Foreclosures during the Great Recession added to thousands of blighted properties in Columbus. But, a state program helped fund demolition of many of those houses and apartment units.
WOSU News Archives For: November 20, 2012
Democratic state lawmakers are sticking with the same leaders when the newly elected Ohio General Assembly begins meeting next year.
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.
The Ohio Supreme Court has ordered a six-month law license suspension for former Ohio Attorney General Marc Dann.
The alleged ringleader of an unsuccessful plot to bomb a highway bridge in Ohio has been sentenced to more than 11 years in prison.
Nuradin Abdi, the Somali immigrant who federal prosecutors say plotted to attack a Columbus shopping mall in 2002, has been deported to Somalia.