Attorney General DeWine Joins Coalition Supporting Bill Aimed At Reducing Violence Against Women and Helping Survivors

(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today joined 55 other state and territorial attorneys general to urge Congress to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA).

The attorneys general sent a letter to congressional leaders urging lawmakers to pass a reauthorization bill before funding for the measure expires later this year.Read full story

Experimental Nasal Influenza Vaccine Tested in Kids, Teens

NIH-supported Phase 1 trial of potential broadly protective vaccine.

An early-stage clinical trial testing the safety and immune-stimulating ability of an experimental nasal influenza vaccine in healthy 9- to 17-year-old children and teens has begun enrolling participants at a Vaccine and Treatment Evaluation Unit (VTEU) site at Saint Louis University, Missouri.… Read full story

Danville/Brinkhaven Police Report – Sep 17, 2018

Danville/Brinkhaven Police Report – Sep 17, 2018
(Information courtesy of The Danville Police Department)

Sept 14
A DPD unit came upon a disabled motorist on Lower Fredericktown-Amity & Old Mansfield Roads. The officer stopped to assist and discovered that the motorist, Kaitlyn Gilbert age 18 listed as homeless, had two outstanding arrest warrants.… Read full story

Attorney General DeWine Offers Charitable Giving Tips Following Flooding, Damage from Hurricane Florence

(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today offered recommendations to help Ohioans make wise charitable contributions and avoid scams related to the flooding and damage caused by Hurricane Florence.

“We encourage Ohioans to be generous and to help those in need,” Attorney General DeWine said.

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Knox County Sheriff’s Report – Sep 17, 2018

Knox County Sheriff’s Report – Sep 17, 2018
(Information courtesy of The Knox County Sheriff’s Office)


Nicholas T Keith, of Centerburg, was arrested on multiple warrants out of Licking, Delaware and Knox Counties on September 14th, 2018.


Courtney A Evans, of Centerburg, was arrested on a warrant from Knox County on September 14th, 2018.… Read full story

Daily Low-Dose Aspirin Found to Have No Effect on Healthy Life Span in Older People

Large NIH-funded study examined outcomes in United States and Australia

In a large clinical trial to determine the risks and benefits of daily low-dose aspirin in healthy older adults without previous cardiovascular events, aspirin did not prolong healthy, independent living (life free of dementia or persistent physical disability).… Read full story