Safety & Security: Spectator Safety
Boy Critical After Fall Through Ice at Closed Public Pool
by McKenzie Romero January 2015
A 12-year-old boy remained in critical condition Tuesday night after falling through the ice on a frozen swimming pool at the closed Magna Recreation Center.
OSU Aftermath: Did Columbus Cops Warn About Gas?
by Lucas Sullivan and Collin Binkley, THE COLUMBUS DISPATCH January 2015
Columbus police are expanding an investigation into the use of pepper spray on Ohio State University students and fans celebrating the football team's national championship, after a second Ohio news organization published video of the incident.
Minnesotans Against Idea of Sledding Ban in Parks
by MARY LYNN SMITH; STAR TRIBUNE (Mpls.-St. Paul) January 2015
Fearing potential lawsuits, a town in Iowa banned sledding in all but two of its 50 parks, news that has some Minnesotans shaking their heads and vowing not to put the skids on sledding.
City to Test Residents Near Tainted Park Used for Soccer
by Mark Ferenchik, THE COLUMBUS DISPATCH January 2015
Columbus Public Health plans to test residents near Saunders Park to determine whether they have high levels of arsenic, lead, mercury or other contaminants that have been found in soil at the park.
NHL Teams Nix Public Appearances Amid Mumps Scare
by Kevin Allen, USA TODAY Sports December 2014
At least five teams had changed plans as of Tuesday evening, including the New York Islanders, who delayed today's annual holiday hospital visit as a precautionary measure.
Saints Fan Arrested After Pushing Bears Owner
by Associated Press December 2014
The Chicago Bears say chairman George McCaskey was pushed by a New Orleans Saints fan during Monday night's game at Soldier Field.
NHL's Mumps Outbreak Not Viewed as Wider Threat
by Gene Warner News Staff Reporter December 2014
Worried about the possibility that the outbreak of mumps traveling through several National Hockey League teams could put you, a nonprofessional athlete, at great risk?
Carbon Monoxide Leak at Rink Sends 81 to Hospital
by Andrew Brandt December 2014
A carbon monoxide leak at a junior hockey game in Lake Delton, Wis., sent 81 people to the hospital Saturday night.
Track Official Dead After Being Struck By Weight at Meet
by Wire Reports December 2014
Cornell University Police are investigating the death of a 75-year-old man who was struck by a thrown weight at a campus track meet.
Social Media Threat to Gameday Protesters Investigated
by Justine McDaniel, Inquirer Staff Writer December 2014
The Central Bucks School District and Montgomery County are investigating a threatening message, posted on social media, attributed to the accounts of a Central Bucks High School West employee.