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Pair Arrested On Child Porn Charges


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Two Pike County men are in jail after being arrested for possessing pornographic materials involving minor children. Sheriff Richard Henderson says Robert Sutton Jr and Marc Justice, both 52, are charged with 109 counts of pandering sexually-oriented obscenity. Officers arrested the pair Wednesday following an investigation by the Pike County sheriff's office and the United… Read More

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OUPD To Offer Active Shooter Response Training


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The Ohio University Police Department will offer free training to the public on how to respond to active-shooter situations. The ALiCE training, which stands for Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, and Escape, is a national program that trains civlians. OUPD has presented the training to various groups in the past, but this is the first time… Read More

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Federal Prosecutors Charging Ohio Man With Clean Water Act Violations

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UPDATE 1:25 p.m. Prosecutors are charging a northeast Ohio man with violating the federal Clean Water Act after at least 20,000 gallons of gas-drilling waste was dumped into a river tributary. The U.S. Attorney's Office announced the charge Thursday against 62-year-old Ben Lupo of Poland, near Youngstown. He pleaded not guilty. Lupo owns Hardrock Excavating LLC…. Read More

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Task Force On Capital Punishment Considering New Rules For Attorneys

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UPDATE 2:03 p.m. The committee reviewing Ohio's death penalty law is considering a proposal to require lawyers representing death penalty clients to extensively document the amount of time they spend on their cases. The proposal by prosecutors being debated Thursday also would require defense attorneys to include their reasons for calling or not calling particular witnesses,… Read More