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Brown Co. cops team up to fight heroin, crime
Mon, 02 Mar 2015 18:46:12 -0800

With crime soaring and 70 percent of it related to drugs, Brown County agencies have joined forces to fight the epidemic.

Columbus Police Officer Cited after Chase in Coal Grove
Mon, 02 Mar 2015 12:14:19 -0800

According to the citation from the Village of Coal Grove, Larry A. Brown Jr., 46, of Frazeysburg, Ohio, was cited Friday evening after officers tried to stop his truck on U.S. 52 near the the Coal Grove exit about 9:30 p.m.

Cook and Perry headed to prison
Thu, 26 Feb 2015 13:11:00 -0800

GEORGETOWN, Ohio | Robbery and drug cases sent two Brown County felons to prison and another was arrested for making a false report to police.

Columbus Police Officer Arrested For OVI
Mon, 02 Mar 2015 11:32:34 -0800

A 23-year-veteran of the Columbus police force was arrested for suspected OVI Friday in southern Ohio.

Ohio legislature doing little to fight heroin
Mon, 02 Mar 2015 13:01:27 -0800

The latest numbers out of Butler County are indicative of heroin’s rise in Ohio. The Ohio Department of Health dubbed it a heroin epidemic. But state lawmakers don't have immediate plans to fight the epidemic.

Trial of man charged in slaying of Cross Lanes teen moved to April
Thu, 19 Feb 2015 15:03:02 -0800

Staff reports The trial of an Ohio man charged in the slaying of a Cross Lanes teenager has been moved back to April. Ernest Roach, 46, of Racine, is charged with murder in Meigs County, Ohio, in the death of Erica Brown. His trial, which had been set to begin Monday was moved until April 20 at the request of his attorney, court records show. This is the third time the trial has been pushed back ...

March Madness starts for HS teams
Sun, 01 Mar 2015 21:10:51 -0800

HUNTINGTON - Welcome to March Madness, baby. While the collegiate craziness is still a couple of weeks away, the high school circuit is fully-involved in the postseason as the month of March begins.

Youngstown Police looking for endangered missing teen
Mon, 02 Mar 2015 09:08:20 -0800

Youngstown Police investigators are asking the public to help them locate a teen who they describe as an endangered missing juvenile.

Assault and theft criminals sent to jail
Tue, 03 Feb 2015 09:21:00 -0800

GEORGETOWN, Ohio | A laundry list of crimes led to prison sentences for three Brown County men.

McCarty indicted on more sex charges
Thu, 19 Feb 2015 21:07:56 -0800

WEST UNION, Ohio | An Adams County grand jury indicted former Adams County Sheriff's Chief Deputy Jeff McCarty on rape, sexual battery and unlawful conduct Thursday.