Ohio is celebrating its 212th birthday with special events at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus.
WOSU News Archives For May 2014
A condemned inmate seeking to donate a kidney to his mother before his execution is requesting another reprieve after Ohio rejected his first organ donation request.
A Columbus non-profit agency operates one of 4 programs in Ohio helping pregnant women addicted to drugs that will receive a share of more than $4 million in grant money.
A Columbus federal judge had postponed the execution of Ronald Phillips and William Montgomery to allowe debate over the state’s new lethal injection procedures.
The Ohio Christian Alliance says it will begin collecting petition signatures for a ballot effort if state lawmakers balk at a bill to require a state-issued photo ID at the polls.
Jereme Kent, the general manager of Findlay-based wind energy company One Energy, says delaying incoming renewable energy mandates will create a “lobbying frenzy” and scare away renewable energy investors.
Ohio counties will have extra time to demolish and clean up thousands of vacant and nuisance properties.
Columbus Police say one teen girl is dead and another has been charged with murder after a stabbing in east Columbus on Wednesday.
Ohio’s African American mortality rate is the second worst in the country. And in some of Columbus’ poor, black communities, the numbers are the same as rates in third world countries.
A contentious bill delaying phase-in of Ohio’s renewable energy targets for two years has cleared the Republican-led state Legislature and is headed to GOP Gov. John Kasich.
A Columbus veteran says he’s found a way to more accurately document brain injuries in combat service. The new way of tracking invisible injuries could speed claims for medical help and compensation at Veterans Affairs.