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Mansfield cop facing 40 charges, now out on bond
Thu, 12 Feb 2015 13:43:10 -0800

A Mansfield police officer, facing a 40-count indictment, has been released from the Richland County Jail.

Stand-off suspect among 18 people indicted by Huron County grand jury
Tue, 03 Mar 2015 03:36:52 -0800

Several suspects face heroin-related charges. A man who kept area authorities at bay during a Dec. 27 standoff and later shot himself was indicted Friday by a Huron County grand jury.

Meeting planned on new sewage rules
Thu, 05 Mar 2015 06:18:02 -0800

WEST AKRON — Residents who use septic systems are invited to a public meeting that will address new sewage rules that went into effect this year in Ohio.

Caregiver arrested in 10-week-old baby's death
Mon, 02 Mar 2015 19:25:02 -0800

Police say an arrest has been made in the death of a baby, but a man is still wanted in connection with the case.

Shop-lifting Suspect Injures Detective; Gets Away Empty-handed
Wed, 11 Feb 2015 11:54:30 -0800

Authorities in Richland Township are looking for the suspect in a shop-lifting incident they say tried to make off with hundreds of dollars worth of clothing from the Ohio Valley Mall and injured an officer.

Mansfield Residents Push City To Enact Laws To Protect Dogs Left Out In The Cold
Tue, 03 Mar 2015 20:07:47 -0800

The humane society has responded to 113 cases of animals left out in the cold temps in the last 3 months. 25 had to be removed from their homes.

Police: Two men who abused infants charged
Wed, 18 Feb 2015 08:50:55 -0800

Two men have been arrested for endangering infants in two separate incident of abuse.

Restaurant health inspection reports from July
Sun, 01 Mar 2015 19:17:52 -0800

Brian Buffet topped the list with 15 violations during two inspections; Community Market in Plymouth hit with 9.

Dangerous winter storm passing through area
Sat, 14 Feb 2015 17:19:44 -0800

Many crashes reported throughout region. Heavy snow on Saturday morning will be followed by plunging temperatures and high winds.The National Weather Service is warning that the wind chill over night is likely to be as low as minus 20 to minus 30 degrees, making exposure potentially dangerous.

Local officer faces 40 count indictment
Thu, 12 Feb 2015 15:14:56 -0800

A Mansfield Police officer has been indicted on 40 counts of criminal charges.