WOSU News Archives For: March 14, 2005

OSU students explore Ohio ties to WWII Japanese-American internment camps

12:00AM
March
14, 2005

60 years ago, the US government freed thousands of Japanese Americans who had been forced to live in internment camps.A lesser known fact is that an estimated 3,600 young adult Japanese-Americans were allowed to leave the camps early to attend college – in Ohio and elsewhere in the Midwest.

Second-grader shot in hand when gun discharges from book bag

12:00AM
March
14, 2005

Columbus police say second-grader shot in the hand today after a gun discharged in his bookbag has told officers he found the weapon on his way to school.

Parole board grants killer’s release

12:00AM
March
14, 2005

The Ohio Parole Board has ruled in favor of convicted murderer Shawn Keffer and agreed to release him. The parole board has scheduled a May 11th release date for Keffer, convicted of the murder of Brian Dennis 25 years ago.