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News in Brown County, Ohio

Healthier choices available in Aberdeen
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 13:37:00 -0800

ABERDEEN, Ohio | Healthier choices lead to a healthier community in the eyes of two Aberdeen and Adams County/Brown County organizations.

Darke County man accused of punching physician
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 10:17:50 -0800

A Darke County man had his cash bond set at $50,000 for “hitting and punching” a physician in the Behavioral Health Department at Upper Valley Medical Center near Troy Tuesday evening. Timothy Brown, 34, of Union City, Ohio, was arraigned Wednesday morning by video from the Miami County jail into Miami County Municipal Court on charges of felony assault and misdemeanor charge of aggravated ...

Brown County grand jury reviews Goldson case
Thu, 11 Dec 2014 13:25:00 -0800

GEORGETOWN, Ohio | A report has been issued by a Brown County grand jury following a visit to the Brown County Jail, which includes its determination of the manner of death of Zachary Goldson.

Deputies: Coroner lied about inmate's death
Mon, 08 Dec 2014 16:05:53 -0800

Members of the Brown County Sheriff’s Office are suing the county’s coroner, her husband and county commissioners, claiming “years of repeated and continuous lies."

Brown County Coroner, spouse and commissionsers sued
Sun, 07 Dec 2014 13:10:00 -0800

CINCINNATI, Ohio | A lawsuit has been filed in U.S. District Court Southern District of Ohio Western Division against Brown County Commissioners, Brown County Coroner Dr. Judith Varnau and her husband, Dennis Varnau by members of the Brown County Sheriff's Office and Brown County Detention Center over accusations in reports in the death of Zachary Goldson.

Brown County grand jury: No indictment in inmate's hanging death
Thu, 11 Dec 2014 10:47:46 -0800

A Brown County grand jury has returned no indictment in connection with an inmate's October 2013 death. 

St Louis police rebuked for Facebook warning after Tamir Rice shooting
Thu, 04 Dec 2014 08:54:48 -0800

Public dismayed after St Louis County police weigh in social media about shooting of Rice, a 12-year-boy in Ohio who was playing with a replica gun The police department that oversaw protests in Ferguson over the death of Michael Brown attracted new criticism on Thursday after weighing in clumsily on the fatal police shooting of Tamir Rice , a 12-year-old boy in Ohio who was playing with a ...

Grand jury: No charges in jail cell hanging
Thu, 11 Dec 2014 10:24:32 -0800

A grand jury did not return any criminal charges in the controversial case of an inmate hanging at the Brown County Jail.

Sheriff's deputies sue Brown County coroner over homicide finding
Tue, 09 Dec 2014 07:47:39 -0800

Members of a SW Ohio sheriff's department have sued their county's coroner over her homicide finding in a jail inmate's death.

Assault and burglary cases resolved
Fri, 12 Dec 2014 12:04:00 -0800

GEORGETOWN, Ohio | Half a dozen cases in Brown County Court of Common Pleas were wrapped up with sentencing for burglary, assault and weapon charges.