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: July 6, 2012
Three Licking County residents were found dead in their homes this week from heat related illnesses.
American Electric Power says no cost estimate for repairs is yet available. Four years ago, the bill to restore power after winds from Hurricane Ike blew through totaled more than $41 million. AEP was allowed to recover $28 million of those costs through delayed rate increases.
About 89,000 American Electric Power customers are still in the dark a week after heavy storms hit Ohio.
Speaking to audiences in northern Ohio, President Obama touted his record on jobs and the economy while criticizing policies he said Mitt Romney would implement if elected to the White House.
Just as storm clean-up wanes, Ohio’s disaster response teams Friday will turn to drought preparedness. Despite scattered showers during the last few days, parts of Ohio remain too dry and a string of days with 90-degree plus temperatures are sapping soil moisture.