An ex-marine from Ohio has been convicted of killing his girlfriend and her baby.
A Florida jury on Monday found former Marine Sergeant James Coleman the third guilty of second-degree murder in the strangulation of 19-year old Jessica Hine. It also convicted him of first-degree murder for smothering her two-month old son.
The jury begins deliberating tomorrow on whether to recommend that the 25-year old from East Cleveland should get the death penalty.
The Newark Police Department continues to search Monday night for an early morning stabbing suspect.
According to the Department, the suspect is 22-year-old Damien Turner. He is wanted in connection to the stabbing of 19-year-old Ciara Hadnot, of 41 North 40th Street. The incident took place at the above residence at about 1:00 a.m.
Reports show that Hadnot suffered from multiple stab wounds. She was eventually transported to Grant Medical Center in Columbus. ...
A few big issues were discussed at the city council meeting tonight. The disturbance of the peace ordinance was moved to a second reading after some concerns were raised about the provisions of the existing ordinance pertaining to musical performances at outdoor venues.
Some issues regarding zoning areas and commercial vehicles being parked near residences were also discussed at the meeting.
And as far as the status of the 146-60 connector road project, Council...
It’s day number 4 as the strike continues for local SBC workers trying to raise awareness about their problems with the company.
The workers are still negotiating with the company, but are frustrated at the status on forming a contract.
Angela Phelps a communications technician says, “As of right now all we are aware of is we are communicating with the company. We’re still not getting very far on any of the issues. I know that we’ll be coming back to work tomorrow but we’...
The search is on tonight for a new health commissioner in Muskingum County.
Today the Zanesville Muskingum County Health Department announced that health commissioner Robert Titko will retire from the Department at the end of the year.
Jennifer Hiestand of the Health Department says, “This gives the Board of Health ample time to recruit a successor and select a person and then that person will have time to work hands on with Robert.”
Superintendent of the Starlight Programs John Hill was at the County Commissioners to discuss concerns over new rules the Muskingum County Job and Family Services will be putting into place and the effect for the fiscal and budget planning for the Starlight programs.
Hill projects that the program will have a total of 100-thousand dollars in cuts over the next year.
“Basically that will increase the reliance on the local levy money,” said Hill, “It’s a trickle down effect...