Four people are dead in two separate accidents in Central Ohio. In Pataskala, investigators say a head-on collision on East Broad took three lives. One vehicle crossed the center line. Early this morning, the driver of a pick-up truck was killed when he slammed into a tree in a residential area south of Route 104 [...]
WOSU News Archives For: December 4, 2006
Last week the Columbus Division of Police touted success with its first full year of using tasers. So much so the department wants more devices to equip most of its officers. But after Sunday night’s death following the use of a taser, the department may be set back.
Columbus recorded its 99th and 100th homicides of the year during the week-end. The victims were both teen-agers, 19 and 14 years old. Against the backdrop of violence, a Leonard Avenue church and an established social service agency are working to stop the spread of a locally-produced video depicting street fights.