Mount Vernon

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The city of Mount Vernon and workers at a local Siemens plant suffered a major blow this week with news that the energy company is closing the location, a move expected to affect about 400 workers.

A man accused of fatally shooting his mother and girlfriend while high on a synthetic drug is scheduled for a change of plea hearing in central Ohio.

Danville Police Department

A police officer has been found dead behind the municipal building in the Knox County village of Danville, and a suspect is in custody, authorities said Monday.