Three Columbus police officers acted within policy in fatal shooting of a suspect last year - Warren police officer investigated for using a taser on a woman in handcuffs - Proposal to allow smoking in cigar bars - New text message system unveiled at OSU - More legal trouble for Bengal
Columbus, OH – After scoring successes with smoking bans in Ohio and other states, the American Cancer Society is getting into another public policy debate - this time on access to affordable health care. Ohio Public Radio's Karen Kasler reports.
Columbus, OH – A top legislative leader says the fact that 2 Ohio racetracks are installing those controversial electronic video games makes it even more likely that state lawmakers will BAN the ones that offer cash or expensive prizes. Meanwhile, supporters of the games are fighting back with a new poll they say shows most Ohioans want the games to stay plugged in. With a report on both these developments, here's statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen.
Columbus, OH – Traffic cameras are in operation in many Ohio cities, including Columbus, Cleveland, Dayton and other communities. The Ohio Supreme Court is deciding on Akron's camera program, and its ruling could change the way cities penalize drivers those cameras catch. Statehouse correspondent Karen Kasler reports.
Columbus, OH – Columbus City Schools Superintendent Gene Harris has updated board members on the latest academic achievement scores and floated a plan to improve test scores that could include adding a required summer reading program and shrinking the size of middle school math classes. Alison Holm reports.
Another store to close at City Center - Classes begin at OSU - Fire safety awareness for students - Columbus City Schools to consider changes to improve test scores - Former Bengal charged with failing to pay child support
It took me a while to get over the dominance of the murder investigation from In the Valley of Elah. A film circumscribed by the Iraq War shouldn't be just about a stateside murder. But it all made sense to me after I thought about how a writer deals with a tragedy of immense proportions?in this case the frustrations of finding a murderer amid the confusing tangle of forensic evidence (Where's CSI when you need it?) tied to a war just as convoluted as the case.
Columbus, OH – Ten Central Ohio jurisdictions spent months outlining plans to preserve the health of the Big Darby Watershed and develop land away from its most sensitive areas. But four of those planning municipalities have yet to officially sign the agreement. Mike Foley has details.
Fire kills five in Greenville - State data theft device impacting Connecticut - Big Darby Accord still lacks official support from four of the ten jurisdictions - Buckeyes move up in poll after big win at Washington