WOSU News Archives For: July 10, 2012
There’s a Columbus native who’s overcome adversity to realize a dream. Darren McGowan beat bouts of depression and homelessness to open a small business downtown.
The situation has been up and down at the pond at Goodale Park the past 20 months, literally. The installation of a new fountain created more problems than supporters imagined. But WOSU reports there’s some good news…maybe.
Columbus City Council members on Monday approved spending $1.9 million for GPS tracking and monitoring systems in its vehicles.
Dewy Jones was sentenced to life in prison in 1995 for the murder of an elderly man, but new DNA evidence raised questions about the conviction.
Elections officials say the petition to move Columbus to a ward-based council system fell woefully short, with some pages not containing a single valid signature, hundreds of signatures not matching those on voter registration cards, and many signatures appearing to be in the same hand writing.