WOSU News Archives For: October 5, 2012

Early Voting Reinstated But Not Required In Ohio

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Secretary of State Jon Husted says his office is reviewing today's court decision
4:45PM
October
5, 2012

A federal appeals court has reinstated in-person early voting in battleground Ohio on the final three days before Election Day, returning discretion to local boards of elections.

Franklin County Grand Jury Indicts ‘Hilltop Creeper’

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Deneen Leonard Black faces a nine count indictment on charges stemming from a series of west side burglaries.
10:56AM
October 5, 2012

The man police identify as the ‘Hilltop Creeper’ now faces a nine count indictment alleging kidnapping, gross sexual imposition, and burglary.

Former Schools Resource Officer Stays In Jail On Sex Charges

10:33AM
October
5, 2012

A judge has ordered a former central Ohio school resource officer to stay in jail while awaiting trial on charges that he coerced sexual behavior from two teens at the high school where he worked.

Columbus School Leaders Deny Wrongdoing

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Columbus City Schools
8:43AM
October 5, 2012

Columbus City Schools attorney Buzz Trafford said school officials only had a few hours to go through the State Auditors interim report. But they took exception to much of what they read.

Obesity Challenges Hospitals

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Hospitals treat more obese and morbidly obese patients than ever before, and this has caused facilities to spend hundreds of thousands of dollars in modifications to care for heavier people.
5:00AM
October
5, 2012

Hospitals have always treated obese patients, but the number of overweight patients has steadily increased since the 1990s. That creates for doctors and nurses, and it has prompted the medical industry to adapt. WOSU reports what some Central Ohio hospitals are doing to accommodate bigger patients.