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Federal Pool Law: Who’s Supposed To Enforce It?

12:00AM
July
7, 2009

A federal law intended to make public swimming pools safer is costing central Ohio communities thousands of dollars. WOSU reports, it appears no one is in charge of monitoring the changes to pools.

Are Seatbelt Ads Misleading?

12:00AM
June
15, 2009

Have Ohio and federal highway safety officials gone too far, trying to convince Ohio drivers and their passengers to buckle up? That’s a question that statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen has been asking. Here is his report.

Religious Leaders Look to Higher Power to Save Social Safety Net

12:00AM
June
4, 2009

What would God do? Religious leaders suggest looking to a higher power to find ways to save social welfare programs.

ODOT: Bridges Safe in Ohio

12:00AM
July
29, 2008

It was one year ago that an interstate highway bridge collapsed in Minneapolis, killing 13 people and injuring 144.

Language Gets in the Way of Safety, ODPS Looks to Bridge Gap

12:00AM
January
4, 2008

The Ohio Department of Public Safety is trying to facilitate more outreach programs to learn about the state’s growing diverse populations so that ODPS can provide more people with the proper safety services. In its first steps towards reaching this goal, ODPS hosted an information forum in Columbus today.

Ohio school officials learn new ways to protect students

12:00AM
October
25, 2007

Ohio school officials are looking for more ways to keep their students and teachers safe while on campus. Many of them met at the Ohio State University for a day-long seminar about ways to prevent school violence.

Helicopter pilots: pilots, reporters, or photographers?

12:00AM
July
30, 2007

Friday’s fatal news helicopter crash has newsrooms and other agencies around the country looking at their own policies. WOSU takes a look at the policies of the Columbus Police Helicopter Unit and two local TV stations.

Highway Patrol offers tips for winter driving

12:00AM
November
29, 2004

Winter weather is on its way to Central Ohio. The Ohio Highway Patrol is encouraging drivers to get ready for winter conditions.