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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – The state says a children services agency mishandled the case of a months-old boy who was found dead in an Ohio well and whose parents have pleaded not guilty to charges including aggravated murder. The Columbus Dispatch reports Ohio’s Department of Job and Family Services recently informed Scioto County Children Services… Read More
PORTSMOUTH, Ohio (AP) – The mother of a months-old boy found dead in an Ohio well has been found competent for trial on charges including aggravated murder. Jessica Groves and her husband, Daniel, pleaded not guilty in the death of their son, Dylan. Groves’ attorney, Robert Shawn Stratton, stipulated to a psychiatrist’s finding about her… Read More
PORTSMOUTH, Ohio (AP) – Court officials say the parents of a 4-month-old boy found dead in an Ohio well have pleaded not guilty to charges including aggravated murder, kidnapping and corpse abuse. Court officials in Scioto County say 39-year-old Jessica Groves and 41-year-old Daniel Groves, of Otway, pleaded not guilty Monday in Portsmouth in the… Read More
Scioto County voters decided the fate of one issue in Tuesday’s Primary Election. The Scioto County Career Technical Center 1 Mill permanent improvement renewal levy was approved with 819 voting for the issue and 279 voting against.
PORTSMOUTH, Ohio (AP) – An Ohio man serving life in prison for aggravated murder has been sentenced to 86 years more for a guard’s stabbing last year and a 2017 stabbing that wounded four prisoners who were handcuffed to a table and unable to defend themselves. The Scioto County prosecutor’s office says 39-year-old Greg Reinke… Read More
PORTSMOUTH — Two Scioto County men face felony charges after allegedly issuing or selling false training certificates used to obtain concealed carry permits. Jerry Hayes, 36, of Lucasville, was indicted on 25 counts of falsification by a Scioto County Grand Jury last week, according to Sheriff Marty V. Donini. A months-long investigation revealed Hayes was selling the… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A newly released video shows the brutality of an Ohio inmate’s knife attack on four other prisoners who were handcuffed to a table and unable to defend themselves. The video obtained by The Associated Press reveals for the first time the extent of the victims’ injuries and raises questions about how… Read More