WOSU News Archives For: December 17, 2012
As Columbus-area students returned to class Monday following America’s second-deadliest school shooting Friday, many school district leaders already had reached out to their parents. WOSU reports on how local schools have responded in the aftermath of the Newtown, Connecticut tragedy.
Ohio Gov. John Kasich has spared a condemned inmate who says he’s too fat to be humanely executed.
Jim Petro, whose long career in public service has included 12 years as state auditor and attorney general, is retiring.
Six-year-olds Jack Pinto and Noah Pozner — two of the 20 first-graders killed Friday when a gunman stormed Sandy Hook Elementary School — are to be remembered today. Funerals for their classmates and the six adults who were gunned down will continue all week. So will the investigation.
School officials in Springfield are increasing security at Shawnee High School after a student posted on Facebook that he could “do better” than the Newtown, Conn., shooting that killed 26 people.
Police say a man went to the south Columbus home of his estranged wife and asked to be let in before he fatally shot her and then committed suicide.
Almost exactly a year ago, a major retailer announced that it was rejecting Ohio’s offer to come to the Buckeye State. Now the governor suggests that Ohio is backing off on using tax credits to lure in companies.