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6 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch

Former Reynoldsburg teacher sentenced for sex with teen

A former Reynoldsburg schools math teacher was sentenced to prison today, after he pleaded guilty to sex charges involving a 15-year-old girl.


Related Topix: Reynoldsburg, OH

11 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch

Man died 12 days after crash

A man injured in a crash on the Northeast Side last month died nearly two weeks later, Columbus police said today.


Related Topix: Columbus, OH, Carroll, OH

Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Madison Press

Precipitation report for the month of July

Overall, Central Ohio precipitation averaged slightly below normal in the northern half of the network, near normal in the southwest sector, and slightly above normal in the southeast sector of the network.


Related Topix: Weather, Ohio, Buckeye Lake, OH, Franklin County, OH, Licking County, OH

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Columbus Dispatch

Military surplus

Sgt. Jared Collins of the Fairfield County sheriff's office sits in the agency's MRAP, which has been used once since it arrived in March, defusing an armed confrontation.


Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Columbus Dispatch

Woman dies from injuries suffered in Fairfield County car crash last week

A South Side woman has died from injuries suffered in a crash in Fairfield County last week.


Related Topix: Canal Winchester, OH

Thu Aug 14, 2014


Former Fairfield County Clerk Of Courts Makes Plea Deal

The Fairfield County Clerk of Courts indicted on 12 counts has pleaded guilty to two of them in a plea deal.


Wed Aug 13, 2014


Troopers Target Drivers From The Air

The next plane you spot flying above Fairfield County might be an Ohio State Highway Patrol aircraft looking for aggressive drivers.


Tue Aug 12, 2014

Bellingham Herald

New natural gas pipeline planned for W.Va., Ohio

Columbia Pipeline Group announced the investment in a news release Tuesday. The proposal would help transport up to 1.5 billion cubic feet per day of natural gas.


Related Topix: US Governors, Earl Ray Tomblin

WLWT-TV Cincinnati

Ohio training will aim to improve officer safety

Several law enforcement agencies are partnering to offer free training for officers around Ohio to promote on-the-job safety as part of an effort to reduce officer fatalities.


Related Topix: Ohio, Sugar Grove, OH, Columbus, OH


Lancaster Councilmen Oppose County Jail Site

There is a push against a proposed plan to build a new, larger jail in Lancaster.


Related Topix: Prison, Lancaster, OH

Sun Aug 10, 2014

WTVN-AM Columbus

AMBER Alert issued after man takes two children

An AMBER Alert has been issued after a man took his two children after intentionally crashing into their mother's car in Fairfield County.


Related Topix: Canal Winchester, OH, Columbus, OH

Sat Aug 09, 2014

Motorcycle Accident Claims Life of Junction City Man

The crash occurred around 11:45 a.m. Saturday in Fairfield County. According to the Lancaster Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol, 67-year-old Buryl R. Allison of Junction City was traveling westbound on State Route 188 near the intersection of Royalton Road when his motorcycle traveled off the right side of the roadway, struck an embankment, and ... (more)


WKYC-TV Cleveland

UPDATE | 2 missing children foundUPDATE | 2 missing children...

The two missing children from Fairfield county have been found. According to Ohio Amber Alerts, the suspect was not taken into custody and law enforcement is still looking for the man suspected of taking the children.


Thu Aug 07, 2014

Federal Emergency Management Agency

FEMA Awards $1,248,151 Grant to the City of Lancaster: Hazard...

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency has released $1,248,151 in Hazard Mitigation Grant Program funds to the city of Lancaster in Fairfield County, Ohio, for the improvement of a storm water system in the neighborhood near Glassco Park.


Related Topix: FEMA, US News

Thu Jul 31, 2014

WBEX-AM Chillicothe

Anchor Hocking Survives

Hundreds of Anchor Hocking workers in Lancaster will keep their jobs after a last-minute cash infusion.


Related Topix: Lancaster, OH

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Drugs Found in Traffic Stop

The Patrol said just before 8:30 p.m. troopers pulled over a Nissan Altima on US 33 in Fairfield County for speed and marked lane violations.


Related Topix: Drugs, Coupe, Nissan Altima, Hybrid, Nissan, Sedan

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Columbus Dispatch

Walnut Township school district asks voters to raise taxes

Voters in the Walnut Township Local school district in Fairfield County will be asked to approve an emergency operating levy on the November ballot that would increase their property taxes.


Related Topix: Education Etc.