A local child enticement case went before Zanesville Municipal Court today.
According to court documents, 37-year-old Charles Butcher of South Zanesville was charged with two counts of criminal child enticement stemming from an incident in August 2004 when he attempted to lure two Zanesville girls into his vehicle in the Putnam Avenue area.
He first entered a not guilty plea on both counts and was placed in the city jail on 100 thousand dollars bond.
There’s a new recommendation for young children regarding the flu shot. They are now included in the list of high-risk people who are strongly encouraged to get the vaccine.
The Ohio Department of Health began shipping doses of the flu shot to local health departments. Gloria Kieffer, Director of Nursing at the Zanesville/Muskingum county Health Department, says adults 65 and older, children 6 to 23 months old and those with chronic illnesses need to get their shots.
The Granville Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal accident that claimed the life of a Cambridge man.
Troopers say last night around 9:00, 62-year-old Franklin Mohler was driving north on State Route 586 and drove off the right side of the road, struck a driveway culvert, then drove off the left side of the road and struck a ditch.
Investigators say the vehicle overturned onto its top.
Mohler was pronounced dead at the scene. The crash remains under...
The month of October doesn't just play host to Breast Cancer Awareness Month, or to a well- known holiday, Halloween. It is also a month to promote violence awareness and to take a stand against family violence and abuse.
Tonight was a special night in Zanesville, as the "Light a Candle Against Violence" vigil was held on the courthouse steps with a luminary presentation to honor the victims of violence.
Special programming featured "Elder Abuse" this year, and what signs...