COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- A Democratic lieutenant governor candidate in Ohio who faced hundreds of thousands of dollars in state and federal tax liens dropped out of the race Tuesday, saying his financial troubles were taking away from debate on important policy issues.
PORTSMOUTH, Ohio -- Three people were arrested last week after the Southern Ohio Drug Task Force executed a narcotics-related search warrant at a residence in the 1600 block of 6th Street, according to a news release.
IRONTON -- The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency has cleared the former Ironton Iron property for development, a move that will allow the city of Ironton to begin marketing the 24-acre parcel, Mayor Rich Blankenship said Monday.
CATLETTSBURG, Ky. -- Boyd County sheriff's deputies arrested a Boyd County man who told an informant he sold more than 3,000 oxycodone pills in the past few days, according to a news release from the sheriff's department.
ASHLAND -- City police will increase their efforts to crack down on drunk drivers thanks in part to a federal highway safety grant, said Ashland Police Chief Rob Ratliff.
LUCASVILLE, Ohio -- Heroin and prescription drugs valued at $200,000 were confiscated following a routine traffic stop Wednesday night along U.S. 23 at Lucasville, according to a news release from the Ohio State Highway Patrol.
PROCTORVILLE, Ohio -- Students participating in the Fellowship of Christian Athletes at Symmes Valley High School will be Christmas caroling in the Proctorville area Saturday, Dec. 14.
PROCTORVILLE, Ohio -- The fourth grade class of Fairland West Elementary School will perform "Annie the Musical" at 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5.
IRONTON -- Community leaders and downtown building owners met Wednesday in Ironton to discuss converting unused second- and third-story spaces into apartments, some of them upscale.
PORTSMOUTH, Ohio -- Two Scioto County men have been arrested this week on unrelated charges. One was arrested in a drug case while the other was arrested on charges he assaulted his grandmother and poured kerosene on her, according to Scioto County officials.