Ohio Highway Patrol

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10:42 am
Thu August 22, 2013

OHP Investigating Chillicothe Dispatcher

The State Highway Patrol is investigating whether a dispatcher properly responded when Chillicothe police called to report a reckless driver shortly before a fatal crash on July 4th.

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12:26 pm
Fri August 16, 2013

Three DUI Checkpoints Tonight

The State Highway Patrol will conduct three DUI checkpoints tonight in central Ohio.

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12:25 pm
Thu August 15, 2013

Two Injured In High Speed Chase

The State Highway Patrol says two people were injured following a high speed chase early this morning when the fleeing vehicle crashed through a guardrail and flipped on the ramp from South Hamilton Road to I-70 west.

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1:20 pm
Mon July 22, 2013

Enhanced Security At State Fair

Security preparations are under way at the Ohio State Fair.

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7:28 am
Thu July 18, 2013

ACLU Gives OHP Plate Scanners Good Review

An American Civil Liberties Union report on police departments' increased use of license-plate scanning notes the policy of the State Highway Patrol is more protective of privacy than some others.

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7:01 am
Wed July 17, 2013

Teen Driver Injured In Marion County Crash

The State Highway Patrol is investigating a crash involving a 13-year-old driver.

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6:22 am
Tue July 9, 2013

Prisoner Used Ladders To Escape

The State Highway Patrol says the inmate who escaped from the Mansfield Correctional Institution last week used three ladders to get out of three fenced areas.

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7:02 am
Mon July 8, 2013

Law Enforcement Wants Share Of Casino Tax Revenue

Police and sheriffs departments are fighting for greater access to a slice of Ohio casino tax revenue intended for law enforcement training that has gone mainly to the State Highway Patrol.

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11:52 am
Fri July 5, 2013

Officer Injured In Cruiser Crash

A Mount Vernon police officer sustained minor injuries this morning in a crash involving the officer's cruiser and another vehicle.

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7:27 am
Fri July 5, 2013

Escaped Inmate Recaptured

The State Highway Patrol says an inmate who escaped from the Mansfield Correctional Institution Wednesday night was recaptured last night.

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6:52 am
Tue July 2, 2013

High Speed Kills Teen Driver

The State Highway Patrol says a teenage driver was killed Monday in a crash in Fairfield County.

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11:43 am
Fri June 28, 2013

OHP Releases Wrong-Way Crash Study

A State Highway Patrol analysis of wrong-way crashes since 2011 concludes they occur less frequently than other types of wrecks, but tend to be more severe and almost always involve multiple vehicles.

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12:24 pm
Tue June 25, 2013

Hit-And-Run Crash Kills Two

The State Highway Patrol is looking for a suspect in a fatal hit-and-run crash last night in Pike County.

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6:52 am
Thu June 20, 2013

Man Killed In Madison County Wreck

The State Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal two vehicle crash that happened in Madison County Wednesday.

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6:47 am
Tue June 18, 2013

Paraglider Crashes In Madison County

The State Highway Patrol is investigating last night's crash of a paraglider in Madison county.

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6:58 am
Fri May 31, 2013

Sentence Change For Trooper's Killer

A Central Ohio man convicted of killing a State Highway Patrol Trooper will be moved off death row.

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12:55 pm
Thu May 23, 2013

Licking County Crash Victims Identified

The State Highway Patrol has identified the man who was killed overnight in a chain-reaction crash involving three tractor-trailers and a pickup truck on eastbound Interstate 70 between state Routes 310 and 158 in Licking County.

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7:13 am
Thu May 23, 2013

Fatal Crash Closes Portion of I-70

One man was killed overnight in a chain-reaction crash involving three tractor-trailer trucks and a pickup truck on Interstate 70 in Licking County.

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12:24 pm
Fri May 17, 2013

Fog Causes I-70 Pileup

The State Highway Patrol says as many as 20 vehicles crashed early this morning in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 70 near the Route 41 exit east of Springfield.

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8:29 pm
Tue April 16, 2013

Stepped Up Security At Races And Other Events

The Boston Marathon bombings are prompting one of Ohio's top cops to order beefed-up security at some big public events. Colonel John Born heads the Ohio State Highway Patrol.

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