Stories tagged with: Newark

October 16, 2009 - 4:37pm
4 years 26 weeks ago

A 19-year-old Hebron man has been indicted for arson and grand theft of a motor vehicle in connection with a September fire.

The charges against Harley McDonald the third stem from arson on Railroad Street September 21st, where a stolen vehicle was recovered.

Shane Cartmill with the Ohio State Fire Marshal's Office says there's no indication McDonald is involved in any of the other arsons that have occurred across Newark.

Cartmill says the 10 arsons that have...

October 9, 2009 - 11:49pm
4 years 27 weeks ago

St. Charles 7 Zanesville 15

Sheridan 45 Philo 0

Crooksville 12 Tri-Valley 28

Morgan 7 New Lexington 40

Buckeye Trail 14 Fort Frye 15 (OT)

Columbus Academy 27 Heath 47

Upper Arlington 52 Newark 6

River View 14 Claymont 21

Rosecrans 12 Belpre 7

Coshocton 61 Maysville 33

John Glenn 7 West Muskingum 45

Dover 41 Cambridge 7

Frontier 12 Caldwell 18 (triple OT)

New Philadelphia 63 Meadowbrook 6

Strasburg 14...

October 2, 2009 - 11:45pm
4 years 28 weeks ago

Zanesville 0 Logan 26

Rosecrans 20 River 14 (OT)

John Glenn 10 Crooksville 8

Caldwell 12 Beallsville 9

Cambridge 21 Coshocton 31

Lakewood 6 Bexley 45

Ridgewood 21 Garaway 7

New Philadelphia 51 River View 0

Columbus Academy 27 Newark Catholic 19

West Muskingum 28 Maysville 0

Philo 0 Tri-Valley 38

Sheridan 40 Morgan 0

Buckeye Trail 7 Shenandoah 21

Heath 68 Whitehall 0

New Lexington 42 Meadowbrook 12

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September 29, 2009 - 5:23pm
4 years 29 weeks ago

The State Fire Marshall's Office says there are now nine confirmed arsons in the city of Newark with one fire still under investigation.

All 10-fires have happened within a span of less than two weeks. The latest two fires occurred early this morning.

WHIZ's Emily Baird explains why these incidents have Newark residents on-edge.

"Who wants to have a fire next door to your house or wherever? So, it's definitely concerning, " says Newark resident Megan McLouth.

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September 29, 2009 - 5:28am
4 years 29 weeks ago

The Newark Fire Department is on the scene investigating two more fires this morning.

According to Licking County 911 dispatcher Tony Cavinio, authorities were called to a fire at 305 East Main Street around 2:15.

When they arrived at the home they found it on fire and also saw another home on fire a short distance away on Bolen Court.
Both homes were vacant and no one was injured in the fires.

The cause of both fires has yet to be determined and they are under...

September 28, 2009 - 3:30pm
4 years 29 weeks ago

The State Fire Marshall's Office, the Newark Fire Department, and the Newark Police Department say they need the public's help in finding the person or people responsible for as many as eight fires throughout the city of Newark within the past two weeks.

Assistant Fire Chief, David Decker, says the fires are still under investigation and it's not certain yet if all the fires are connected.

The latest two fires occurred Sunday morning, within a span of three...

September 27, 2009 - 10:09pm
4 years 29 weeks ago

The Newark Fire Department is investigating two overnight fires that completely destroyed a commercial building and an abandoned home, and it is calling one of those fires arson.

Both fires happened within a span of three hours and were three miles from each other.

"Suspicious, at this time. They're both being investigated as suspicious fires, " says Newark Assistant Fire Chief, John Clouse.

The first fire occurred around 1 a.m. at 373 Iron Avenue. Clouse...

September 27, 2009 - 3:13pm
4 years 29 weeks ago

The Newark Fire Department is investigating two overnight fires that completely destroyed a commercial building and an abandoned home.

The first fire occurred around 1 a.m. at 373 Iron Avenue.

Assistant Fire Chief, John Clouse, says when crews arrived on the scene, they found intense flames coming from the commercial building.

He says all Newark City fire crews were called to the scene, along with assistance from the Heath Fire Department.

The cause...

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