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The Union Local School Board released a statement late Thursday night regarding the arrest of superintendent Douglas Thoburn, 53, who was arrested on four counts of pandering obscenity involving a minor.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The state of Ohio is again testing mosquitoes for West Nile virus after the program became a victim of federal budget cuts last year. The funding for the Ohio Department of Health program was restored in a mid-cycle budget bill that took effect July 1. As 80 local health departments have used the suburban Columbus lab. State public health entomologist Richard Gary tells The Columbus Dispatch (http://bit.ly/1AfmwXT) that the state lab has received about 36,000 mosquitoes... More>>
On Monday, a McMechen pain management clinic became the center of an investigation by the West Virginia Bureau for Public Health after unsafe practices were alleged, and on Thursday, the clinic's doctor responded to the allegations. More>>
AKRON, Ohio (AP) - A northeast Ohio man faces a life prison sentence after being convicted of fatally stabbing his mother then living in the house with the decomposing corpse for about six months. A jury in Akron on Thursday found 33-year-old Michael Petrie guilty of charges including aggravated murder and abuse of a corpse. He had pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity. The Barberton man was accused of killing his 67-year-old mother Maureen Petrie. Prosecutors say he left his mother exact... More>>
Two women have been arrested as suspects in the beating of 71-year-old man during a home invasion in Jewett on Tuesday. A third suspect remains on the run. More>>
Its not just about the food and drink, but also the sports at the Upper Ohio Valley Italian Heritage Festival. More>>
A proposed fracking waste site will not be coming to Barnesville after the company in charge of the project pulled out, citing costs. More>>
A fugitive wanted in the Columbus area for the sexual assault of a 13-year-old girl was arrested after tips led police to a Weirton address. More>>