WOSU News Archives For: January 6, 2014

Facing Second Frigid Day, OSU, Schools Cancel Tuesday Classes

School bus in snow
Cold temperatures have caused some local school districts to cancel classes on Tuesday
6, 2014

With even more frigid temperatures forecast for Tuesday, Central Ohio school districts have cancelled classes for a second straight day. Columbus City Schools and Ohio State University have closed for Tuesday. Click for a complete list of cancellations.

One Steubenville Rape Convict Released

Mays (left) and Richmond were each convicted of rape last March. Mays remains incarcerated.
January 6, 2014

A television station reports that a former eastern Ohio high school football player has been released from a juvenile detention center less than a year after his conviction for raping a 16-year-old girl after an alcohol-fueled party.

New Short North Thrift Store Offers Unique Services

A full service Pharmacy is located in the new Out of the Closet store at 1230 North High Street.
6, 2014

Clothing stores, even thrift shops are nothing new to the Short North. but a new store on High Street is attracting attention with its name and its mission.
Out of the Closet, uses sales to help people with HIV and AIDS.

Child Welfare Advocates Push For Foster Care To 21

File photo
January 6, 2014

The Ohio Association of Child Caring Agencies says more than 1,000 young adults “age out” of the system at age 18 with little support.