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: February 14, 2013
The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium has a new boss. Tom Stalf is the new President and Chief Executive Officer. He joined the zoo in 2010 and served as interim CEO since last August.
Ohio’s prison agency says it wants doctors or other medical professionals to assist with executions, saying it will help promote humane procedures.
The committee reviewing Ohio’s death penalty law is considering a proposal to require lawyers representing death penalty clients to extensively document the amount of time they spend on their cases.
Columbus police are providing a funeral escort for an Eastside man who died trying to save a child from an icy pond last week.
Same-sex couples say they will protest at the Franklin County court house on Valentineâ€™s Day. Itâ€™s part of a nationwide effort to achieve the right for same-sex couples to marry.
Dublin-based Cardinal Health says it plans to acquire one of the nationâ€™s largest suppliers of home-based medical supplies.
Police say they are trying to determine why a 72-year-old Columbus man fatally stabbed his wife and then tried to cut his own throat.
A central Ohio judge has dismissed an assault charge against a deputy sheriff accused of punching a handcuffed inmate after prosecutors failed to share evidence with the man’s attorney.
OSU has unveiled a statue to commemorate the 100th birthday of legendary coach Woody Hayes. For a look back at the controversial coach’s legacy, WOSU spoke with a former assistant coach and long-time friend of Hayes.
A major strategy of the new federal healthcare law is to provide insurance for low income people. The uninsured tend to delay getting care and when they do, they use the emergency room. But the strategy has a problem, adding more people to the insurance roles means we need more primary care providers.