Ohio is celebrating its 212th birthday with special events at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus.
WOSU News Archives For: July 21, 2014
Federal agents confiscated a loaded handgun at a Port Columbus checkpoint on Sunday. Its the eleventh time this year a passenger was caught with a firearm inside a carry-on bag. Transportation Security Administration spokesman Mark Howell says agents are also confiscating a smaller less noticeable weapon.
NASA has honored one of its most famous astronauts by renaming a key building at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
Authorities in southern Ohio say a suspect accused of his shooting his ex-wife and killing a man she was with has shot himself and is hospitalized.
The state has collected $45 million from out-of-state retailers in the 2014 budget year. That’s a 68 percent increase over the past five years.
Energy efficient home building is on the rise in Ohio. The group that certifies green building says Ohio ranks number 6 in the country in the number green homes. Over the last four years, the number of so-called LEED certified has increased 8 and a half times. But some builders and state lawmakers question whether LEED should be the standard.