WOSU News Archives For: April 18, 2014

Multiple Mumps Cases Found In Central Ohio School

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Delaware General Health District officials say that students who lack a mumps vaccine will be excluded from attending the Delaware County school where the cases were reported.
2:55PM
April
18, 2014

A central Ohio health district is investigating a probable cluster of mumps cases after two cases were reported in one school building, in addition to 25 more cases in the county.

A Balloon, A Camera And Its Four-Month Journey To West Virginia

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A balloon and a camera make their way to West Virginia.
1:03PM
April 18, 2014

A balloon and a camera make their way to West Virginia.

Businesses Keep Close Eye On Springfield Drone Case

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9:27AM
April 18, 2014

As businesses consider new ways to commercialize drones, individuals also are toying with them more, especially as they become cheaper. That’s raising safety and regulatory concerns.

Ohio Had Record Number Of Heroin Overdoses In 2012

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Health officials say 680 people died of heroin overdoses in 2012, up from 426 deaths in 2011, a 37 percent increase.
7:59AM
April 18, 2014

The state says a record number of Ohioans died from heroin-related overdoses in 2012 as it released the newest available figures for a problem that’s been called an epidemic and public health crisis.

Elderly Woman Found Stabbed To Death

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Police say Anna Eblem, 89, was founded stabbed to death Thursday afternoon.
7:45AM
April
18, 2014

Columbus Police say an 89-year-old woman is dead after being stabbed to death.

Ohio High Court Likely To Hear Warrantless GPS Tracking Case

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6:00AM
April
18, 2014

Whether police had the right to use GPS monitoring to catch a pair of Central Ohio home invasion suspects is going to the Ohio Supreme Court.