The quality of police training academies in Ohio and the need for stronger statewide training standards are among the issues an attorney general’s committee is considering as it explores possible changes to the way Ohio trains police officers.
Columbus saw very little snow Wednesday night and Thursday morning, but it was a much different scene in Chillicothe and areas further south.
Forecasters say it will be a week of quickly-changing weather in Central Ohio.
Columbus City Schools opted to keep students at home on Tuesday. Most districts in Ross, Fayette, and Fairfield counties were also closed or delayed.
Forecasts call for snow Monday and cold temperatures through the week.
Columbus City Schools and most other local districts delayed or cancelled classes Monday after heavy overnight snowfall.
Forecasts call for a low of -7 Wednesday night and Thursday morning. The wind chill could make that feel as cold as -22.
Columbus City Schools and most other local school districts opted to cancel classes on Tuesday after several inches of snow blanketed the region.
The first significant snowfall of the season is expected to hit Central Ohio late Monday and early Tuesday, with a cold front tracking closely behind the storm.
The first heavy snowfall in the state has put Ohio harvests behind schedule after an already difficult growing season due to last winter’s brutal cold.
The calendar says winter is still a month away, but Central Ohio is dealing with its first winter storm of the season.