Over 850 students were forced to evacuate from two area schools this morning after a natural gas line leaked into the schools.
According to the Principal Les Richards from Grover, around 10:00 a.m. the Zanesville Fire Dept. called Grover Elementary and Wilson Elementary saying there was a problem. The schools immediately went into lock down, closing all doors and windows.
Minutes later, they ordered an evacuation. The students walked to the Manor just down the street...
The local animal shelter is warning pet owners that the pesky bugs are out in full swing during springtime and that prevention is key.
Larry Hostetler is the Executive Director of the animal shelter in Muskingum County; he says they have a great, affordable treatment for animals to prevent fleas, $10 a dose for cats and up to $14 for dogs, depending on weight. But beware if your animal isn’t treated, you can get bites too.
A man is dead after a shooting that occurred in Newark late Monday night.
It happened just before midnight, when Newark Police say they responded to a call of shots fired near apartment D-3 at 41 North 40th Street. That's where they found an unidentified man bleeding from gunshot wounds.
The man died early Tuesday morning at Licking Memorial Hospital.
Authorities say two local men are currently in custody, 22-year-old Josh Saxton of 58 Linden Avenue, and 29-year...