BUCKEYE LAKE, OHIO (WHIZ) - ODNR Director, Jim Zehringer told members of the Ohio House Buckeye Lake Caucus that repairs on the dam could begin about a year ahead of previous estimates. The design for the reconstructed dam will begin this summer and be finished by spring, with construction planned for next summer.
MUSKINGUM COUNTY, OHIO (WHIZ) - 24-year-old Heather Bowers was in court Wednesday and entered a not guilty plea to two counts of aggravated vehicular homicide, four counts of aggravated vehicular assault, and two counts of operating a vehicle under the influence. Judge Fleegle continued bowers bond as set at 100 thousand dollars.
New Information on Deceased Baby Found on Muskingum University Campus
MUSKINGUM COUNTY, OHIO (WHIZ) - The Muskingum County Coroner, Dr. Charles Feicht, says the deceased baby found on Muskingum Universities Campus last week was born alive. The mother of the baby was interviewed by Muskingum County Sheriffs Detectives, at this time no charges have been field.
Just as important as the safety of fire victims is the safety of those who protect them. Firefighters perform constant training to remain at the top of their game.
Over 80 Zanesville firefighters headed to Zane State College Saturday. It was all in an effort to further their training during a fire education seminar. Zanesville's Fire Chief Eric Waltemire explained what firefighters learned Saturday morning.
"We're talking about transitional fire tact. Basically tactics...
MUSKINGUM COUNTY, OHIO (WHIZ) -The Muskingum County Sheriffs office have publicly identified one of the two bodies found dead in a home just outside of Adamsville. The bodies of 77-year-old Carolyn Eileen Porter and a 64 year-old male, whose name is being withheld pending notification of his family, were found in a residence at 5180 West Road on Tuesday.
With the temperatures reaching unbearably low numbers most people are planning to wait out the cold indoors. However, if you're a firefighter, staying in isn't always an option.
The winter months can be a particularly tricky season for the Zanesville Fire Department. Firefighters are often out in freezing temperatures dealing with water, but the cold water doesn't just cause problems during a fire, it makes clean up particularly tricky.
ZANESVILLE, OH (WHIZ) - Wednesday, the downtown station of the Zanesville Fire Department was full of fire fighters and their families for a Christmas feast. The Local 88 Union and the Officers Union fund the meal for the fire fighters.
Christ's Table Christmas Meal
ZANESVILLE, OH (WHIZ) - Christ's Table reached out to those in the community to ensure that...