WOSU News Archives For: February 12, 2014

Columbus Man Guilty In Federal Surplus Property Case

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Former Columbus police officer Steven Dean Wednesday pleaded guilty to misappropriating and selling property that belonged to the Division of Police.
February 12, 2014

A former Columbus police officer has pleaded guilty to misappropriating and selling surplus property the police department received through a U.S. Department of Defense surplus equipment program.

Ohio Senate OKs Ban On E-cigarette Sales To Kids

The Ohio Senate Wednesday banned the sale of e-cigarettes to minors.
12, 2014

The Ohio Senate has passed a bill that aims to keep electronic cigarettes out of the hands of those under age 18.

Justices Say Landlords Are Responsible For Guests’ Safety

Previously, the 9th District Court of Appeals in Akron found that a landlord's responsibilities didn't extend to guests.
12, 2014

The Ohio Supreme Court has found that landlords must provide a safe environment to guests of their tenants. That conflicts with an earlier appeals court ruling.

Browns Continue Chaotic Offseason By Firing GM, CEO

The Browns have lost at least 11 games every season since finishing 10-6 in 2007.
12, 2014

Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam has again shaken up the team’s leadership, this time at the very top.

Public Hearings Planned On Possible School Closures

The Columbus City Schools’ board plans a special meeting on the proposal Tuesday. A decision is expected in about a month.
12, 2014

Columbus school leaders will meet with parents, businesses, and other stakeholders on Thursday about the proposed closure of seven district schools, including two high schools.