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July 8, 2016 - 4:38pm
16 hours 53 min ago

ZANESVILLE, Ohio- Suicide is the second leading cause of death for people ages 10 to 24 nationwide and one local school is making it their duty to bring awareness.

The 'Pin Suicide' Gable Connors Memorial Scholarship tournament will take place July 16th. Head Wrestling Coach, Shawn Connors said they are having the tournament to raise awareness for teen suicide and how it can be preventable.

"It's available to all youth wrestlers up to people that are already...

July 8, 2016 - 7:24am
3 weeks 17 hours ago

One of the five officers killed last night in dallas has been identified as dallas area rapid transit officer Brent Thompson. He was 43 years old. DART, Dallas Area Rapid Transit issued a statement saying, "our hearts are broken," and it says three other DART officers were shot, but they're expected to recover. The four other officers killed were with the dallas police department.

Dallas police say no explosives have been found in extensive sweeps of downtown areas...

July 7, 2016 - 11:41pm
3 weeks 19 hours ago

DRESDEN, Ohio – Usually, Jack Anderson Stadium is a place to cheer on the Tri-Valley football team. However, Thursday evening it was a place for mourning and remembrance.

Tri-Valley student Camden Ross passed away on July 5 and today hundreds gathered in Dresden to remember him with a vigil. ‘Cam,’ as his friends called him, was a straight ‘A’ student and a member of the Tri-Valley football team.

His middle school football coach, Ben...

July 7, 2016 - 3:26pm
3 weeks 1 day ago

 ZANESVILLE, Ohio – Chief Kenneth Miller with the Zanesville Police Department said that one of their retired K-9s has passed away.

Paco served ZPD from 2006 until his retirement in 2014 at the age of 10. Paco was a Dutch Shepherd who passed from an apparent heart attack.

Paco was purchased entirely with public donations and after his retirement lived with Ptl. Travis Groves. He passed on July 2.

Zanesville Police currently have three K-9s, one...

July 7, 2016 - 3:00pm
3 weeks 1 day ago

ZANESVILLE, Ohio - Community leaders are taking extra steps to see that students start the school year off on the right foot.

This is the 28th year Wendy's, Eastside Community Ministries and WHIZ have partnered together to get students new tennis shoes for the upcoming school year. Starting Thursday you can visit any of the local Wendy's to drop-off shoes and/or cash donations to help towards the cause.

"Our goal as always to earn enough money and raise...

July 7, 2016 - 2:39pm
3 weeks 1 day ago

ZANESVILLE, Oh- America's longest running pottery gathering is just days away.

Thousands of local residents and visitors are gearing up for the 2016 'Pottery Lovers Week.' Vice President of the Zanesville-Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce, Kelly Ashby, said this a great way to celebrate our heritage.

"Pottery companies have been in Muskingum County for many, many, many years and this is just a wonderful time of year to reacquainted with pottery friends,...

July 7, 2016 - 2:30pm
3 weeks 1 day ago

ZANESVILLE, Ohio - One area student is receiving a $40,000 scholarship for their academic excellence and passion to impact their local community.

The Fred F. and Herman M. Dreier Scholarship fund was created by Fred Dreier before his passing in memory of his brother Herman with funds from both of their estates. The scholarship looks for students who display academic potential, high moral character and financial need.

"This scholarship has been going on since...

July 7, 2016 - 10:23am
3 weeks 1 day ago
The Zanesville Post of the Highway Patrol says it’s still investigating the accident that shut down I-70 Wednesday night for around 7 hours. Troopers say it happened near Norwich in the westbound lanes after a Fed Ex Truck drove off the highway and landed in a creek. There was another accident that also occurred involving four vehicles and two semi trucks. One driver in the second crash has been cited. The first accident remains under investigation. Three people were taken to Genesis with...
July 7, 2016 - 4:04am
3 weeks 2 days ago
The City of Zanesville says a well travelled area road will be restricted to one lane Thursday. Public Service Director Jay Bennett says starting at 7:00 am Maysville Avenue will be down to one lane of traffic from Smithfield Avenue to Echo Avenue for sewer repair. Drivers should use caution and use alternative routes.
July 7, 2016 - 3:12am
3 weeks 2 days ago

The Coshocton County Sheriff's Office needs your help in locating a suspect wanted in the robbing of the Home Loan Bank.

Authorities report around 4:15 pm on Wednesday, July 6, the armed male entered the bank at the corner of Sixth and Walnut Street in Coshocton.

Deputies arrived quickly and began searching for the suspect who fled the bank before their arrival.

The suspect is described as a tall, white male with a thin build. There were no injuries reported in this...

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