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Barr Pleads Not Guilty
MUSKINGUM COUNTY, OH (WHIZ) – The suspect charged with shooting two Zanesville men at a home on Woodlawn Avenue appeared in common pleas court Monday. 18-year-old Robert Barr pled not guilty to two counts of attempted murder, felonious assault, and three counts of aggravated robbery.
Single Vehicle Fatal Accident
THORNVILLE, OH (WHIZ) – A Thornville woman is dead following a one vehicle accident Monday evening. 79-year-old Vivian Caldwell was driving on North Fifth Street in the Village of Hebron when she crashed just after 6:00 P.M.
Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over
MUSKINGUM COUNTY, OH (WHIZ) – The Ohio State Highway Patrol will be out in full force during the holidays to remove dangerous and impaired drivers from the roads. The highway patrol would like to remind drivers to report any suspicious driving to local law enforcement agencies.
Final City Council Meeting of 2014
ZANESVILLE, OH (WHIZ) – Several topics were discussed in the last Zanesville City Council meeting of 2014, one of immediate importance being the 2015 temporary budget. The temporary budget will fund costs for the entire first quarter of 2015 until a permanent budget is set by the end of March.
OSU Ticket Scam
COLUMBUS, OH (AP) – The state’s attorney general is warning buckeye football fans to be skeptical of Sugar Bowl ticket offerings after two individuals reported being scammed on craigslist. Ohio Attorney General Mike Dewine says a Franklin County Consumer was bilked out of $800 after responding to an online ad for six tickets to OSU’s national semifinal game against Alabama on New Year’s Day.