Four people are dead in two separate accidents in Central Ohio. In Pataskala, investigators say a head-on collision on East Broad took three lives. One vehicle crossed the center line. Early this morning, the driver of a pick-up truck was killed when he slammed into a tree in a residential area south of Route 104 [...]
WOSU News Archives For: April 18, 2012
More people across the country planned to start building a house in March compared to last year. WOSU takes a look at what new construction looks like in Central Ohio.
Republican Josh Mandel has launched his first TV ad in his quest to unseat Democratic U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown.
Mark Wiles was executed in Lucasville this morning, marking the state’s first execution since a federal judge criticized the state’s adhesion to its lethal injection procedures.
GOP lawmakers are pursuing a budget amendment that would direct public health care dollars away from abortion providers to other programs that help uninsured and under-insured women.
Democrats are calling proposed limitations backed by Republicans and administrators at the Bureau of Workers Compensation “an attack on injured workers.”
Ohio State University and Columbus Police are jointly investigating a series of crimes, all of them involving racial or religious slurs.
Prosecutors say Sekou Bayoh Kpoto took hundreds of dollars from people, then directed them to a Gahanna BMV office where Betina Young would issue them valid state ID cards and drivers licenses.
Twelve closed Roman Catholic churches spared by the Vatican in the Cleveland Diocese will be reopened.
Thanks to improved storm spotting radar, the number of tornado warnings in Ohio has tripled in the past 5 years. Some worry the warnings are now too common and people have become complacent. What do you do when the tornado sirens sound?
Wednesday, Franklin County will conduct its weekly tornado warning test. Weâ€™re getting more of these warnings, causing some to worry the sirensâ€™ effectiveness is wearing off. Thatâ€™s why the National Weather Service is testing a series of new, attention-grabbing warnings.