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October 14, 2005 - 5:51am
7 years 7 weeks ago
The South Zanesville Police Department is investigating a double fatal accident.

It happened Thursday night around 11:00 on the Maysville Pike.

Investigators have not released many details yet, but we do know that it happened in front of Coconis furniture store. The two vehicles involved are a van and a black neon.

The names of the victims have not yet been released.

The Muskingum County Sheriff’s Office, The Highway Patrol and South Zanesville...
October 13, 2005 - 9:40pm
7 years 7 weeks ago
Local police need your help tonight in locating the person responsible for hitting a pedestrian in the parking lot of Zane State College.

According to Lt. Bill Shaw with the Zanesville Police Department, the incident occurred shortly before four o'clock Thursday afternoon when a person was hit and the driver of the vehicle drove off.

Lt. Shaw says the victim was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital. The individual's condition is not known at this time.

Lt. Shaw says...
October 13, 2005 - 8:21pm
7 years 7 weeks ago
A driveway built more than 40 years ago caused quite a stir Thursday when property owners and ODOT representatives met at the county commissioner’s office to discuss who actually owns the road.

When State Route 93 was built back in 1961, the state purchased an easement to reconnect a driveway to State Route 41.

Five families use this drive to access their homes and farms and today they argued that it belongs to the state.

“Well they’ve just been telling us...
October 13, 2005 - 4:53pm
7 years 7 weeks ago
The risk of a world-wide flu pandemic has been getting major attention as flu season begins.

Reporter Steve Borecky has more on how county officials are preparing for a major disease out break.
October 13, 2005 - 4:00pm
7 years 7 weeks ago
21-year-old Reese Bowers and 20-year-old Felicia Mercer were arraigned in court this morning after a drug raid on a Liberty Street home in Zanesville Wednesday morning.

At 7a.m. detectives, patrol officers and the Special Response Team raided a home at 406 Liberty Street.

"Initially we got a little over $13,000, 6 grams of crack cocaine, a little less than a half pound of marijuana, and then a foreign made rifle, 7.62mm. There was also some different drug paraphernalia...
October 13, 2005 - 3:48pm
7 years 7 weeks ago
Local authorities continue to investigate a robbery that occured Wednesday evening at the Century Narional Bank Branch at the Sunrise Center on the East Pike.

The robbery was called into the Muskingum County Sheriff's office at 6:40 Wednesday evening.

According to Sgt. Ric Roush with the Zanesville Police Department, an individual entered the bank, and handed the teller a threatening note demanding money.

"The suspect fled on foot, headed towards the Greenwood...
October 13, 2005 - 12:37pm
7 years 7 weeks ago
The Red Cross honored members of the community today with a luncheon at the Schultz Mansion. It was part of the Red Cross’ annual meeting where they recognized those who gave their time, money and even blood to the organization.

Red Cross chair Susan McCollister says it’s important to recognize the efforts of the volunteers.

“We couldn’t do what we do without the people. We need their money; we need their time; we need them. We need the bodies. So we really are...
October 13, 2005 - 5:25am
7 years 7 weeks ago
The Zanesville Highway Patrol says an accident on Potts Lane Wednesday claimed the life of an area man.

Troopers say 76-year-old Emmet Hoadley of Roseville was driving north on Potts Lane, wnet off the road and struck a utility pole.

Hoadley was taken to Good Samaritan Hosptial where he later died.

American Electric Power says the accident caused a power outage.

About 114 customers lost service for part of the day.

Power service was...
October 12, 2005 - 10:48pm
7 years 7 weeks ago
Liberty Street in Zanesville was the scene of a drug raid conducted by the Zanesville Police Department Wednesday morning.

According to Detective Sgt. Ric Roush, at seven a.m. detectives, patrol officers and the Special Response Team raided a home at 406 Liberty Street.

As a result, two people were arrested on drug charges. 21-year-old Reese Bowers and 20-year-old Felicia Mercer.

Charges could be filed Thursday.

Roush says authorities confiscated...
October 12, 2005 - 10:43pm
7 years 7 weeks ago
A bank robbery suspect sent local authorities on a foot pursuit after the he held up the Century Narional Bank Branch at the Sunrise Center on the East Pike Wednesday evening.

Detective Sgt. Ric Roush with the Zanesville Police Department says the robbery incident was called in at 6:40 in the evening after a individual entered the bank, and handed the teller a threatening note demanding money.

The suspect then fled on foot and headed towards the Greenwood Cemetary area....
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