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Father Of Amber Evans Says Something About Her Disappearance "Doesn't Add Up"

Brian Peters was planning on asking his daughter, Amber Evans, to accompany him to Natalie's, a pizza and live music joint in Columbus, OH to watch a friend play. Though the two hadn't seen each other in a bit, they would talk and text frequently, and had plans to get together soon. But no one, including Peters, has seen or heard from Evans, 28, since January 28."I don't have any updates," Peters told Refinery29 in an interview on Tuesday. "At this point, she just vanished from downtown. I am ...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Evans, Columbus, Peters, Natalie, Columbus Police Department, Scioto River, Juvenile Justice Coalition, Brian Peters, Tonya Fischer, Amber Evans, Fischer Peters

Search For Missing Ohio Woman Amber Evans Enters Second Week

It has been two weeks since anyone has seen or heard from Amber Evans, a 28-year-old activist from Columbus, OH. Evans vanished after a dispute with her boyfriend and her car was found abandoned.On Feb. 7, the Columbus Police Department's dive team was scheduled to search the Scioto River — which is close to where Evans' car was found — but the search was postponed due to rising river waters. It is unclear when the search will resume." .... Pray, search, post, and breathe thru this process and ...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Evans, Fischer, Columbus Police Department, Scioto River, Juvenile Justice Coalition, Facebook Feb, Columbus PD, Tonya Fischer, People s Justice Project, Missing Ohio Woman Amber Evans, Columbus OH Evans, Jason Brammer

Flooding Causes Problems on Dozens of Ohio Roads

More than 70 roads throughout the state are closed right now due to flooding in low lying areas. ODOT spokesman Matt Bruning says melting snow and heavy rains have resulted in flooded roads. And he says the situation could get worse before it gets better. “Those areas that usually flood pretty quickly when we get heavy rain, we are seeing water go down. But as you get closer to the Scioto River and the Ohio River – those are still coming up.” Bruning says southeastern Ohio roads have been partic...
Tags: Ohio, Jo Ingles, Ohio River, ODOT, Matt Bruning, Bruning, Scioto River, Ohio Roads

New Metro Park and mixed-use development coming to stunning quarry site in west Columbus

A sprawling limestone quarry in west Columbus will be turned into scenic parkland surrounded by mixed-use development under a joint plan by Columbus and Franklin County Metro Parks and Wagenbrenner Development. In Project QT, as it's being called, a portion of the 607-acre quarry along the Scioto River will be turned into a regional destination for outdoors enthusiasts: Climbing on dramatic limestone rock features, mountain biking and hiking on rugged terrain, and kayaking in emerald green quar...
Tags: Columbus, Scioto River, New Metro Park, Franklin County Metro Parks

Dental records needed to identify body found in Scioto River

Authorities will have to use dental records to determine whether a body pulled from the Scioto River just south of Downtown on Tuesday is that of Joseph "Joey" LaBute Jr., a 26-year-old man last seen at a Short North bar in early March. Columbus police said the body, of a white male in his 20s, potentially fits the LaBute case and a few other missing persons cases that are open in the city.
Tags: Columbus, LaBute, Scioto River, Joseph Joey LaBute Jr