WOSU News Archives For: May 14, 2012

Blue Jackets Name Todd Richards Permanent Coach

Todd Richards sheds the "interim" label and becomes the Blue Jackets permanent head coach.
14, 2012

The Columbus Blue Jackets are removing the “interim” tag from head coach Todd Richards. The team announced today Richards has agreed to a two year contract through the 2013-2014 season.

Columbus Police Use Billboards To Recruit Diverse Cadet Pool

DC Jacobs
Columbus Police Chief Kimberley Jacobs has called for recruitment of a more diverse police force
14, 2012

The Columbus Division of police is using ten roadside billboards to help boost recruitment efforts. The billboards are designed, in part, to attract a more diverse applicant pool.

Casino Gambling In Ohio Officially Underway

Horseshoe Cleveland Casino
Casino gambling officially started in Ohio Monday night with the opening of the Horseshoe Casino in downtown Cleveland.
14, 2012

Dice are rolling and slot machines are spinning in Cleveland after Monday night’s grand opening of the Horseshoe Cleveland Casino.

Authorities Working To Identify Fire Victim

The fire at the Cambridge Apartments killed one person, injured three, and forced the evacuation of about 75 others.
14, 2012

The man was the only person killed, but about 75 others had to find new housing after fire destroyed the Cambridge Apartments in Columbus’ North Linden neighborhood.

OSU Researcher: Wii Aids Concussion Treatment

WII Concussion Test
OSU Researcher Tamerah Hunt, examines athlete Anthony Flowers on the Wii Yoga program.
May 14, 2012

Researchers are trying to understand the long and short term effects of what was once thought to be a minor injury, and they are looking for new ways to test for concussions. An Ohio State University researcher is studying how a popular video game – the Wii Fit system – can help test concussions.