95 percent of ancient Ohio was forested. But centuries ago there were also small regions of prairie. Tall grasses and wildflowers were part of the prairie ecology and so were bison. Researchers near Columbus are trying to reestablish a prairie / bison ecosystem.
A Delaware County police officer charged with 10 counts of sexual misconduct and kidnapping involving 2 underage girls turned himself in today, a few hours after being indicted by a grand jury. Officer Edsil Spence had been placed on leave from the Genoa Township police department where he worked.
A defendant in a campus-area triple murder case pleaded guilty Friday to multiple felonies. But, he’ll receive a reduced prison term as a result of the plea agreement.
A Columbus man arrested in the execution-style slayings last year of two men and a woman in a house near the Ohio State University campus faced aggravated murder charges in court Monday morning.