A convicted sex offender has been sentenced to an additional 15 years in prison for sexually assaulting a second child, Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine recently announced. State investigators determined the defendant molested the victim in Huron County, and DeWine's office released more details about the local crime.


A Gallia County man was sentenced this week to 15 years in prison for his role in a string of summer robberies that stretched from Gallipolis to Crown City. Chancey Barry, 29, already serving a seven-year prison term for a June 2, 2014, robbery of a Citizen's Bank in South Webster in Scioto County, had another eight years tacked on in a plea agreement reached Monday in Gallia County Common Pleas Court that stemmed from his involvement in four robberies of convenience stores and gas stations stretching from Jackson Pike to Ohio 7 in Crown City.


A convicted sex offender has been sentenced to serve an additional 15 years in prison following his conviction on charges that he sexually assaulted a second child, Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced. Ashtabula County Common Pleas Judge Alfred Mackey on Monday sentenced Jason Sams, 35, to 15 years in prison after the defendant pleaded guilty to three counts of kidnapping, three counts of gross sexual imposition, and one count of sexual battery.


A Wilmington, Ohio man was one of three people killed in a two vehicle crash last night in Scioto County. The Ohio Highway Patrol says that a pick-up truck driven by 45-year-old Ruben T Sprouse Jr. of Ironton was eastbound on State Route 522.


The Ohio State Highway Patrol reports that around 3:05pm, 25-year-old Jackie Dalton was driving a minivan southbound on State Route 104 near Camp Creek Road. She swerved across the road and struck a utility pole and then a tree.