WOSU News Archives For: November 20, 2012

Democrats In Ohio Legislature Re-elect Leaders

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Ohio Democrats stick with their leaders at the Statehouse.
20, 2012

Democratic state lawmakers are sticking with the same leaders when the newly elected Ohio General Assembly begins meeting next year.

Law Officers Dismantle Columbus Fake ID Ring

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Troopers from Ohio Highway Patrol's Special Response Team helped investigate fake ID ring on Norton Road in Columbus
November 20, 2012

State and federal law enforcement dismantled a suspected fake I-D ring in West Columbus. Three suspects face criminal charges and possible deportation. Ohio Highway Patrol lieutenant, Chuck Jones, says the patrol and federal immigration agents executed a search warrant on a residence on Norton road after surveiling the address for about a month.

Ohio Justices Order Six-Month Suspension For Ex-AG

The Ohio Supreme Court suspends former Attorney General Marc Dann's law license for six months.
20, 2012

The Ohio Supreme Court has ordered a six-month law license suspension for former Ohio Attorney General Marc Dann.

Man Gets Prison For Failed Ohio Bridge Bomb Plot

Alleged bridge bomb plot ringleader receives more than 11-year prison sentence
November 20, 2012

The alleged ringleader of an unsuccessful plot to bomb a highway bridge in Ohio has been sentenced to more than 11 years in prison.

Man Convicted Of Plotting To Attack Columbus Mall Deported

The Justice Department accused Abdi of suggesting a plan to shoot up an unidentified Columbus shopping mall during an August 2002 meeting at a coffee shop with two friends, both of whom were later convicted of terrorism charges.
November 20, 2012

Nuradin Abdi, the Somali immigrant who federal prosecutors say plotted to attack a Columbus shopping mall in 2002, has been deported to Somalia.