Athens County

Former Detroit Cop Charged In Multi-State Drug Ring

Jul 29, 2014
U.S. Attorney's Office

Federal prosecutors say a former Detroit police officer accused of leading a drug ring through central Ohio has waived extradition and will be moved from Georgia to Ohio in the next few days.

Eight Charged In Athens-Columbus-Detriot Drug Pipeline

May 12, 2014

Athens County authorities say they have charged eight people with operating a prescription drug pipeline from Athens through Columbus to Detroit.

Mild Quake Shakes SE Ohio

Nov 20, 2013
Jason Reed / Getty Images

The U.S. Geological Survey says no injuries are reported after a mild earthquake struck in southeastern Ohio.

100 protesters were escorted from a public forum in Athens last night over a fracking wasetwater disposal well.

An Athens County woman has pleaded not guilty to a felony charge