WOSU News Archives For: March 20, 2008

Researchers, police split over red light cameras

20, 2008

Red light cameras have caused controversy in Columbus since they first arrived at some city intersections two years ago. Many drivers say the cameras are intrusive and unnecessary. Police insist they cut down on red-light running and accidents at problematic intersections. Researchers at the University of South Florida recently finished a study they say contradicts many police claims.

Flooding Reported Across Ohio

March 20, 2008

It’s an ominous first day of spring across Ohio, as authorities watch rivers that are expected to crest well above flood stage. Already, communities are dealing with swamped homes and submerged roads after several days of heavy rain.