Monday, December 6

SHOOTING IN NEWARK

Two people were transported to the hospital with serious injuries following a shooting in Newark. According to police, officers were called to a home in the 200 block of Union Street Sunday around 11:30 pm and upon arrival found a man and woman suffering from gunshot wounds. Police said the shooting stemmed from a domestic dispute. The names and conditions of the victims is unknown at this time. The shooting remains under investigation.

MOST WANTED

The Muskingum County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in locating two Zanesville men. Chad Chapman, 50, is wanted on a felonious assault charge. Cody Lewis, 30, is wanted on a drug possession charge. If you have any information on their whereabouts contact your local law enforcement agency. 

FATAL CRASH

A 72-year-old Lancaster woman died as a result of a crash Friday morning in Fairfield County. According to the State Patrol, Friday around 11:00 am, Betty McMillon was traveling south on Ohio 188 near Coonpath Road when she went off the right side of the road and struck a sign, and a tree. McMillon was transported to Grant Medical Center where she later died. The crash is under investigation.

SALVATION ARMY CHRISTMAS PROGRAM

The Salvation Army in Newark is in the midst of its annual Christmas Program.

Lieutenant Kaitlyn Haddix said you can drop off toy donations at several locations including our radio station on North 40th Street in Newark or at the Salvation Army headquarters on East Main Street.

ODNR HEARING

A hearing is set for today on new draft rules proposed by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources to regulate oil and gas waste facilities, and injection wells, used to dispose of liquid waste. Environmental lawyer Megan Hunter says neither waste facilities nor injection wells are required to be set far enough back from surface water.

Hunter says the proposed rules lack transparency, and fall short of what is necessary to protect human health and the environment.

HEADING TO PASADENA

Ohio State will face Utah in the Rose Bowl on New Year's Day. The Buckeyes finished No. 6 in the College Football Playoff rankings. The Utes finished No. 11.

ROAD WORK

The Newark Engineer's Office has announced that starting today North Fourth Street between West Main Street and West Locust Street will be closed for continued work on the Fourth Street infrastructure project.