WOSU News Archives For: February 4, 2012

Owner Of Ohio Home Where 3 Died Faces New Charges

Sam Vazirani
Sam Vazirani (l)
February 4, 2012

Prosecutors have filed misdemeanor charges against the landlord of a reportedly vacant Ohio home where a Christmas Eve fire killed a 4-year-old boy, his mother and a man who was staying with them.

Planned Air Force Cuts Would Affect Ohio Sites

Air Refueling Tanker
An Air Force Refueling Tanker in operation
February 4, 2012

Newly detailed Air Force plans to cut personnel and aircraft as part of a larger downsizing are expected to affect several Ohio locations.

Ohio Bill Would Ban New Ownership Of Exotic Pets

A Bengal Tiger like the ones that were killed near Zanesville.
4, 2012

Proposed legislation in Ohio would ban the purchase of lions, bears, gorillas and other exotic animals, but it also would allow current owners of such animals to keep the pets if they meet strict new requirements.