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Investigators say remains found in Adams County may be those of an infant. Adams County Sheriff Kim Rogers said Friday that his office received information this week alleging an infant died at a home in Peebles and was buried there. Rogers said a search of the property disclosed remains that will be sent to a… Read More
Athens County officials are waiting to see what impact Ohio University's switch to semesters will have on sales tax revenue this year. At this point, sales tax revenue for the county is only up 0.68 percent compared to this time last year, according to County Commissioner Lenny Eliason. County Auditor Jill Thompson said just over… Read More
The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch throughout the region. A false gunman report leads to a lockdown at and an evacuation of Antioch College in Ohio. Details in your afternoon update.
The power of kings to spare a condemned person's life lies solely with the governor in Kentucky. It's one of a select few states where the chief executive can spare death row inmates, shorten sentences and forgive crimes without oversight or having to explain his actions. A review of clemency laws and policies across the… Read More
On this edition of Conversations from Studio B, host Tom Walker talks with Dr. Patrick Corrigan, author of multiple publications on mental illness and the related problem of stigma. Walker and Corrigan discuss a number of topics, including mental health related stigma and discrimination towards those with mental illness.
UPDATE 4:20 PM: Power has been restored to all AEP Ohio customers affected by Friday morning’s power outages. UPDATE 12:02 PM: Power has ben restored to the 199 AEP Ohio customers in Ross County who were without service Friday morning. Officials say downed power lines in the county caused the outage. About 979 customers across… Read More
A former Ohio University student will spend time behind bars after pleading guilty to 23 felony charges involving election fraud. Timothy Zureick, 22, of Cincinnati, entered into a plea agreement in Athens County Common Pleas Court in April that saw him plead guilty to 22 counts of obtaining false signatures and one charge of election… Read More
Young people living in Vinton County can take home free backpacks of food meant to last a weekend. The backpacks are available to all children ages 2-18, and can be picked up on Fridays from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Sojourners Youth Summer Feeding Program sites, at Central, South, and West Elementary schools…. Read More
The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch throughout the region. The watch is issued in Ohio throughout the evening Friday in the following counties: Athens, Gallia, Jackson, Lawrence, Meigs, Vinton, Perry, Morgan and Washington counties. Fairfield, Hocking, Licking, Pickaway, Pike, and Scioto counties in Ohio are under a Flash Flood Watch until… Read More
Members of the new Hocking County Sheriff’s Office Interdiction Unit stopped a vehicle on Laurel Run Road for a traffic violation Monday night and found .3 grams of “ice” methamphetamine, which is reportedly the most powerful kind. “It’s associated with much larger, sophisticated drug operations associated with the Mexican cartel,” noted Hocking County Sheriff Chief… Read More
UPDATE 1:48 p.m. A spokesperson for American Electric Power says a fallen tree forced crews to close a portion of Long Run Road as they worked on repairing damaged power lines. AEP Ohio says a large tree took down six spans of power lines around 1 a.m. Friday morning. The length of wire between two power… Read More
Four boaters are credited with rescuing a man who jumped off a Huntington bridge into the Ohio River. Huntington Police Officer J. Talbert says that a man crashed into a concrete barrier Thursday evening in an attempt to drive off the 31st Street Bridge. Eighteen-year-old Taylor Moore of Huntington saw the driver get out of… Read More
A prosecutor says no one will be charged in the death of a woman after a central Ohio neighborhood brawl that initially led to rioting charges against several adults and juveniles. Pickaway County Prosecutor Judy Wolford tells The Columbus Dispatch a grand jury declined to indict the adults on involuntary manslaughter charges in the death… Read More