Two people found shot to death near Clintonville - Ohio chapters of the American Red Cross sending volunteers to California - Officials encourage hunting of wild pigs - Ohio State's Wells refuses to let ankle bother him
Columbus, OH – Activists who call themselves immigrant rights advocates have formed a coalition in Ohio to fight proposals, aimed at ridding the state of illegal immigrants. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports 30 of the activists traveled to Columbus today Wednesday to make their case to state legislators.
Columbus, OH – Governor Ted Strickland is poised to sign into law an emergency bill, aimed at ridding Ohio of those electronic video games that look like slot machines and pay out cash or expensive prizes. State legislators gave their final approval to the plan today (Tuesday). Still, statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports this new law probably won't be the end of the story.
Columbus, OH – Wild pigs have become such a nuissance in Southeastern Ohio, natural resources officials are asking hunters to kill them. Some people call them Russian wild boar. Others call them razorbacks. But whatever you call them, they are destructive. Mark Hemming, a wildlife management supervisor with the Natural Resources Department, talks about the problem with OPR's Bill Cohen.
Columbus, OH – Columbus City Council has approved legislation to annex the 47-acre Cooper stadium site. The ballpark, buildings and parking lots have been part of Franklin Township since the early 1930's. In September, Franklin County put the site up for sale hoping to entice private developers. Columbus Development Director Boyce Safford talks with Jim Letizia about why the city wants to annex the land and its potential reuse.
Two teens escape juvenile prison in Stark County - 55 people escape tour bus fire - Franklin County Board of Elections short dozens of presiding judges - Retrial in Brazil for two men convicted in the murder of a nun from Ohio - Cleveland pitcher defends his HGH use
Columbus, OH – The chill in the air isn't the only sign that summer is finally over. Ohio Public Radio's Karen Kasler went to the final county fair of the year in Lancaster, south of Columbus, for the fair's biggest and most unusual event.
Columbus, OH – A proposal involving abortion and ultrasound images is beginning to get hearings in the Ohio House and Senate. Usually, any measure that deals with abortion ignites a bitter debate between activists who want to outlaw abortion and those who want to keep it legal.. But statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports...at the moment...there isn't a big argument over the latest proposals.
Columbus, OH – Last week's shooting at a Cleveland high school has once again made gun control an issue around some water coolers. But as Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles reports, some state lawmakers were considering legislation they believe would help keep guns out of the hands of people under the age of 21 even before the shooting took place.