She allegedly struck a minivan, killing 32-year-old Maribel Pablo Mijangos and injuring 3 children and 2 other adults. Investigators believe Skoog got on the opposite side of the highway near downtown Columbus and drove more than 16 miles.
The collision occurred in the eastbound lanes of I-70 near West Jefferson shortly after 1:45 a.m., according to the West Jefferson Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol. One of the vehicles was traveling in the wrong direction on the highway, troopers said, and several persons were injured in the collision.
From left Principal Sue Barte, Madison County Farm Bureau member Dennis Wilt, and Madison County Farm Bureau President Dale Rapp, present the book "The Apple Orchard Riddle." From left Principal Sue Barte, Madison County Farm Bureau member Dennis Wilt, and Madison County Farm Bureau President Dale Rapp, present the book "The Apple Orchard Riddle."
A Groveport man was sentenced to three years of probation and 10 days in jail in Madison County Common Pleas Court Monday after a legal technicality knocked a fifth-degree felony to a first-degree misdemeanor. Guril Allman, 47, was originally charged with felony non-support in November.
Mike Boerger speaks to the crowd at the Madison County Chamber of Commerce's annual dinner Thursday after being presented with the 2015 Bell Ringer Award. David Kell, the chamber's newly selected executive director, listens in the background.
The "official" trail opening for the Ohio to Erie Trail, which connects Cincinnati with Cleveland, is slated for next weekend. Local volunteers will be among several in the surrounding areas to man booths to provide information about the trail, which runs through London.
Ride-sharing companies such as Uber and Lyft would have to provide primary auto insurance coverage for their drivers the entire time they're on their app, under legislation introduced in the Ohio General Assembly. Proponents of the bills, which resemble similar rules passed in California and Virginia , say they will make it easier to resolve accident claims involving ride-sharing drivers and prevent personal insurance rates from going up.
Roger and Jane Snyder were presented with the 2015 Joe Yoder Agricultural Award at the London Rotary Club's Rural Urban Day, held Thursday. From left, Rotarian Mike Boerger, keynote speaker Dale Minyo, Roger Snyder, Jane Snyder and Rotary President Mary Ann Webb.
Editor's Note: The following individuals were arrested or cited by the Madison County Sheriff's Office. They are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
Randal Kerry Kight, 46, pleaded guilty in Madison County Common Pleas Court in January to a count of OVI and a specification of five OVI charges in a period of twenty years. Kight said that he was sober for four years at one point, and was currently working in a program to get where he needed to be.
Tools and equipment were stolen from Mike's Trucking LTD and TriGreen Interstate Equipment on March 8, according to Madison County sheriff's reports. The burglars used the stolen vehicles to go back and forth between properties on U.S. Route 42, according to Chris Carter, an investigator for the Madison County Sheriff's Office.
State Sen. Chris Widener , right, and State Rep. Bob Hackett visited Madison County commissioners on Monday to discuss potential changes in the Current Agriculture Use Valuation . Madison County farmers saw their tax burden rise significantly in the reassessment which took place in 2014.
A Columbus man currently in prison for dumping the lifeless body of a London woman last year was arraigned on a community control violation Monday in Madison County Common Pleas Court. Corey Roberts, 24, was back in court for failing to report and communicate with the probation department in regard to a drug trafficking community control sentence ordered in September 2013 in Madison County.
William Mullins, 42, was arrested by the Madison County Major Crimes Unit at a residence on Bowman Court about 10 a.m. Mullins appeared on 10TV's "Monday's Most Wanted," and viewer tips from the program led to his arrest, according to London Police Chief Dave Wiseman.
A Columbus woman who stole more than $73,000 of materials from a West Jefferson home was sentenced to eight and-a-half years in prison Friday. Jennifer Palko, 32, was given consecutive sentences in Madison County Common Pleas Court for two counts of burglary and one count of escape, which she pleaded guilty to in February.
Items were reportedly found missing from a residence on Lilly Chapel-Georgesville Road. The incident took place between 6:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. A resident on Plain City-Georgesville Road reported that his tools had been moved and his car was entered.
Ohio's elections chief says a review by his office found that two non-citizens were registered to vote in Madison County, and both individuals had cast ballots. Republican Secretary of State Jon Husted said Thursday that those who voted have been referred to the state's attorney general for further investigation.