Woman shot multiple times near Scioto Trail and Ritchie Street

Woman shot multiple times near Scioto Trail and Ritchie Street

A local woman was shot multiple times during an incident just after midnight Wednesday, Oct. 30 in the area of Scioto Trail and the 2700 block of Ritc...

October 30th, 2019 |  


Man allegedly busts into occupied home, threatens mother of his child

On Thursday, Oct. 24, police ended up arresting two persons after a suspect allegedly crawled in uninvited through a window of the home of the mother ...

October 30th, 2019 |  


Trick-or-treat moved to November 2

Trick-or-treat moved to November 2

A forecast of heavy rain and strong winds on Halloween night has pushed trick-or-treat into the weekend around the area. Trick or treat will now take ...

October 30th, 2019 updated: October 30th, 2019. |  



Piketon leaders plan public discussion of allged contamination from A-plant

The Scioto Valley Local School District, in conjunction with the Pike County General Health District, will host a community update Nov. 2 at Piketon H...

October 29th, 2019 |  


Scioto County to be part of $350 million federal opioid study

Scioto County to be part of $350 million federal opioid study

Results of at least partially the efforts of Scioto County Health Commissioner Mike Martin, Portsmouth and Scioto County will be among the so-called &...

October 28th, 2019 |  


Armed robber strikes in New Boston

Armed robber strikes in New Boston

On Oct. 25 at approximately 8:30 a.m., New Boston police say an armed robbery occurred at the US Bank located in that city.A female customer was in th...

October 25th, 2019 |  


Police add extra patrols in Tracy Park to combat abuses

After numerous complaints from the public and Portsmouth City Council members, Portsmouth police have lots of extra patrols using uniformed and plainc...

October 25th, 2019 |  


Newcomb’s trial moving forward: Junk

Newcomb’s trial moving forward: Junk

The Nov. 18 trial is to proceed despite the news a lead investigator, Mike Trout of the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigations and Identification was ...

October 22nd, 2019 |  


Active shooter drill Oct. 23

Editor’s note: This story and our print story contains the incorrect date for the drill described. The active shooter exercise will take place T...

October 22nd, 2019 updated: October 23rd, 2019. |  


Florida murder victim confirmed as area woman

Florida murder victim confirmed as area woman

According to various media in Florida and elsewhere the woman found allegedly murdered at a beach in Hollywood, Fla., on Oct. 9 was a Blue Creek resid...

October 20th, 2019 |