The quality of police training academies in Ohio and the need for stronger statewide training standards are among the issues an attorney general’s committee is considering as it explores possible changes to the way Ohio trains police officers.
A federal judge in Columbus has sentenced a Somali immigrant to 10 years in prison for plotting to blow up an Ohio shopping mall. It’s the sentence Nuradin Abdi had accepted as part of a plea deal made in July.<
First term Rep. Zack Space is back home in Ohio’s 18th District making the rounds while Congress is in summer recess. Some critics call him ‘the accidental congressman.’ Space, a Democrat, is the first to admit he would not be in office today had it not been for the downfall of his predecessor, Republican Bob Ney. Even though the next election is more than a year away, Space is already campaigning. And so is the opposition.
The head of Ohio State University’s Medical Center is leaving. O-S-U announced today that Doctor Fred Sanfilipo will take a similar post at Emory Healthcare in Atlanta. Emory is Georgia’s largest healthcare system. Doctor Sanfillipo served as C-E-O of Ohio State’s Medical Center for seven years.