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  1. Forest along Ohio River sold to Nature ConservancyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2017 | The Columbus Dispatch

    Later, with a wife and son of his own, his family caught and released catfish at the property's edge on the Ohio River. Even while he works on a boat carrying coal, limestone and other dry cargo up and down the river, Gaffin keeps an eye on the nearly 1,000-acre swath of forested bluffs.


  2. Police: Toddler on sidewalk at midnight apparently overdosedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2017 | The Columbus Dispatch

    Police who responded to a report of an Ohio toddler apparently passing out on a sidewalk from a suspected drug overdose in the middle of the night say she was treated at a hospital, and her parents are charged with child endangering. Portsmouth police say a frantic person approached an officer Wednesday, shortly after midnight, seeking help for the 18-month-old girl, who was unconscious and having trouble breathing.


  3. Portsmouth toddler, possible overdose victim, being treated in Columbus Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2017 | The Columbus Dispatch

    A frantic person approached the Portsmouth police officer in his cruiser early Wednesday morning to tell him that a toddler appeared to be passed out from a drug overdose on the sidewalk. Portsmouth Police Officer Taylor Culbertson followed the person to where the child was last seen on the 1200 block of Robinson Avenue, where they saw a red-colored SUV speed off.


  4. Two dead in Portsmouth shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2017 | The Columbus Dispatch

    At about 12:35 a.m. Saturday, following a report of two people possibly shot near Edendale Road, officers found a man and woman, both dead from gunshot wounds. A police department news release stated, "The incident is believed to be domestic related and there is no reason to believe that there is any danger to any other residents of the area."


  5. Arts program gives OSU medical students, staff needed reliefRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2017 | The Columbus Dispatch

    On a recent Tuesday night, hands that might one day perform delicate operations waved a baton in time to a medley of songs from “Les Miserables.” David Pettit, a second-year medical student at Ohio State University, wants to become a surgeon but also has a passion for music. The Medicine and the Arts program at OSU allows the 25-year-old Pettit to pursue both outlets without leaving the halls of the medical school. He conducts the Professional School Orchestra, which is open to students in the schools of medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine, pharmacy, optometry and nursing.


  6. Portsmouth band director charged with sex crimes against studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | The Columbus Dispatch

    The suspended director of the Portsmouth High School Band has been charged in a 21-count indictment accusing him of sex offenses against two students. A Scioto County grand jury returned the indictment against Matthew Swintek after an investigation by the Portsmouth Police Department. 14 comments

  7. Scioto County man accused of killing motherRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2016 | The Columbus Dispatch

    A vigilant school-bus driver saw someone lying in a backyard Monday and alerted supervisors and authorities, and that led to a homicide investigation in Scioto County and a man charged in the death of his mother. Chad J. Phillips, 38, of West Portsmouth was arraigned on a murder charge in Portsmouth Municipal Court Tuesday morning for killing of his mother, 64-year-old Loretta Halcomb.


  8. Mom, boyfriend charged in 6-year-old's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2016 | The Columbus Dispatch

    A mother and her boyfriend have been charged with murder in connection with the death of the woman's 6-year-old son after, police say, she led police to the child's remains in Scioto County Sunday night. Portsmouth police haven't said how or when Tyler Joseph Caudill died or described any details about the nature of the discovery, which was made in the 1500 block of Mabert Road in Portsmouth.


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