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In the wake of a celebrity photo scandal, the issue of phone safety now has people on high alert. From social media to bank accounts and everything in between, all internet users are at risk of being hacked and violated against their will. This leaves people not only feeling vulnerable but also defenseless, as many… Read More
Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) announced new legislation Tuesday that would help fight the number of drug overdose deaths in Ohio by increasing access to treatment for those struggling with opiate addictions. During a press conference at the Alcohol, Drug, and Mental Health (ADAMH) Board of Franklin County, the Senator addressed the record high number of… Read More
Several Republican state lawmakers want to force the Ohio House to vote on a bill requiring voters in the swing state to show photo identification at the polls. The bill was introduced almost a year ago and has yet to have a hearing. It would require Ohioans to show a driver's license, state ID card… Read More
The Albany Independent Fair is returning to the Albany Fairgrounds this week with a full lineup of livestock judging, derbies, entertainment and pageants. The fair, which began in 1966, will kick off on Wednesday and run through Sunday, Sept. 7. Fair Board Vice President Kim Kyle said that while some of the contests and activities… Read More
David Bromberg and band in performance at the Fur Peace Ranch from June 7, 2014.
A woman was taken to the hospital after being hit by an SUV while crossing Richland Avenue near Porter Hall. A woman was reportedly hit by an SUV while crossing at about 10:45 a.m. Tuesday. The incident was originally called a hit-and-run by police, but at the scene officials said they were talking with the… Read More
Ghosts, Kelly Anne Blevins Pittsburgh artist Kelly Anne Blevins will be exhibiting her artwork at the Ohio University Eastern Art Gallery Sept. 2-18. A reception for the artist will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 3, from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibit Activated by Charcoal: Drawings by Kelly Anne Blevins will showcase her talents in… Read More
Charges were filed in Meigs County this morning against a man for the murder of a West Virginia teenager who had gone missing in early August. Ernest M. Roach, 36, of Racine, Ohio, was taken into custody on federal charges earlier this month after West Virginia police discovered that Erika Brown, 16, had made… Read More
Bobcat Sports Showcase reporter Josh Rogers takes you inside the relationship between Grace Campbell and Gabby Hausfeld, the Ohio women's soccer team's starting central defensive duo.
The Bobcats' football roster contains 115 players from 21 different states, but only three players are from the local area. Anthony Baucco sits down with the home-grown talent on the Ohio football team.
An Athens County Sheriff’s Office deputy reinstated just four months ago is now under investigation, according to information received through a public records request. Interim Sheriff Rodney Smith would not confirm or deny any details of an investigation into Deputy Shannon Sheridan when asked about it Friday. A public records request filed Friday with the… Read More
A person of interest will be charged Tuesday following the discovery of the body of a missing teen from West Virginia, found along the banks of the Ohio River in Meigs County on Saturday. The body has been identified as Erica Brown, 16, of Charleston in Kanawha County, West Virginia, according to Meigs County Sheriff… Read More
Aquabear Legion’s dedication to spreading the Ohio music gospel continues this weekend as the Aquabear County Fair returns for an eighth year.
The event, which features 15 acts from Athens and around the state, takes place this Friday and Saturday at The Union Bar & Grill, with a Saturday afternoon in-store show at Haffa's Records.
Ohio motorists are paying more for gasoline coming out of the long holiday weekend. A gallon of regular gas was averaging $3.51 in Tuesday's survey from auto club AAA, the Oil Price Information Service and WEX Inc. That's up about a dime from a week ago, and it's a few cents more than last… Read More
Medical students at Marshall University will benefit from six new scholarships. The scholarships were created through a graduating giving program called Adopt a Medical Student. The program allows gifts to be made annually until the fund becomes fully endowed. Marshall says the scholarships established at the Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine will… Read More
Update 4:03 p.m. Charges were filed in Meigs County Tuesday morning against a man for the death of a West Virginia teenager who had gone missing in early August. Ernest M. Roach, 36, of Racine, Ohio, was taken into custody on federal charges after West Virginia police discovered that Erika Brown, 16, had been in… Read More
With the departure of the most successful senior class in program history, Ohio football coaches turned to the United States Navy Seals to help identify their leaders.