ARRESTS MADE IN NEWARK SHOOTING
Newark police has arrested two men in connection with a shooting earlier this month. Ryan Authement, 32, of New Philadelphia, and Eric Hurst, 34, of Lancaster, have been charged with attempted murder for their alleged roles in the Sept. 11 incident on North 11th Street. Two men ages 35 and 50 were injured in the shooting and were last listed in stable condition. Authement and Hurst are both being held on $500,000 bond. Police are currently looking for a third suspect, 28-year-old Kyle Mathes, of Lancaster.
Bond has been set at $1 million for a 26-year-old man accused of transporting drugs. According to Reynoldsburg police, Milton Edward was allegedly driving a box truck to a concert venue in Licking County when he was stopped by police. During a search of the truck, officers found large amounts of cocaine, narcotics and over 800 bottles of nitrous oxide. The investigation is ongoing.
The Licking County Board of Developmental Disabilities, West Licking County Family YMCA and Licking County Aging Partners are joining forces on a special Safety Expo this weekend.
Jessie Leaman, Community Engagement Director LCAP, said the Safety Expo takes place Saturday from 9:00-11:00 a.m. at the Western Branch of YMCA on Broad Street in Pataskala.
The Look Up Center in Newark will hold its annual coat giveaway on Saturday, Oct. 7 from 9:00am-12:00pm. They are asking for coat donations, especially newborn to young adult coats. You can drop off coat donations on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 9:00am-3:00pm at the Look Up Center located at 50 O'Bannon Avenue in Newark.
OSU TAKES ON NOTRE DAME
Ohio State takes on Notre Dame Saturday night in South Bend.
Coach Ryan Day and the Buckeyes are a 3 ½ point favorite to beat the Irish. Saturday's kickoff is set for 7:30 pm.
HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL
Week six of high school football action tonight as Licking Valley hosts Zanesville. Kickoff comes your way at 7:00 p.m. on Buckeye Country 107.7, 790 WHTH and KOOL 101.7 FM HD2. You can also listen to the game online.