A Delaware County Grand jury Thursday indicted 39 year old Matthew Rausenberg of Columbus on 32 counts alleging sex crimes against children in his classroom. First Assistant Prosecutor Kyle Rohrer outlined the charges saying Rausenberg faces life in prison, if convicted.
Ohio Receives Million Dollar Settlement
Ohio has received $1.6 million as part of a settlement in the largest environmental bankruptcy case in U.S. history.
The settlement resolves a claim filed against American Smelting and Refining Company. Run off from the facility contaminated an area near Joyce and 12th Avenues. Money from the settlement will cover remediation of the area and past investigation costs.
American Smelting and Refining Company, a leading U.S. producer of copper, operated on Windsor Avenue from the early 1970s until 1986.