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Local programs attempt to help break the cycle of poverty for former inmates.


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The Start Talking program is a sign of hope for families who have lost loved ones due to drug abuse


A greater chance for showers expected for the end of the week


Tinker part of famous U.S. Supreme Court case


Energy companies are using more water and sand to extract natural gas from the Marcellus shale in Marshall and Ohio counties.

Ohio University Police Department Press Release - The Ohio University Police Department (OUPD) this morning charged Karsten Vullemot, 19, of Mansfield, OH with Making A False Alarm after he confessed that the strong arm robbery he reported to police on Sunday did not occur.

An advisory committee is being formed

The Athens County Prosecutor's Office's newest public event will focus on a community approach to drug addiction and treatment.

Ohio University police are looking for six suspects who robbed an OU student Sunday morning.

The robbery happened near Cady and O’Bleness houses between 2:00 a.m. and 2:30 a.m.

With cooler temperatures hitting Northeast Ohio and winter on the horizon, many medical experts say it's time to protect ourselves against the flu.

From member station WCPN, Sarah Jane Tribble explains why there is a particular push to vaccinate those 65 and older.

Here’s a look at some of the stories making headlines this afternoon:

Camp Director Charged With Endangering Children

The release of the school report cards by the state last week led to grades ranging from A to F in school districts around Athens County. But the letter grades are not as cut and dried as they may seem to be.

The state's Department of Natural Resources says a new mine safety training center will remain in eastern Ohio near the site of the existing center.
A southeast Ohio camp director has been charged with a misdemeanor count of endangering children after an 11-year-old girl was wedged for hours between two rock walls.