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Body found in creek identified as missing man
Mon, 23 Mar 2015 09:23:21 -0700

The body found in a Perry Township creek has been identified as a missing man from Grove City.

Missing man's car found abandoned
Fri, 20 Mar 2015 18:39:52 -0700

The car belonging to a man reported missing from a city near Columbus has been found in Richland County.

Video: Masked man forces woman out of car, into gas station during robbery
Sun, 08 Mar 2015 09:05:11 -0700

LUCAS, Ohio — A man forced a Lucas gas station employee out of her car at gunpoint and into the business before robbing it. According to the Richland County Sheriff’s Office, it happened at about 9:25 p.m. Tuesday at Morgan’s One Trip Marathon Station, 244 West Main St. Police say an employee told police she’d […]

Body recovered identified as missing person
Mon, 23 Mar 2015 08:47:52 -0700

The Richland County Coroner's Office has identified a body found last week in a creek in the 2000 block of Eckert Rd. Perry Township, Ohio. Officials say the deceased male is Victor J. Ross, 53, of Grove City, Ohio.

Woman arrested, accused in murder of baby girl
Sun, 08 Mar 2015 04:51:10 -0700

MANSFIELD, Ohio- A woman has been arrested, accused of the murder of a baby girl. According to Mansfield police, the Mansfield Police Major Crimes Unit arrested Brenda J. Pratt on an indictment by the Richland County Grand Jury for Murder. Mansfield police said Akron Children’s Hospital called them on Jan. 21 and told them they […]

Who says there are no jobs in Huron County?
Mon, 23 Mar 2015 20:24:40 -0700

Road construction helping area's economy. Who says there are no jobs in Huron County? Month after month the county ranks right at the top of Ohio in people not working.

Video: Man in wig robs Richland County Dollar General store
Sun, 08 Mar 2015 07:10:09 -0700

CRESTLINE, Ohio- A man wearing a wig threatened a clerk during a Richland County robbery on Monday. It happened just before 10 p.m. at the Dollar General on East Main Street in Crestline. The Richland County Sheriff’s Office said a man, wearing “strange glasses” and a wig, demanded money from the register. The cashier told […]

Frogtastic events and an Easter egg hunt
Thu, 26 Mar 2015 05:04:01 -0700

Get weekly updates on select events and activities happening in northern Ohio national, state and county parks.

Ohio investigates death of man police tased near halfway house
Wed, 11 Mar 2015 11:16:00 -0700

By Kim Palmer CLEVELAND (Reuters) - Authorities in central Ohio are investigating the death of a 29-year-old man who was tased twice by police in a struggle outside a halfway house where he had been staying. An autopsy is being performed Wednesday on Terrance Moxley, who died at an area hospital after being tased on Tuesday by police in Mansfield, Ohio, the Summit County coroner's office said ...

Drivers warned! Snow emergency issued in Summit County
Sun, 08 Mar 2015 06:09:44 -0700

SUMMIT COUNTY, Ohio- A warning if you live in Summit County. Summit County Sheriff, Steve Barry, has issued a snow emergency until further notice. Sheriff Barry said roadways are hazardous and is asking drivers not to travel unless it is absolutely necessary. The current weather conditions are making travel difficult. A winter storm warning has […]