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 |  


First trial in Rhoden murders set for Nov. 18

First trial in Rhoden murders set for Nov. 18

As recently as Thursday afternoon, the office of the clerk of the Pike County Court Of Common Pleas was reporting no new date had been set for the jur...

October 20th, 2019 |  


Plant contamination study awaits final approval

Plant contamination study awaits final approval

A long-awaited environmental study of alleged contamination possibly spreading from the defunct Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant still is in the wor...

October 18th, 2019 |  


Man apparently accidentally shoots himself

A police records clerk stated a report on the following incident was incomplete. However, on Thursday police responded to the 2800 block of Grant Aven...

October 18th, 2019 |  


Minority leader Sykes: Ohio is still key to the presidency

Minority leader Sykes: Ohio is still key to the presidency

The presence Tuesday night of 12 Democratic presidential candidates at Otterbein University in Westerville proves Ohio is still an important battlegro...

October 16th, 2019 |  


Baby Dylan died from homicidal violence

Editor’s note: According to Scioto County Coroner’s Office clerk Amy Cox, with the permission of county prosecutor Shane Tieman, the Daily...

October 16th, 2019 |  


Fires strike businesses in Waverly, Lucasville

Persons in northern Scioto County searching for a frosty Halloween treat from Dairy Queen might have to travel down to Scioto Trail in Portsmouth.At 4...

October 15th, 2019 |