WOSU News Archives For: December 6, 2011

ACLU Plans To Challenge 2 Abortion Bills

Ohio Statehouse
The ACLU is challenging two abortion bills at the statehouse.
6, 2011

The American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio says it plans to challenge two bills aimed at placing new restrictions on abortions, including one that would impose the nation’s most stringent limit.

Ohio Attorney General Wants Rape Test Kits Processed.

Ohio Attorney General addresses Columbus area police officers
Ohio Attorney General Mike Dewine addresses police officers at Columbus Police Training Academy
6, 2011

Ohio Attorney General Mike Dewine says its unclear how long it will take to test the backlog of rape kits in Ohio. Dewine is hiring four additional staff at his crime lab and urging local police and sheriff departments to turn over sexual assault evidence kits for testing.

Blue Jackets Not Moving To East, Still Happy With Realignment

The Blue Jackets had long wanted to move into the Eastern Conference to cut down on cross-continent trips to cities like Vancouver and Los Angeles.
December 6, 2011

The league’s Board of Governors has approved a plan to realign the league into four regional conferences.

Opposition to Fracking Wastewater Grows in Mansfield

View of Frac site
A hydraulic fracturing site in Colorado.
6, 2011

The economically struggling city of Mansfield seems poised to get a new industry; one associated with natural gas production. A company wants to dispose of fracking wastewater in deep wells in the city. But many of Mansfield’s residents don’t want them.

Man Will Face Murder Charges In “Craigslist” Killings

Prosecutors say 52-year-old Richard Beasley will face murder and attempted murder charges.
December 6, 2011

Prosecutors say they’ll charge Richard Beasley with murder and attempted murder in the alleged scheme to lure victims with a phony Craigslist job ad.

What Would You Say To Donald Trump?

6, 2011

If you had a chance to meet the real estate mogul and reality TV star, what would you say?