Stories tagged with: licking county

January 27, 2010 - 2:33pm
4 years 11 weeks ago

The State Highway Patrol continues to investigate the death of a man whose body was found along Interstate 70 in Licking County last week.

Commander of the Granville Post Lt. Lawrence Roseboro says an autopsy of 62-year-old Laurence Shelly of Dublin showed he died of a single gunshot wound to the head.

Shelly's body was found January 18th in a ditch off I-70 near State Route 37. A gun was also found nearby.

Lt. Roseboro says his office is...

January 19, 2010 - 9:03pm
4 years 12 weeks ago

Authorities have identified the body found on the side of Interstate 70 Westin Licking County.

According to the Granville Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol, the man is 62-year-old Laurence Shelly, whose last known address was in Dublin, Ohio.

Shelly's body was found shortly after 3 o'clock Monday in a ditch off I-70 near State Route 37.

The cause of death is still unknown and the case remains under investigation.

January 18, 2010 - 9:38pm
4 years 13 weeks ago

The Granville Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a body found in a ditch off Interstate 70 westbound in Licking County Monday afternoon.

According to Lt. Lawrence Roseboro, motorists called 911 around 3 p.m. after spotting the man's body just west of Hebron near mile post 125.

"Apparently some individuals were driving by and saw what appeared to be a body. We responded to the scene along with local emergency personnel and determined it was...

January 16, 2010 - 9:45pm
4 years 13 weeks ago

A family is still searching for answers in the murder of Priscilla Dawn Hickman.

Hickman was found strangled to death in her heath home January 18, 2009. Her case remains unsolved and now Hickman's two sisters, Michelle Laverty and Rosanna Root, are raising awareness about her murder.

"I think a lot of times people, if they don't hear about it in the news they assume it is solved, they assume something must have happened and that is certainly not the case here,"...

December 23, 2009 - 6:18pm
4 years 16 weeks ago

More than 900 doses of the H1N1 Vaccine in Licking County are part of a nationwide recall. The recall is not safety related

The Centers for Disease Control announced that manufacturer MedImmune was voluntarily recalling approximately  4.7 million doses of the nasal spray H1N1 vaccine.

The reason is due to the potency of the vaccine.

Licking County Health Commissioner Joe Ebel says individuals who received this vaccine do not need to...

November 19, 2009 - 4:43pm
4 years 21 weeks ago

The Licking County Emergency Management Agency is cleaning up a 13 mile diesel fuel spill.

A waste management truck blew a fuel injector around 9:30 Thursday morning and spilled fuel down Linnville road from US 40 to Ohio 13. When the fuel hit the wet pavement, Deputy Director Steven Smith says, it made the roadway like ice.

"We had a report of a 3 vehicle accident, 2 people were transported to the hospital, I don't know the extent of injuries," says...

November 19, 2009 - 11:54am
4 years 21 weeks ago

Crews are on the scene of a diesel fuel spill in Licking County that has closed Linville road between US 40 to State Route 13 at this hour.

According to a dispatcher with the Granville Post of the State Highway Patrol, a waste management vehicle with a broken fuel line spilled diesel fuel on Linnville road around 9:30 a.m.

As a result, the State Patrol is on the scene of three accidents. 

The Licking County Emergency Management...

November 16, 2009 - 3:10pm
4 years 22 weeks ago

Authorities need your help in their investigation of counterfeit money being passed in Licking County.

The Newark Police Department says anyone with any information regarding counterfeit U.S. currency being passed in Licking County at retail merchants and between private individuals should contact the Licking County Crime Stoppers.

They are offering up to a $1,000 reward.

The denominations being counterfeited and passed are ones, fives, tens, twenty...

November 4, 2009 - 11:40am
4 years 23 weeks ago

The Licking County Health Department is reporting its first confirmed death as a result of the H1N1 virus.

The Ohio Department of Health conducted laboratory testing which confirmed that the 53-year-old man had the virus.

No other details regarding the death have been released.

Licking County Health Commissioner Joe Ebel says the county is continuing its efforts to get residents vaccinated against the H1N1 virus.


September 21, 2009 - 5:41pm
4 years 30 weeks ago

The Licking County Health Department says it has found West Nile virus in mosquitoes.

Officials say the virus has been found in 55 pools of mosquitoes collected in the west end of Newark from traps set by the Health Department this year.

It's the second highest number of West Nile virus positive results in the state.

The Health Department is reminding residents to take precaution to protect themselves from mosquito borne illnesses like West Nile virus....

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