WOSU News Archives For: July 12, 2013

Federal Judge Hears Case On Ohio Ballot, ID Rules

A federal court judge in Franklin County will decide within two weeks whether to extend a 2010 court agreement governing acceptable forms of voter identification.
12, 2013

Attorneys for Ohio’s top election official say he’s committed to keeping in place broad definitions of acceptable forms of voter identification unless the Legislature changes the law.

Hundreds Of New Charges Filed In Ohio Kidnap Case

Ariel Castro was indicted on hundreds of new charges stemming from accusations that he kidnapped three women and held them for more than ten years in his Cleveland home.
July 12, 2013

A Cleveland man has been indicted on hundreds of additional charges related to accusations that he held three women captive in his home for a decade and raped them.

Former OSU Football Player Indicted For Drug Trafficking

Small played at OSU from 2006 to 2009 was one of several players involved in a high-profile football memorabilia scandal.
July 12, 2013

26-year-old former Buckeyes receiver Ray Small was indicted this week on felony drug possession and trafficking charges that included firearms specifications.

Citizen Panel Approves Levy Request, Sets Millage

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July 12, 2013

A levy likely to go before Columbus voters next year would raise $515 million over the next five years.

Bustling Urban Neighborhoods Create Parking Tension

Parking in urban areas like Short North can create tension between area employees, such as valets, and residents.
12, 2013

The growing urban parking crunch is just one side effect of living and working in a bustling urban neighborhood.