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Monday Jul 28 | The Columbus Dispatch

Suspect in Hocking County double shooting dies of self-inflicted wound

The Franklin County man who was charged with shooting his ex-wife and killing her friend in a Hocking Hills cabin on July 19 has died.

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Related Topix: Franklin County, OH, Medicine, Miami Valley Hospital, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Fayette County, OH

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Columbus Dispatch

Hocking County coroner's absence riles other officials

Hocking County officials were already furious with the county coroner on July 19 when a man was shot to death and the doctor was not around.

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Related Topix: Columbus, OH, Franklin County, OH

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Columbus Dispatch

Hocking County prosecutor says coroner not doing his job

The Hocking County prosecutor has filed misdemeanor charges against the county coroner that claim he is not doing his job.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Laurelville, OH, Logan, OH

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Lancaster Eagle-Gazette

Athens County joins Fairfield-Hocking Major Crimes Unit

In addition to investigating major crimes, with a heavy focus on drug trafficking, in Fairfield and Hocking counties, detectives will now also work directly with the Athens County Sheriff's Office, Athens' and Nelsonville's city police departments, and the Ohio University Police Department, in addition to the Athens County Prosecutor's Office.

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Related Topix: Athens County, OH, Drugs, Fairfield County, OH, Ohio University

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Madison Press

Murder suspect shoots himself during standoff

A man wanted for murder in Hocking County shot himself in the head at the Econo Lodge Monday morning following an overnight standoff.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Miami Valley Hospital, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Fayette County, OH

The Columbus Dispatch

'X Factor' semifinalist to perform in honor of Logan student who died

Rion Paige will perform at 6 p.m. Saturday at Logan High School, 14470 Rt.328. Tickets - available in Logan at Suite Deal Furniture and Gifts, 1015 W. Hunter St.; and the Hocking Hills Chic Boutique, 65 W. Main St. - cost $12, or $6 for children.

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Related Topix: Logan, OH, Celebrities, Simon Cowell, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

Mon Jul 21, 2014

WTLV

Sheriff: Murder suspect shoots himself in standoff

Authorities in southern Ohio say a suspect accused of his shooting his ex-wife and killing a man she was with has shot himself and is hospitalized.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Logan, OH

WBNS

Hocking County Murder Suspect Shoots Self During Standoff

Police say a murder suspect attempted to take his own life early Monday morning during a standoff at a motel in Fayette County.

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Related Topix: Fayette County, OH, Lancaster, OH

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Columbus Dispatch

Franklin County man sought for questioning in Hocking County slaying

Authorities are looking for a Franklin County man to question him in connection with the fatal shooting of a man and the wounding of a woman in a Hocking Hills cabin on Saturday night.

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Related Topix: Franklin County, OH, Westerville, OH, Logan, OH

Sat Jul 19, 2014

WBNS

Hocking County Sheriff's Office Searches For Vehicle After Shooting

The Hocking County Sheriff's Office is searching for a van after a shooting at the Wildwoods Backwood Retreats cabins.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

WTVN-AM Columbus

Too big for Instagram?

Samm Newman, a 19 year old student at Ohio Univeristy-Chillicothe said her Instagram account was removed after she posted pictures of herself wearing a bra and shorts.

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Related Topix: Ohio State University, Hybrid, SUV, Dodge Durango, Dodge

Wed Jul 16, 2014

WTVN-AM Columbus

A Sudden Hail Storm In Russia

"Corby", as most people seem to refer to John, was Ohio born and bred. Hailing from the hills of Hocking County, and ending up in the great Capital City by way of the Ohio State University.

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Related Topix: Ohio State University, Hybrid, SUV, Dodge Durango, Dodge

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Times Recorder

Family unearths veteran's WWII secrets

When former Lancaster native George William Davis was asked about his World War II military service, he would change the subject or just say no one wanted to hear about it.

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Related Topix: Lancaster, OH, US Politics, US News, Sherrod Brown, US Senate, Democrat, Logan, OH

Thu Jul 10, 2014

WTVN-AM Columbus

Owl Predicts Where LeBron Will Land

"Corby", as most people seem to refer to John, was Ohio born and bred. Hailing from the hills of Hocking County, and ending up in the great Capital City by way of the Ohio State University.

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Related Topix: Ohio State University, Hybrid, SUV, Dodge Durango, Dodge

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Lancaster Eagle-Gazette

Deputies question judge's lowering of bond

The man charged in connection with multiple garage thefts in three counties had only a few days of freedom before he was picked up again, this time in Hocking County.

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Related Topix: Fairfield County, OH, Rockbridge, OH

Tue Jul 08, 2014

WTVN-AM Columbus

Fireworks Filmed With A Drone

"Corby", as most people seem to refer to John, was Ohio born and bred. Hailing from the hills of Hocking County, and ending up in the great Capital City by way of the Ohio State University.

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Related Topix: Ohio State University, Hybrid, SUV, Dodge Durango, Dodge

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