WOSU News Archives For: May 24, 2012

Ohio Troopers Train Truckers To See Signs Of Crime

Ohio State Highway Patrol
May 24, 2012

The State Highway Patrol is kicking off a new program to train truck drivers to watch for signs of potential crimes and safety threats while they’re traveling Ohio roadways.

Ohio Panel OKs Deal On Money For Racetrack CIties

Under the deal, cities would get $1 million each for two years,
24, 2012

An Ohio legislative committee has approved a compromise that boosts the budgets of cities with racetracks featuring new slots-like video lottery machines.

Ohio Teen To Be Tried As Adult In School Shooting

An Ohio judge decides T. J. Lane should be tried as an adult in the Chardon High School shootings.
24, 2012

A judge says a 17-year-old boy charged in the Ohio school shooting deaths of three students will be tried as an adult.

Drilling Rules Expected To Clear Legislature, Head To Governor

The shaded areas show the extent of shale formations that geologists say are trapping massive deposits of oil and natural gas.
May 24, 2012

Rules regulating oil and gas well construction, water handling, and chemical disclosure are expected to clear their final legislative hurdles Thursday and head to Gov. John Kasich for his expected signature.

Smith Downplays NCAA Violations

File photo
May 24, 2012

Ohio State Athletic Director Gene Smith now says 12 NCAA violations, which follow 46 secondary violations, are also minor in nature.

State Party Chairmen Debate Top Issues Going Into Election

Ohio Dem. Party Chairman Chris Redfern (left) and Ohio GOP Chairman Bob Bennett debated various issues at the Columbus Metropolitan Club on Wednesday.
24, 2012

The fall election is still about five months away, but Ohio Democratic Party chairman Chris Redfern and GOP chair Bob Bennett are talking like it’s just around the corner.

OSU Researcher Touts New Epidemic-Tracking Software

A map created at supramap.org. In the image, shifts are indicated by colors of various lineages of avian influenza (H5N1) as the virus spreads over time, space, and geography.
24, 2012

A researcher at Ohio State University says he’s developed a software to help doctors better-track fast-spreading epidemics and diseases.