WOSU News Archives For: July 1, 2014

Short North Posse Gang Members Indicted

Short North Posse
Authorities continue to look for Tysin Gordon (L) and Ishmael Bowers (R) who have been indicted for crimes associated with the Short North Posse gang.
1, 2014

In what officials call the largest federal murder indictment in Ohio history, more than a dozen Columbus gang members face charges. A federal grand jury indicted 17 members of the so-called Short North Posse. WOSU reports on the two year investigation by federal, state and local law enforcement.

Ohio History Center Exhibit Traces Extinction Of State’s Species

The last female passenger pigeon, part of the Going, Going, Gone? exhibit
1, 2014

A new exhibit at Columbus’ Ohio History Center traces the state’s extinct species and looks at modern-day threats to other animals and plants.

Law Enforcement Agencies Indict Suspects In 11 Ohio Homicides

Federal, state and local law enforcement officials announce indictments for 11 homicides in Central Ohio.
1, 2014

Federal, state and local law enforcement agencies will announce this afternoon indictments related to 11 homicides.

Harris, Others Subpoenaed In Attendance Rigging Probe

The subpoenas come about a week after state education officials said about 60 district educators could have their teaching licenses revoked because of the district’s attendance rigging scandal.
July 1, 2014

The Ohio Department of Education has subpoenaed records on former Columbus City Schools Superintendent Gene Harris. It marks the first time that any investigator has publicly sought records related to Harris’ role in the district’s data-scrubbing scandal.

New Fiscal Year Brings New Tax Breaks

File photo
1, 2014

It’s July 1, which means the state is ringing in a new fiscal year. One group is calling attention to what it calls special interest policies taking effect.