With harsh cold and snow forecast for much of the state in the next few days, officials in Ohio’s Department of Aging are urging precautions for older people who could be at increased risk of weather-related problems.
WOSU News Archives For December 2013
One Ohio economist says there will be growth in some job sectors in the coming new year.
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine says he wants the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to ensure that generic drugs, like their branded counterparts, have abuse-deterrent properties.
Ohio health officials say influenza activity is on the rise in Ohio and residents should get vaccinated.
An early morning apartment building fire on Columbusâ€™ east side forced several families out of their homes.
Ohio Supreme Court justices decided two major cases in 2013. The cases highlight the year in the judicial branch of Ohio government.
One of the biggest rulings came two and a half weeks before the end of the year â€“ the decision that upheld Medicaid expansion.
Authorities in Union County, Ohio say a 4-year-old child fell out of a van and died after he was run over by his father who was driving the vehicle.
Authorities say a man jailed on drug charges has committed suicide in a county jail in central Ohio.
An Ohio Amish couple who fled with their 11-year-old daughter so she wouldn’t be forced to get chemotherapy say a court was wrong to appoint a guardian to make medical decisions for her.
Natural gas prices rose this week as temperatures remain below freezing in much of the Great Lakes and Northeast United States. The demand for natural gas is positive news for shale drillers in eastern Ohio. Higher prices for the fuel generally helps energy companies recover more quickly the costs of production.
Dredging of the Scioto River started in downtown Columbus last week. Itâ€™s part of the Scioto Greenways project that began with demolition of the Main Street dam. Workers have found a lot of man-made debris as the river level falls; and theyâ€™re saving some valuable aquatic species.