Ohio is celebrating its 212th birthday with special events at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus.
WOSU News Archives For October 2013
Statistics show that the state could even dip below 1,000 traffic fatalities this year for the first time since the state began keeping records.
Supporters say it’s different from the controversial Florida law, but critics say it’s still unnecessary.
Like many Midwestern cities, Marion has struggled in recent decades. The proud blue-collar town was once a regional industry leader, but times have changed and factories have closed. As industry moved out, drugs…specifically heroin…moved in.
Ohio’s top elections official says he’s worked with county boards to clear nearly all the duplicate voter registrations from the state’s voter database.
A U.S. Census report shows that a greater share of Ohioans are living in poverty than before the Great Recession.
The numbers show one in six Ohioans was living in poverty last year. The state’s poverty rate increased from 13.1 percent in 2007 to 16.3 percent in 2012.
Pickaway County authorities say an escaped prisoner has died after he crashed a stolen vehicle while being chased by law enforcement officers.
Thirty years ago, some of the most bustling places in the state were shopping malls. These enclosed commercial districts were â€œpeople magnetsâ€, but, online shopping and a bad economy have hit the industry hard. Many Ohio communities are now struggling with redeveloping the abandoned properties.
A Columbus neighborhood vows to take back its streets and stop teen shootings and other crimes that ramped up during the summer.
Columbus school leaders want your help. How do they want it? In the form of a 9.01 mill levy. A look at the numbers to see exactly what this levy request means.
Ohio said it will use a never-tried dose of two drugs injected intravenously to put to death an inmate who raped and killed his girlfriend’s 3-year-old daughter.