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.
A winter storm is headed to the Ohio River Valley. The National Weather Service forecasts possible ice accumulations for a large swath of Ohio stretching from Greenville through Delaware and Mount Vernon.
After a couple days of rain, snow is back in the Central Ohio forecast for the end of this week. If you’re tired of winter, WOSU Commentator and local historian Ed Lentz says, previous generations shared your pain.
A light blanket of snow fell on Central Ohio before dawn. The wintry weather has forced some area schools to delay opening this morning.
Road conditions are variable this morning as salt crews treated some sections of major highways overnight. North Union Schools in Union County are operating on a two hour delay.
The recent winter weather has made some question whether the city of Columbus is equipped with enough snow plows. Many side streets remain covered with snow. WOSU takes a look at some other cities’ snow plow fleets.
Central Ohio was hit for the third time in two weeks with winter weather. As snow fell all day yesterday and into the night, plow crews hit the roads. WOSUreports the snow removal business, at least for one landscaping company, has proved profitable this season.
Another winter storm bringing up to nine inches of snow prompts schools and businesses to close.
While most Columbus-area schools closed this morning, Columbus City Schools remained open. But as snow continued fall throughout morning, the city’s largest school system decided to let most of its students go home early.
As the snow continues to fall, local and state plows are out trying to clear the roads. WOSU spoke with the Ohio Department of Transportation to find out what they’re doing in the Central Ohio area.
While the snow and ice kept many people inside Wednesday some people were determined to get to work.