

Twenty-nine-year-old Charles A- McCoy Junior originally had pleaded not guilty to a 24-count indictment including the fatal shooting of a 62-year-old woman in November.

OSU study indicates psychological counseling helps breast cancer patients

12:00AM
September
1, 2004

A new study conducted by OSU researchers says regular psychological counseling for breast cancer patients can mean healthier diets, reduced smoking and a stronger immune system.

Columbus students arrive for first day of school

12:00AM
September
1, 2004

Wednesday was back to school day for more than 60,000 students in the Columbus public schools. While the kids are focused on class work and seeing friends, the district’s leaders have their eyes on improving test scores and winning approval of an operations levy slated for the November ballot.

Highway shootings suspect changing plea to insanity

12:00AM
September
1, 2004

An attorney says the man charged in aseries of highway shootings in the Columbus area is changing his plea to not guilty by reason of insanity.