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The Gallipolis Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating an accident in Meigs County that left two people injured. Troopers said the crash occurred on Saturday, September 7 at approximately 2:10 pm on State Route 7 in Meigs. 72-year-old Julia Stevens of Fairfax, VA was hit by 31-year-old Virginia Hunter of Reedsville. According to troopers,… Read More
The Athens Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating an accident on U.S. Route 50 in Athens County that resulted two women being flown to area hospitals. Troopers say the accident occurred at approximately 7:32 p.m. Saturday at the Coolville intersection of U.S. Route 50. The accident report states that Blair Rexrode, 20, of Coolville, failed to yield when turning… Read More
A Washington County man is facing two first degree felony rape charges stemming from sexual acts involving a nine-year-old child. Washington County Sheriff, Larry Mincks says 29-year-old Daniel Pottmeyer of Lowell is accused of performing two types of sexual acts on the child between five and seven times. In a statement released today, Micks says… Read More
Reduced income tax rates for businesses are about to kick in. The buzz happening in prisons across Ohio. Details in your afternoon update.
The Athens County Emergency Management Agency along with Athens County local emergency planning committee for hazardous materials held a hazardous materials spill preparedness exercise today (Tuesday). The event was held at the Athens Waste Water Treatment Plant at 557 East State Street in Athens. From 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. large numbers of emergency vehicles… Read More
It's springtime in Athens, Ohio, and for thousands of OU students, that means one thing: Number Fest. Started almost a decade ago by Dominic Petrozzi and his friends as a last hurrah before graduation, Number Fest (or "#Fest") has now grown into what Petrozzi describes as, "the premier college music festival experience." Kendrick Lamar, dubbed… Read More
An anti-gambling group hopes to end gambling at horse tracks. A man accused of raping three young girls pleads not guilty in court Wednesday. Details in your afternoon audio update.
Travelers of Ohio's roadways can now see real-time travel information using their mobile phones, tablets and desktop computers. The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) said that the new Ohgo.com, which officially replaces BuckeyeTraffic.org, will help motorist get where they need to be safer, faster and much easier than before. "The price we pay for sitting… Read More
The Hocking College Police Department is looking for a suspect in an on-campus robbery. Police said the robbery occurred on November 30 between 11:00 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. on the main campus. Police are looking for Mark C. McGuire Jr., 23, as a person of interest in the investigation. McGuire is a black male and weighs… Read More
UPDATE 11:36 A.M. A boil order planned to effect the entire city of Nelsonville will be put off due to a delay in construction at the city's water plant. According to Public Information Officer Dan Pfeiffer, the boil order will be rescheduled once date for relocating a main water line is nailed down. The… Read More