Two years ago, a WOSU investigation found that in 2011 and 2012 Columbus police shot more people per capita than police in New York City. But in the last year the number of police shootings by Columbus officers has dropped.
WOSU News Archives For: May 18, 2010
Officials with a central Ohio company were shocked when the Army recalled 44,000 of its combat helmets.
For the first time, the state’s top public safety official is speaking out about the claims made about the decision to call off a planned sting at the governor’s mansion.
Ohio legislators soon will begin working to draft a compromise bill that will set the rules for the states four planned casinos. WOSU takes a look at Pennsylvania’s casino laws and how they compare to what’s been proposed in Ohio.
Ohio Public Safety Director Speaks out on Inspector General Report on Scuttled Sting at Governor’s Residence
For the first time, the state’s top public safety official is speaking out about the decision to call off an operation involving a suspicious package to be dropped off at the Governor’s Residence in January.
The Ohio Parole Board voted 4 to 3 today to recommend clemency for condemned inmate,Richard Nields. Nields is scheduled to die June 10th.
Ohio law already requires schools to formulate an anti-bullying policy, but some state legislators say it does not go far enough. State Representative Marian Harris want a new law that would target cyber-bullying.
Restoring passenger rail service to Ohio is bound to be a big issue in the campaign for governor. The Ohio Department of Transportation is now conducting additional studies on the feasibility of running Amtrak trains from Cincinnati to Columbus to Cleveland. WOSU Commentator Stacia Kock says there is one argument for rail service that politicians should sleep on.