WOSU News Archives For: July 3, 2014

Dems to visit Columbus and other potential convention sites

Democrats plan to visit Columbus and five other cities this summer to determine which one will host the 2016 Democratic Presidential Convention.
July 3, 2014

Democrats are planning to visit six cities this summer that are in the running to hold the 2016 Democratic National Convention.

Ohioans Can Search Sex Offender Phone, Email Info

New reverse lookup feature would allow parents to checkout who is communicating online with their children.
3, 2014

Ohioans can see whether phone numbers, email addresses or screen names belong to registered sex offenders under a new feature added to the state’s online database.

Dayton Area Man Pleads Guilty To Taking Checks For Dead Mom

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A Kettering, Ohio man pleads guilty to stealing his late mother's social security checks for 33 years.
3, 2014

An Ohio man has pleaded guilty to a federal charge alleging he stole $230,000 in Social Security survivor benefits intended for his mother, who died 33 years ago.

2nd Inmate Charged With Aiding Ohio Jail Escape

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An Ohio inmate escapes from a state correctional facility by using another inmate's identity.
3, 2014

Authorities say a convicted felon walked away from a southwest Ohio jail after assuming the identity of a second inmate now charged with helping him escape.

Infrastructure, Processing Improvements Help Ohio Shale Industry

The average time it takes to drill a well has been cut in half because companies are more familiar with the territory.
3, 2014

State and industry leaders detailed the health of Ohio’s oil and natural gas industries at Wednesday’s annual “State of the Play” conference.