Veteran journalist Carl Hoffman believes he’s solved one of the great mysteries of the 20th century. In 1961 at the age of 23, Michael Rockefeller – son of New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller and a member of one of the richest and most powerful families in America ¬– travelled to remote New Guinea in search of primitive art for his father’s new museum.
The Supreme Court rejected another appeal from a Mansfield judge who wanted to display a poster containing the Ten Commandments in his courtroom. Since many of our laws are based on them, should judges be allowed to display the Ten Commandments in their courtrooms?
Last week, 20-year-old Jeffrey Stevenson, of Dublin, suffered fatal injuries after he was struck by a vehicle while riding his bike along Sawmill Road. That same day, Brent Nimmo, got a ticket on Alum Creek Drive for not riding his bike close enough to the shoulder of the road. Bicycle advocates say these are two examples of why the state needs to incorporate more comprehensive information about bicycle laws into drivers’ education.
Ohio legislators soon will begin working to draft a compromise bill that will set the rules for the states four planned casinos. WOSU takes a look at Pennsylvania’s casino laws and how they compare to what’s been proposed in Ohio.
Pit bulls or pit bull mixes in Ohio have restrictions that other breeds do not face. And because of maltreatment and over-breeding rescues and humane societies often have too many of the dogs, many that can not be adopted. WOSU takes a look at the difficulties of adopting out and owning a pit bull in Ohio.
Columbus police commanders welcome Mayor Coleman’s program to crack down on teenagers who break the city’s decades old curfew. And the place where the curfew breakers would go – the downtown YMCA – says its up to the challenge.
Some in Ohio worry that a federal tightening of hate crime laws will mean a loss of freedom of speech.
A former stripper from Cleveland is asking the Ohio House of Representatives to move more slowly on a bill to set new statewide limits on topless bars and other x-rated businesses. But,it doesn’t appear she’s going to get her wish.
Columbus City Council members filled its last vacant seat Monday night by appointing Democrat Hearcel Craig. But the appointment follows severe accusations that city council ignores Ohio’s Sunshine Laws and makes secret appointments.
People who rape or expose themselves to children could soon be spending more time in prison.