WOSU News Archives For: June 1, 2013

Exotic Animal Owners In Ohio Appeal Restrictions

One of the animals taken from a Muskingum county exotic animal farm in 2011. Farm owner Terry Thompson released dozens of other lions, tigers and other animals shortly before committing suicide. The incident pushed state lawmakers to tighten restrictions on owning exotic animals.
1, 2013

Several owners of exotic animals in Ohio are telling a federal appeals court that a new state law unreasonably infringes on their right to keep their creatures.

3 Slain Chardon Students Remembered At Graduation

Gov. John Kasich delivered commencement remarks Saturday at Chardon High School
1, 2013

Gov. John Kasich was among those remembering three 2013 class members killed in a teenage gunman’s rampage on the day the slain would have graduated from high school in northeast Ohio.