An Ohio sheriff says a man who allegedly stabbed his relative, raped a woman and then drove both victims from his home in Massachusetts to Ohio was scheduled to be arraigned on theft and escape charges. Pike County Sheriff Charles Reader said Monday that 21-year-old suspect Kevin Blakemore was arrested Sunday at a Pike County hospital where his alleged stabbing victim showed up for treatment.


The Scioto County Sheriff's office is seeking the help of the public in locating two women. Captain David Hall identified the women as Shellie Bennett, 36, whose last known address is 196 Fairview Ave., West Portsmouth and Stacy Lewis, 32, whose last known address is 136 Third St., in Peebles Ohio.


Aug. 04--Access Scioto County opened its Wheelersburg Dial-A-Ride Service on Tuesday, aimed to provide better access to public transportation in the Wheelersburg area. The service had seen some delays in opening.