The Columbus Division of Police has added new duties for three patrol officers. The three have been named Diversity and Inclusion Liaison Officers who will work to build trust between police and the community.
WOSU News Archives For February 2014
A search committee at West Virginia University has recommended that interim President E. Gordon Gee get the job permanently.
Power has been restored for downtown Columbus businesses, but American Electric Power says it’s still not sure what caused the fire that led to at least three underground explosions early Friday.
A former Ohio man has pleaded guilty to fraud charges that include related allegations he cheated Miami Heat basketball players out of millions of dollars.
Ohio’s three flagship cities – Cleveland, Columbus and Cincinnati – have been named finalists in the competition to host the 2016 Republican National Convention.
The Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA) has purchased six new buses as it prepares to begin a circulator route in downtown Columbus. The CBUS service, scheduled to begin in May, will shuttle passengers to popular downtown and Short North destinations.
A new report said child welfare workers should have known more about the violent background of a group home resident who has been charged in the slaying of a jogger in a central Ohio park.
The bill’s sponsors say their measure was intended to protect Ohioans’ ability to exercise their religious beliefs, but they’ve withdrawn it after comparisons to a hotly-debated bill in Arizona.
The Ohio Supreme Court is considering a case that could affect oil and natural gas drilling in Ohio and other states. An Akron suburb is trying to stop drilling on private property by a state-permitted well.
A former school worker has pleaded guilty to stealing computer equipment in a case that arose from an investigation into an eastern Ohio rape.
The Ohio Senate is expected to consider a proposal to let schools take up to four additional calamity days this year, if they first use their five contingency days.