WOSU News Archives For: July 27, 2012

Central Ohio Job Postings Up 8,000 From Last Year

The Columbus job market has been tumultuous in recent months, but economist Bill Lafayette says the city has regained most of the jobs it lost in the recession.
27, 2012

An analysis by the non-profit Conference Board shows Central Ohio had nearly 8,000 more online jobs ads than during the same time in 2011.

Clintonville Boy Charged In Accidental Shooting Of Friend

Police say the July 5 shooting happened at 485 Fairlawn Dr., just off Cooke Rd.
27, 2012

The 14-year-old boy has told police he accidentally shot his friend after finding an unsecured gun during a sleepover earlier this month.

Police Report Double Murder-Suicide In Lima

The shooting happened in s quiet suburban neighborhood on Lima's northwest side.
27, 2012

Deputies in Lima say a man gunned down his estranged wife and their 20-year-old daughter before turning the gun on himself Thursday.

Columbus City School Board Members Push For Clarity, Solutions

Columbus City Schools Audit
Columbus City Schools Audit and Accountability Committee met to discuss the on-going investigation into attendance data tampering. District Internal Auditor Carolyn Smith (right) accused School Board president Carol Perkins with pressuring her to wrap up the probe.
27, 2012

Columbus City Schools board members met with the district’s auditor to discuss, some for the first time, the on-going investigation into allegations of attendance rigging.