95 percent of ancient Ohio was forested. But centuries ago there were also small regions of prairie. Tall grasses and wildflowers were part of the prairie ecology and so were bison. Researchers near Columbus are trying to reestablish a prairie / bison ecosystem.
WOSU News Archives For: December 31, 2013
Ohio says it will use a never-tried dose of two drugs injected intravenously to put to death an inmate who raped and killed a pregnant woman.
Ohio officials have issued no permits to owners of dangerous wild animals, though they are required to have them to keep their creatures starting Wednesday.
A federal appeals court has rejected arguments by a condemned Ohio killer facing a never-tried execution method that he received poor legal assistance before sentencing.
A defense attorney says an Ohio man shouldn’t be prosecuted for leaving the scene of an accident that killed his 4-year-old son after the boy fell out of a van and was run over.
Columbus police say in too many neighborhoods, too many people bring in the new year with “celebratory gunfire.” Last New Year’s Eve, police responded to more than 200 reports of shots being fired.
Police say Marcus Allen Hughes was hit late Monday on Brice Road by a car that had just exited from Interstate 70.