95 percent of ancient Ohio was forested. But centuries ago there were also small regions of prairie. Tall grasses and wildflowers were part of the prairie ecology and so were bison. Researchers near Columbus are trying to reestablish a prairie / bison ecosystem.
Young Girl Shot Outside Walnut Ridge High School
A 15-year-old girl has suffered a head wound after being shot by someone who fired into a crowd of students from Walnut Ridge High School.
Police said Thursday the girl is in stable condition at a hospital, where she is being kept for observation.
Two groups of teens became involved in an argument around 2:45 p.m. near the high school and police say someone pulled out a handgun and fired several times into the crowd. The girl was struck once.
An investigation is continuing.