Adams County Regional Medical Center Scholarship applications are now available for 2015 graduates and other individuals pursuing health related careers. The scholarships available include the Phyllis Mosier Nursing Scholarship: Varying monetary award will be given to a 2015 High School graduate, preferably from West Union High School, and applicants have to be accepted in an accredited Registered Nursing program.

The Ohio Department of Transportation is launching a $2.4 billion investment in transportation construction, which will include the state's first ever public-private partnership. It's all part of Gov. John R. Kasich's Jobs and Transportation Plan, which is in its third year, to advance some of the state's largest projects.

The northernmost stretch of Cleveland's upcoming Opportunity Corridor was the backdrop today for the Ohio Department of Transportation's launch of its 2015 construction season. "It's one of the most exciting projects that I've ever been part of," ODOT Director Jerry Wray said of the 3.2-mile, $331 million corridor that will connect Interstate 490 and University Circle.

It only took six hours for the jury to determine that 59-year-old Edwina Louis was guilty of rape, child abuse and kidnapping her three granddaughters and one grandson, according to Inquistr . "This woman, who never shed a tear or showed even an ounce of remorse, will never get out of prison.

Questions are being raised about access to public records in Ohio when private companies or proprietary software is used to manage the records.

A Gallia County man will spend about a decade and a half behind bars after he was sentenced Friday for his role in a string of summer robberies that stretched from Gallipolis to Crown City and into Scioto County. Mark Chafin, 28, of Gallipolis was sentenced to 15 years in the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction after he pleaded guilty to four counts of robbery related to a local business in Gallia County.

I don't know about you ... but I'm ready for spring! After another cold and snowy winter, I bet you are feeling the same way. The good news is spring is now just a week away and the weather is finally feeling like it as well.

A southern Ohio woman being tried on rape, kidnapping and other charges related to her grandchildren has testified that she didn't abuse them or allow others to do so and says they lied about being chained, beaten, underfed and sexually assaulted. The woman testified in her own defense Wednesday, facing questions from a Scioto County prosecutor who depicted her as a guardian who didn't speak up because she didn't want to lose hundreds of dollars in government benefits paid for the three children.

Edwina Louis took the witness stand today, looked over at the jurors who will soon decide her fate, and said her grandchildren are liars. And so are the detectives who investigated her.

Assistant Prosecutor Julie Hutchinson rattled the brown paper evidence bag and reached inside. She drew out one long length of dog chain.

A jury was picked just before noon, and opening statements are set for this afternoon in the trial of a grandmother accused of abusing her grandchildren. Edwina Louis, 53, is charged in Scioto County Common Pleas Court with 16 counts of rape and additional charges of kidnapping, child endangerment and tampering with evidence in a case that Scioto County officials say is among the worst they've ever seen.

From right, Dan Flipsy, Nick Joseph and Tyler Craig of Athens Water Divison spread salt outside of the Athens City Parking Garage on College St. It likely will take southern Ohio residents a while to dig out from a major winter storm that socked some parts of the region with more than a foot of snow on Thursday and left thousands without power. In central Ohio, however, the storm struck but a dainty blow.

On Tuesday, the organization ResponsibleOhio announced they have again filed petitions with the Ohio Attorney General's Office, in a effort to pose the question of marijuana legalization before Ohio voters this fall. Attorney General Mike DeWine recently rejected petitions from the organization.

An Ohio woman and her boyfriend have been sentenced to prison a year after one of her young daughters emailed a teacher for help and said she and her siblings were being chained to their beds, deprived of food and raped. The 32-year-old mother pleaded guilty Wednesday in Scioto County to two counts of rape and was sentenced to 10 years to life in prison as part of a plea agreement.

PORTSMOUTH, Ohio - They were her children. And Bobbi Sue Pack was supposed to protect them.