WOSU News Archives For: March 28, 2006

Police praise red-light cameras while opponnents remain critical

12:00AM
March
28, 2006

The Columbus Police Department says cameras at two city intersections have already caught “well over a thousand” red light runners. Plans call for 13 city intersections to be red-light camera equipped before the end of spring. That could mean hundreds of thousands of dollars in new revenue for the city and millions of dollars for the Arizona-based company Redflex.

New study shows increase in underage drinking

12:00AM
March
28, 2006

Underage drinkers drink 26 percent of the alcohol consumed in Ohio. A new report shows the number of minors who are drinking appears to be growing, while the average age at which kids start is dropping.

Sex-abuse victims, families criticize new bill

12:00AM
March
28, 2006

A proposal aimed at helping victims who’ve been sexually abused by clergy is sparking an emotional debate in the statehouse.