A grand jury in west-central Ohio has indicted a man on a charge of involuntary manslaughter for allegedly selling heroin to a person who then suffered a fatal overdose. Officials in Clark County said Tuesday that 24-year-old Lucas Fowler also was indicted on a charge of drug trafficking.


Greene County NewsJohn Baird points out the native plants and water features of the Travertine Fen. Baird worked for the Division of Natural Areas and Preserves.


A 17-year-old murder suspect has been formally charged in the death of his uncle and prosecutors want to try him as an adult. Raymond Zimmerman was indicted by a Clark County grand jury for the January shooting death of William Henson, 59. He has been charged with three counts of felony murder, felonious assault, aggravated robbery, aggravated burglary and theft of a firearm, according to reports.


A homeless woman who was raped under an East Side bridge was so intent on justice that she sometimes walked 8 miles from the Whitehall area to the Franklin County courthouse to attend her attacker's court hearings. Her persistence paid off on Tuesday, when Paul E. Hubert, 54, pleaded guilty to rape and was sentenced to three years in prison.


A teenage murder suspect charged with additional counts after authorities say he escaped from custody at an Ohio hospital and abducted a 70-year-old woman before his capture can be tried as an adult on the murder charge.