WOSU News Archives For: February 22, 2007

Coleman puts neighborhoods first during state of the city speech

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12:00AM
February 22, 2007

Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman announced his plans for the city over the next five years last night during his state of the city address. Part of his comprehensive plan will reinvigorate blighted areas of Columbus by the city’s bicentennial celebration.

Columbus Area Law Enforecment Battle High Powered Weaponry

AK-47 assault rifle
12:00AM
February 22, 2007

There’s something of an arms race happening on the streets of Columbus. The police say they’re encountering more and more assault style weapons in the hands of law-breakers, tilting the balance of power in the criminals’ favor. The police say they’re implementing ways to meet the challenge.