Giving thanks. That was common place at this year's Area Agency on Aging District 7 annual Appreciation Brunch at the Southern Ohio Medical Center Friends Center in Portsmouth.


Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is arguing that releasing the final autopsy reports in the unsolved slayings of eight people from one family would threaten the investigation. A filing by DeWine's office with the Ohio Supreme Court on Tuesday said the reports contain information known only to investigators and the killers.


A judge will keep private the case over custody of two children who were found next to their slain parents after eight people from one Ohio family were fatally shot. A Pike County judge ruled Thursday that public access to court hearings and records related to the 5-month-old girl and 11-month-old boy could "harm the children or their custodians."