The quality of police training academies in Ohio and the need for stronger statewide training standards are among the issues an attorney general’s committee is considering as it explores possible changes to the way Ohio trains police officers.
WOSU News Archives For September 2005
A quarter-million Ash trees in Ohio have already been felled because of the Emerald Ash Borer. The latest infestation has been found in Delaware where crews will begin cutting 12,000 trees.
Franklin County residents begin paying an additional county sales tax on October 1st. The county will collect half-a-penny more on purchases.
A man who raped his step-daughter was sentenced to five years in prison Wednesday. But the case continues. The victim’s mother is suing Columbus Public Schools for failing to report the abuse to authorities.
A COTA bus drivers strike has once again been averted — for the moment. The COTA board voted Wednesday evening to invite the local Transport Workers union back to the bargaining table.
Columbus and Franklin County officials met Wednesday at city hall to give an update on how prepared the area is for a disaster. The meeting was an effort to avoid the type of problems faced by New Orleans administrators following Hurricane Katrina. Much of the discussion focused on how to care for the disabled during an emergency.
A Marine reserve unit from Columbus which took heavy casulties in Iraq is enroute back to the U-S. Lima Company, 3rd Battalion, 25th Marines is scheduled to arrive at Camp LeJeune on Friday.
Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus is using sophisticated human patient simulators’ to help teach health care professionals. In its Center for Medical Education and Innovation doctors and nurses learn to respond to thousands of health care issues.
As students return to class this fall at Ohio State University and other campuses across the country they’ll find more electronic resources and fewer books at the library.
More than three weeks after Hurricane Katrina made landfall the Red Cross of Greater Columbus is closing its temporary service center at Piedmont Road. Today, most of the families who used the center’s services are now in permanent housing.
For the first time, a foreign country is promoting agricutural ties to Ohio at the Farm Science Review in London. Through the non-profit Negev Foundation of Cleveland, Israel is using the large Midwest farm expo to build commerce.