It's only February and already 25 lives have been taken by fatal fires here in Ohio.
Assistant Chief of Fire Prevention Rich Palmer of the State Fire Marshals Office spoke at the Zanesville Rotary Club meeting on Tuesday afternoon to discuss their campaign for the use of smoke alarms in homes.
"Right now we're looking at campaigns around the state to reduce fatalities because we are seeing so many homes that have fires that don't have working smoke alarms,"...
Driving and texting is becoming a serious problem in the U.S. and now state lawmakers here in Ohio are working to ban it completely.
You're driving along and get a text message, you look down for just a few seconds and suddenly you find yourself in a near-accident. This scenario is becoming all too familiar to motorists across the country.
Auto Club AAA conducted a study last summer and you'd be surprised at the statistics they discovered.
An Ohio coroner has released her report on the three people found dead in central Ohio last Thursday.
The coroner says Tina Herrmann, her 11-year-old son Kody Maynard, and family friend Stephanie Sprang were stabbed to death before being dismembered. All three were struck mutliple times in the back and chest with a knife. Their bodies were then cut up, placed in plastic garbage bags and lowered into a hollow tree on an Ohio wildlife preserve.
Local baseball stand out and Rosecrans grad Jerod Yakubik was selected today in the 34th round by the Los Angeles Angels. The Ohio University senior became the third Bobcat selected in this years draft.
Yakubik recorded 19 doubles this past season for the Bobcats in 243 plate appearences. He was a main stay in the lineup for Ohio, hitting safely in 22 consecutive games which ties for the 10th longest streak in MAC history. With in the conference Yakubik was first in doubles with...
The Ohio House approved a bill by a vote of 86 to 12 that does not allow teens to send electronic nude images of themselves or others through any electronic device.
Punishment for doing so would send sexting offenders to Juvenile Court. Offenders would not face serious child pornography charges nor would they have to register as a sex offender. Those in favor of the bill say that it will make minors think twice before hitting the send button.
The Ohio Department of Natural Resources wants people to take advantage of them. So it's holding "Free Fishing Days" next weekend. On May 1st and 2nd, people will be allowed fish in any creek, river, or lake without a fishing license, but once these free fishing days pass, individuals will be required to purchase a 19 dollar license if they have anything further plans to remove fish, turtle, or any other creatures from Ohio's water...