Stories tagged with: Newark

September 6, 2014 - 8:57pm
51 weeks 4 days ago

 A new mural now greats visitors at the VFW hall in Newark.

Bob Steen and Sean Elliott have worked many hours to plan and bring this mural to life. Both men are veterans themselves and said that it means a lot to be able to honor other veterans with this mural.

Elliott explained what it means to him to have created this mural. "When I talk to other veterans or people that have had family members that are missing in action or that have served. The response of people...

September 3, 2014 - 3:25am
1 year 1 day ago

Licking County Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward for anyone with information leading to an arrest in a break-in and theft in Newark.

The Newark Division of Police reports between July 19-20, suspect(s) broke into a garage in the 200 block of Forry Street and stole a number of items, including a Husqvarna chainsaw, a 12” circular saw, a grinder and a black wheelbarrow.

Anyone with information on this crime is urged to call the Licking County Crime Stoppers at...

August 11, 2014 - 4:07pm
1 year 3 weeks ago

Two Newark women were sent to the hospital following an accident near the Y-Bridge Monday afternoon.

According to police, the accident occurred around 2:30 p.m. when a Chevy Lumina that was heading toward the Y-Bridge on West Main Street went off the left side of the roadway, through a grass field at a high rate of speed, and crashed over the emankment of the river.  The vehicle flipped several times before coming to rest right beside the river. 

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July 12, 2014 - 8:02pm
1 year 7 weeks ago

Local Baseball:

Game 1

Lancaster Athletics 4 Junior Pioneers 3

Game 2

Lancaster Athletics 2 Junior Pioneers 3 
JR: Austin Campbell GW hit in Seventh

14 YR Old Babe Ruth State Tournament:

Tiffin 0 Zanesville Americans 15
-Americans will play Warren at 12pm Tomorrow

Springfield 2 Cambridge 7...

June 30, 2014 - 8:07am
1 year 9 weeks ago

Licking County Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward for anyone with information leading to an arrest in the theft and vandalism of business surveillance cameras in Newark.

The Newark Division of Police reports since March, suspect(s) have either destroyed or stolen video surveillance cameras from at least five businesses located in Newark's east end, downtown, and west end.

The suspect photographed by one of the cameras, is described as a white male, in his late...

June 28, 2014 - 12:06am
1 year 9 weeks ago

The first two drives of the game looked anything but like an All Star game but after Travis Baldwin ripped off a 68 yard run for the game's first score in what proved to be the opening of the flood gates. For the second consecutive year the Licking County squad won against Muskingum Valley 36-20.

Muskingum Valley never lead in the game and were never tied again. Jerrod Lyon added a 24 yard field goal at the beginning of the second quarter to make it 9-0. That is when Thomas Wibbeler...

June 3, 2014 - 2:45am
1 year 13 weeks ago

Licking County Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward for anyone with information leading to an arrest in a law enforcement officer's identification badge being stolen from a car.

The Newark Division of Police reports between April 27 and 28, suspect(s) stole a wallet out of a car parked at a home in Newark's east end. The wallet contained the ID badge.

Anyone with information on this crime is urged to call the Licking County Crime Stoppers at 740-349-6888 or 1-888-488-...

June 2, 2014 - 5:54am
1 year 13 weeks ago

Licking County Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward for anyone with information leading to an arrest in a gun stolen from a car.

The Newark Division of Police reports between April 19-20, suspect(s) stole a 9 mm handgun from a car parked on N. 40th St. in Newark.

Anyone with information on this crime is urged to call the Licking County Crime Stoppers at 740-349-6888 or 1-888-488-9058. A special coding system protects the identity of the caller but allows for the...

May 27, 2014 - 7:27pm
1 year 14 weeks ago

Starting in July, a new renovation project will be kicking off on the south side of Newark.

Tuesday, the Thomas J. Evans foundation announced the new the Canal Market District, a revitalization project just south of Court House Square. It will encompass the entire area and include a Canal Market Plaza, renovated parking garage, Walnut Street parks and the jail.

"There was a canal that used to come through here, because that's how dry goods came in. This old jail here was...

May 27, 2014 - 2:51am
1 year 14 weeks ago

Licking County Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward for anyone with information leading to an arrest in a debit card being used to purchase items at a gas station in Newark.

The Newark Division of Police reports the card, which was stolen from a Newark woman, was used on the afternoon of April 27 at Speedway located at 364 E. Main Street.

Pictures of the suspect were taken by the store's security camera. The suspect is described as a white male, about six-feet...

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