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ODNR Seeks Input for Ohio’s Recreational Trails

Ohio offers more than 5,000 miles of trails for hiking, biking, bridle, mountain biking and water trails. Trails improve quality of life and boost outdoor recreational opportunities for all Ohioans, by allowing families and...

Authorities searching for identity of suspected Ohio serial killer victim

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and Marion County Sheriff Tim Bailey sent a bulletin today to authorities in several southern states in an attempt to identify a female believed to be a victim of...

Ohio Hunters Checked more than 22,000 Wild Turkeys during Spring Season

COLUMBUS, OH – Ohio hunters checked a total of 22,571 wild turkeys during the combined 2018 spring wild turkey south zone hunting season, northeast zone hunting season and youth wild turkey hunting season, April...

Patrol announces SHIELD Detail results

Law enforcement agencies throughout southeast Ohio, Kentucky and West Virginia collaborated to promote traffic safety and deter criminal activity. In total, 46 agencies participated in the two-day initiative on May 3rd and 4th. Locally,...

Troopers seize $43,000 worth of methamphetamine in Gallia County

On May 4, 2018, troopers stopped a 2006 Honda Civic with Ohio registration for a marked lanes and license plate violation on U.S. 35 in Gallia County. Criminal indicators were observed and a Rio...

Ohio Hunters Harvest More Than 10,400 Wild Turkeys During First Week of Season

Ohio hunters checked 10,415 wild turkeys during the first week of the wild turkey hunting season, April 23-29. In Gallia County, 216 turkeys were checked, down from the 2017 number of 271. Hunters can...

Southeast Ohio Fishing Forecasts – Top Inland Lakes for 2018

ATHENS, OH - As the spring days grow warmer, more and more Ohioans will be venturing out to go fishing. Ohio offers many fantastic opportunities for the public to fish, including 124,000 acres of...

OIU Agents Remind Parents and Students of Ohio’s Alcohol Law Ahead of Prom

(Columbus) – The Ohio Investigative Unit (OIU) is encouraging parents and students not to participate in illegal and dangerous behavior, such as providing alcohol to minors and consuming underage. Prom and graduation is a memorable...

Bill to Expand High-Speed Internet to Rural, Unserved Areas Clears Ohio House

COLUMBUS—The Ohio House of Representatives has passed legislation to help expand high-speed internet access to rural areas across the state. Sponsored by Reps. Ryan Smith (R-Bidwell) and Jack Cera (D-Bellaire), House Bill 378 creates the...

Ohioans Preparing for Retirement Urged to Evaluate Insurance

COLUMBUS — Ohio Department of Insurance Director Jillian Froment is urging Ohioans preparing for retirement to evaluate their insurance needs and the associated costs as part of National Retirement Planning Week, April 9-13. “For the many Ohioans...

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