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.
Six people face felony charges in a $1 million jewelry robbery in Westerville over the weekend. The accused are in custody in New Jersey where they were arrested.
Columbus police say they’re still looking for former Ohio State running back Maurice Clarett, who’s suspected of robbing a man and a woman early Sunday morning in an alley behind the Opium Lounge at 346 South High Street.
The Columbus Division of Police is heading up its second strike force since the summer. After a significant increase in robberies over the past year the Mayor’s Office has approved funding for police overtime to help combat the problem through the rest of the year.