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News Headlines from Tuesday, January 23, 2018
***12:00PM UPDATE***

Newark Police has arrested another teenager in connection with the fatal weekend shooting on Cherry Street. According to a press release, Dylan Warren, of Lewis Center, was arrested Monday afternoon during a traffic stop in Hebron. Officials said Warren, 16, was extremely cooperative and forthcoming about the events leading up to; during and after the killing of David Barcus.

ARRESTS MADE IN FATAL SHOOTING

Bond has been set at $1 million each for a Newark man and a Junction City man for their alleged roles in the shooting death of a 48-year-old Newark man. Tyler Ocasio, 20, and Dustin Lehoe, 21, were arrested Sunday evening and have been charged with aggravated murder in the shooting death of David Barcus. Jaden Osborn, 15, was arrested early Sunday morning at his home in Heath. Osborn faces several juvenile charges including complicity to aggravated murder. His case could be bound over to adult court.

FATAL CRASH

A 34-year-old Newark man was killed in a Monday afternoon crash in Newark. According to the Granville Post of the State Patrol, around 3:30 p.m. Jordan Fogle was traveling west on Ohio 16 near Dayton Road when he lost control of his pickup, went off roadway and struck a tree. Fogle was transported to Licking Memorial Hospital where he was pronounced dead. The crash remains under investigation.

HELPING FORMER ECOT STUDENTS

The Newark School District is doing all it can to help the roughly 50-60 local students and families affected by last week's closing of ECOT.

NSD Community Outreach Coordinator Seth Roy

Community Outreach Coordinator Seth Roy said as of yesterday they've had one former ECOT elementary student enroll in the district.

BOY SCOUT IS HELPING BIKERS

The Works recently hosted a pancake breakfast as a fundraiser for Colin Eggert's Eagle Scout project. Eggert will be installing a bicycle repair station in downtown Newark.

Colin Eggert

The 17-year-old Eggert got the idea for the bike station after realizing that bikes are the only source of transportation for a number of local residents and repairs can be expensive.

DEPUTY TO ASSIST LCJFS

Licking County Sheriff Randy Thorp recently announced that Deputy Barth Waldeck has been appointed to the newly created position of Job and Family Services Deputy.  Waldeck will be working daily alongside Job and Family Services personnel at their two locations.

GREAT OHIOANS

The Capitol Square Review and Advisory Board and the Capitol Square Foundation have announced the recipients of the 2018 "Great Ohioan Award." The 2018 Great Ohioan awardees are: President William McKinley, Union veteran, Congressman, Governor of Ohio and President of the United States of America, and Virginia Hamilton, award winning author, educator and philanthropist.

 

Archived Headlines From:

Monday, January 22

Tuesday, January 16 Wednesday, January 17

Thursday, January 18

Friday, January 19  
 

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