Two inmates escaped from Athens County

by Keely Lovern on July 9, 2018 at 5:20 pm

ATHENS COUNTY, Ohio- The Athen’s County Sheriff’s Office is currently looking for two inmates that escaped while in custody Monday at around 2:56 p.m. The inmates escaped from 13 West Washington Street in Athens. The missing inmates are 31-year-old Brian Chaney (pictured left) and 31-year-old Tyler Howard (pictured right). According to a post on the Athen’s… Continue Reading

Statewide Amber Alert for girl taken in Cincinnati

by Keely Lovern on July 5, 2018 at 7:59 pm

HAMILTON COUNTY, Ohio- An Amber Alert has been issued by the Hamilton County SO statewide for a 6-year-old girl from Cincinnati reportedly taken by her non-custodial mother. According to Ohio Amber Alert, Malayah Sisco was taken from 12049 Mason Way Court in the city of Cincinnati (Hamilton County) around 11:30pm Wednesday, July 4 by Ashley Davona Hardy,… Continue Reading

Trump to revoke Obama policy using race in school admissions

by Keely Lovern on July 3, 2018 at 4:32 pm

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is rescinding Obama-era guidance that encouraged schools to take a student’s race into account in order to promote diversity in admissions, a U.S. official said Tuesday. The shift would give schools and universities the federal government’s blessing to take a race-neutral approach to the students they consider for admission…. Continue Reading

Kentucky man accused of making bomb threats on Facebook

by Keely Lovern on July 3, 2018 at 3:19 pm

FLORENCE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man is under arrest for allegedly threatening on Facebook to bomb a courthouse and prosecutor’s office in Ohio. The Cincinnati Enquirer reports that 51-year-old Allan Summers was charged Monday with terroristic threatening. Capt. Tom Grau says police in Florence, Kentucky, arrested Summers after being alerted to his threats Sunday night. The… Continue Reading

Man threatened July 4th attack at parade in Cleveland

by Keely Lovern on July 2, 2018 at 3:53 pm

CLEVELAND, Ohio (AP)-  Federal authorities say they’ve arrested a man who talked about setting off a bomb at a 4th of July parade in Cleveland and attacking people watching fireworks. Authorities have charged Demetrius Pitts with attempted support of a terrorist organization. There are no court records listing an attorney for Pitts, who lives in the… Continue Reading

Good news for pet owners: Ohio bill passes

by Keely Lovern on June 28, 2018 at 10:03 pm

COLUMBUS, Ohio- According to NBC4 in Columbus, an Ohio bill that would allow pet owners to bring their pets to outdoor patios at restaurants passed in the Senate Wednesday and is now heading to Governer John Kasich. NBC4 reports that the law would prohibit health departments from not allowing dogs from outdoor dining areas, but restaurants would still… Continue Reading

Entertainment district planned for Delaware County

by Keely Lovern on June 28, 2018 at 4:01 pm

DELAWARE, OH- According to Delaware County, a giant entertainment district is reportedly coming to Delaware County, next to Tanger Outlet Mall. The Delaware County Twitter page released some information Thursday about the plans for “Planet Oasis” while at the press conference to announce the project. NBC4 in Columbus reports that the entertainment district will feature many types of… Continue Reading

Evacuations Continue As Wildfires Grow

by Sara Shallcross on October 11, 2017 at 10:01 am

(NBC News) Evacuations continued overnight as a string of wildfires burning across Northern California continue to grow. At least 17 people have been killed by fires. Close to 200 more have been injured, and more than 100 others are missing. “The fires are still out there. They are still actively growing,” Napa County Fire Chief… Continue Reading