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5 hrs ago | The Advocate

Information sought on stolen purse

A reward is being offered for information regarding a stolen purse. The Newark Division of Police reports a female suspect stole a purse from a vehicle about 10:30 a.m. March 19 in the 100 block of Wilwood Avenue.

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Related Topix: Newark, OH

6 hrs ago | Times Recorder

Crews investigating possible meth lab in Thornport

Crews were called Sunday night to investigate a possible meth lab. The Perry County Sheriff's Office asked for help on traffic control in order to close Ohio 13 south of Boundaries Road about 9:30 p.m. as they investigated a potential "explosive" situation according to scanner traffic.

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19 hrs ago | The Advocate

Motorcyclist in stable condition after crash

A man was taken to Grant Medical Center in Columbus by a medical helicopter Saturday afternoon after a motorcycle crash on Ohio 661.

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Related Topix: Wakeman, OH

Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Advocate

Feline sisters seek new home together

Tillie and Tallie were surrendered when their family was moving and couldn't take them along.

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The Advocate

Public records: court report

22, Newark, was sentenced to three years of community control after being found guilty of one count each of theft of dangerous drugs, a fourth-degree felony; and theft, a fifth-degree felony.

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Related Topix: Newark, OH, Drugs, Pataskala, OH

The Advocate

Mike Fox for Licking County Commissioner

While researching the various candidates who have announced an intention of running for Licking County Commissioner, I believe that Mike Fox is the candidate best suited to serve western Licking County's interests.

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Related Topix: Pataskala, OH

Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Advocate

Licking County Health Inspections

1. Person in charge was unable to demonstrate proper knowledge of food safety and prevention.

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Related Topix: Pataskala, OH, Reynoldsburg, OH

The Advocate

Fatal overdoses continue rise in '12

Ask 2-year-old Jazlen Harden where her mother is, and she has two answers. The first person she points to is her mother's twin sister, Beth Carey, who has cared for her this past year.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marion, OH, Ohio, Medicine, OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic)

The Advocate

Teacher suspected of sex with students appears in court

A Newark High School teacher accused of engaging in sexual conduct with several of his students between 2010 and 2013 had his first in-person appearance in Licking County Common Pleas Court on Friday.

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The Advocate

Woman sentenced for running puppy mill at St. Louisville home

A St. Louisville woman who ran what authorities called a puppy mill out of her home will serve 90 days in jail and will not be allowed to own domestic animals for at least two years.

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Related Topix: St. Louisville, OH

Mount Vernon News

Utica gives up lead, game to Panthers

Geoff Cowles/News tica pitcher Jimmy Crabtree struck out seven and walked eight in Thursday's Licking County League game against the Licking Valley Panthers.

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Related Topix: Utica, OH

The Advocate

Pluses and minuses

Apart from the pointless damage wrought by such inexplicable behavior, those who engage in senseless destruction of this kind reveal a lack of empathy for their victims who must shoulder the burden not just of the obvious destruction, but the time and expense of repair and meeting insurance deductibles.

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Related Topix: Newark, OH

Whiznews.com

Purse Stolen at Heath Walmart

Licking County Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward for anyone with information leading to an arrest in a purse theft at Walmart in Heath.

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Related Topix: Heath, OH

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Coshocton Tribune

Second juvenile in vandalism case enters not guilty plea

A 20-year-old man and a 14-year-old boy charged in connection with nearly 100 reports of vandalism appeared Thursday in Licking County courts to face a judge for the first time.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Frazeysburg, OH

The Advocate

United Way continues to chase fundraising goal

When Dan and Lacie Priest were searching for names for their son, Dan Priest knew he wanted him to have a strong name.

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Related Topix: Titan, Blizzard Entertainment, Video Games, Pataskala, OH

The Advocate

Authorities: Driver crashes into Denison building during chase

A 46-year-old man is in the Licking County Justice Center on Thursday morning after reportedly leading police on a short chase and crashing into a building on the Denison University campus.

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Related Topix: Denison University

The Columbus Dispatch

Newark wants owner to help pay for demolition of downtown building

City officials say they plan to try to recoup some of the cost of demolishing a century-old building downtown from the building's owner.

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Related Topix: Newark, OH, Ohio State University, Thornville, OH

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Advocate

Black best commissioner candidate

I am writing to offer my endorsement for Rick Black in the May 6 Republican Primary Race for Licking County Commissioner.

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The Marion Star

Technological advances could lead to identity of Jane Doe

In 24 years, several homicides in Licking County have remained unsolved. One of those cases involves an unidentified woman who has been known only as Jane Doe since she was found.

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The Advocate

Councilman thanks community for support after grandson's death

City Councilman Bill Cost Jr. announced today that his grandson, Alex Daniels, died Monday evening at Children's Hospital in Columbus, three days after he was pulled from a pond outside his family's Eden Township home.

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Related Topix: Columbus, OH, Newark, OH

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