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The Ohio women’s basketball team scored a season-high 82 points Thursday night, but still fell short to Akron for the second time this year, 98-82. After scoring a season-low 35 points against the Buffalo Bulls Feb. 23, the Bobcats (6-20, 1-13 MAC) had two players turn out career performances. Ohio junior guard Erin Bailes scored… Read More
The Ohio University (6-20, 1-13) women’s basketball team scored a season-high Thursday night, however the Bobcats fell short to the Akron Zips (19-8, 10-4) for the second time this year, losing 98-82. After scoring a season-low 35 points against the Buffalo Bulls Feb. 23, the Bobcats had two players turn out career performances. Ohio junior… Read More
After day one of the Mid-American Conference Swimming and Diving Championships in Buffalo, N.Y., Ohio sits in second place with 172 points. The Bobcats got off to a good start as they finished second to the hosting Buffalo Bulls in the 200-yard freestyle relay. Lauren Funk, Katey Brooks, Addy Ferguson and Haley Clark combined to… Read More
A Coolville man was arrested Wednesday night after relatives said he threatened to kill them. Athens County Sheriff Pat Kelly said deputies were called to Brimstone Road in Coolville Wednesday afternoon in response to reports of shots being fired by an intoxicated male subject. When they arrived deputies were told by family members that their… Read More
Govnor John Kasich is attempting to convince Republicans to extend Medicaid coverage. Michigan manfacing drug charges after traffic stop in Scioto County. There will be more details will follow.
The Athens Police Department is asking for information on recent crimes in the city – and it could mean money in your pocket. The first occurred January 31 around 9:20am, where an OU graduate student was robbed by an armed man near the Station St. Apartments. The suspect is described as a black male, 6'1",… Read More
A central Ohio nurse will spend four months in prison following a sentencing hearing Thursday for hacking and distributing personal information from her supervisor. Adriann Brierley, 37, of Buckeye Lake, was charged with one felony count of computer intrusion in 2008. Brierley pleaded guilty to the charge in October. According to U.S. Attorney Carter Stewart,… Read More
The newly-elected Belmont County Sheriff is fighting to keep his job. Sheriff David Lucas' attorney says he is continuing to focus on his position, despite the a legal challenge from his opponent in November's election. Dick Flanagan, the former sheriff, is challenging Lucas' election arguing he is not properly qualified to hold his office. Earlier… Read More
On this edition of Conversations from Studio B, WOUB’s Director and General Manager Tom Hodson talks with Abrahm Lustgarten, investigative reporter on energy and environmental issues for ProPublica. Formerly of Fortune Magazine, Lustgarten has also appeared in such predominant publications as The New York Times, The Washington Post, BusinessWeek, Scientific American, and Esquire. In recent… Read More
The Ohio University School of Art is hosting The Promise, an MFA Thesis Exhibit by Rebecca Holbrook, in the Ohio University Art Gallery, located in Siegfred Hall. The Promise chronicles the July 2011 road trip that Holbrook took to be present with her grandfather at the time of his death, which occurred less than 24… Read More
The Navy has identified two sailors who perished during routine diving operations at a test pond at an Army site in Maryland. Officials said Wednesday that 28-year-old Navy Diver 1st Class James Reyher of Caldwell, Ohio, and Navy Diver 2nd Class Ryan Harris of Gladstone, Mo., died Tuesday at the Aberdeen Proving Ground in northeastern… Read More
Award-winning author Amy Tan spoke to a receptive audience last night at Ohio University's Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium.
Tan, best known for her novel The Joy Luck Club, told stories about her childhood, fielded questions from the audience and signed copies of her books.
State regulators are investigating the spill of more than 2,200 barrels of brine wastewater at a drilling site in Marshall County. Reports say an open valve allowed the wastewater to spill into a local tributary of Big Wheeling Creek last week. West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) spokeswoman Kathy Cosco says the agency is… Read More
A Michigan man is facing multiple felony drug charges following a traffic stop Wednesday night in Scioto County. Police arrested James Earl Brown, 46, of Muskegon, Michigan after finding 122 grams of heroin and 270 Oxycodone pills in his car. Troopers say the street value of the drugs is estimated as more than $26,000. Brown… Read More
Thousands of dollars of cash and drugs are off the street after what police are calling the largest heroin bust in Pomeroy history. Pomeroy Police Chief Mark Proffitt says police arrested Larry Wilson II, 34, of Detroit and Miranda Hawley, 19, of Pomeroy in the bust. Proffitt says at Wilson's home officers found $35,000 in… Read More
A Michigan man faces drug charges after police seize more than 100 grams of heroin in Scioto County. A Marietta woman knowingly collected her dead mother's Social Security benefits for 14 years. Details in your morning update.