COLUMBUS, OH – As the temperatures continue to fall, more hikers and hunters will be spending time in Ohio’s forests. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) reminds all outdoor enthusiasts to be cautious of dead or dying trees, including ash trees, which may now be present in Ohio’s forests and landscapes.… Read full story
Knox County Sheriff’s Report – Nov 20, 2017
(Information courtesy of The Knox County Sheriff’s Office)
A complainant reported that a sexual offender was using internet identifiers and multiple cell phones. Upon investigation, it was discovered that Steven Davidson, of Mount Vernon, did not register the internet identifiers.… Read full story
Multi-step screening process leads to molecule that may protect brain cells.
In the fight against brain damage caused by stroke, researchers have turned to an unlikely source of inspiration: hibernating ground squirrels.
While the animals’ brains experience dramatically reduced blood flow during hibernation, just like human patients after a certain type of stroke, the squirrels emerge from their extended naps suffering no ill effects.… Read full story
Fredericktown Weekly Police Report – Nov 18, 2017
(Information courtesy of The Fredericktown Police Department)
Vehicle unlock on S. Main St.
Parking complaint on W. 1st St.
Disturbance on S. Main St.
Dallas J. Gillespie, Centerburg, citation for speed
Joseph D.… Read full story
RICHFIELD TOWNSHIP – Ohio State Highway Patrol Troopers filed felony drug charges against a Connecticut man after a traffic stop in Summit County. During the traffic stop, Troopers seized 1,600 grams of heroin, which is valued at approximately $285,000.
On November 14, 2017, at 12:16 p.m., Troopers stopped a rented 2018 Nissan with Connecticut registration for a lane change violation on Interstate 80 near milepost 176.… Read full story