WOSU News Archives For: December 16, 2013

Woman Pleads Guilty To Hitting Delaware County Bike Rider

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DeSales High School coach and teacher Bob Lennon was killed in a hit-and-run accident in September.
3:26PM
December
16, 2013

The woman who admitted hitting a bicycle rider in Delaware county this fall today pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter today in a Delaware county court.

Ohio State Presidential Search Not Near Conclusion

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A group searching for the next leader of Ohio State is not ready to name a candidate.
1:54PM
December 16, 2013

A group searching for the next president of Ohio State University continues to do its work behind closed doors.

Cleveland Police Consider Transgender Slayings “Crimes Of Hate”

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A disabled, transgender woman was found slain at an assistant living care facility. Another transgender woman was shot in the head in a vehicle.
9:56AM
December
16, 2013

A deputy police chief says federal authorities would have to decide whether to try the cases under hate crime law, but police are calling them “crimes of hate.”

Neighbor Arrested For Murder Of 9-Year-Old Girl

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The Wayne County Sheriff's Office says 24-year-old Jerrod Metsker was arrested on a murder charge Sunday, about 12 hours after the body of Reann Murphy was found.
8:26AM
December 16, 2013

The Wayne County sheriff wouldn’t say how Reann Murphy was killed or offer a motive. He described the accused killer, Jerrod Metsker, as a family friend and neighbor.

Donor Advised Funds Among Latest Trends For Charitable Giving

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Experts say not to immediately give to a charity when you receive an unsolicited phone call. Instead, get the charity's Web site and give there.
8:01AM
December
16, 2013

‘Tis the season when many people choose to do their charitable giving for the year, and an increasing trend is donor-advised funds. They’re basically mutual funds for charity that allow people to donate and have their money invested by a profession.