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Athens Police Department Press Release -

City of Athens Halloween Block Party Media Release -

The City of Athens Block Party ended at approximately 2:30 AM. Street crews began cleaning up the street after police officers cleared pedestrians at 2:45 AM. The streets are expected to be open at approximately 5:30 AM.

The Ohio University and Athens Police Departments are investigating gunshots fired between Court Street and West Union and Washington around 2 a.m. Sunday.

No injuries have been reported as a result of the incident.

John Spon is the Law Director of Mansfield Ohio and a strong proponent for cities to take action to protect local environments from water pollution and other outgrowths of fracking.

Authorities seized around 30 guns, more than 15,000 rounds of ammunition, uniforms, silencers, police badges and vehicles from the central Ohio home of a man who police say tried to pull over a uniformed Akron police officer as he drove to work last week.

Athens Police Chief Tom Pyle compared the Halloween Block Party to a NASCAR race. 

An attorney for fired Ohio State University band director Jonathan Waters says he plans to "aggressively attack" the school's new allegations.

David Axelrod called the university's response Thursday to a federal lawsuit seeking Waters' reinstatement "salacious."

Athens City-Council Health Department offically launched Project DAWN on Thursday. 

The Hocking-Athens-Perry Community Action Agency and O’Bleness Memorial Hospital have been listed by federal prosecutors in the Northern District of Ohio as losing nearly $500,000 in a health care scam.

State officials say there are now 164 people in Ohio being monitored for Ebola because they had contact or potential contact with the Texas nurse who visited the Akron area before being diagnosed with the virus.