Details of Friday’s shooting released

On Nov. 1, 2019, patrol officers with the Portsmouth Police Department responded to 843 10th St., in an attempt to serve two warrants on Steven Hilema...

November 4th, 2019 updated: November 4th, 2019. |  


Police release few details on fatal shooting Friday

At an unspecified time on Friday, Nov. 1, Portsmouth police say they were attempting to execute an arrest warrant in the 800 block of 10th Street. Whi...

November 1st, 2019 |  


Police ID shooting victim as girl, 19

On Friday, police release further information on the shooting which took place just after midnight early the morning of Wednesday, Oct. 30 in the area...

November 1st, 2019 |  



Lt. Gov. Husted opens SSU Appalachian symposium

Lt. Gov. Husted opens SSU Appalachian symposium

“I was asked speak about economic development and recovery,” said Ohio Lieutenant Governor Jon Husted as he took to the podium as the firs...

October 31st, 2019 |  


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 |