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: September 17, 2008
As of Wednesday afternoon, about a third of AEP’s Franklin County customers were still without power. In some neighborhoods lights may go on tonight as other homes stay dark. WOSU set out to find out why this happens.
Going without electricity for four days is testing the endurance of some Ohio families. But for certain agencies, a single power outage touches thousands of lives. Central Ohio’s Meals on Wheels provider Lifecare Alliance had power restored Monday to its kitchens on Mound Street. Still, meal deliveries did not resume until today.
An estimated 400,000 homes and businesses in Central Ohio, remain without electricity this morning while grocery and hardware stores try to keep up with demand for food, ice and batteries in areas hit by Sunday’s wind storm. Some schools are closed for a third consecutive day others are operating on delayed openings.