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The University of Rio Grande baseball team announced the signing of Dominic Tiberi to the 2014 class Tuesday, according to RioRedStorm.com. Tiberi is a recent graduate of Dublin (Ohio) Coffman High School. In his senior year for the Shamrocks, he batted .352 and knocked in 17 runs. He also doubled four times and tripled twice,… Read More
The Morgan County Sheriff's Office has released the identity of the burned body found last week in Union Township. Deputies say the body has been identified as Phillip Kimbro, Jr., 24. His last known address was in Lorain, Ohio. Investigators say Kimbro has an extensive criminal record. The investigation is ongoing.
A man and A woman were arrested Sunday for allegedly stealing $220 worth of steak from an Athens Kroger. Plus, the Athens County Public Library is installing a solar energy system on it's the branch library on Home Street. These stories and more in your special Monday NewsWrap.
A group devoted to fair treatment for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender West Virginians is screening a film that features 14 personal stories. Fairness West Virginia Institute is launching the "Faces of Fairness" tour Thursday at Musical Grounds European Coffeehouse in Fayetteville. The group will then take the show on the road, with stops in… Read More
West Liberty University's football team can start playing night games this fall thanks to the donation of a new lighting system. The gift from Wheeling native and alumnus Gary West is valued at nearly $500,000. West Liberty President Robin Capehart says it will dramatically improve both the player and fan experience at Russek Field. The… Read More
The name of man who was shot and killed in Glenwood, West Virginia was released. The Ohio State Fair has broken a single-day attendance record. Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes will officially kick off her campaign in her hometown of Lexington. Details in your audio update.
Last month, the Supreme Court permitted affirmative action policies to live on at America’s college campuses – at least for a while. In Fisher v. The University of Texas, the court decided that the question of whether race can legally be taken into consideration in admissions decisions should be directed to a lower court, thereby… Read More
The Glenville area has been shaken by another minor earthquake. The U.S. Geological Survey reports that a magnitude-2.8 earthquake occurred at 2:09 a.m. Tuesday. The epicenter was 7 miles south-southwest of Glenville. A Gilmer County 911 dispatcher says there were no reports of damage. It's the second minor earthquake in the area in less than… Read More
Ohioans affected by the July storms may have a chance at getting some financial assistance. Ohio Governor John Kasich announced Tuesday that the U.S. Small Business Administration has granted Ohio’s request to issue a disaster declaration as a result of the July 9-10 severe storms and flooding. According to an official press release, the declaration… Read More
The Fourth District Court of Appeals has upheld the decision of the jury that found William Inman II guilty of killing his wife and denied his request for a new trial Monday. Inman was found guilty of aggravated murder, murder, kidnapping, tampering with evidence and abuse of a corpse by a jury in June 2012… Read More
Athens County Sheriff deputies arrested a Pomeroy man for allegedly exposing himself on the bike path. Sheriff Pat Kelly says Michael Manley, 33, was arrested Monday for public indecency. Kelly says a 22-year-old woman called 911 to report a man who exposed his genitals while he was jogging on the bike path. Deputies arrested Manley… Read More
A man and woman who pleaded guilty in relation to scrap metal thefts in Hocking County in 2011 were arrested on Sunday in Chauncey after allegedly stealing $220 of steak from Kroger in Athens. Zachariah Dye, 36, formerly of Logan, was arrested and taken to Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail on warrants out of Hocking and… Read More
A federal agency plans to open up a state forest in eastern Ohio to shale gas drilling. The U.S. Bureau of Land Management wants to open more than 4,500 acres of the Blue Rock State Forest in Muskingum County to hydraulic fracturing, or fracking. Bids from oil and gas companies will be sought in a… Read More
A West Virginia man accused of torturing his wife for years is set to go on trial in October. Jackson County Circuit Court Judge Thomas Evans set an Oct. 15 trial date for Peter Lizon, 39. He was indicted in June on three counts each of malicious wounding and domestic battery. Police arrested Lizon in… Read More
A West Virginia center is getting federal funding to expand and increase patient access to mental health treatment and substance abuse recovery services. Sens. Jay Rockefeller and Joe Manchin and Rep. Nick Rahall announced the funding for Prestera Center for Mental Health Services on Monday. The Huntington center is getting $280,000 to expand its telemedicine… Read More
An auto mechanic who sold prescription painkillers out of a Huntington shop has been sentenced to more than five years in prison. U.S. Attorney Booth Goodwin says Vernon Browning, 45, of South Point, Ohio, was sentenced Monday for distribution of oxycodone. He had pleaded guilty in April. Prosecutors say Browning funded and organized trips to… Read More
Levi Canterbury took the stand Monday in Athens County Common Pleas Court and testified that he lied to investigators when they asked if he had sexual contact with the woman accusing him of rape. He said he did not tell officers what really happened that night because he was “panicking,” having heard the Ohio University… Read More