WOSU News Archives For: January 26, 2012

Ex-Ohio State, NFL QB Wants Drug Abuse Counseling In Prison

Former Ohio State and Indianapolis Colts quarterback Art Schlichter.
January 26, 2012

An ex-Ohio State and NFL quarterback facing 10 years in prison on fraud charges is requesting drug abuse counseling while behind bars.

Ohio Senate Exploring Repeal Of Election Law

The Ohio Statehouse
January 26, 2012

The Ohio Senate leader says some in his Republican caucus have been reviewing for weeks the idea of repealing a new elections law in the presidential battleground state that trims early voting days and makes other changes.

Governor Kasich Says Speech Lets Him Engage With Public

John Kasich official photo
Governor Kasich says Steubenville speech will allow him to connect with the public.
January 26, 2012

Governor John Kasich says he does not understand the extent of the debate about moving his State of the State address from the Statehouse to an eastern Ohio elementary school.

Ohio Refining Execution Policies

Mike DeWine
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine says his office is looking at refining the state's execution policy.
January 26, 2012

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine says the state prison system is updating its execution policies according to a judge’s recent order.

An Ohio Man’s February Execution Halted

Ohio man's execution halted.
26, 2012

A federal judge with no objection from the state has stopped next month’s Ohio execution of a man who says he’s innocent in an arson fire that killed his 3-year-old son.

A Columbus Native Is Released In Syria

26, 2012

A Columbus native was released from custody in Syria after disappearing three weeks ago.

Columbus Woman Dies From Train Crash Injuries

26, 2012

A Columbus area woman died Wednesday night from injuries suffered after her SUV was struck by a train.

What Do You Think Of Medical Marijuana?

26, 2012

Do you think the drug should be allowed for medicinal purposes in Ohio?

Ballot Board Approves Language for Med. Marijuana Amendment

At least two groups hope to ask voters this fall to approve medical marijuana in Ohio.
January 26, 2012

Board members ruled Wednesday that the proposed language is clear and pertains to only one subject.

Solar Energy Attracting More Schools

Evening Street El. solar panels
Solar Panels on the rooftop of Evening Street Elementary in Worthington
26, 2012

More and more Central Ohio Schools are looking to the sun to power lights, computers and air conditioning. At least two local companies are putting solar panels on school buildings, lowering utility bills.