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News Headlines from Tuesday, June 21, 2016

An 18-year-old man was flown to OSU Wexner Medical Center following a Monday evening crash in Granville Township. According to the State Patrol, around 5:40 p.m. Anthony Moran was traveling west on Ohio 16 near Grandview Road when he drove off the left side of the road, struck a tree and telephone pole. His car overturned and landed on its top. Moran sustained serious injuries in the crash, which remains under investigation.


Bond has been set at $250,000 for a 19-year-old Columbus man accused of taking part in shooting in Newark that injured a father and son. Emmanuel Sesley has been charged with aggravated robbery in connection with an incident earlier this month at an apartment complex on the 600 block of Glenbrook Drive. Thomas McCarty, 42, and his son, Shawn McCarty, 20, were shot in the June 13 incident.


One person was flown to a local hospital following a Monday afternoon crash in northeast Licking County. Crews were called to the 6100 block of US 62 near Utica shortly before 3:30 p.m. for a wreck involving a semi hauling gas, an SUV and a pickup. US 62 was closed for several hours while crews cleared the scene. The names and conditions of those involved has not been released and the crash remains under investigation.


Beginning Wednesday at 9:00 a.m. Ohio 79 will be restricted to one lane in each direction between Neal Avenue and Ridgley Tract Road. The turning lane will be closed as well while crews work to replace railroad tracks. These restrictions will remain in place until Friday, June 24 at 6:00 p.m. at which time SR 79 will be completely closed and traffic will be detoured.


Monday afternoon, Central Ohio Technical College President Bonnie Coe and Capital University President Denvy Bowman signed a Transfer Articulation Plan. Doctor Coe was very pleased with the new arrangement.

COTC Pres. Dr. Bonnie Coe

The TAP is designed to provide an advantage to current and future students who are planning to earn an associate's degree at COTC and a bachelor's degree from Capital. It will take effect this fall.


John Markham, a man who helped shape the city of Heath, died last Thursday at the age of 82. Markham was the city of heath's first zoning inspector, first fire inspector and a councilman in 1965 which helped the transformation of the Village of Heath to a city. Funeral services will be held this morning at Christ Lutheran Church in Heath.


Almost 25 million people in the U.S. are living with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, according to the support group PTSD United. That includes thousands of Ohioans who have suffered a traumatic event, from crimes or natural disasters to events surrounding military service. Doctor Matthew Friedman with the Veterans Administration, says the diagnosis is only part of seeking help.

Dr. Matthew Friedman with the Veterans Administration

Friedman said treatment has advanced to include cognitive behavior therapy and medication that can help people work through their illness.


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