A bomb threat has been called in to the Somerset Police Department Monday evening on N. Columbus St.
Somerset police say the caller claimed to have hostages, but the officers on the scene do not believe there are any hostages involved. The Ohio Department of Transportation set up a blockade at 5:30. The State Highway Patrol Special Response Team is on the scene. The Somerset Police Department, the State Highway Patrol and the Muskingum County Sheriff's Office all have responded...
The Ohio State Highway Patrol said they continue to investigate a two car injury accident near Duncan Falls.
The accident took place Thursday, September 25 just before 6pm on State Route 60.
Sergeant Jeff Jirles of the Zanesville Post says the crash sent a total of five people to Genesis Hospital. Three of the injured are area teens ranging in ages from 14 to 16 as well as a mother and her infant daughter.
Driving's a freedom that we get at the age of 16, but as we age getting behind the wheel can be a danger to ourselves and others.
Lieutenant Matt Boyd said there's no designated age to hang up the keys. For some it may be 50 years-old while for others 90. Lt. Boyd said it's important for those driving to stay in shape and talk to their doctor about the medications they're taking and how to minimize interactions with them.
The Ohio State Highway Patrol said one woman was killed during a traffic accident in Coshocton County.
Sergeant Kelly said that the accident took place on US 36 between Coshocton and Warsaw around 5:10p.m. Monday.
He said their investigation shows that 46-year-old Tammy Steed, of Warsaw, was driving east on US 36 when she lost control of her vehicle, spun around and went left of center into the path of a vehicle driven by 48-year-old Karen Darby also of Warsaw....
A single car accident on Interstate 70 West slowed traffic Sunday afternoon.
The accident occurred around 1:30 p.m. near mile marker 169 east of Zanesville. According to the Zanesville post of the State Highway Patrol, a red Mercury Sable GS driven by 64-year-old Richard Noll of Zanesville was traveling westbound when he made an improper lane change and lost control striking the outside guardrail. Both westbound lanes were closed for around 20 minutes. Once the scene was...