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7 hrs ago | The Madison Press

Major drug sweep in county4:41 pm

Officers from five law enforcement agencies swept through London, West Jefferson and outlying communities with warrants to arrest 31 suspected drug dealers and users.

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Related Topix: Drugs, West Jefferson, OH, Ohio

11 hrs ago | The Madison Press

Twenty-five arraigned on drug charges5:13 pm

Twenty-five area residents netted in a July 23 round-up of suspected drug dealers were formally charged on Friday with felony offenses.

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Related Topix: Drugs, London, OH, Delaware, OH

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Madison Press

Eight a oeOperation Bases Loadeda suspects remain in jail2:32 pm | 0

Two suspects are brought to the Madison County Sheriff's Office for booking Wednesday morning following their arrests in London.

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Related Topix: London, OH, Ashley, OH, Delaware, OH, Delaware County, OH

The Madison Press

The plague of addiction12:35 pm | 0

Once upon a time, drug abuse was something "others" dealt with. Now, chances are pretty good we all know someone affected.

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Related Topix: London, OH, West Jefferson, OH, Drugs, Plain City, OH, Opinion

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Madison Press

34 busted in major drug sweep10:12 am | 0

Ashley Davis is escorted out of a residence by London Police Officer Joseph Harris and Deputy Scott Henry on Antietam Avenue in London Wednesday morning as part of a large drug sweep by the Madison County Drug Task Force.

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Related Topix: Drugs, West Jefferson, OH

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Madison Press

Veteran pleads guilty to assault, fleeing4:40 pm | 0

A disabled military veteran who led authorities on a high-speed chase along westbound U.S. Route 40 last year pleaded guilty this week to fleeing and assault charges.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, West Jefferson, OH, Franklin County, OH

The Madison Press

Humane Society offering reward for vandalized mailbox

The Humane Society of Madison County is offering a reward of $300 for information leading to arrest and conviction of those responsible for vandalizing the organization's mailbox.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Toledo Blade

$1M bond for woman accused of killing Mich. man

Desirae Strauss, who is accused of killing a man whose body has not been found, was arraigned today in Toledo Municipal Court.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Toledo, OH, Lucas County, OH

Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Madison Press

Two men charged with corpse abuse

Two Grove City men charged with dumping the lifeless body of a London woman along a road in western Franklin County earlier this month are slated for preliminary hearings on Thursday, July 17. Corey Roberts, 24, and Nicholas McCord, 22, were arrested on July 7 and charged with abuse of a corpse in connection with the death of Jordyn Lacole ... (more)

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Related Topix: Grove City, OH, London, OH, Franklin County, OH, Drugs

Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Columbus Dispatch

Sheriff: London prison inmates ran major drug ring

Inmates at the London Correctional Institution organized a major-drug trafficking ring that imported large amounts of cocaine and heroin into southwestern Ohio, authorities revealed this morning.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Prison, London, OH, London Correctional Institution, State Prisons, Ohio

Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Madison Press

Schuler's Bakery looking elsewhere

Springfield-based Schuler's Bakery is looking at facilities outside the county to locate a new branch store, president Mike Peters said on Monday.

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Related Topix: Springfield, OH, London, OH

The Madison Press

Two men charged with corpse abuse

Two Grove City men charged with dumping the lifeless body of a London woman along a road in western Franklin County earlier this month are slated for preliminary hearings on Thursday, July 17. Corey Roberts, 24, and Nicholas McCord, 22, were arrested on July 7 and charged with abuse of a corpse in connection with the death of Jordyn Lacole ... (more)

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Related Topix: Grove City, OH, London, OH, Franklin County, OH, Drugs

The Madison Press

Youths on a mission

Gospel Road volunteers wash windows at Lifepoint Pregnancy Care Center in London on Monday.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Education Etc., London, OH

Mon Jul 14, 2014

The Madison Press

Opinion feed

Cheyenne Young, 13, of South Solon, a member of the All That And A Bag of Shavings 4-H Club, won second place rabbit, third place rabbit, first place rabbit showmanship, fifth place skill-a-thon and fifth place hog at the Madison County Fair.

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Related Topix: South Solon, OH, Plain City, OH, West Jefferson, OH, Opinion

Sun Jul 13, 2014

The Madison Press

Rabbits have big following at Junior Fair

Rabbits have bred a large following among youngsters at the Madison County Fair.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Toledo Blade

Police seek clues in suspects' home

He was bludgeoned, allegedly by a woman with whom he was romantically involved and that woman's husband.

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Related Topix: Toledo, OH, Lucas County, OH

The Madison Press

Man charged in Speedway robbery

A former London man, already imprisoned for a home invasion robbery in Clark County, was charged on Thursday with robbing the Speedway at 102 W. High St. in the city last September.

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Related Topix: Prison, London, OH, Criminal Defense Law, Law

The Madison Press

Emily Davis

Emily Davis, 18, of West Jefferson, a member of the Yes We Can 4-H Club, won first place in photography, Within City Limits, Sports of All Sorts, Ohio Heart of It All, Vacation Treasure, Down on the Farm, Winter Wonderland, Head, Heart, Hands, Health, Family Matters, Best of Show Overall Creative Arts Project Senior, State Fair qualifier for ... (more)

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Related Topix: West Jefferson, OH, Arts, Photography

Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Madison Press

Woman pleads guilty to beating informant

The last of three London women accused of the October 2013 beating of a former police informant pleaded guilty on Tuesday to witness retaliation.

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Related Topix: London, OH, Drugs, Reynoldsburg, OH

The Madison Press

Up the ladder

Kierlin Redding of London shows determination in her face as she climbs the crazy ladder Tuesday at the Madison County Fair.

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Related Topix: London, OH

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