This Oct. 5, 2011 file photo shows the cooling tower of the Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station in Oak Harbor, Ohio.
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In this week's episode of Snollygoster, Ohio's politics podcast from WOSU, hosts Mike Thompson and Steve Brown discuss whether the tactics used by a pro-energy bailout group go too far. Ohio State University law professor Dan Tokaji joins the show.

The Youth, Guns, And Gun Violence

May 28, 2019

A 14-year-old boy was fatally shot last week near a Columbus elementary school. The suspect is another boy, just 13. 

Tragedies like these are all too common as gun violence is now the second leading cause of death for American children. 

Today on All Sides, where children get guns and what moves them to shoot others.

Thomas Worthington High School
Ward Worthington

Police say a Thomas Worthington High School student face criminal charges after officers found a handgun in a backpack on the school campus.


A man who flashed a gun at Columbus State Community College earlier this month, causing it to close for one day, has been indicted by county prosecutors.

A 17-year-old boy has admitted to the 2014 unintentional shooting death of a teenage girl in Columbus.

An Ohio sheriff says two 14-year-old students knew a boy had a gun at school before a cafeteria shooting but didn't tell authorities, and they've been charged with failing to report a crime.

Loaded Gun Found In Ohio Airport Passenger’s Carry-On Bag

Mar 14, 2015
WOSU File Photo

Authorities say security workers at Port Columbus found a loaded handgun in a passenger’s carry-on luggage.

A statement from the Transportation Security Administration says officers at a checkpoint at Port Columbus International Airport discovered the 9mm Glock firearm in a bag early Friday morning.

Airport police took the bag. No information about the passenger was released, and there was no word on whether the passenger might face any charges.

Such firearms are prohibited in carry-on luggage but can be included in checked bagged under certain restrictions.