The Biological Sciences Greenhouse at OSU has been fortunate to have multiple bloomings of the Titan Arum, aka, the corpse flower. They have its smaller but also smelly cousin, the Voodoo Lily. From its bruise-colored bloom that resembles a corpse, to its stench of rotting flesh, this tropical flower masks its beauty to attract its pollinators.
WOSU News Archives For: April 25, 2005
The parents of suspected highway sniper Charles McCoy took the witness stand Monday afternoon. Ardith McCoy took the stand first and told the jury that she found a handgun in the garage and found two shot guns in the house in her son’s room.
A woman told the jury in the highway shootings trial that she saw a man fire at her car as she drove north on I-71 in Fayette County. The woman also testified she saw the man, holding a gun, get into a small dark car.
The trial of the man accused of a string of shootings on and around Columbus-area highways — resulting in one death — resumes today with testimony from the victims of the remaining six shootings.
With the rising number of immigrants arriving in central Ohio, the need for immigrant services also rises. Many of these services tend to be concentrated in urban areas- but not all of them are. There’s an 18-year old immigrant service center in Marysville that has changed its focus to meet changing needs.