Organized & Major Crimes Task Force assists the Ohio Adult Authority and U.S. Marshals

Organized & Major Crimes Task Force assists the Ohio Adult Authority and U.S. Marshals

Ohio Attorney General David Yost, Scioto County Sheriff David Thoroughman, Portsmouth Police Chief Debby Brewer, New Boston Police Chief Carl Compton,...

August 3rd, 2022 |  


Swords arrested on drug charges

Swords arrested on drug charges

Portsmouth Police Chief Debby Brewer and Scioto County Sheriff David Thoroughman announce that a Portsmouth, Ohio resident has been arrested on drug c...

August 3rd, 2022 |  


Body recovered near SR 104 & 348

Scioto County Sheriff David Thoroughman state that he received a call from the Rapid Response Services Search & Rescue Team at approximately 5:30 ...

July 29th, 2022 updated: July 29th, 2022. |  



Authorities search for juvenile in Lucasville area

LUCASVILLE — A search for a juvenile in or around the Scioto River in the Lucasville State Route 348 area began on Tuesday and continued Wednesd...

July 27th, 2022 |  


4-year-old killed in shooting; PPD investigating

4-year-old killed in shooting; PPD investigating

PORTSMOUTH — At approximately 11:35 p.m. on June 12, 2022, Officers were called to the 1800 Block of Grant Street in reference to shots fired.A ...

June 13th, 2022 updated: June 13th, 2022. |  


One prisoner still on the loose after escaping the Star Community Justice Center

One prisoner still on the loose after escaping the Star Community Justice Center

SCIOTO — Scioto County Sheriff David Thoroughman stated that his Emergency Communications Center was contacted by the Star Community Justice Cen...

June 6th, 2022 |  


STATE CHAMPS: Wheelersburg defeats Tuslaw 5-2 in D-III title game

STATE CHAMPS: Wheelersburg defeats Tuslaw 5-2 in D-III title game

AKRON — History repeated itself on Saturday at Akron’s Firestone Stadium.For the second time in program history, the Wheelersburg Lady Pir...

June 4th, 2022 updated: June 5th, 2022. |  


AP Source: Biden to ban Russian oil imports over Ukraine war

AP Source: Biden to ban Russian oil imports over Ukraine war

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden has decided to ban Russian oil imports, toughening the toll on Russia’s economy in retaliation for i...

March 8th, 2022 |  


Russia’s Putin announces military operation in Ukraine

Russia’s Putin announces military operation in Ukraine

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday announced a military operation in Ukraine and warned other countries that any attempt...

February 23rd, 2022 |  


SOMC announces restructuring and elimination of vacant jobs

SOMC announces restructuring and elimination of vacant jobs

PORTSMOUTH — Southern Ohio Medical Center announced the elimination of 95 vacant jobs and plans on restructuring services.In a statement provide...

February 4th, 2022 |