WOSU News Archives For: February 7, 2014

Ohio Governor Delays Killer’s Upcoming Execution

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Governor Kasich has postponed the execution of Gregory Lott after the record long execution of Dennis McGuire in January.
4:51PM
February 7, 2014

Ohio Gov. John Kasich has issued a reprieve for a condemned killer scheduled to die next month following the recent extended execution of an inmate who repeatedly gasped during the procedure.

Judge Sentences Arizona Man For Bilking Ohio Retirement System

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Franklin County Court house
11:25AM
February
7, 2014

An Arizona man has repaid more than $100,000 following his sentencing on charges of stealing from a state retirement fund by never reporting his mother had died.

Columbus Closes School For 3rd Day This Week

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Columbus City Schools closed for a third day this week because of harsh weather and poor conditions of sidewalks and side streets
5:14AM
February 7, 2014

Columbus school officials say bus stops and sidewalks are too hazardous in many areas. The district has cancelled classes for the third time this week. Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman ordered city plow trucks to work residential streets. Plowing and treatment in city neighborhoods will continue today.