WOSU News Archives For: April 15, 2013

Clintonville Man Discusses Scene At Boston Marathon

15, 2013

Ron Freeland, 47, of Clintonville, ran his third Boston Marathon Monday. Freeland joined WOSU’s Marilyn Smith to talk about the scene.

Prosecutor: Ohio Rape Case Pursued Over Dad’s Wish

Lady Justice sits atop the Jefferson County Courthouse in downtown Steubenville. The investigation into last summer's rape of a 16-year old girl will continue as a new Grand Jury will look to see if additional laws were broken.
April 15, 2013

A newspaper says authorities investigated the rape of a 16-year-old girl by two Ohio high school football players even after the victim’s father asked them to drop the case.

Former OSU Student Stabbed To Death, Boyfriend Faces Charges

Indiana Avenue Murder
Leslie Manner, 39, was stabbed to death early Monday morning. Her boyfriend, Jerry Delong, 26, faces murder charges.
15, 2013

A 26-year-old man faces murder charges in the early morning stabbing of his girlfriend near Ohio State University.

Former Congressman Charlie Wilson Dead At 70

Charlie Wilson
Wilson served in the Ohio Legislature for ten years before filling the congressional seat vacated by Ted Strickland.
April 15, 2013

The Ohio Democratic Party says former Congressman Charlie Wilson, who represented southeastern Ohio in Washington for two terms after winning a write-in campaign, has died. He was 70.

Teen Mother Dies After Saving Baby From Burning Building

Officials say the fire appears to have started in the kitchen of the home at 1272 E. Long St.
15, 2013

A teenage mother who was called a hero for rescuing her five-week-old daughter from a burning building has died.

Ohio Business Leaders Keep Tabs On Proposed Immigration Bill

Acting Secretary of Labor, Seth Harris
Acting Secretary of Labor, Seth Harris, fields questions after recent forum on immigration reform at The Ohio State University
April 15, 2013

A U.S. Senate immigration bill could be introduced later this week. The proposal is expected to allow a path to citizenship for millions of undocumented immigrants while also mandating that employers check legal status of their employees.