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The Athens Police Department needs your help to find the man suspected of robbing the Richland Avenue WesBanco Bank Tuesday afternoon. Athens Police released to WOUB a series of stills from bank surveillance video. If you have any information on the robbery, call Crime Solvers Anonymous at 740-594-3331 or APD at 740-592-3315. Captain Ralph Harvey… Read More
Joseph Cherico, a member of the Ohio cross country team, pled guilty to a misdemeanor charge of disorderly conduct after an incident this past Sunday. The 21-year-old was cited early Sunday morning by Athens City Police on Court Street. He paid a $40 fine. Men's cross country coach Clay Calkins had no comment when WOUB… Read More
Ohio University will contribute to the purchase of a new fire ladder truck for the City of Athens. The University will pay $50,000 a year for five years for a total for $250,000. The university's offering will cover about a quarter of the cost of the new truck. … Read More
Preparing for major changes at Ohio University and a missing hunter is found alive. This is your 60 second news update from the WOUB Newsroom.
Gridiron Glory prepares for week three of southeast Ohio high school football by taking a good look at the games to come. This Friday crews will be out catching all the action in Portsmouth, Parkersburg South, Trimble, Nelsonville-York, and Alexander. The "Game of the Week" crew will be at New Lexington as the Panthers take… Read More
Two weeks are in the books and it’s business as expected in the TVC-Ohio. Nelsonville-York, Athens, and Alexander have opened their bag of tricks on the competition and opened up each of their seasons 2-0. They’re now reaping the reward of a three-way tie atop of the conference. Can any squad separate itself from the… Read More
Bob Edwards is offering up his autobiography for free as an e-book. in his memoir, "A Voice in the Box: My Life in Radio," the Louisville native and longtime public radio host describes his road to success, from knocking on station doors during college and working for the American Forces Korea Network to his work… Read More
With the 2011-2012 school year being the last year for quarters at Ohio University, current students need to start learning about the transition from quarters to semesters. Dean of Students Ryan Lombardi says students should ask questions regarding the switch. "First and foremost, they should go talk to their academic advisor. Our advisors have spent… Read More
A second woman who had been injured in a crash at an Ohio stop sign concealed with petroleum jelly and plastic wrap has died. Lt. John Monce with the sheriff's office in Pickaway County says Jeanne Shea, 81, of Circleville, died Tuesday. She had been hospitalized in Columbus since Aug. 17, when investigators say she… Read More
There is no school in the Ironton City School District today. That's because a bomb threat was called in and the caller made references to gang affiliation from New Orleans, Louisiana. A Lawrence County Sheriff's Department news release says the decision was made to send students and staff throughout the district home as a precautionary… Read More
A missing hunter in Lawrence County has been found alive. Plus, an apartment building catches fire in Meigs County. Listen here for your :60 audio update.
Several residents are out of their homes this morning after a fire at an apartment building. Meigs County 911 Dispatchers say the fire started about 2 a.m. at a building on Cole Street in Middleport. About 2:40 a.m. fire crews reported they had contained the fire and no one was hurt. There is no word… Read More
A hunter reported missing by his wife on Sunday was found alive yesterday three miles from his original location. Don Nickels, 59, of Raceland, Kentucky was found after an extensive search both on foot and on four-wheeler. When Nickels was found by forestry officials Tuesday afternoon, Sheriff Jeff Lawless says he was very confused but… Read More
Athens Police are still searching for the man who robbed a Richland Avenue bank yesterday afternoon. They released a picture of the man taken by a security camera in the bank. Captain Ralph Harvey says the man is described as white, with a light complexion. He's also clean shaven, age 20 to 30 and was… Read More