WOSU News Archives For: June 26, 2006

Ohio Highway Patrol announces crackdown on dangerous driving

12:00AM
June
26, 2006

Ohio State Highway Patrol will team up with local law enforcement this summer to crack down on speeders and drivers under the influence. Officials hope the program will reduce traffic-related fatalities. In Central Ohio the increased highway patrol will be concentrated on the Interstate-270 Outerbelt.

Church fire ruled an arson

12:00AM
June
26, 2006

Fire officials continue investigating a fire that damaged a Jehovah Witness church on Columbus’ North-East side over the weekend. Investigators have ruled the fire arson, but are not commenting on possible motives or suspects.

Downtown Arcades Struggle To Survive

The Dayton Arcade
12:00AM
June 26, 2006

The word “arcade” might conjure up images of a large, noisy room filled with omputer games located inside a mall. But a century ago, arcades were the centers of commerce in Ohio downtown areas. Few of these architectural arcades remain in the Buckeye State, and some of those face an unsure future.