A teenage murder suspect who escaped from police custody at a western Ohio hospital kidnapped a 70-year-old woman and forced her to give him a ride before he was caught, authorities said Saturday. In a dramatic escape Friday night, 17-year-old Raymond Matthew Zimmerman was seen running away from the Springfield Regional Medical Center wearing an orange jail jumpsuit and no shoes, police said.


Authorities say a teenage murder suspect who escaped from custody while being treated at a western Ohio hospital took an elderly woman hostage before he was caught. Clark County Sheriff Gene Kelly said Saturday that 17-year-old Raymond Matthew Zimmerman forced the 70-year-old woman, whose name was not released, to use her car to drive him to an apartment complex in Fairborn.


The Clark County Sheriff's Office sent out an automated call to residents around 10:40 p.m. Friday advising that the 17-year-old suspect had escaped from custody at Springfield Regional Medical Center, 100 Medical Center Drive, where he was being treated. According to the message, Raymond Matthew Zimmerman was last seen running across North Street away from the hospital in downtown Springfield.


A disturbingly large number aren't very smart, but a good many are. A dozen or so qualify as truly outstanding, a credit to their profession, people who not only care about Ohio's future, but act like it.


Two new Clark County deputies were sworn in Monday at the same time a tax levy could potentially take two away. "They have ties in this community, family, they have an investment in this community and we're hoping that they can spend their entire career here in service to the community of Clark County," said Clark County Sheriff Gene Kelly.


Clark County Sheriff Gene Kelly says 18-year-old Robert Winbush of Fairborn is charged with murder, aggravated robbery and aggravated burglary in William Henson's slaying.


Clark County Sheriff Gene Kelly says 18-year-old Robert Winbush of Fairborn is charged with murder, aggravated robbery and aggravated burglary in William Henson's slaying. Kelly says a 17-year-old boy was arrested on a juvenile count of murder.


The Clark County school has been granted permission by the Federal Aviation Administration to fly the EH-4 Quadcopter in conjunction with the Ohio/Indiana Unmanned Aerial Systems Center. That drone has been developed by SelectTech GeoSpatial.


State Sen. Chris Widener takes the oath of office for Senate President Pro Tempore surrounded by his family members. State Sen. Chris Widener takes the oath of office for Senate President Pro Tempore surrounded by his family members.


A rack of computer servers inside the Clark County Municipal Clerks Office holds very important records. Any time somebody goes in front of a judge, the findings of guilty or not guilty are sent by clerks to the state.


Greene County NewsClifton Mayor Alex Bieri and committee members invited special guest Thomas Edison, also known as Hank Finken from Indiana, to announce Aug. 29 that the village would be a stop on the Ohio Chautauqua 2015 tour. Clifton will host the event from June 30 through July 4. Greene County NewsClifton Mayor Alex Bieri and committee members invited special guest Thomas Edison, also known as Hank Finken from Indiana, to announce Aug. 29 that the village would be a stop on the Ohio Chautauqua 2015 tour.