WOSU News Archives For: April 12, 2007

Ohio Prison Population at All Time High

12:00AM
April
12, 2007

Ohio’s prison population is at an all-time record high.

New Details About Terror Suspect Arrested in Columbus

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12:00AM
April 12, 2007

Officials released new details today about a Columbus man indicted on charges of providing support to terrorist groups and conspiring to blow up U.S. government buildings abroad. The government wants 43-year-old Christopher Paul held without bond. The indictment says he joined al-Qaida and traveled to Afghanistan to attend a terrorist training camp.

Strickland looks for ideas to ease prison overcrowding

12:00AM
April
12, 2007

Ohio’s prison population has just set an all-time record high. The numbers are prompting Governor Ted Strickland to call for a conference on how to keep some inmates from being sent to the state lock-ups.

Terrorism Suspect Appears in Federal Court in Columbus

12:00AM
April
12, 2007

A Columbus man is indicted on charges he provided support to terrorist groups and conspired to blow up U-S government buildings abroad. The federal indictment, released yesterday, accuses Christopher Paul, 43, of one count of conspiracy to provide support to terrorists, one count of conspiracy to use a weapon of mass destruction, and one count of providing support to terrorists.