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SNOW TOTALS: Storm drops heavy snow in NE Ohio
Mon, 26 Jan 2015 20:57:49 -0800

A strong Alberta Clipper dropped heavy snow across parts of Northern Ohio on Sunday and early Monday.

Richland County Woman Accused Of Abandoning Dogs, Leading 1 To Die Of Starvation
Wed, 21 Jan 2015 15:05:26 -0800

Humane agents say when the owner of the dogs moved out of her Richland County house, she left them behind like unwanted furniture.

High speed chase suspect remains in the hospital
Mon, 29 Dec 2014 12:21:01 -0800

  Huron County Sheriff  Deputies have id'd the man involved in a high speed chase and standoff Saturday evening.

High speed chase suspect remains hospitalized
Mon, 29 Dec 2014 13:36:02 -0800

 Huron County Sheriff Deputies have identified the man involved in a high speed chase and standoff Saturday evening.

WEATHER BLOG: Level 1 & 2 snow emergencies
Mon, 26 Jan 2015 02:44:36 -0800

Some counties have issued snow emergencies because of the snowy road conditions.

Authorities: Crime spree that included hold-up, chase and standoff was to feed drug habit
Mon, 29 Dec 2014 16:44:24 -0800

NORWALK, Ohio- A Richland County man accused of leading authorities on a high speed chase after committing a series of crimes, is hospitalized with a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Authorities said the crime spree of Eric Patrick, 39, included the armed robbery of Gwirtz Market in Shelby. Owner James Gwirtz told FOX 8, “All at once […]

PD: Shelby man shot self after 2-day crime spree
Mon, 29 Dec 2014 06:31:48 -0800

A man who shot himself in a Huron County home following a 30-mile police chase and a nearly-eight-hour standoff was on a two-day crime spree prior to the incident, according to Richland County Sheriff Steve Sheldon.

Folk art
Mon, 26 Jan 2015 08:13:50 -0800

The American barn quilt movement appears to have originated in Adams County, Ohio, when Donna Sue Groves painted a quilt block on her tobacco barn to honor her mother, who was a master quilter.

Central Ohio Updated Snow Emergencies
Mon, 26 Jan 2015 03:20:26 -0800

Several counties in central Ohio are under a snow emergency. Get the details here.

Robot gets credit for ending Huron County standoff
Mon, 29 Dec 2014 09:29:24 -0800

OLENA, Ohio –Law enforcement officers credit a robot with saving the life of a robbery suspect. Officers said Eric Patrick, 39, went on a two-day crime spree in Richland County. Police tried to pull him over Saturday night, but that lead to a chase into Huron County. Patrick, armed with a gun, fled into an […]