Veteran journalist Carl Hoffman believes he’s solved one of the great mysteries of the 20th century. In 1961 at the age of 23, Michael Rockefeller – son of New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller and a member of one of the richest and most powerful families in America ¬– travelled to remote New Guinea in search of primitive art for his father’s new museum.
WOSU News Archives For: July 17, 2013
The Catholic Diocese of Columbus has placed a parish priest on administrative leave while it investigates allegations of sexual abuse of a minor.
Ohio State University will pay its interim president, Joseph Alutto, $625,000 annually until a permanent replacement is named. While the search for a new president begins, Alutto has turned his attention to academics, finances and school tradition.
A Columbus NAACP official says there’s grief and disbelief at the group’s national convention in Orlando. Reactions came after a Florida jury found George Zimmerman not guilty in the Trayvon Martin shooting death. The organization plans to take action to prevent another killing.
“CoGo” will let riders pickup and drop off bikes at any of the 30 downtown-area stations.
The U.S. Army says an Ohio soldier based at Fort Campbell has died in Afghanistan after being wounded when a rocket propelled grenade struck his vehicle.
The Cleveland man accused of holding three women captive in his home for over a decade faced arraignment Wednesday on an expanded indictment charging him with 512 counts of kidnapping and 446 counts of rape, among other crimes.
The Senate has voted to confirm former Ohio attorney general and Grove City native Richard Cordray as director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
A Columbus school board member says the district should break up a massive levy scheduled for the November ballot in order to limit the amount of money being shared with charter schools.
Cooper Stadium is coming down. Professional baseball in Columbus has since moved to the Arena District but it’s taken five years to develop plans for the property on West Mound Street. The new plans call for the demolition of the stadium but not before some unique baseball memorabilia is sold.