Several hundred people gathered Tuesday night in east Columbus to protest a Missouri grand jury’s decision not to indict police officer Darren Wilson for shooting and killing Michael Brown in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson.
WOSU News Archives For: October 31, 2013
Gov. John Kasich defends his decision to turn to a legislative spending panel to push through an expansion of Medicaid rather than relying on the full Ohio Legislature.
Beginning Friday grocers, discount, and convenience stores face a tougher sell to some low-income customers. The retailers are preparing for customers facing cuts in food stamp benefits.
Columbus and most of the suburbs have decided to move trick or treating up by a half hour.
A children’s services agency in central Ohio says it will review all of its group home placements after a 16-year-old group home resident was charged with fatally stabbing a jogger in a park.
About 1.8 million Ohioans will see their food stamp benefits decreased slightly at midnight Friday, and advocates for the poor say it’s going to hurt.
A federal judge is allowing a condemned Ohio child killer to testify by video at a hearing over the state’s plan to use a never-tried lethal drug combination on him next month.
A coalition of veterans groups is pushing Ohio lawmakers to tougher clean energy standards to help create jobs for returning veterans.
A bill that would put new rules on minor party candidates has cleared a major legislative hurdle despite objections from Democrats who call it “The John Kasich Re-election Protection Act.”