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Inman Trial Headed To Chillicothe

William Inman, along with his son William Inman II and his wife Sandra, were charged with murder in the death of SUmmer Inman last year. She was found strangled in an Athens county septic tank.
September 11, 2012

A Hocking county judge ruled William Inman could not receive a fair trial in the small town of Logan.

Road Trip: Zane’s Trace

Zane's Trace
Zane's Trace runs through Chillicothe on the way from Wheeling, West Virginia to Maysville, Kentucky.
September 3, 2012

Every week this travel season, we’re taking you to an interesting but sometimes overlooked part of Ohio. Today we’re traveling on Zane’s Trace near Chillicothe.

DOE Announces $350 Million Uranium Enrichment Project in Piketon

The U.S. Department of Energy will ensure cost-shared funding in a deal with USEC Inc. for the American Centrifuge Plant in Piketon.
June 13, 2012

The Department of Energy is backing the project at the American Centrifuge Plant near Chillicothe “to move critical research forward while protecting taxpayer dollars.”

Ambulance Driver, Passenger Killed In Crash

File photo
15, 2012

The two were killed when authorities say the ambulance rear-ended a truck near Chillicothe.

Commentary: Columbus – A City Where Dreams are Made

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Columbus turns 200 on February 14, 2012
14, 2012

Today Columbus celebrates its Bicentennial. It’s kind of like the Super Bowl for WOSU Commentator and Local Historian Ed Lentz.

Police Arrest Ohio Man After 4-hour Standoff

Police say the nearly four-hour standoff ended peacefully.
9, 2011

A peaceful end to a standoff in Chillicothe with an armed man.

Chillicothe a Financial Bellwether?

Chillicothe, Ohio
If you're looking for a political bellwether city, go about 50 miles south of Ohio's capital city to the state's first capital: Chillicothe.
11, 2011

If you’re looking for a political bellwether city, go about 50 miles south of Ohio’s capital city to the state’s first capital: Chillicothe.

Racist Graffiti Mars Chillicothe Park

17, 2009

Racial slurs spayed painted on a wall of a Chillicothe park will likely have to be removed by sandblasting. That’s the word from the city’s parks and recreation director.

Southern Ohio Battered by Ice and Snow

28, 2009

South-central and south-eastern Ohio have been hard hit by ice from this week’s snowstorm which has caused widespread power outages.

Ross County Escapee John Parsons Recaptured

Ross County Sheriff Ronald Nichols announcing the arrest of accused killer John Parsons
October 19, 2006

A man accused of killing of a Chillicothe police officer is back in custody after escaping from the county jail nearly three months ago