Man shot self after 911 call

ChampaignCoSheriff Melvin

A Mechanicsburg man who died in a New Year’s Eve shooting was alive during a 911 call reporting the shooting and apparently took his own life before authorities could get to his home.

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Wanted man arrested after standoff

WHITING CHASE

WHITING

Chase M. Whiting, 26, of 555 Newell St., Apt. 5, was served Tuesday with warrants for tampering with evidence, illegal possession of prescription drugs, possession of cocaine and three counts of failure to appear.

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Flatbed trailer driver charged with OVI

GRIFFITH PHILLIP JR

GRIFFITH JR.

Phillip E. Griffith Jr., 49, of Greenup, Ky., was charged with operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs related to a single-vehicle crash involving his truck and flatbed trailer early this morning on State Route 274.

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Courthouse construction, new commissioner top county news

The shadow of the Logan County Courthouse loomed large over county business as the five-year anniversary of the storm that damaged the tower came and went with no clear end to the project in sight.

  • Written by REUBEN MEES