Athens County

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7:05 am
Tue July 29, 2014

Former Detroit Cop Charged In Multi-State Drug Ring

Brandon Allen
Credit 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.

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4:23 pm
Mon May 12, 2014

Eight Charged In Athens-Columbus-Detriot Drug Pipeline

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

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9:39 pm
Wed November 20, 2013

Mild Quake Shakes SE Ohio

Jason Reed Getty Images

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

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7:53 am
Thu November 29, 2012

Fracking Protestors Removed From Public Forum

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

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12:23 pm
Thu August 16, 2012

Fracking Protestor Pleads Not Guilty To Felony

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

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