Stories tagged with: Investigation

May 24, 2010 - 5:39pm
4 years 9 weeks ago

The cause of a New Lexington fire that killed three individuals early Sunday morning is still not known.

The State Fire Marshall's Office is continuing its collaborative investigation with the New Lexington Police Department.

Spokesman Shane Cartmill says the fire appears to have started on the first floor. Neighbors reported seeing heavy smoke coming from the upstairs area. That's where the bodies of 40-year-old Steven Kern, 36-year-old Kathryn Wright, and 13-year-old Eric...

May 22, 2010 - 10:20pm
4 years 9 weeks ago

The Zanesville Police Department says an incident involving a two-year-old child remains under investigation.

It happened near 657 Cliffwood Avenue around 7:45 p.m.

Sergeant Chris Phipps says it appears the child jumped out of the blue car, which was moving at the time. He says it's unsure if the child actually came in contact with the car.

The two-year-old was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital with undisclosed injuries and then transported to Nationwide Children's Hospital...

May 17, 2010 - 5:44pm
4 years 10 weeks ago

The Ohio State Fire Marshall's Office is in the first stages of its investigation of a Saturday morning house fire in Thornville.

Neighbors say the structure, located at 13557 Pine Road, was fully engulfed when crews arrived on the scene. It's considered a total loss and heat from the fire damaged a surrounding home.

The Millersport Fire Department says it can't confirm if the fire is suspicious in nature. The cause remains undetermined, but neighbors told the homeowners they...

May 13, 2010 - 5:53pm
4 years 10 weeks ago

Ohio firefighters and fire investigators got some hands on experience inspecting and learning about arsons.

It's not every day firefighters and fire investigators get to stand around and watch a fire. But Thursday, it was all in the name of learning.

"In terms of the arson fires, this is going to help us in the long run to catch the suspects, determine how it started," said Zanesville Firefighter and Investigator Doug Hobson.

About 30 firefighters from across the...

April 28, 2010 - 5:40pm
4 years 13 weeks ago

The Cambridge Police Department is investigating an incident involving a substitute teacher at North Elementary School earlier this week.

Superintendent Dennis Dettra says he can't go into detail about what the woman was doing Monday but can say she exhibited inappropriate behavior. A parent of a student told WHIZ News that she showed her tan line to the students.

When Dettra was notified of the incident, he says he escorted the woman from the building. He also reported it to the...

April 14, 2010 - 3:55pm
4 years 15 weeks ago

The Granville Exempted Village School District is concerned about the conduct of two of its teachers and has filed a report with the Ohio Department of Education.

Superintendent Scot Prebles says the English teachers-whose names are not being released-allegedly faked Ohio testing results.

Ohio Department of Education's Assistant Press Secretary, Julie Daubenmire, says it will now conduct its own investigation, which will be sent to a hearing officer, who will conduct...

April 7, 2010 - 5:57pm
4 years 15 weeks ago

The Newark Police Department is investigating a dead body that was found at the scene of an early morning fire.

It happened at an apartment complex in the 400 block of Mount Vernon Road.

"Right now, it's not looking as though the death had any kind of criminal element. It also appears as though the fire was accidental, " says Sergeant Scott Snow.

Snow says firefighters extinguished the blaze and then went to investigate the scene where they happened to come...

January 25, 2010 - 12:42am
4 years 26 weeks ago

The Newark Police Department says it is responding to a stabbing at 355 Clarendon Street.

The call came in around 10:45 p.m.

Dispatchers say the incident is under investigation and the department's detective division is handling the case.

We'll bring you more information as it becomes available.

October 4, 2009 - 9:53pm
4 years 42 weeks ago

The Cambridge Police Department is investigating the death of a city resident.

The Daily Jeffersonian says authorities arrived at 2425 Broad Street around 7 a.m. yesterday and found 52-year-old Kevin Beardmore dead.

It says after authorites questioned two people at the home, they noticed discrepencies in their stories, leading up to Beardmore's death.

The Daily Jeffersonian says authorities don't appear to believe foul play was involved, but they are currently collaborating...

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