WOSU News Archives For: February 22, 2006

Federal Trial Begins In Case of Accused Killer of Columbus Police Officer

12:00AM
February
22, 2006

Testimony got underway today in the federal district jury trial of a man accused of killing a Columbus Police officer. 30 year old Daryl Lawrence faces a possible death penalty if convicted of the January 2005 murder of officer Bryan Hurst.

Columbus School Board Cuts $29 Million

12:00AM
February
22, 2006

The Columbus Board of Education has voted to cut nearly $29 million from next year’s budget. Yesterday’s decision means the loss of some 200 teaching positions and the closing of 12 schools.