Crime

  • Notice
    on October 23, 2018 at 5:01 am

    The Ashland Noon Lions will meet Thursday, Oct. 25 at noon in the Heritage Room at Ashland University. After lunch, Lion Ginny Telego will introduce the speaker, Mike Riley, to talk about ACES study. All Lions and their guests are welcome. If coming, contact Lion Larry Norris to be added to the lunch count. […]

  • Man arrested in connection with body found burning in park
    on October 22, 2018 at 10:37 pm

    UPPER ARLINGTON, Ohio (AP) — Police say a man has been arrested in connection with a body found burning in a park in Ohio. A statement from police in the Columbus suburb of Upper Arlington says 27-year-old Mohamed Abdullahi was arrested Monday on arson and corpse abuse charges in connection with the body of 23-year-old Bobbie Renee Simpson. Authorities said firefighters found Simpson’s body after extinguishing a blaze in Burbank Park on Oct. 14. The Franklin [... […]

  • Suspect in crash that killed 4 has prior driving convictions
    on October 22, 2018 at 10:21 pm

    ASHTABULA, Ohio (AP) — Prosecutors in Ohio say a driver accused of causing a crash that killed four people, including a young boy, has four prior convictions for operating a vehicle under the influence. Donte Conard appeared Monday in an Ashtabula courtroom. The 48-year-old Ashtabula man is charged with aggravated vehicular homicide. A message seeking comment was left for his attorney. The State Highway Patrol says it appears Conard was under the influence of [... […]

  • Celebration of Neil Armstrong's moon walk starts in hometown
    on October 22, 2018 at 10:21 pm

    WAPAKONETA, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio hometown of the first man to walk on the moon has begun a months-long celebration honoring the 50th anniversary of Neil Armstrong’s achievement. The Wapakoneta native stepped onto the moon July 20, 1969. Cleveland.com reports an official with the Auglaize and Mercer Counties Convention and Visitors Bureau says a community-wide celebration began last week in Armstrong’s western Ohio hometown. The bureau’s executive [... […]

  • Clergy members allege discrimination in police division
    on October 22, 2018 at 10:04 pm

    COLUMBUS (AP) — Members of the clergy in Ohio’s capital city are demanding changes regarding allegations of a climate of discrimination in its police department. More than 30 members signed a letter that was recently delivered to Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther’s office asking for several changes, including transferring department discrimination complaints within from the police’s Internal Affairs Bureau to the city’s Department of Human Resources. [... […]

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