The Ohio House has passed a bill that would increase the penalties for abusing dogs and cats. And as Ohio Public Radio’s Jo Ingles reports, the bill passed with support from both Republicans and Democrats.
Attorneys for a death row inmate are asking the Ohio Parole Board to recommend clemency for their client, citing his chaotic and abusive childhood and the failure of his original lawyers to work hard enough on his behalf.
GE Aviation and the University of Dayton are holding a grand opening ceremony Friday for a 53 million dollar facility called the Electrical Power Integrated Systems Center, or Episcenter. As Emily McCord reports from member station WYSO, the center expands GE Aviation's presence in the region.
Sentencing is scheduled January 23rd for a former Columbus City Schools employee who pleaded guilty this week to stealing nearly 28 thousand dollars in district funds. 44-year-old Tina Dorsey worked as an area treasurer for the district, in charge of collecting money from athletic events and other activities at East High School as well as three middle schools and several elementary schools. Authorities began investigating after the East High School principal began receiving complaints last year. Dorsey resigned last February.
The Franklin County Board of Elections says a citizens group has collected enough valid petition signatures to place a measure on the May ballot that would end the city of Columbus' purchase contract for Nationwide Arena.