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Reservations now being accepted for new Hocking Hills State Park Lodge

LOGAN, Ohio — The new Hocking Hills State Park Lodge is one step closer to opening its doors to the public and now, guests can now place reservations. Construction on the lodge began in July 2020. It is replacing the former day-use dining lodge that was destroyed by a fire in 2016, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources.
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Virginia kidnapping suspect arrested

HOCKING HILLS, Ohio (WCMH) — Law enforcement officers were able to stop and arrest a kidnapping suspect after tracking the victim’s phone as they drove through Hocking County. https://nbc4i.co/38FchaH.
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Kidnapped Norfolk woman found in Ohio, sheriff's office says

NORFOLK, Va. — A Norfolk woman was kidnapped by the father of her child and taken hours away to Ohio, according to the Hocking County Sheriff's Office. The sheriff's office said the Norfolk Police Dept. contacted them for help on May 20 when a woman was abducted from the city. The woman was reportedly taken by the estranged father of her child, whom she had a protection order against.

Virginia kidnapping suspect arrested in Hocking County

HOCKING HILLS, Ohio (WCMH) — Law enforcement officers were able to stop and arrest a kidnapping suspect after tracking the victim’s phone as they drove through Hocking County.  According to a post on the Hocking County Sheriff’s Office, on May 20, detectives with the Norfolk Virginia Police Department notified deputies of the location of a […]
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2-year-old child seriously injured in Hilliard hit-skip crash

HILLIARD, Ohio (WCMH) — A two-year-old girl has been hospitalized Monday after a crash in Hilliard, according to local police.   The City of Hilliard Division of Police said a car struck a 2-year-old girl around 8:40 a.m., in the 3400 block of Fishinger Road. She had wandered out of her grandparents’ home into the […]
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Police: man zip tied, abducted woman in Virginia, took her to Logan, Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WSYX) — Police in Logan, Ohio tracked down a kidnapping victim and suspect from Virginia. The Hocking County Sheriff's Office said they were contacted by detectives in Norfolk, Virginia, who were trying to find a woman they believed was abducted. The detectives reportedly said she was able...
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Hocking County – Girlfriend Found Guilty of Murder of 2-Year-Old, Dad Charged with Permitting Abuse

Hocking County – The couple accused of the death of a 2-year-old will spend 35 combined years in prison. The Sheriff’s Office investigation began on Friday, January 8, 2021 when a 9-1-1 call was placed by Neel stating that the two-year-old was not breathing. Through the course of the investigation, Detectives and Prosecutors were able to determine that the couple’s original story of how the child’s injuries occurred was not factual. They learned the initial story given was fabricated in an attempt to hide that the injuries were actually the result of an assault.
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Disgruntled customer sends back boots, package causes bomb scare

LOGAN, Ohio (WCMH) — The Hocking County Sheriff’s Office said a review is underway after a distribution center had a bomb scare from a suspicious package on Tuesday. Per HCSO, someone at the Rocky Brands Distribution Center near Haydenville called 9-1-1 after finding a box with a threatening message and wires hanging out. The message […]