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UPDATE 8:20 a.m. An attorney for a man convicted in the slaying of his estranged wife and the discovery of her body in a southeast Ohio septic tank says it's obvious the jury paid close attention to the evidence and what the law is in recommending a life sentence. Attorney Herman Carson says the jurors took… Read More
An Athens man is behind bars after a stabbing at Carriage Hill apartments. 24-year-old Davion Hamilton has been charged with felonious assault and tampering with evidence. A news release says Athens police were called at 1:19 pm. When they got on the scene, they found Joseph Papineau of Nelsonville had been cut with a knife…. Read More
The Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation says 11 individuals have been convicted of charges related to defrauding Ohio's workers' compensation system during May. One of the 11 is a Gallia County woman. Maria Patterson of Vinton pleaded guilty to felony counts of workers' compensation fraud and forgery. She submitted false documents in order to obtain… Read More
The Morgan County Sheriff's office recovered the vehicle involved in Tuesday evening's alleged shooting south of Malta. Both the suspect and victim are still missing. Witnesses told officers Timmy Stevens shot John Davis III while the two were arguing. Stevens allegedly shot Davis in the head three times. The State Police processed the vehicle and… Read More
In a hearing held Wednesday, a Guernsey County judge ordered that a man accused of murdering his foster father be evaluated by the state. The evaluation will determine his ability to maintain a plea of not guilty by reason of insanity and his competency to stand trial. Perry Buco, 22, is accused of killing his… Read More
The announcement of an investment in the USEC's Piketon Plant by the US Department of Energy means finding funding for the project is now an accelerated goal for US Senator Sherrod Brown. Brown, a democrat, says the $350 million announcement gives new life to the plant located in Southeast Ohio. Brown says the Piketon… Read More
Former Governor Ted Strickland is a National Campaign Co-Chair for President Barack Obama and Strickland has been quite active in that role. He was in Logan and New Lexington Wednesday and spoke in support of the President on Monday in Athens, too. "I'm working mostly in Ohio, but I'm also doing some traveling for… Read More
Ohio University President Roderick McDavis has approved a new homecoming parade route that avoids several bars on Court Street where alcohol-related problems have occurred in the past. The decision was announced Thursday and follows a recommendation by a committee of University and Athens officials. The new route will take effect with the next homecoming… Read More
Two dogs are under quarantine in West Virginia following the mauling death of a 2-year-old St. Mary's boy. West Virginia State Police say the mixed breed dogs attacked and killed the boy Wednesday afternoon. The child walked over to a neighbor's yard while playing. The child's father found him behind the neighbor's home…. Read More
A jury will begin hearing arguments on whether a man convicted in the slaying of his estranged wife should receive the death penalty. Agencies in Ohio, West Virginia and Kentucky tested their preparedness for a terrorism attack or disaster in a multi-state drill Wednesday. Details in your morning audio update.
The four female justices of the Ohio Supreme Court are scheduled to make a rare appearance together away from the court at an event that educates girls about government. Chief Justice Maureen O'Connor and Justices Evelyn Lundberg Stratton, Judith Ann Lanzinger and Yvette McGee Brown were scheduled to speak Thursday at Buckeye Girls State. The… Read More
Agencies in Ohio, West Virginia and Kentucky tested their preparedness for a terrorism attack or disaster in a multi-state drill Wednesday. Ten agencies along the Ohio River participated in the drill. Wood County West Virginia Sheriff Jeff Sandy says the exercise was useful because his county has a number of factors to consider in… Read More
UPDATE 3:05 p.m. Jurors have begun deliberating on whether a man found guilty in the strangling of his estranged wife whose body was found in a southeast Ohio septic tank should receive the death penalty. A jury in Logan heard testimony and closing arguments Thursday in the sentencing phase of 27-year-old William Inman II's trial,… Read More
Fred Eaglesmith and his Traveling Steam Show will roll into Stuart's Opera House on Saturday, June 16.