WOSU News Archives For: August 7, 2009

State Investigator Releases Report on Speeding Law Officers on Motorcycles

12:00AM
August
7, 2009

On June 28th, two off-duty law enforcement officers on motorcycles on Interstate 70 in Licking County were pulled over by the Ohio Highway Patrol for speeding at more than 140 miles an hour. The speeders, though, were not given tickets…..until several days later. And then, when the news media reported the events, many in the public were outraged. Governor Ted Strickland asked Ohio’s anti-corruption watchdog to investigate.

Twin Cleared of Murdering Brother Not Angry; Seeks Police Apology

12:00AM
August
7, 2009

A Columbus man cleared in the slaying of his identical twin says he forgives police and prosecutors who investigated and prosecuted him. Derris Lewis and his Mother talked to reporters Friday about the family’s ordeal over 18 months.