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December 3, 2003 - 6:23am
6 years 3 weeks ago
Four bank robbery suspects were involved in a high speed pursuit with police Tuesday. One was killed in the chase and three others were injured after the S-U-V the suspects were driving hit a pickup truck head on in Columbus. Pataskala Police began chasing the suspects yesterday morning when they believed they were involved in a robbery of the First Federal Savings and Loan Bank. Lieutenant Bruce Brooks says one man in the S-U-V was pronounced dead at the scene. The three others are reported in...
December 3, 2003 - 6:15am
6 years 3 weeks ago
Another turnpike shooting incident, however this one is 90 miles north of Columbus where eleven other shootings are being investigated. According to the State Highway Patrol, a driver and passenger were shot and wounded last night while they were traveling in northern Ohio on the turnpike.
The names of the victims are not being released, and the patrol is not releasing any details. When asked if this shooting may be linked in any way to those on Columbus' I-270, trooper Andre Bradford said...
December 2, 2003 - 11:47pm
6 years 3 weeks ago
Tuesday numbers were crunched for the anticipated official recount vote for the Cambridge Mayoral Election. The certification of votes took place two weeks ago, in which incumbent Mayor Sam Salupo has 14,007 votes and former Mayor Charles Schaub had 14,002. According to Director of the Guernsey County Board of Elections, all the ballots were recounted, and the results are now official. Salupo will serve another term as Cambridge Mayor.
December 2, 2003 - 11:46pm
6 years 3 weeks ago
Ohio authorities say a gun used in three recent Columbus-area highway shootings was the same gun used to shoot out a school window last month. Franklin County Sheriff Chief Deputy Steve Martin says ballistics evidence had linked four of twelve shootings to one weapon. One of the shootings took place last week, killing a 62-year-old woman along Interstate 270. No other injuries have been reported. The shootings have mainly targeted vehicles on a five-mile stretch of I-270 on the south side...
December 2, 2003 - 11:45pm
6 years 3 weeks ago
Investigators are still looking into what caused the death of a 350-pound man who died after struggling with Cincinnati police. The scuffle between Nathaniel Jones and police officers Sunday morning was caught on videotape from a police cruiser. Hamilton County Coroner Dr. Carl Parrot has determined powder cocaine and two cigarettes dipped in PCP were found in Jones’ car. An official cause of death is not known and the coroner has instructed his staff to find out how much cocaine and PCP was...
December 2, 2003 - 4:12pm
6 years 3 weeks ago
Big Bear supermarkets are to be auctioned tomorrow in federal bankruptcy court in White Plains, New York. Lawyers for Big Bear’s parent company, Penn Traffic, will hear bids for pieces of the 67-store Ohio and West Virginia chain, which employs 5000 people. Tuesday was the deadline for interested parties to submit written bid packages and become qualified for the auction. Penn Traffic spokesman Marc Jampole declined to say whether any bids were received. Cincinnati-based Kroger Company has...
December 2, 2003 - 2:21pm
6 years 3 weeks ago
The Miracle on Main Street is a big event for community members, and oftentimes we overlook the amount of effort that goes into the lighting ceremony. The firefighters work with volunteers from local high schools to help prepare for this event, and to hang the large number of lights. Again you can come see the Miracle on Main Street on the courthouse steps as well as the rest of the lights on display downtown.
December 2, 2003 - 2:17pm
6 years 3 weeks ago
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in downtown Zanesville. The Downtown Association and Chamber of Commerce are sponsoring a few holiday events which are geared to get you in the holiday spirit. The holiday tour will be tomorrow from 5:30 –9pm along with another event that is becoming a tradition for the residents of Zanesville. Another event that draws a lot of people downtown is the Miracle on Main Street. The ninth annual miracle on Main Street will take place at 6:15 pm on the...
December 2, 2003 - 2:09pm
6 years 3 weeks ago
It’s not your typical hunting accident. According to Sheriff Bob Stevenson of the Muskingum County Sheriff’s office at approximately 3:00 yesterday afternoon off of Neil Avenue near Adamsville road, an accident took place involving two brothers. The grown men were struggling over a twelve-gauge shotgun which discharged and shot one of the men in the head, causing a serious superficial wound. He was taken to Good Samaritan hospital and was later dismissed. The sheriff’s office has now closed...
December 2, 2003 - 10:46am
6 years 3 weeks ago
Opening day of deer-gun season has resulted in numerous accidents involving hunters. The death of a Licking County man has investigations continuing today. The hunter, 51-year-old James Miller of Utica, was found dead off of Ohio 13 in Knox County after his muzzle loader discharged accidentally as he was walking out of the woods. It happened around seven o'clock Monday evening when he was returning from hunting alone. Knox County Sheriff Dave Barber says his office and The Ohio Department of...
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