A heads up to hunters this season. State officials say hunters should be aware of a rare disease that's made it's way into the Ohio deer population. Chronic Wasting Disease has recently been identified in a deer in Holmes County. The disease attacks the brain of the infected animal and is similar to mad-cow disease. As of now, it hasn't been shown to infect people. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention says hunters should avoid eating meet from deer or elk that look sick, or have their meet tested by the state.
Police are searching for masked gunmen who invalided a home Thursday night. Officials say two men kicked open the back door of the home on Clarendon Avenue around 11:30 and fired several shots. one of the three victims was hit in the head with the butt of the gun. The suspects fled the scene with a set of keys, a pack of cigarettes and $63. The suspects are described as one being 5 feet, 5 inches tall and “skinny," about 125 pounds. The other was described as 5 feet, 6 inches tall with a medium build. Anyone with information is asked to call the police department's detective bureau or send an anonymous tip by texting TIP411.
Some college students need a little help when it comes to how best to enjoy Halloween, so a police officer who has seen a more than a few Halloweens and thousands of college students has some advice.
A West Side mosque that is holding its grand opening on Saturday is indicative of a burgeoning Muslim population that has worship sites bursting at the seams across central Ohio. The Abubakar Asiddiq Islamic Center is raising $3 million to pay for the center of about 15,000 square feet on nearly 10 acres of land at 591 Industrial Mile Rd. Another $1.5 million is expected to be raised to finish the second floor later.
For years, the conventional wisdom on housing was simple: Never rent when you can buy. Then came a little thing called the crash of 2008, when housing values plummeted, thousands of homeowners faced foreclosure and a lot of credit was destroyed. The decision to buy (or not) isnât strictly a financial calculation. Those facing the choice, experts say, should consider five key questions.
A Violet Township trustee who accidentally shot a student who was taking his concealed-carry class last year resolved the criminal case against him today. Terry J. Dunlap Sr., 74, pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor charge of negligent assault in Fairfield County Municipal Court. Visiting Judge Teresa Liston then found Dunlap guilty.