Following a hearing on his motion to suppress evidence against him in a child pornography case, a suspended Ohio University professor is arguing for the motion to be sustained because a second search warrant was never obtained to search the digital contents of items seized from his home.
Incumbent officeholders continue to hold a significant financial advantage heading into the final weeks of the 2014 mid-term elections.
Pre-election financial reports filed last week show incumbents holding an advantage at the federal, state and county levels in races set to appear on the ballot in Athens County.
Whether dealing with a criminal who's
barricaded himself inside a home, an environmentalist who's stuck her
arms in barrels of concrete, or a depressed person threatening suicide,
Athens County Sheriff's Capt. Bryan Cooper said he believes in
A police standoff in Coolville Thursday
morning resulted in the arrest of a Belpre man who had fled West
Virginia law enforcement and barricaded himself inside a residence on
state Rt. 144 in Athens County.
The longtime director of Athens County
Job & Family Services, Jack Frech, announced his retirement Tuesday
afternoon, following a two-hour pre-disciplinary hearing with the County
Commissioners, after which they took no action.
With a nurse for an Ebola patient in Dallas flying
into Cleveland last week, the Ohio Department of Public Safety has issued Ebola
preparedness directives. However, the administrator of the Athens City-County
Health Department said Monday that it's improbable that anybody from Athens
will be stricken with the deadly illness.