Stories tagged with: Police

May 14, 2015 - 7:16am
1 year 15 weeks ago

Top stories for Thursday, May 14, 2015:

Newark Police Officers Honored

NEWARK, OHIO (WHIZ) - The Newark Police Department's bravery and hard work was honored Wednesday afternoon at the Midland Theater. Jarrod Conley was awarded the Medal of Valor, which hasn't been awarded in over 25 years.

Bella Donna Leather Grand Opening

ZANESVILLE, OHIO (WHIZ) - Bella Donna Leather, on Putnam Ave., will be holding it's grand opening next Friday,...

March 24, 2014 - 8:21pm
2 years 22 weeks ago

Zanesville City Council passed an emergency ordinance at Monday's meeting that will allow the Zanesville Police Department to purchase new computers and replacement central processing units (CPUs). Police Chief Kenny Miller says Microsoft will no longer support the older computers that are currently in the cruisers.

"The computers we have in the cars now are approximately 5 years old, running on Windows XP," Chief Miller explained. "Microsoft has come out and...

December 16, 2013 - 9:38pm
2 years 36 weeks ago

It's not everyday you get to shop with a cop, but on Monday, that's exactly what 40 area students from Muskingum, Morgan and Coshocton counties did.

Every year the Fraternal Order of Police Associates Lodge gives kids and teens a Christmas they may not otherwise get. They give each student over $100 to spend, team them up with law enforcement officers and send them shopping at Walmart to get whatever they want.

"The F.O.P. Associate Lodge collects the funds for this and then...

November 21, 2013 - 6:06pm
2 years 40 weeks ago

Muskingum University in New Concord was evacuated and closed on Thursday after a bomb threat.

Muskingum County Emergency Management Agency Director Bo Keck says that at around 12:45 p.m. the school received a bomb threat via the university's 1-800 number. Officials asked all students, faculty and visitors to vacate the premises in order to facilitate a campus wide investigation.

"We are now in the process of searching buildings, searching dorms and checking every place we...

September 4, 2013 - 5:06pm
2 years 51 weeks ago

Captain Tony Coury says an undercover police officer arrested 83-year-old Russell Smith of Roseville Tuesday afternoon. Smith was convicted of 1 count of menacing and Judge William Joseph sentenced Smith to 90 days in jail. Coury says Smith wasn't trying to grab anyone, but possibly attempting to "entice" someone into his car.

In 2012, the police department started receiving calls about a man following people in the Ridge Avenue area. Coury says the department also received...

March 12, 2010 - 2:30pm
6 years 24 weeks ago

Zanesville Police now say a missing woman has been found. 

Detective Ric Roush say the family of 40-year-old Angela McCormick made contact with her and the search is now over.


January 21, 2010 - 9:36pm
6 years 31 weeks ago

The local Fraternal Order of Police Zane Lodge 5 welcomes a new slate of officers for the year 2010.

Tonight those in the lodge gathered together for dinner and ceremony. FOP President Tom Porter says being elected comes with responsibilities.

"You have to be a member in good standing," he said. "You are required to make meetings and basically lead the organization in the way the organization wants to go."

Tonight's ceremony was held at Prophet's ...

December 25, 2009 - 6:42pm
6 years 35 weeks ago

While many people are home with their families, others had to sacrifice their holiday and work.

Firefighters and police officers in Zanesville didn't get to spend the day with their families, but they say spending it with their friends and co-workers isn't bad at all.

"Since we hang out all day and we are here 24 hours with everybody it is like a second family," says Tim Gaal, a firefighter with ZFD.

Zanesville Firefighters work 24 hour shifts so they...

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