WOSU News Archives For: October 15, 2013

Sentencing Delayed For Ohio DUI Video Confessor

Franklin County Common Pleas Court Judge David Fais delayed sentencing Matthew Cordle, until next week. Cordle pleaded guilty last month to charges of vehicular homicide and OVI.
15, 2013

Sentencing has been continued for a man who confessed in an online video to causing a fatal wrong-way crash after a night of drinking.

JobsOhio Audit Encouraging Legal Foes

JobsOhio foes believe wording in an independent audit provides new ammunition for their legal arguments.
October 15, 2013

Opponents of the nonprofit job-creation entity JobsOhio believe wording in an independent audit provides new ammunition for their legal arguments.

Cleveland Police Suspend 63 Officers Over Deadly Chase

Attorney General Mike DeWine said a lack of supervision and a failure of the system led to Cleveland police shooting in November in which 137 bullets were fired. Sixty officers were suspended Tuesday.
October 15, 2013

Cleveland’s police chief says 63 officers have been suspended for breaking rules during a deadly chase last November.

Ohio Teen Pleads Guilty In Killings Of 2 Brothers

Eighteen-year old Michael Fey, 18, was arrested in the parking lot of this gas station at the corner of W. Broad St. and Hague Ave. in the Hilltop neighborhood. Fey pleaded guilty Tuesday to killing two brothers.
15, 2013

An 18-year-old man has pleaded guilty in the slayings of two teen brothers in northwest Ohio.

Bill Would Give Cash, College Tuition To Cleveland Kidnap Victims

Through a spokesman, Amanda Berry (left), Gina DeJesus (center), and Michelle Knight declined comment on the proposed legislature
October 15, 2013

Ohio lawmakers are expected to consider a bill this week that would offer cash reparations and other benefits to three women imprisoned for more than a decade in a Cleveland man’s home.

Could Blame For Shutdown Hurt Tea Party In 2014 Election?

Ohio State political science professor Paul Beck says nationwide, there are just 17 so-called “swing districts”, where a Republican representative was elected in a district that also voted for President Obama.
15, 2013

As the federal government shutdown drags on, polls are showing that voters are definitely assigning blame to one party or another, and some are already looking ahead to how the shutdown will play in next year’s big election.

Proposed Rules Could “Damage Culture Of Proud Tattooed Soldiers”

Joey Knuckles runs High Street Tattoo in the Short North. "I look at it more as it’s almost damaging a culture of proud tattooed soldiers," he said of the proposed rules.
October 15, 2013

A local artist has concerns about a proposal to ban soldiers from getting new tattoos below the knees or elbows.

Levy Proposal Brings Lively Crowd To Voters Forum

Crowd shot Levy forum
An overflow crowd at the Whetstone Branch of Columbus Public Library listens to debate on proposed levy-bond issue for city schools. The proposed 9.01 mill levy would add $315 to tax bills for every $100,000 of valuation.
15, 2013

More than 150 people crowded into a Clintonville library last night to discuss Columbus City Schools’ proposals for a new tax levy and auditor position.