WOSU News Archives For: August 22, 2006

Armed Bandit Robs Columbus Bicyclist

12:00AM
August
22, 2006

Columbus police say they’re investigating the robbery of a bicyclist who was riding on the Olentangy River bike trail near 5th Avenue. A male bicyclist reported to police that he was held-up at gun point.

Housing Analyst Says Columbus Market Is Overbuilt.

12:00AM
August
22, 2006

U-S home sales will be reported today and Thursday. Real estate analysts will closely watch median price and inventory levels of existing homes to get a good read on housing markets. But, a housing consultant says more consumers in Columbus and other Midwest markets are losing their homes through foreclosure. Mildred Wilkins, founder of Home Ownership Matters of Indianapolis, says that regional housing markets are “depressed.” right now.