WOSU News Archives For: May 5, 2014

Suspect In Custody After Ohio VA Hospital Shooting

Dayton VA
A shooting Monday at the Veteran's Affairs Hospital in Dayton left one person with minor injuries.
May 5, 2014

Police say a Veterans Affairs hospital employee in Dayton was shot in the ankle while struggling with a retired worker over a gun.

COTA Begins Free Downtown Circulating Route

The service beginning Monday will take passengers from downtown to the city's Brewery District south of downtown and back up to the Arena District, home to many offices and restaurants as well as Nationwide Arena.
5, 2014

The free route beginning Monday will take riders from downtown to the Brewery District, then back up to the Arena District.

Fitzgerald Focuses On Kasich, Not Long-Shot Primary Opponent

Larry Ealy is widely expected to lose big in Tuesday's race to be the Democratic candidate for governor.
5, 2014

There is a primary on Tuesday’s statewide Democratic primary ballot. But it’s not expected to be much of a contest.

Alt. Energy Advocates Push To Kill “Standards Freeze” Bill

Dan Litchfield, who represents several wind farms, told lawmakers "The law as written certainly encourages others...gives us more of a market to compete into. It certainly would increase the likelihood that projects go forward and the investments happen.”
5, 2014

Many advocates and interest groups are lining up to voice their opinions on a bill that would drastically change Ohio’s energy landscape.

Special Report: Columbus Zoo Levy

Columbus Zoo Gate
Front entrance to Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
May 5, 2014

Voters in Franklin County will go to the polls on May 6 to decide whether or not to fund a proposed 1.25 mill property tax levy request for the Columbus Zoo. WOSU takes a look at the levy as well as arguments for and against the tax request.

OWU Senior President Recovering After Stabbing

Police say they received a call about the stabbing around 3 am Saturday.
May 5, 2014

Delaware Police are still investigating the stabbing of Ohio Wesleyan University’s senior class president.