Stories tagged with: Utica

June 20, 2016 - 5:10pm
4 days 16 hours ago

UTICA, Ohio – A three-vehicle accident involving a tanker semi-truck near the village of Utica has closed a major roadway and caused a hazmat crew to be called in. 

Captain Darl Evans, Licking County Sheriff Department, said that they received a call at around 3:30 p.m. on Monday. 

“Initial investigation shows that there was a semi-truck traveling eastbound on US 62. The semi was hauling gasoline, it appears that a SUV was traveling...

May 30, 2016 - 6:09pm
3 weeks 4 days ago

UTICA, OHIO- Monday was the third and final day for the 42nd Annual Utica Sertoma Ice Cream Festival.

The three-day weekend event featured arts and crafts, live entertainment, fun games for the kids, tractor rides, food, and ice cream.

The Utica Ice Cream Festival was started in 1975. The reasoning behind starting the festival was to help fund local projects brought up by the Sertoma Club that benefits the community.

12 year Chairman of the Utica Sertoma...

September 23, 2015 - 5:52pm
39 weeks 2 days ago

The Licking County Crime Stoppers are offering up to a $1,000 reward for anyone with information leading to an arrest in threats made regarding homecoming festivities in the North Fork Local School District.

The Licking County Sheriff’s Office reports on Monday, September 14th, the school district received letters threatening violence during homecoming activities because of interracial dating at Utica High School.

At this time, investigators do not believe these...

September 17, 2015 - 9:31pm
40 weeks 21 hours ago

The Licking County Sheriff's Office says two threatening letters received by the North Fork School District were directed toward students in interracial relationships.

The sheriff’s office is continuing an investigation in cooperation with the Utica Police Department and the FBI into threats which were received on Monday.

The two separate but identical letters specifically outlined threats and acts of violence to be carried out during Utica Homecoming festivities.  As...

May 25, 2015 - 6:39pm
1 year 4 weeks ago

Ice cream lovers from all over the state ventured to Utica this Memorial Day weekend for the 41st annual Utica Sertoma Ice Cream Festival.

The festival, held on the grounds of Energy Cooperative and Velvet Ice Cream Company, offers more than just ice cream. Attendees can enjoy free games, live entertainment, crafts and more! For Jason Samples of Newark, it's the endless amount of different ice cream flavors that keeps him and his family coming back each year.

"It seems like...

August 31, 2014 - 5:07pm
1 year 42 weeks ago

A 37-year-old man drowned in a pond Saturday near Utica at a company picnic.

The Licking County Sheriff's Department responded to a call at 3342 Van Fossen Rd. NW around 4:00 p.m. Saturday. Dive crews were called to assist in the search. The man's body was recovered in approximately 16 feet of water shortly after 7:00 p.m. The man's name has not been released at this time. We will keep you updated as details become available.

May 26, 2014 - 4:55pm
2 years 4 weeks ago

We all love ice cream, but one Licking County town takes that love to a new extreme.

Utica Sertoma's Ice Cream Festival just celebrated its 40th anniversary this Memorial Day weekend, and it did so with a record breaking year.

"We've broken records that we've had in the past," said Ice Cream Tent Chairman Bill Leffler.  "We've had to have the ice cream truck filled twice now, so God's been good to us as far as the weather, and it's brought a lot of people out...

May 5, 2014 - 11:04am
2 years 7 weeks ago

The Licking County Sheriff's Office investigated the sexual assault of a 10-year-old girl.

The Licking County Sheriff's Office said that Friday May 2, their department learned of the multiple sexual assaults on the girl by a 14-year-old male. Authorities said the victim, from Utica, was interviewed by detectives and Children's Services at the Licking County Child Advocate Center.

Detectives said the victim disclosed multiple counts of forced sexual abuse over the period of...

February 11, 2014 - 10:51pm
2 years 19 weeks ago


Sheridan 44 John Glenn 63
JG: Blake Atkins- 20pts; Parker Evans- 20pts

Philo 55 Maysville 48
P: Tyler Cassidy- 13pts; Lake Fletcher- 12pts; Chase Hambel 12pts
M: Tanner Stottesberry- 10pts; Judd Murvine- 10pts

New Lexington 47 West Muskingum 52

Tri-Valley 45 Crooksville 34


February 5, 2014 - 12:56am
2 years 20 weeks ago

High School Boys Basketball:

Philo 36 John Glenn 48

JG: Drew Rackley- 20 pts; Parker Evans- 13 pts

Fairfield Christian 61 Rosecrans 43

Cambridge 59 Steubenville 84

C: Josh Lewis- 13pts

Newark Catholic 49 Utica 24

Licking Heights 38 Licking Valley 46

Granville 44 Heath 35

Johnstown 44 ...

For the best experience, use one of the following browsers:      Mozilla Firefox | Google Chrome | Apple Safari
Follow Us:  WHIZ-TV      Z92 Radio      AM1240      @WHIZnewscom      @WHIZweather      @Z92Radio