Crime

  • Black River Middle School hosts 'Have a Heart' dance
    on February 23, 2019 at 3:21 am

    On Feb. 15, Black River Middle School hosted the annual "Have a Heart" dance in the Black River Education Center’s (BREC) cafeteria from 5 to 7 p.m. To attend the dance, students contributed a $5 entrance fee, which was then collected and donated to Akron Children’s Hospital. In total, the dance raised $650, and an extra $200 was raised during the week leading up to the dance as students purchased long-stem flower candy for $1 and additional [... […]

  • Officials: Matches or lighter suspected in deadly Ohio fire
    on February 22, 2019 at 1:06 pm

    YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Fire officials suspect the careless use of a lighter or matches on a mattress at an Ohio home caused the fire that killed five children in December. A Youngstown fire investigator at a news conference Thursday said the children’s mother, America Negron, was smoking while lying on a mattress on the living room floor watching television. Investigator Kurt Wright says the fire has been ruled accidental with the cause undetermined. Negron [... […]

  • Notices
    on February 22, 2019 at 12:35 pm

    The Jeromesville Village Council will meet at 7 p.m. on Feb. 25 at the Jeromesville Town Hall, for a special session to authorize expenditures. ? Mental Health and Recovery Board will meet Tuesday, Feb. 26 at 4 p.m. at the board office, 1605 County Road 1095, Ashland. ? The Ashland County Airport Authority will meet on Tuesday, Feb. 26 at 7 p.m. at the airport. Public is welcome to attend. […]

  • Lecture about free speech to be held at Ashland University
    on February 22, 2019 at 12:32 pm

    C.L. Lindsay III, an attorney and executive director and founder of the Coalition for Student & Academic Rights (CO-STAR), will be speaking on the topic of free speech on Wednesday, March 13, at 7 p.m. in Redwood Hall. This lecture is free and open to the public. The event is co-sponsored by the Honors Program, Student Affairs and the Department of Philosophy. The lecture will focus on the importance of free speech as a student in today’s political climate. Students and [... […]

  • Prison sentence cut for Ex-Cuyahoga County auditor convicted of bribery
    on February 22, 2019 at 11:32 am

    CLEVELAND (AP) — A federal judge has reduced the prison sentence for a former county official in Cleveland who pleaded guilty to bribery in a public corruption investigation. Former Cuyahoga County Auditor Frank Russo will have his 22-year sentence cut by eight years. The judge ruled Thursday that Russo’s cooperation and trial testimony warranted the shorter sentence. Cleveland.com reports Russo’s attorney, Roger Synenberg, said after the hearing that [... […]

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