Four people are dead in two separate accidents in Central Ohio. In Pataskala, investigators say a head-on collision on East Broad took three lives. One vehicle crossed the center line. Early this morning, the driver of a pick-up truck was killed when he slammed into a tree in a residential area south of Route 104 [...]
WOSU News Archives For: May 13, 2014
Columbus Landmarks recently issued its Most Endangered Building List. The list features 13 historic structures in danger of demolition. Landmarks Executive Director Ed Lentz says historic buildings are vital to creating a city’s character. Lentz is the Executive Director of Columbus Landmarks Foundation.Â He talked with WOSU’s Marilyn Smith about the importance of maintaining buildings of [...]
A state House committee has narrowly approved legislation raising Ohio’s tax on oil and gas drilling despite objections from Democrats and anti-tax Republicans.
An Ohio bill would allow cats, dogs and other family pets to be included within the scope of protection orders obtained by victims of domestic violence or stalking.
A divided Ohio Supreme Court has upheld the death sentence of a man who killed two teenage girls in Cincinnati despite what the court called improper remarks by a prosecutor arguing for death.
Prosecutors in Marion County have charged six students with vandalism for allegedly taking a chain saw to two dozen trees outside the school as a senior prank.
The Catholic Diocese of Cleveland has joined its counterpart in Cincinnati in requiring its elementary school teachers to sign contracts with expanded morality clauses. The changes come about a year after a Columbus Catholic high school teacher was fired after disclosing her same-sex relationship.
Former Ohio State University football coach Jim Tressel has officially signed on to be the ninth president of Youngstown State University.
Nigerian immigrants in Central Ohio are nervously waiting for news about the more than 200 school girls kidnapped in their homeland.
New powerful pain medications are drawing criticism from addiction stoppers. Ohio lawmakers are considering banning one of the drugs as the state copes with pain killer addiction. WOSU takes a look at how lawmakers, the courts and doctors are trying to balance pain relief with addiction prevention.