WOSU News Archives For: April 10, 2014

Shooting Near Columbus Grade School Leads To Lockdown

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5:43PM
April
10, 2014

A school district spokesman says a shooting near a central Ohio elementary school led to a precautionary lockdown of the building, but no children were injured or involved in the shooting.

Police Investigate Nude Pictures Of Teens

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4:28PM
April 10, 2014

Central Ohio police are investigating nude photos of underage teens which have shown up on a social media site. WOSU reports investigators are being tight-lipped about the case.

Report Includes Restrictions On Ohio Death Penalty

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The panel that spent more than two years studying changes to Ohio's death penalty law proposes that capital charges require biological or DNA evidence or a videotaped confession.
2:52PM
April
10, 2014

Prosecutors would need much stronger evidence against a murder defendant before bringing death penalty charges under recommendations proposed by a statewide capital punishment review committee.

Prosecutor: Report Would End Ohio Death Penalty

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Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O'Brien says recommendations proposed by a statewide capital punishment review committee would end the death penalty in Ohio if put in place.
2:42PM
April 10, 2014

A veteran prosecutor is criticizing recommendations proposed by a statewide capital punishment review committee, saying many of them would end the death penalty in Ohio if put in place.

Suspects Plead Not Guilty In Grandfather’s Slaying

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Three suspects, including a central Ohio man are charged in the death of an 84 year old Pickaway County man.
11:03AM
April
10, 2014

A central Ohio man and two other adults charged with aggravated murder and other counts in the slaying of his 84-year-old grandfather have pleaded not guilty.

Ohio’s Congressional Delegation Upset About Flood Plan Delay

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The city of Findlay has struggled with flooding over the past seven years, particularly in the downtown area near the Blanchard River.
8:28AM
April
10, 2014

Several Ohio members of Congress say they are not happy that the Army Corps of Engineers may wait until 2016 to issue a final report on a flood control plan for the flood-prone Blanchard River.

Blue Jackets Return To The Playoffs

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Derek Mackenzie waits for the puck to drop on a faceoff earlier this season.
8:24AM
April 10, 2014

The Columbus Blue Jackets have clinched the second playoff berth in franchise history with a 3-1 victory over the Dallas Stars Wednesday night.