WOSU News Archives For: June 12, 2009

State Bureau of Motor Vehicles Closes Far East Side Location Due To Fraud

12:00AM
June
12, 2009

Ohio is shutting down one of its Bureau of Motor Vehicles branches in Franklin County. The agency had been issuing fake ID cards.

Critics, Supporters Debate Safe Havens Laws For Abandonmemnt of Newborns

12:00AM
June
12, 2009

The Delaware County sheriff’s office continues to look for witnesses in the abandonment of a newborn found earlier this week in a cluster of bushes . If found, the parent could face prosecution. Meanwhile Ohio’s Safe Havens law provides for the relinquishing of newborns without criminal consequences. But advocates and critics differ on the law’s effectiveness.