WOSU News Archives For: September 19, 2012

Five Injured In Perry County Coal Mine Accident

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The accident happened at the Buckingham Coal Company, located in southeast Ohio north of Athens.
10:39AM
September 19, 2012

The accident happened at the Buckingham Coal Company, about 55 miles southeast of Columbus in the area of the Wayne National Forest.

Too Fat To Be Executed?

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Ronald Post, who shot and killed a hotel clerk in northern Ohio almost 30 years ago, said his weight, vein access, scar tissue and other medical problems raise the likelihood his executioners would encounter severe problems.
7:31AM
September 19, 2012

Ronald Post, who shot and killed a hotel clerk in northern Ohio almost 30 years ago, says his weight, vein access, scar tissue and other medical problems raise the likelihood his executioners would encounter severe problems.

Columbus Police Officer Killed In Madison County Crash

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The State Highway Patrol says 53-year-old Marcia Frederick of the Columbus Police Department was pronounced dead Tuesday at the scene of the crash in Madison County.
7:23AM
September 19, 2012

The State Highway Patrol says 53-year-old Marcia Frederick was pronounced dead Tuesday at the scene of the crash near West Jefferson.

Emergency Food Distribution Keeps Growing In Central Ohio

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Volunteer Janet Reuss helps distribute emergency food at a pantry supplied by the Mid-Ohio Foodbank
6:27AM
September 19, 2012

To say the Mid Ohio Food Bank has grown in recent years is an understatement. Food distribution has grown by about a third over the last five years. The food bank now distributes 45 million pounds of food each year. The head of the foodbank says the growth is fueled by exploding demand for emergency food .