WOSU News Archives For: November 18, 2013

Plane Lands At Port Columbus After Bomb Threat

Americana Eagle Flight 302 landed at Columbus just before noon on Monday. No arrests or injuries were immediately reported.
18, 2013

Airport officials are not saying the nature of the threat or how it was made.

Committee Studying Constitution Considers Redistricting

Advocates for redistricting reform say the state's latest congressional district map shows the system is broken.
November 18, 2013

A panel of lawmakers and private citizens that will be asked to recommend changes to Ohio’s Constitution is looking at the way the lines for legislative and congressional districts are drawn.

OSU Fired Two Cheerleading Coaches For Sexual Harassment

File photo
18, 2013

A new analysis of Ohio State University records shows two cheerleading coaches were fired earlier this year after being accused of sexual harassment.

Police Shoot, Kill Knife-Yielding Man

Jason White, 31, was killed by Columbus police on Sunday.
November 18, 2013

31-year-old Jason White was pronounced dead yesterday after Columbus police say he was shot while threatening officers at an apartment complex near the intersection of Roberts and Hilliard-Rome Roads.

Thousands Without Power After Heavy Storms

Weather radar maps show a strong line of thunderstorms approaching Central Ohio late Sunday. The storm system caused severe damage and at least six deaths in Illinois and other parts of the Midwest.
18, 2013

Tens of thousands of utility customers were without power across Ohio after heavy winds from an unusually large and strong late-season storm system rolled through the state.

Battelle Creates Liquid Screening Device For Airports

LS10, liquid screening device
Battelle senior research scientist Wes Pirkle uses the LS10, a liquid screening device.
18, 2013

Starting next year, airport security rules in the European Union and Australia will be relaxed thanks in part to a new liquid screening device developed by Battelle and Sellex International.