WOSU News Archives For: January 12, 2005

Prosecutors drop manslaughter charges against boys in porch collapse case

12:00AM
January
12, 2005

Prosecutors Wednesday agreed to drop controversial involuntary manslaughter charges against two boys involved in a porch collapse that killed another boy.

Judge meets Linden rapist’s request for longer sentence

12:00AM
January
12, 2005

At the start of the week, victims of the so-called Linden area rapist were preparing for the first of what could have been four trials. Now the case is over. After a sudden guilty plea, the man responsible for raping dozens of women was sentenced Wednesday to spend the rest of his life in jail.