WOSU News Archives For: April 5, 2012

Kimberly Jacobs Named Columbus’ First Female Police Chief

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Kimberly Jacobs, 54, is new Columbus Chief of Police. Her promotion was announced by Mayor Michael Coleman
5, 2012

Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman announced Kimberly Jacobs, 54, as new Police Chief. She’s the first woman to serve in the top administrative post.

Fire Officials Suspect Arson In Delaware County Barn Fires

5, 2012

Three barns within close proximity to each other caught fire early this morning east of Hoover Reservoir.

Hamilton Township Grad Killed In Afghanistan

Photo courtesy of the U.S. Army
April 5, 2012

The Department of Defense says Army Staff Sgt. Christopher L. Brown was killed in Kunar province on Tuesday.

DeWine Stepping Down “To Avoid Fight No One Will Win”

Kevin DeWine became Ohio GOP chairman in 2009 and helped the party reclaim the Ohio House and the Governor's office.
5, 2012

Kevin DeWine has been under pressure from Gov. John Kasich and local GOP leaders to resign and avoid an internal party fight.

Ohio Supreme Court: Teays Valley Prinicipal Fired Illegally

The district fired Ashville Elementary School Principal Stacey Carna in 2008.
April 5, 2012

The court says board members broke state law when they denied Stacey Carna an opportunity to meet with the board before she was fired in 2008.

Sullinger Leaving OSU, Going Pro

Two-time All-American forward Jared Sullinger averaged 17 points and nine rebounds per game in his two seasons at OSU.
5, 2012

The two-time All -American is foregoing his final two seasons of college eligibility to enter the NBA draft in June.

Should College Basketball Players Have To Stay Longer?

5, 2012

The early departure of OSU star forward Jared Sullinger and the rise of the freshman-led Kentucky Wildcats are raising the question of whether the NCAA or NBA require basketball players stay more than one year.