WOSU News Archives For: June 14, 2013

Ohio AG: New Evidence Checked In Kidnapping Case

Investigators in Cleveland are sifting through new evidence to determine if accused kidnapper Ariel Castro had additional victims.
June 14, 2013

Investigators say they are checking new evidence to determine if there were additional victims of a Cleveland man charged with kidnapping three women and raping them during a decade of home imprisonment.

Former Ohio Justice Now Opposes Death Penalty

Evelyn Lundberg Stratton
Former Ohio Supreme Court Justice Evelyn Lundberg Stratton says she's changed her view of capital punishment.
June 14, 2013

A former Ohio Supreme Court justice who mostly sided with the majority in cases ending in executions says she now opposes the death penalty. Former Justice Evelyn Lundberg Stratton says she objects not for moral reasons but because she doesn’t think the death penalty is effective.

Report: Ohio Faces Dentist Shortage, Likely To Get Worse

A total of 79 Ohio counties are on the list of those without enough dentists.
14, 2013

A new report says 79 of Ohio’s 88 counties don’t have enough dentists.

Insurance Commissioner, Advocates Spar Over ACA Effects

Ohio Lt. Governor Mary Taylor says the study backs up a projection in 2011 saying premiums would rise with the ACA.
June 14, 2013

Lt. Governor and state insurance commissioner Mary Taylor is touting a new report that says federal health care mandates will drive up premiums as much as 88 percent. Supporters of the Affordable Cafe Act says she’s using misleading numbers.

Final Bridge Bombing Suspect Found Guilty

Stafford, posing questions to himself, testified earlier in the day that he was unaware friends from the anti-corporate Occupy Cleveland movement planned to blow up the bridge between Cleveland and Akron.
June 14, 2013

The last of five suspects in a failed Northeast Ohio plot to bomb a highway bridge has been found guilty on all counts.