Four people are dead in two separate accidents in Central Ohio. In Pataskala, investigators say a head-on collision on East Broad took three lives. One vehicle crossed the center line. Early this morning, the driver of a pick-up truck was killed when he slammed into a tree in a residential area south of Route 104 [...]
Ohio Court Awards Former Ohio State Coach.
Former Ohio State head basketball coach Jim O’Brien has been awarded more than $2,000,000 in damages for being wrongfully fired in 2004.
Earlier, the Ohio Court of Claims ruled Jim O’Brien was wrongfully fired. On Wednesday the court awarded him a total of $2,250,000 plus interest in damages.
The amount of interest will be determined when a final judgment is made in the case. O’Brien sued Ohio State University after he was fired in June 2004 for giving a potential recruit’s mother a $6,000 loan in 1998. In a prepared statement, OSU Vice President, Christopher Culley, says the university stands by its decision to dismiss O’Brien, and expects the court’s decision will be appealed.