NEWARK, Ohio – Tuesday afternoon the Licking County Sheriff’s Office and SWAT team was called to a home north of Newark for a domestic violence situation that turned into a suicide.
According to Detective Captain Chris Slayman, deputies were dispatched at approximately 2:30 p.m. to a home in the 3000 block of Mt. Vernon Road, just north of the city limits of Newark and just north of the Flamingo Drive intersection.
ZANESVILLE, Ohio- Lifeway Church is hosting its second annual Kidz Kraze event Saturday.
Lifeway Church is located on 2450 Maysville Pike in south Zanesville. Senior Pastor Jim Henderson invites people of all faiths to come.
"It's an event that just reaches all the children in the Zanesville area," Pastor Henderson said. "Of course, we focus in the south Zanesville area. We want to bring the children together, make them aware of Jesus and what's...
ZANESVILLE, Ohio- Bomb threats against schools continues to be a big problem.
Ohio is among the states with the most threats. The Muskingum County Sheriff's office isn't taking the issue lightly.
"We take it very serious," Sheriff Matt Lutz said. "It really causes a lot of issues for us as first responders, not only for law enforcement but for fire department, and the squads. In the past we've had to put a lot of resources into the those...
A New Concord man is facing over six years in prison on sex charges. The Muskingum County Prosecutor’s Office says that 48-year-old Michael Bell was sentenced on two separate cases that included sexual battery and sexual imposition charges. The victims were minors at the time of the crimes. Muskingum County Common Pleas Judge Kelly Cottrill sentenced Bell to 78 months in prison.
ZANESVILLE, Ohio- With Ohio’s medical marijuana law going into effect next month, and in order to better regulate it, Zanesville City Council has proposed a temporary prohibition on the cultivating, processing and selling of medical marijuana in the city.
The ordinance is to impose a prohibition for up to one year on the starting and processing of any permits that allow retail dispensaries, cultivators, or processors of medical marijuana within the city...