WOSU News Archives For: July 10, 2014

Condemned Ohio Killer’s Death Sentence Upheld

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A divided Ohio Supreme Court Thursday upheld the death penalty for Gregory Osie in a case involving murder to eliminate a witness.
July 10, 2014

A divided Ohio Supreme Court has upheld the death sentence of a man who fatally stabbed his girlfriend’s business partner in an argument over a forged check.

Significant Algae Bloom Predicted For Lake Erie

Researchers predict toxic blue-green algae will bloom again on Lake Erie this summer, but they say it won't be as bad as previous years.
10, 2014

Researchers in northern Ohio predict Lake Erie will have a significant bloom of toxic blue-green algae in its western basin this summer, but they say it won’t be as large as last year or the record-setting 2011 outbreak.

Ohio Sen. Rob Portman Hints At Presidential Run

Ohio's Republican U. S. Senator says he's considering a presidential run.
10, 2014

Ohio’s Republican U.S. Sen. Rob Portman has come closer this week to declaring he may run for president in 2016.

Ohio Probation Officer Fatally Shoots Suspect

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10, 2014

Columbus police say a county probation officer was wounded and a suspect was killed in a shooting.

State Wants Lawsuit Over Ohio Execution Dismissed

The 53-year-old McGuire was executed in January 2014 during a 26 minute process.
July 10, 2014

The state is asking a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by the family of a condemned inmate who repeatedly gasped and snorted during his January execution.

Ohio GOP Sues Fitzgerald Over Key Card Data

The Ohio Republican Party filed the suit over Fitzgerald's refusal to release key card data for his job as Cuyahoga County Executive.
July 10, 2014

The Ohio GOP filed the suit against Ed Fitzgerald over his refusal to release key card data showing when he enters and leaves county buildings in his job as Cuyahoga County Executive.