WOSU News Archives For: January 17, 2006

OSU Ponders Future of Blackwell Name

12:00AM
January
17, 2006

Former Ohio State marketing professor Roger Blackwell reported this afternoon to the federal prison in Morgantown, West Virginia, to begin serving time for insider trading. The 65-year-old Blackwell was sentenced last month to a six-year term for telling friends and family members about a corporate merger. Their subsequent stock trades netted nearly 900-thousand dollars. Meanwhile, the University has not decided what it will do with the campus hotel named for the former professor.

Former Franklin County Clerk Enters Guilty Plea

12:00AM
January
17, 2006

Former Franklin County Municipal Court clerk, Michael Pirik, pleaded guilty Tuesday to tampering with records. Pirik could spend up the 18 months in jail.