The verdict is in on a former judge accused of conspiring to set his house on fire and then collecting $235,000 in insurance proceeds.
A federal jury in Columbus has convicted former Fairfield County Municipal Judge Donald McAuliffe after deliberating the past two days. Authorities charged the 53-year-old McAuliffe with conspiring with another man to burn his home in Millersport nearly two years ago.
McAuliffe is looking at sentenced totaling more than ten years in...
Local leaders gathered today for a brainstorming event to collaborate on ways to increase charitable giving in Muskingum County.
The President of Ohio Hills Planned Giving Council, Shawn Phelps says thankfully, Muskingum County is already a giving county. State Senator Joy Padgett was there as a motivator to speak to local leaders about how to make visions into realities for the community.
Today’s event was held at the Z-venue in Zanesville.
Some important non-profit organizations in our area may soon be getting some help from state funding.
The Zanesville Community Development Department is currently taking applications from organizations needing federal money. In the past this funding has helped area projects such as Big Brothers, Big Sisters, Help Me Grow, and the Sewer Separation Project.
Community Development Director, Meg Deedrick says this money is the best investment for our community and is designed...
It’s back to Appeals Court for a local man convicted in the death of his daughter. In the early 1990’s Eric Scott Patterson was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the death of his three-year-old daughter Lacey.
He appealed the original decision to the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals and on a technicality won a new trial that must occur within the next six months. The jury in Patterson’s second trail deadlocked, and Muskingum County Common Pleas Judge Howard Zwelling...