WOSU News Archives For: April 2, 2012

19 Pounds Of Synthetic Drugs Seized In Hardin County

Nearly 19 pounds of K2 and more than $17,000 in cash seized from a Kenton-area residence.
2, 2012

A task force in Hardin County seized more than 19 pounds of synthetic marijuana and more than $17,000 in cash from a Kenton residence.

What Should Be Done To Fight Childhood Obesity?

2, 2012

Health officials say it’s still an epidemic, but a new study says it may be leveling off. What do you think should be done?

GOP, Democratic Party Chairs Fight For Their Jobs

Kevin Dewine (left) and Chris Redfern are both fighting local party leader attempts to oust the state party chairmen.
April 2, 2012

Kevin DeWine and Chris Redfern are fightling attempts from local party leaders to oust the state party chairmen.

Urbana Woman Stabbed, Dismembered; Five People Arrested

Police say a woman was killed and five were arrested in Urbana, Ohio.
2, 2012

Police say five people have been arrested after an Urbana woman was stabbed, suffocated, dismembered in a bathtub, and some of her remains were take to northern Kentucky.

Obesity Rate Among Children Holds Steady

Jacob Vreeland
Jacob Vreeland, 16, with his mom, Karen, makes weekly visits to Nationwide Children's Center for Healthy Weight and Nutrition. Jacob was considered obese 18 months ago, but he has lost weight and now leads a healthier lifestyle.
2, 2012

The number of severely overweight children has increased exponentially since the 1980s. For years it did not seem as if there was an end in sight to the unhealthy trend. But there is good news . A recent study finds the number of kids becoming too heavy has leveled off. And as WOSU reports, some experts think a reversal in the trend is not far off.