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An Athens County Couple have still not received a settlement for their property that was destroyed in an explosion last November. John and Cathy Sayers are still waiting to accept an offer from Tennessee Gas after a pipeline exploded behind their Glouster house. The couple has not had their own home for five months. Though… Read More
A former Ohio University student has been indicted on charges that stemmed from an Ohio University dormitory fire that occurred in June. Several Ohio University students will be wearing visible, but emtpy gun holsters this week as part of a protest against gun laws in Ohio. Details in your afternoon audio update.
Ohio will introduce its new head basketball coach at a Tuesday press conference. TCU's former head coach Jim Christian will be introduced as the new head coach of Ohio University men's basketball. Tuesday's reports said Christian will make a base salary of $425,000 per year for a five-year contract. Watch the live press conference here… Read More
Although the punishment is now less severe, noisy residents can still get themselves in trouble with the Athens police. This spring marks the one-year anniversary of the amended Athens City noise ordinance policy. In 2010, a total of 896 noise complaints were filed, one of the highest complaint rates for any type of call. In effect… Read More
The Ohio Supreme Court has struck down a state law requiring juvenile sex offenders convicted in juvenile courts to register as sex offenders for life. The court ruled 5-2 Tuesday that the requirement enacted in a 2007 law is unconstitutional because it amounts to cruel and unusual punishment and violates children's due process rights. Justice… Read More
Just over a month ago, a northeast Ohio school was rocked by a deadly shooting. But just days ago, those who were among the first on the scene at Chardon High School the morning of February 27 were honored by state lawmakers. Donning red ribbons in memory of the three students killed, dozens… Read More
Something was wrong with Cole. On a Saturday afternoon in mid-February 2011, Danielle Smoot walked into her 16-year-old son's bedroom and found him curled under his New England Patriots bedspread. Cole was a kid who could sleep until dinnertime if he wanted, but with school Monday through Friday, wrestling meets on… Read More
A man in Lawerence County impersonated a police officer and sexually violated a woman that he pulled over. Members of the Ohio University Second Amendment Club are protesting laws that ban concealed weapons on college campuses.
Police are searching for a man who impersonated a cop, pulled a woman over, and sexually violated her in Lawrence County. Lawrence County Sheriff's Department Sgt. Randy Goodall says in his report a woman was driving on Burlington Macedonia Road when she saw an unmarked car behind her with a red and white strobe light… Read More
Teachers wanting to brush up on their conservation and environmental education will have a chance later this month thanks to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Wildlife. The agency will hold a free wildlife workshop, called Project Wild, on April 14 in Athens for both formal and informal educators. Lindsay Rist, a… Read More