The Biological Sciences Greenhouse at OSU has been fortunate to have multiple bloomings of the Titan Arum, aka, the corpse flower. They have its smaller but also smelly cousin, the Voodoo Lily. From its bruise-colored bloom that resembles a corpse, to its stench of rotting flesh, this tropical flower masks its beauty to attract its pollinators.
The Clark County Sheriff’s Office says Kele Stanley refused to stop flying his drone while a medical helicopter was preparing to land.
Police say they have charged a 48-year-old man in a shooting near a Columbus elementary school that injured two people and led to a precautionary lockdown of the school.
Ohioans can now report suspicious activity to the state’s Homeland Security agency with a new app that can be downloaded on mobile devices.
A school district spokesman says a shooting near a central Ohio elementary school led to a precautionary lockdown of the building, but no children were injured or involved in the shooting.
Central Ohio police are investigating nude photos of underage teens which have shown up on a social media site. WOSU reports investigators are being tight-lipped about the case.
Prosecutors would need much stronger evidence against a murder defendant before bringing death penalty charges under recommendations proposed by a statewide capital punishment review committee.
A veteran prosecutor is criticizing recommendations proposed by a statewide capital punishment review committee, saying many of them would end the death penalty in Ohio if put in place.
A central Ohio man and two other adults charged with aggravated murder and other counts in the slaying of his 84-year-old grandfather have pleaded not guilty.
Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O’Brien says he will request an appeal of last week’s ruling by a county appeals court to throw out evidence in a burglary case because a detective placed a GPS device on a suspect’s car without getting a warrant.
Former Ohio Attorney General Jim Petro says a man serving a life prison sentence may have been wrongly convicted.