Several hundred people gathered Tuesday night in east Columbus to protest a Missouri grand jury’s decision not to indict police officer Darren Wilson for shooting and killing Michael Brown in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson.
Ohio ranks near the bottom among states with poor infant mortality rates. As Statehouse correspondent Andy Chow reports — lawmakers are working with each other — across the aisle — to try and stem the crisis.
The Columbus Department of Health today says infant mortality is three times higher among African-American women than among white women.
More women are dying related to their pregnancies than in years past. While the maternal mortality rate in the U.S. – and in Ohio – is on the rise, most European counties tout much lower numbers. WOSU got some answers on what’s behind the increase.