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Peaceful Powerful Protest in Athens After The Death Of George Floyd

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — A peaceful protest was held in uptown Athens on Saturday as anger and protests mount across the United States over the death of George Floyd while in police custody in Minneapolis. A group of about one hundred students and supporters chanted, “I can’t breathe! I can’t breathe!” crossing toward the College Green… Read More

Gov. DeWine Activates Ohio National Guard, Columbus Placed Under Curfew

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (WOSU) — Gov. Mike DeWine is calling the Ohio National Guard into service after three days of violent protests in downtown Columbus. Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther announced a city-wide curfew from 10 p.m.-6 a.m. beginning Saturday. Anyone on the streets past then can be arrested, he said. Ginther said the curfew, which will remain… Read More

Downtown Columbus Cordoned Off As Curfew Kicks In

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Hours before the city’s first night of curfew Saturday, Columbus Police dispersed downtown protestors following a day of contentious demonstrations over the killing of George Floyd. Police cars were parked on nearly every street, cordoning off the area and leaving the area empty. Protesters marched peacefully that morning at the Ohio Statehouse, but the environment grew… Read More