A night with the Ohio University Police Department

Officer Zack Hahn stopped his cruiser on the side of the road to watch a tipsy resident wobble across Athens' west side. It was “Bar:30”on the Friday night shift, as Hahn liked to call it, and bargoers were beginning their long stagger home. “People like that sometimes are worth keeping an eye on,” he said. …

Primaries: live local and presidential results

9:44 p.m. With 100 percent of Athens County precincts reporting, Grace claims the win in her home county. She held a 15 percent lead over Smith. Grace also claimed Meigs County with a 23 percent lead. In Washington County, all but one precinct have reported results, showing Grace with a hefty 33 percent lead. Only …

Survivor Advocacy Program is expected to reopen Fall Semester this year

Emily Bohatch | News Editor Ohio University's Survivor Advocacy Program will likely be opening again at the start of Fall Semester this year, according to an email from university officials sent to students Monday afternoon. In a joint email to students, Executive Vice President and Provost Pam Benoit and Jenny Hall-Jones, interim vice president for …

Athens County Sheriff’s Office looking into Facebook post about deceased infant

Emily Bohatch | News Editor The Athens County Sheriff's Office confirmed Wednesday on social media that a detective is investigating a Facebook post referencing a deceased infant. The sheriff's office did not confirm exactly which post the office is investigating, but commenters pointed to a post made by an Athens resident earlier in the week. In the …

Athens mayor names new city code director

Emily Bohatch | News Editor Athens Mayor Steve Patterson chose the new director of the Athens Code Enforcement Office on Wednesday morning after a nearly month-long vacancy. Though the news originally broke in a news release sent out by Deputy Service-Safety Director Ron Lucas, Patterson made an announcement during his weekly press conference, introducing new director Rick …

Post Production: Netflix and your brain

In episode two, Dina Berliner, Emily Bohatch and Alex Meyer talk about the effects of binge watching Netflix, voyeurism in Baker Center, new developments in the connected sexual assaults on campus and glitches in the parking app that is used uptown. Also, make sure to subscribe to Post Haste, our daily report on the news in Athens. Listen to the podcast.