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Patrol investigates substance exposure at correctional center

UPDATED STORY CHILLICOTHE, Ohio - The Ohio State Highway Patrol is currently investigating a substance exposure at the Ross Correctional Institution (RCI) in Chillicothe. The...

Two person aircraft crashes in Racine

(EDITOR’S NOTE: The Meigs Independent Press does not release direct photos of fatal crashes. Until the condition of the occupants is officially released, such...

Pomeroy man involved in pursuit and crash

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio - A Pomeroy man has been injured in a vechicle crash that is currently being investigated by the Ohio State Highway Patrol. According...

Hay bales catch fire on US 33

RACINE, Ohio - Hay bales on a trailer caught fire causing issues on US 33 on July 19, 2018. The Racine Fire Department responded to...

Around the firehouse: June 2018

(EDITOR’S NOTE: Around the Firehouse is a listing of basic information on fire department runs in Meigs County, Ohio. The information is a brief...

One fatality in morning crash on US 33, road reopened

MEIGS COUNTY, Ohio - One person has died as a result of two vehicle crash on US 33 in Meigs County. According to the Ohio...

OSHP releases July Fourth statistics

COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Ohio State Highway Patrol is reporting eight people lost their lives in four traffic crashes during the July Fourth reporting...

House bill proposes to help spouses of deceased first responders

COLUMBUS, Ohio — State Representative Jay Edwards (R-Nelsonville) announced that the Ohio House has passed legislation that would grant surviving spouses of public service...

Patrol to focus on safe driving around commercial vehicle

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio State Highway Patrol and members of the Great Lakes Initiative will focus on commercial vehicle safety. The enforcement program will...

Patrol warns against drinking and driving this Fourth of July

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State Highway Patrol will be highly visible and cracking down on impaired drivers during the Fourth of July holiday...

22 officers graduate from Patrol’s Basic Peace Officer Class

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Members of the 139th Basic Peace Officer Class received training certificates during a graduation ceremony held Tuesday afternoon at the Ohio...

Suspects arrested in theft of Reeds Country Store and TNT Pit...

POMEROY, Ohio - Two suspects have been taken into custody involving a recent break-in at Reeds Country Store and TNT Pit Stop. According to Meigs...

Man that led police on chase, crashed at Eastern HS sentenced

POMEROY, Ohio - A man accused of leading law enforcement on a high speed chase through several counties and crashed at a local school...

Patrol Reports 15 Deaths During Memorial Day Weekend

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State Highway Patrol is reporting 15 deaths on Ohio roadways during the 2018 Memorial Day weekend according to provisional...

Troopers urge seat belts, sober driving this Memorial Day

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Seat belt usage continues to be a primary focus for the Ohio State Highway Patrol as troopers participate in the Click...

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