WOSU News Archives For: February 22, 2013

Baby Dies After Wrong Way Crash

The accident happened early Thursday on Interstate 670 east near Nelson Rd.
February 22, 2013

Columbus police say a baby boy delivered two months early after a wrong-way crash yesterday morning on I-670 has died at the OSU medical center.

New Charges In Florida-To-Ohio Pain Pill Scheme

Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O'Brien says an alleged drug ring obtained more than 90,000 oxycodone pills with a street value of $2.8 million.
February 22, 2013

Dozens of defendants have been added to an indictment alleging they helped obtain thousands of prescription painkillers from Florida for illegal sale in Ohio.

Medicaid Creates Rift Between Kasich, Tea Party Groups

Gov. John Kasich has repeatedly defended his decision to accept federal funding to expand Medicaid. Farther-right organizations like the Ohio Liberty Coalition oppose the expansion of government-funded health care.
February 22, 2013

Ohio Governor John Kasich is one of the nation’s most conservative governors. The Tea Party Movement also proudly proclaims conservative principles. But the two are at odds over the governor’s proposal to expand Medicaid to an extra 275,000 low-income Ohio adults.

School Closings And Delays

Some school districts are keeping buses off Central Ohio roads this morning.
22, 2013

Keep checking wosu.org for additional closings and delays.