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: August 5, 2013
State authorities are searching for an Ohio inmate on the lam this afternoon. As WOSU reports, the prisoner walked away from work detail.
An autopsy shows that a death row inmate in Ohio apparently hanged himself three days before his execution.
A federal judge ruled this morning that the agreement ensures that election officials count votes cast provisionally when voters use the last four digits of their Social Security numbers.
Work on an underground pipeline to transport liquid petroleum products across Ohio has begun in Muskingum County and other portions of Eastern Ohio.
Persistent toxic algae blooms are wreaking havoc on Ohio’s multi-billion dollar lake tourism industry. Elected officials and state agencies are fighting back with new tools to better help them monitor the blooms and reduce the nutrients feeding them from Ohio farms and cities. But the battle isn’t over yet.
Attorneys for Billy Slagle, who was scheduled to be executed on Wednesday, say they’re shocked the man was found Sunday hanging in his cell.
A decades-long study of individual earnings ranks Columbus poorly. The study by economists at Harvard and Berkeley shows it’s hard to get ahead in Columbus. Among the 50 largest cities in America, Columbus ranks 45th, tied with Detroit, and worse than Cincinnati or Cleveland.