WOSU News Archives For: August 26, 2014

Student Squad Leaders Want Role in OSU Band Probe

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OSU Marching Band 2014 tryouts.
3:26PM
August
26, 2014

Student squad leaders from the Ohio State marching band are offering themselves as witnesses to a task force reviewing cultural issues surrounding the firing of band director Jonathan Waters.

Four Case Western Students Killed In Plane Crash

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Case Western Reserve University
12:36PM
August
26, 2014

School officials say the three passengers killed in a fiery plane crash in Ohio were members of the varsity wrestling team for Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland.

DeWine Defends Video Decision In Walmart Shooting

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John Crawford III was fatally shot by police inside a Beavercreek Walmart store earlier this month. His family has called the shooting unjustified.
12:08PM
August
26, 2014

Ohio’s attorney general is standing behind his decision to let the family of a man killed by police inside a Dayton-area Walmart view surveillance footage of the shooting. But John Crawford III’s family want the video released publicly.

11 Year Old Shot In Near East Side Home

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9:39AM
August
26, 2014

Columbus police report an 11 year old girl was shot last night inside of her home on the near east side.

Minor Parties Frustrated By Campaign For Governor

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Last year at this time, both the Tea Party and the Libertarian Party of Ohio were planning their options for the 2014 election for governor. Neither wanted Republican John Kasich re-elected, and neither wanted to support Democrat Ed FitzGerald, who had launched his campaign a few months earlier.
8:51AM
August 26, 2014

The campaign troubles of the Democratic candidate for governor have gotten the attention of not just the party faithful, but those who are undecided and frustrated with the major party candidates.

Former OSU Star Files Second Lawsuit Over “Road Rage” Charges

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Stillwagon is suing for the usually-secret evidence presented to the grand jury that issued his indictment.
8:29AM
August 26, 2014

Jim Stillwagon, a fixture on the 1968 OSU football team that won the national championship, has filed a lawsuit against the Delaware County prosecutor’s office for what Stillwagon’s attorney calls “cooked up” charges.

Four Killed In Northeast Ohio Plane Crash

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7:29AM
August
26, 2014

Police say a plane has crashed shortly after takeoff at a regional airport, killing four people about 15 miles northeast of Cleveland.

Some Local Agencies Do Not Use Acquired Military Surplus

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Police departments around Ohio have received similar military-surplus vehicles as this one.
5:00AM
August
26, 2014

The heavily-armored police response to Ferguson, Missouri protesters ignited a debate about the militarization of local agencies. Since 1997, local departments have been able to get free military surplus like M16s. The Afghanistan and Iraq Wars have increased the amount of excess equipment. But not all the equipment is being used.