COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio State University authorities say a man tried to abduct two women in separate incidents near OSU Medical Center on Wednesday.
Both women ran away and were unharmed. The Columbus Dispatch reports one was approached at a bus stop by a man who held a knife with a 3-inch blade to her side and told her she was coming with him. The other woman was grabbed near her car.
The university sent a text message alert and warned people to be aware of their surroundings when walking around campus.
COLUMBUS, Ohio - This week's special election was one of the toughest in years for Ohio school districts.
The Ohio School Boards Association says voters approved just six of the 23 school tax requests on the ballot around the state on Tuesday. That works out to a passage rate of 26 percent, the lowest in an August election since the 14 percent approved in 2007.
KETTERING, Ohio - An Ohio school board is considering the future a teacher accused of calling students names.
The human resources director for the Kettering schools said suspended Fairmont High School English teacher, Michael Togliatti, also repeatedly used profanity and ridiculed the district superintendent in class.
The Dayton Daily News reports the school board voted Tuesday night for Togliatti to be suspended without pay, pending termination.