01, Oct 2014 - Athens, OH Feb. trial set for former OU student charged in bizarre case alleging sex, blackmail
A former Ohio University student facing charges of sexual battery and extortion for allegedly persuading another male student to send the first student sexually compromising images of himself by pretending to be a woman in text messages is now scheduled to face trial in February 2015.
01, Oct 2014 - Athens, OH Copley not competent to stand trial
WTOV9.com JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ohio â€“ A man who allegedly threatened Steubenville Mayor Domenick Mucci and his secretary had charges against him dropped Friday. Instead, Craig Copley, who was indicted in federal court in 1988 for mailing threating messages to then president Ronald Reagan, will be taken back to Appalachian Behavioral Health Center in Athens after it was determined he is not ...
05, Apr 2014 - Athens, OH Ex-wife of Tom Noe sues attorneys years after 'Coingate' scandal
The ex-wife of the man at the center of Ohio's "Coingate" scandal is now suing his trial attorneys.
04, Apr 2014 - Belmont, OH Athens County sheriffâ€™s suspension official
A special commission of retired judges appointed by the Ohio chief justice made public today the paid suspension of Athens County Sheriff Pat Kelly. The judges wrote on March 3 that keeping Kelly on the job while heâ€™s facing criminal charges would â€ś adversely affectâ€ť the functioning of the sheriffâ€™s office and the rights of the public.
02, Apr 2014 - Athens, OH Court upholds conviction of man convicted of killing daughter-in-law
An Ohio court has rejected the appeal of a southeast Ohio man who was convicted of killing his daughter-in-law, who was found strangled at the bottom of a septic tank in 2011.
02, Apr 2014 - Athens, OH Local anti-fracking group sues for records, as protesters prepare to take plea
In the latest development in an ongoing legal battle by a local activist group against a Coolville-area injection well for storing wastewater from oil-and-gas drilling, the Athens County Fracking Action Network (ACFAN) is seeking a court order to force the Ohio Department of Natural Resources to turn over public records related to the well's permitting.
02, Apr 2014 - Athens, OH Arson suspects back to face charges
One of the two Ohio University students who are charged with setting a fire in a rental home appeared in Athens County Municipal Court Tuesday.