WOSU News Archives For: January 4, 2013

OH AG DeWine: Steubenville Rape Case Investigation On-Going

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Two 16-year-old Steubenville High School football players go on trial next month for allegedly raping a 16-year-old girl last August. A video mocking the alleged rape has sparked national outrage.
4, 2013

An online video which, graphically details an alleged rape Steubenville, Ohio, has fueled social media reaction and drawn national attention. WOSU reports the state attorney general’s office took over the case after a conflict of interest in eastern Ohio city.

Lima Tank Manufacturer Gets Reprieve In Defense Bill

The Joint Systems Manufacturing Center in Lima is the only facility in the world that builds M-1 Abrams battle tanks.
4, 2013

The world’s only facility that makes the formidable M-1 Abrams battle tank will remain in production, at least for another year.

Indian Man Missing After Visiting Family In Dublin

Police say Siva Kumar Singh-Gadwal walked out of his daughter's apartment in the northwest Columbus suburb on Dec. 11 and hasn't been seen since.
January 4, 2013

Authorities are stumped by the sudden disappearance of a man who traveled from India to visit family in the Columbus area.

Both U.S. Senators From Ohio Land On Finance Committee

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January 4, 2013

Dem. Sherrod Brown and Rep. Rob Portman are now on the oldest and arguably most powerful committee in the U.S. Senate.

Debate Over Arming Teachers Continues As Gun Training Nears

Hundreds of teachers have signed up for 24 slots in a free firearms training program. But many others remain skeptical about carrying guns into classrooms.
4, 2013

The number of teachers who have signed up to take advantage of a free training program offered by a gun rights group is growing. But there are still a lot of questions about the idea of arming teachers in schools.