Archive

You are viewing the December 23, 2013 daily archives

WOUB Digital

Blevins Sentenced to Eight Years in Jail

By:
Posted on:

A young father, who was arrested on allegations of physically abusing his infant son received an 8-year prison term Monday morning. Dakota Blevins, 21, of Jefferson Furnace Road, Oak Hill, appeared in Jackson County Common Pleas Court on December 23, at 10:30 a.m., where he was sentenced to the maximum of eight years in jail.  Blevins’ charges date back… Read More

WOUB Digital

Former Ohio Deputy Treasurer Pleads Guilty to Kickbacks and Money Laundering


Posted on:

The former Ohio deputy treasurer pleaded guilty Monday for his role in leading a bribery and money laundering scheme involving the Ohio Treasurer’s Office. Acting Assistant Attorney General Mythili Raman of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division, First Assistant U.S. Attorney Mark T. D’Alessandro of the Southern District of Ohio, and Special Agent in Charge Kevin… Read More

WOUB Digital

Ruling May Make Gay Marriage Ban Unconstitutional in Ohio – AG Will Appeal

By:
Posted on:

Update: Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine said he will appeal a Cincinnati judge's ruling questioning the constitutionality of the state's ban on same-sex marriage. Early Monday Judge Timothy Black ordered state officials to recognize such unions on death certificates. While that ruling applies only to death certificates, it opens the door to litigation aimed at… Read More

WOUB Digital

Flooding Closes Area Roads


Posted on:

An advisory from  the Athens County Pubic Information Officer Network reports that four area roads have been closed because of flooding. County Road 4, Glenn Ebon Road, US Route 33 to the Hocking River Sections of County Road 24, Harmony Road Sections of County Road 58, Frost Road Sections of County Road 109, Beebe Road… Read More

WOUB Digital

Kincaid Pleads Guilty to Bank Fraud Charges in Federal Court

By:
Posted on:

Melissa R. Kincaid, of Logan, appeared in U.S. District Court Friday afternoon for a change of plea hearing. Kincaid seemed distraught as she sat next to her attorney, Nicholas G. Gournaris of Dayton. Initially charged with 26 felony counts including bank fraud, aggravated identity theft and bankruptcy fraud, Kincaid signed a plea agreement and pleaded… Read More