WOSU News Archives For: June 26, 2012

Columbus Man May Get Life In Pregnant Woman’s Slaying

A Cuyahoga County judge rules man guilty of killing his wife and brother-in-law is not competent for death penalty
26, 2012

A jury is recommending that an Ohio man convicted of killing a pregnant woman spend life in prison without parole instead of receiving the death penalty.

Ohio Gov Signs Bill To Curb Ex-Inmate Hardships

Ohio Governor John Kasich signs thirteen bills into law at the Statehouse.
26, 2012

Ohio Gov. John Kasich has signed 13 bills, including one to ease ex-inmates back into the workforce as cosmetologists, salvage-yard dealers and construction workers.

Committee to School Board: Delay Levy Effort Until Next Fall

The district is fully-funded through the next two school years, but would face possible cuts in a 2013 levy failed.
June 26, 2012

The advisory committee voted Tuesday morning to urge Columbus City Schools administrators to wait a year before asking voters to approve a 7.5-mil levy.

Arizona-Style Immigration Law In Ohio?

SB 1070 ignited protests in Arizona and around the country.
26, 2012

Despite the controversy SB 1070 caused in Arizona, one Ohio lawmaker wants to mirror the so-called “show me your papers” clause that’s been held up by the U.S. Supreme Court.