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Crime alert issued following on-campus armed robbery

A crime alert was issued for the Ohio State Columbus campus by University Police Wednesday afternoon. OSU Police Division received a report about a male robbing an individual on the High Street side of Sullivant Hall shortly before noon, according to the alert. The man was described ...

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Bicyclist dies after Ohio State CABS accident

A 65-year-old male bicyclist died after being hit by an Ohio State Campus Area Bus Service bus near the intersection of Chittenden Avenue and Summit Street June 26. The bus, which was on the East Residential route, was driving southbound in the right-hand lane of ...

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Crime Brief: Fire erupts outside Sullivant Hall

A trailer erupted in flames outside of Sullivant Hall when an industrial strength vacuum cleaner overheated on June 6 at about 9:15 a.m. The trailer was owned by ServPro, a company contracted by Ohio State University to clean the ventilation duct work in Sullivant Hall.  The large diesel-fueled vacuum motor had ...

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Thomas Jefferson’s lineage linked to Ohio State student

It’s not often when a branch from your family tree is a chapter in presidential history. Jacqueline Yurkoski’s genealogy links her as the great-great-great-great-great granddaughter of Thomas Jefferson and his slave SallyHemings. As a descendant of Madison Hemings, the alleged second son of Jefferson and Sally Hemings, the second-year ...

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