After a jury failed to come to a decision on three of Thomas Shifflet’s sexual abuse charges earlier this month, he pleaded no contest to the charges and was found guilty Wednesday.
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An Ohio University student pleaded not guilty Wednesday to setting fires in Tiffin Hall in February.
Thomas Shifflet filed a motion Wednesday asking the court to acquit him of molesting a 3-year-old and three other sex-related charges, which a jury failed to reach a decision on earlier this month.
A Chillicothe woman filed a response Tuesday to Ohio University’s answer to her excessive-force complaint denying her claims.
Ohio University filed a motion Tuesday denying a Chillicothe woman’s excessive force lawsuit against its police department.
Athens Police Department has identified two suspects who allegedly committed a late night robbery in a cemetery Tuesday.
Numerous bailiffs stood guard throughout the packed Athens County Court of Common Pleas courtroom while Thomas Shifflet was found guilty of one of the five charges in his rape and child molestation trial.
After more than 14 hours of deliberation, an Athens County jury has yet to come to a decision in Thomas Shifflet’s rape and child molestation case.
Thomas Shifflet, 76, was found guilty of one count of gross sexual imposition in a child molestation and rape case in the Athens County Court of Common Pleas.
After more than six hours of closing arguments in the Athens County Court of Common Pleas on Thursday, a local man’s rape and child molestation case is headed for jury deliberation.
The court heard testimony Tuesday from two forensic scientists who tested the rape kits of alleged victims in Thomas Shifflet’s rape case.
Two unknown suspects are still at large after committing an armed burglary and robbery on Franklin Avenue Tuesday night.
A series of automatic cuts called the sequester could cost Ohio about $2 billion in 2013 if Congress does not come to a compromise on the nation’s spending plans by March 1.
An Athens man was indicted Monday on two felony counts for allegedly having a methamphetamine lab in a resident where two children were living.
The Ohio Court of Claims accepted the dismissal of an Ohio University student’s lawsuit against the university Thursday.
The last of four men charged with beating and robbing an elderly woman in January pleaded guilty last week.
UPDATE 11 a.m.: Steven Vance, 35, of Albany, was identified as the suspect who fired shots near East State Street Wednesday morning.
An Ohio University employee could avoid jail time after pleading no contest to threatening to bring a gun to work last year.
An Athens County Grand Jury indicted a Culter, Ohio man on a felony drug possession.
An Athens County Grand Jury indicted a local man for assaulting a woman and putting her in the hospital in January.