Stories tagged with: Damage

April 13, 2014 - 7:43pm
19 weeks 5 days ago

The Newark Police Department says that more than 90 acts of vandalism were reported to their office early Sunday Morning.

According to Newark Police Sergeant, Burt Gliatta at approximately 8:30 a.m., residents began to call in to the station to report damages to both their cars and homes.

"Windows damaged, mirrors were damaged, there were a couple of houses that I think have been shot at from what appears to be bb guns that were used in all of the reports so far, " said...

April 7, 2014 - 4:13pm
20 weeks 4 days ago

The investigation is continuing into the desecration of Woodlawn Cemetery in Zanesville and now an reward is being offered for information in the case. More than 100 tombstones were tipped over and broken.

Zanesville Police Chief, Kenneth Miller says the city is now offering a reward to anyone who can help them in solving the case.

"The city has decided to post a $500 dollar reward for the arrest and conviction of the people involved in the vandalism at the cemetery,"...

April 4, 2014 - 5:40pm
21 weeks 7 hours ago

Zanesville Mayor Jeff Tilton says someone did some major damage to an area cemetery. Whiz's Courtney Wheaton reports that police are asking for the public's help to find out who's responsible.

Broken and displaced tombstone litter the grounds at Woodlawn Cemetery just between Pershing Rd. and Cliffwood Ave. City officials believe that late last night someone came into the cemetery and started to destroy the grave sites one by one.

I think this is just a deplorable act. I can't...

November 17, 2013 - 11:06pm
40 weeks 5 days ago

A strong storm effected majority of our region this evening with the main damages being caused from gusty winds.

According to the Muskingum County Sheriff's Office there were trees down in a variety of streets in our area including Potts Lanes, North Linden Avenue, Clay Pike and Cutler Laker Road.

The Zanesville Police Department  also reports a tree crashing into a car on Taylor Street on Sunday Evening. Along with these instances there were more reports on the scanner...

June 30, 2012 - 7:02pm
2 years 8 weeks ago

Cambridge residents have been left to pick up the pieces from the storm that rattled and devastated many parts of Ohio Friday evening.

"The storms came really quickly, my daughter and I were driving from here in town, the car started shaking really bad, I tried to pull over but I didn't feel safe so we continued driving on. We were dodging trees going around any way we could to get back to the house." explained resident Christy Rome.

In Guernsey County approximately 10,...

March 22, 2011 - 4:07pm
3 years 23 weeks ago

It is currently severe weather awareness week here in Ohio and with springs arrival, AAA Auto Club wants to remind homeowners to examine their insurance policies.

"It's a good idea to check with your insurance agent now to see how much you would be reimbursed for should storm damaged happen on your home," said Kimberly Schwind with AAA.

Schwind said  it can be very costly to pay out of pocket to repair any lightning, wind, or hail damage. She said it's important to...

December 5, 2010 - 1:33am
3 years 38 weeks ago

The Zanesville Fire Department is investigating a house fire at 1303 Lake Drive.

Assistant Fire Chief Bruce Burley reports that at around 5 p.m. on Saturday the dryer in the laundry room on the first floor caught on fire causing extensive damage to the home. It took crews about ten minutes to put out the fire.

The Red Cross is assisting Gerald Fowler and his family who are now displaced. No one was home at the time of the incident. 

November 6, 2010 - 6:35pm
3 years 42 weeks ago

A Zanesville home suffers major damage following a late Saturday afternoon fire.

It happened around 3:45 p.m. at 3515 Ridge Avenue.

Smoke was visible several miles from the home. Upon arrival, crews say they found heavy smoke coming from the front door. After surveying the area, they then discovered flames around the backside of the structure. Zanesville Fire Lieutenant Martin Mercer says the fire appears to have started in the basement, but the exact cause of the fire has yet to...

October 31, 2010 - 5:40pm
3 years 43 weeks ago

Six people are displaced after a fire in Newark.

It happened around 1:45 Sunday afternoon at 29 South Sixth Street.

Fire Captain Patrick Connor says it started in the rear of a three-unit apartment building. He says most of the fire was contained to the outside area, but it did affect a portion of the second floor in one of the units. The fire was put out in about a half hour. Conner estimates close to $25,000 in damage.

No one was injured in the incident. The Red Cross is...

October 3, 2010 - 8:23pm
3 years 47 weeks ago

A Zanesville home sustains major damage after a car strikes its kitchen Sunday evening.

Patrolman Joel Tignor says a van was left unattended at 635 Bates Street and a three-year-old pulled the vehicle out of gear. He says the van proceeded to go over a hill and struck a home at 352 Lucia Court.

While the car received minimal damage, Patrolman Tignor says the car ran into the wall, broke some piping, and pushed the kitchen counter back three or four feet. The Muskingum...

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