WOSU News Archives For: February 12, 2014

Columbus Man Guilty In Federal Surplus Property Case

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Former Columbus police officer Steven Dean Wednesday pleaded guilty to misappropriating and selling property that belonged to the Division of Police.
3:42PM
February 12, 2014

A former Columbus police officer has pleaded guilty to misappropriating and selling surplus property the police department received through a U.S. Department of Defense surplus equipment program.

Ohio Senate OKs Ban On E-cigarette Sales To Kids

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The Ohio Senate Wednesday banned the sale of e-cigarettes to minors.
2:57PM
February
12, 2014

The Ohio Senate has passed a bill that aims to keep electronic cigarettes out of the hands of those under age 18.

Justices Say Landlords Are Responsible For Guests’ Safety

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Previously, the 9th District Court of Appeals in Akron found that a landlord's responsibilities didn't extend to guests.
12:29PM
February
12, 2014

The Ohio Supreme Court has found that landlords must provide a safe environment to guests of their tenants. That conflicts with an earlier appeals court ruling.

Browns Continue Chaotic Offseason By Firing GM, CEO

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The Browns have lost at least 11 games every season since finishing 10-6 in 2007.
9:00AM
February
12, 2014

Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam has again shaken up the team’s leadership, this time at the very top.

Public Hearings Planned On Possible School Closures

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The Columbus City Schools’ board plans a special meeting on the proposal Tuesday. A decision is expected in about a month.
8:30AM
February
12, 2014

Columbus school leaders will meet with parents, businesses, and other stakeholders on Thursday about the proposed closure of seven district schools, including two high schools.