Mount Vernon


The former Mount Vernon Clerk of Courts has  been indicted on ethics and fraud charges.

A historic opera house in Mount Vernon held some reopening ceremonies Thursday. 

Smithsonian Magazine

Two Akron high school students on an archeological dig on the grounds of George Washington's Virginia home discovered an artifact that preceded the first president by several millenia.  

The Ohio Highway Patrol says the pilot of a small plane walked away unharmed when the craft crashed at the Knox County Airport near Mount Vernon on Saturday morning. 

The Knox County prosecutor says no criminal charges will be filed against the father of an infant killed last week by one of the family's dogs. 

The Knox County Coroner says a 1-month-old boy who died at his father's Mount Vernon home on September 20 was killed by the family dog.

Mount Vernon city officials are considering a plan to open a public park for goose hunting.

Columbus Division of Police

A Mount Vernon woman was sentenced Friday to more than three years in prison for helping a friend evade law enforcement after he killed his girlfriend and mother last year.

A Knox County Grand Jury has indicted a Mount Vernon man who's son shot and killed himself with an unsecured .45 caliber handgun.

Knox County sheriff's deputies have charged a Mount Vernon woman and her boyfriend in connection with Sunday's death of her 4-year-old son.