The only contested race on the ballot was the Republican primary for mayor of Newark. Incumbent Bob Diebold will not be serving another term. He lost the primary to Newark city treasurer Jeff Hall. Out of 2560 votes cast Hall received 39.53 percent to Diebold's 35 percent and Coshocton music teacher Mike Blowers 25.47 percent.
Hall will face Democrat Max Sutton in the November election.
Troopers from the Granville Post of the State Highway Patrol are investigating a fatal crash in Licking County.
It happened around 3:30 p.m. Thursday on Blue Jay Road east of Tavener Road in Franklin Township.
Lieutenant Darrin Blosser says a 1999 Pontiac Grand Am being driven by 47-year-old Tina M. Harbaugh of Newark, was traveling east when she went left of center, came back over into the right lane, overcorrected and went off the right side of the road. The vehicle than...
A man was sentenced on Tuesday to four years in prison for sexually assaulting an Alzheimer's patient on a bus he drove for a program for the elderly.
71-year-old Donald Moore of Heath pleaded no contest to rape, sexual battery, and gross sexual imposition in Licking County court. Authorities say he assaulted a 70-year-old woman multiple times from December 2009 to April of 2010, when he would drive her home and to day care.
Defense attorney Diane Menashe says Moore accepts...
A woman and child are dead after a fatal accident in Licking County.
According to the Granville Post of the State Highway Patrol, the accident occurred around 3 p.m. Friday on State Route 37 in Monroe Township.
Authorities say 61-year-old Margaret Pertee of Johnstown driving a Kia Rondo was traveling southeast on State Route 37 and went left of center striking 62-year-old James Doran Jr. of New Albany, who was driving a fuel tanker. Pertee went off the right side of the roadway...
A home is completely destroyed after a fire in Licking County earlier Monday evening.
Around 4 PM, The Hanover Fire Department, with six other crews, responded to a fire at 2601 Dragoo Road in Nashport. Assistant Fire Chief David Decker says it started somewhere in the back of the house. He says Hanover was the initial department to respond, but they had to call in mutual aid to assist due to the severity of the fire.
The Granville Post of the State Highway Patrol is investigating a two-vehicle fatal crash.
It happened around 11 a.m. on Sunday on S.R. 37 north of U.S. 40 in Licking County.
Authorities report that 79-year-old Phyllis Phillips of Millersport was traveling southbound in a 2001 Olds Mobile Alero on S.R. 37 when she lost control on the snow covered roadway going left of center striking 40-year-old David McBride of Hebron, who was traveling northbound in a 2010 Ford Escape....