WOSU News Archives For: April 4, 2014

Bond Set At $2 Million In Columbus Bus Stop Rape Case

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5:47PM
April
4, 2014

A judge has set a $2 million bond for a man accused of raping a 13-year-old Columbus girl while she waited for a school bus.

Organizers Begin New Gay-Marriage Effort In Ohio

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FreedomOhio says it will revise wording of its ballot issue to overturn Ohio's ban on gay marriage.
2:26PM
April
4, 2014

Backers of a ballot effort to overturn Ohio’s 2004 ban on same-sex marriage say they are gathering signatures for a new petition that revises wording in their proposed constitutional amendment.

Judge To Strike Down Part Of Ohio Gay Marriage Law

Nicole Yorksmith and wife Pamela want to be listed on their children's birth certificates and are among same-sex couples suing Ohio.
Nicole Yorksmith and wife Pamela want to be listed on their children's birth certificates and are among same-sex couples suing Ohio.
1:08PM
April
4, 2014

A federal judge says he will strike down part of Ohio’s voter-approved ban on gay marriage, meaning the state must recognize marriages of gay couples who legally wed elsewhere.

Top Republican Lawmaker Buys TV Ads To Ward Off Challengers

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U.S. House of Representatives speaker John Boehner faces GOP challenges in May 6th primary
11:49AM
April 4, 2014

House Speaker John Boehner is spending $125,000 on television ads in his Ohio district to fend off three fellow Republicans in the primary. Boehner, the top Republican in the House, hasn’t run ads since his 2010 re-election.

Ohio Lawmaker Urges Passage Of Headlight Flashing Bill

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A Republican lawmaker want the Ohio legislature to consider a bill allowing drivers to flash headlights to warn of police presence on roadways.
9:34AM
April
4, 2014

Drivers might be surprised to hear that the ordinary action of flashing their headlights on the road could be considered illegal. Now, one lawmaker wants to clear the confusion.

Columbus Police Charge North Side Man With Rape Of 13 Year-old

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A Columbus man is behind bars after being charged in the rape of a 13 year old girl at a school bus stop
8:27AM
April
4, 2014

Columbus detectives say a 36-year-old Columbus man has been charged with raping a 13-year-old girl who was waiting for a school bus.