WOSU News Archives For: September 17, 2013

Ohio Commissions Report On Prison Inmate Suicides

The Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction has commissioned a report on prison inmate suicides.
17, 2013

Ohio has commissioned a review of two high-profile prison inmate suicides by two of the country’s leading criminal justice experts.

Ohio Lottery May Raise Top Price Of Instant Ticket

The Ohio Lottery may increase its top price for instant tickets.
September 17, 2013

Ohio lottery instant tickets may get a huge price hike.

Ohio Harvest Boosted By Summer Rains

corn field in ohio
Ohio farmers expect this year's corn and soybean harvest to reach near records.
17, 2013

Ohio farmers are expected to reap a near record harvest of corn and soybeans.

Body Found In Ohio House Fire Leads To 3 Arrests

Three men are in custody for the murder of 56 year old Rick Rundblad.
17, 2013

Three men have been arrested on murder charges in connection with the body of a man found when firefighters were battling a house fire in central Ohio.

Funeral Planned For 5 Siblings Killed In Ohio Fire

Map of Tiffin mobile home fire
A fire at the Highland Park Estates Mobile Home Park claimed the lives of one adult and five children.
September 17, 2013

A funeral is scheduled Thursday for five young children killed along with their mother’s boyfriend in a weekend mobile home fire in northern Ohio.

No Timeline For Grand Jury In Steubenville Rape Case

Lady Justice sits atop the Jefferson County Courthouse in downtown Steubenville.
September 17, 2013

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine says he can’t offer a timeline for when a grand jury will finish considering whether other crimes might have occurred in the rape of a 16-year-old West Virginia girl last year.