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Police Identify Victim And Suspect In Sunday Shooting

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UPDATE (11 p.m.): Michael Allen Russell was taken into custody tonight in The Plains. Russell was being sought in connection with the shooting death of Charles Duncan, Sr., on West Washington Street on Sunday. He will appear in court Wednesday on charges of involuntary manslaughter and robbery, according to Athens Police. _________________________________ ATHENS, Ohio — Authorities… Read More

Arrests Made In Connection To 2016 Pike County Murders

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UPDATE: 4:58 p.m. On Monday, a Pike County grand jury indicted George “Billy” Wagner III, Angela Wagner, George Wagner IV and Edward “Jake” Wagner, on murder charges with death penalty specifications, according to Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine. George “Billy” Wagner III, 47; Angela Wagner, 48; George Wagner IV, 27; Edward “Jake” Wagner, 26, are… Read More

WATCH: 15th Congressional District Candidates Debate At Ohio University

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ATHENS — The candidates running to represent Ohio’s 15th Congressional District discussed national and local issues during Tuesday’s debate at Ohio University. Republican Representative Steve Stivers and Democratic Challenger Rick Neal responded to questions about how they would handle immigration, Ohio’s 2021 redistricting and how to bring jobs to southeast Ohio. The candidates perhaps disagreed most… Read More