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Scioto River "Sweep"
Clean-up work along the banks of the Scioto River in Chillicothe, will be held this Saturday morning.
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Wed Apr 23, 2014
Chillicothe Police Officer Investigated After Man Injured During Arrest
An internal investigation is underway into an incident between a Chillicothe Police officer and a man he arrested.
This week's local events
Proceeds benefit the library. CHICKEN NOODLE DINNER * When: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday * Where: National Church Residences, Heritage Building, 142 University Drive * FYI: Dinners also include your choice of cole slaw or potato salad and a roll.
Celebration of Earth Saturday would get boost from nice weather
As the Scioto Valley appears to have finally emerged from its longest, harshest winter in several years, organizers hope Mother Nature provides some blessing to an annual gathering in Yoctangee Park this weekend that celebrates the care and preservation of the planet.
For 60 years, Jerry's Pizza has welcomed customers with signature recipe
Anywhere you visit, it is always wise to ask locals where to eat. In Chillicothe for the past 60 years, Jerry's Pizza has definitely been among the responses to visitors because the business serves up some of the best-known pizza in the Ohio Valley.
Tue Apr 22, 2014
The Columbus Dispatch
Chillicothe man admits to dozens of church break-ins
Cash Yoakem admitted today that, looking for cash to fuel a drug habit, he broke into at least two dozen Ross County churches and stole just about anything he could find.
The Columbus Dispatch
Hilliard man sentenced to 20 years for killing mother
A 23-year-old man pleaded guilty this morning to killing his mother and was sentenced to 20 years in prison.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
Entire town duped by mother who raised thousands pretending to have ...
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New York Daily News
Ohio mom charged after allegedly faking cancer, raising thousands
Mindy Taylor of Chillicothe, Ohio has been charged with felony theft after allegedly posing as a cancer patient and weaseling at least $21,000 in donations in an elaborate scheme said to have fooled her own family.
Sun Apr 20, 2014
The Columbus Dispatch
Cancer fundraising scam grips family, 2 towns
Soon after her local newspaper published a front-page story on Feb. 24 about Mindy Taylor's battle with cancer, someone called police and said it was a lie.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Semi Collides with Car
Law enforcement officers and squad members were on the scene of a collision involving a semi-tanker truck and a small car Tuesday morning on the north side of Chillicothe.
Scioto Valley March for Babies
The annual March for Babies event will take place in Chillicothe next month. This year's ambassador mom is Krystal Swan, mother of Malaia, who was born at 25 weeks.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
City Run raises $5K for fireworks
The city of Chillicothe received a $5,000 boost to its July 4 fireworks display Saturday morning after a local church donated the profits from a new 5K race it organized.
A band of outlaws with some Johnny Cash influence
Band name and where from: Little Bohemia Lodge , gutters, alleyways and bar room brawls.
PRIMER: What is State Issue One?
State Issue One Language: "To fund public infrastructure capital improvements by permitting the issuance of general obligation bonds" What it would do: Reauthorize the state to issue bonds to pay for construction on local roads, bridges and water-supply systems.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Prosecutors say woman faked illnesses, took $21K for self
In recent months, the community has been pulling for a woman who reported having a trifecta of diseases, but on Friday, a grand jury indicted her on charges of grand theft, alleging she made the story up.
Access to fresh food lacking in parts of Ohio
A recent survey from Gallup looked at the areas of the country where it is hardest to get access to fresh fruits and vegetables.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
5K to Benefit Chillicothe Fireworks
Open Door Church is sponsoring a 5K run/walk in Chillicothe on Saturday. Bryce Eldridge says The City Run will start at the Dock at Water and end at the Majestic.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Gilmore Street raid nets 9 arrests
Chillicothe police on Wednesday executed their fourth no-knock warrant in less than a week, reporting the seizure of a large amount of drugs and arresting nine people on drug-related charges.
Multiple Arrests in Chillicothe Drug Raid
Chillicothe Police Department, with assistance from the Ohio Organized Crime Investigative Commission served a search warrant at 976 Gilmore Street.