WOSU News Archives For: April 29, 2014

Officials Stress Schools’ Role In Fighting Heroin

heroin_2
State leaders call on parents, educators to help fight heroin abuse in Ohio.
1:37PM
April 29, 2014

Ohio’s governor and attorney general are stressing the role schools and educators can play in fighting the state’s epidemic of heroin abuse.

Ohio Girl Diagnosed With Rare Case Of Diphtheria

Ohio Department of Health symbol
An Ohio girl is diagnosed with diphtheria at a Dayton hospital.
10:21AM
April 29, 2014

Health officials say a girl in southwest Ohio has been diagnosed with a case of diphtheria – an illness that has been extremely rare in the US since children started being vaccinated against it in the 1920s.

2 Men Killed In Columbus Shooting

police_tape
Columbus police are investigating a shooting that left 2 men dead.
9:58AM
April
29, 2014

Police in Columbus say two men were killed in a shooting at an apartment that appears to be drug-related.

Church Sues North Carolina Over Gay Marriage Ban

gay_marriage_nc
Rev. Bernard Wilson spoke at a Monday news conference where he said North Carolina's laws against gay marriage "criminalize a minister who performs a religious ceremony, even if the ceremony is not intended to be a legal marriage under state law."
7:52AM
April 29, 2014

A mainline Protestant denomination headquarters in Northeast Ohio has sued the state of North Carolina over its ban on same-sex marriages.

Jackets Out Of Playoffs After Failed Comeback Attempt

jackets_pens_3
Columbus goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky covers up a wrap-around attempt by Chris Kunitz during the first period of Game Six of their first round playoff series Monday night. Pittsburgh won 4-3 to advance to the second round.
7:32AM
April
29, 2014

The Columbus Blue Jackets were down 4-0 in the third period before scoring three goals in five minutes to make the game close. But it wasn’t enough.