An appeals court has rejected a newspaper's request for access to coroner's office evidence regarding eight Ohio massacre victims. The Cincinnati Enquirer asked the Pike County Coroner for preliminary autopsy and investigative notes and other material for the victims of last year's still unsolved killings.


Objections by family members did not directly influence a coroner's decision to shield full autopsy reports of eight relatives who were shot in their homes, the coroner said in a deposition filed Tuesday in the state Supreme Court. Relatives of those victims raised concerns about the release of details of how their loved ones died, Pike County Coroner David Kessler said in his deposition.


Pike EMS pair faced discipline for aiding dog The Pike County Commissioners opt to seek a policy for aiding injured animals instead of discipline. Check out this story on portclintonnewsherald.com: http://ohne.ws/2mCGGtB The Pike County Commissioners report they will not issue discipline of Pike County EMS employees Nick Farmer and Tyler Wessel for helping an injured dog at a fatal crash.


Authorities investigated a dispatcher's claim that a state trooper at the Blooming Grove barracks sexually assaulted her, but closed the case without filing criminal charges, Pike County District Attorney Ray Tonkin said. Nicole Palmer, the civilian dispatcher on duty during the Sept.


Authorities investigated a dispatcher's claim that a state trooper at the Blooming Grove barracks sexually assaulted her, but closed the case without filing criminal charges, Pike County District Attorney Ray Tonkin said. Nicole Palmer, the civilian dispatcher on duty during the Sept.