A resolution honoring Ohioan and Olympic athlete Jesse Owens has been approved by the U.S. Senate.
People who claim they were cheated by Art Schlichter continue to come forward. Prosecutors say more than two dozen now say they gave money to the former OSU quarterback and admitted compulsive gambler. WOSU reports, there’s likely little chance they will see the money again.
Come February, inmates in the Franklin County Jail will receive nursing care through a private company. Franklin County Commissioners Tuesday outsourced the jail’s nursing staff. WOSU reports the move is designed to help the county balance its budget.
Many of Ohio’s counties face budgetary difficulty right now, and Morrow County is no different. Its commissioners have asked county employees to take two weeks off without pay before the end of the year to help close the budget gap – and the county’s sheriff said the jail may have to close.
Authorities say three prisoners escapedfrom a second floor cell at the Fairfield County jail early Monday morning.