The situation was described by a prosecutor as a tragic case of two brothers trying to look out for their sister and ending up in a fatal confrontation over what's best for her.
A judge in Newark Tuesday found 20-year-old Travis Newell guilty of murdering his half-brother, Michael Riddle, last September. He sentenced Newell to 15 years to life in prison with three additional years on a gun specification.
The 23-year-old Riddle was appointed legal guardian of their 17-year-...
Denying charges that he burned down his house in Millersport to collect 235-thousand dollars in insurance money, former Fairfield County Judge Don Mcauliffe took the stand Tuesday in his trial in U.S. District Court in Columbus.
He told jurors that he was innocent and testified that contractor Darrell Faller approached him with the alleged arson-for-profit scheme, but he failed to report the solicitation to authorities.
Faller and Mcauliffe's former girlfriend aren't...
Funeral services were held Tuesday in West Virginia and Virginia for two Ohio soldiers killed in Iraq.
Staff Sergeant Lester Kinney II of Zanesville was buried Tuesday at a private ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery. Kinney, killed when a roadside bomb exploded west of Baghdad, is the 48th soldier to be buried at Arlington since the war in Iraq started.
More than 50 people attended the funeral in Sistersville, West Virginia, for Staff Sergeant Roger Clinton...
The Zanesville Police Department and the Muskingum County Prosecutor’s Office say 27-year-old Christopher Denton of Zanesville has been charged in Sunday night’s homemade bomb incident.
According to Zanesville Detective Ric Roush, Denton has been charged with two counts of inducing panic and one count of disorderly conduct. Denton was arrested late Sunday night in the Spangler Drive area, after police responded to a call of shots being fired.
The Cambridge Police Department is investigating a pornography case involving minors.
According to Captain Randy LePage, an investigation began on February 5th, when a female minor reported seeing a videotape at the home of Robert “Drew” Willis that contained pornographic images of underage participants. One of the underage participants was located and able to provide police with further details.
According to a press release issued by the police department, a search...
A Morgan County mother is crying foul tonight with the local justice system. Tammy Phillips says in her mind justice is far from being served.
After her son was taken away from her six years ago, she worked very hard to get three indictments against the people she believes conspired against her. That is why some news she received this week came as a shock to her.
She says, “I went to the courthouse that’s when I found out that last month on the 14th there were three...
More headway in the 146-60 connector road project tonight, as the City Council continues to make progress towards construction.
The council passed several ordinances including the approval to apply for a five million dollar State Infrastructure Bank (SIB) loan. Jack Humm of the 6th ward says, “the application is one thing, when the application is approved is another thing and a third thing is you don’t pay anything on the loan until you draw some money down.”