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Indictment list The following people were indicted by a Richland County grand jury Check out this story on mansfieldnewsjournal.com: http://ohne.ws/1tYChxm Kyle Tesca, 20, improperly handling firearms in a motor vehicle with forfeiture specification, falsification and aggravated trafficking in drugs with forfeiture specifications Shadique Robinson, 35, having weapons while under disability with forfeiture specification, possession of cocaine with forfeiture specification and trafficking in cocaine with forfeiture specification Craig Hale, 31, Willard, failure to comply with order or signal of police officer, operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drugs Anthony Perry, 30, Marion, possession of heroin with forfeiture specification, trafficking in heroin with forfeiture specification, having weapons while under disability and carrying a concealed weapon Johnny ... (more)
Ambulance driver was using phone at time of fatal crash Patient ejected at I-71 off Ohio 13 exit ramp, pronounced dead at the scene Check out this story on mansfieldnewsjournal.com: http://ohne.ws/1s408iI An ambulance driver was using the GPS on her cellphone at the time of a fatal crash on Aug. 15, according to a statement she made to the Ohio Highway Patrol. A patient in the ambulance was killed when the vehicle rolled over at Interstate 71 and Ohio 13. The traffic crash report was obtained by the News Journal.
Police Calls: Guns stolen from Mansfield residence Police calls are a compilation of newsworthy items from around Richland County. Check out this story on mansfieldnewsjournal.com: http://ohne.ws/1s2HLed 500 block of Park Avenue East - Five batteries were stolen Saturday after five people were allegedly involved in a shoplifting incident.
'Most Wanted' left over from Shelby raid The METRICH Enforcement Unit helped with a raid Wednesday in Shelby Check out this story on mansfieldnewsjournal.com: http://ohne.ws/1tSS7JG "He has spoken with task force officers over the phone, advising that he would contact his attorney, but he was reluctant to share his exact location," said Alan Edwards, a member of the Richland County division of the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force. Scherer is wanted on two charges of trafficking in heroin.
State report card shows challenges for city schools MCS met two of 24 standards. Lexington and Plymouth-Shiloh met 23 to lead Richland County Check out this story on mansfieldnewsjournal.com: http://ohne.ws/1tIbPI4 A state analysis of the school report cards released Friday revealed poverty continues to be a driving factor in student performance.
Police calls: Woman flees after man spies on her Police calls are a compilation of newsworthy items from around Richland County. Check out this story on mansfieldnewsjournal.com: http://ohne.ws/1rZs9YU 500 block of South Diamond Street - A 22-year-old woman ran from her home late Wednesday after seeing an unknown man upstairs.
Cookies and Milk girls getting vacation treat Cookies & Milk Project is a mentoring program that gives young girls positive role models Check out this story on mansfieldnewsjournal.com: http://ohne.ws/1rYD7xG Local girls who might not otherwise have gone on vacation will be able to do so thanks to donations from four people. The Cookies & Milk Project is a mentoring program that started in January to give young girls positive role models.
County seeking bids for Eastview wastewater project $1.4 million in improvements planned Check out this story on mansfieldnewsjournal.com: http://ohne.ws/1tDXnkq Richland County Commissioners voted Thursday to seek bids for a $1.4 million improvement project at the Eastview Wastewater Treatment Plant. The project includes construction of four 35-by-100-foot concrete pads, the plumbing to connect them to the main treatment facility and a building to house the pumps.
NAACP, EEOC holding town hall meeting Topic will be discrimination in the workplace Check out this story on mansfieldnewsjournal.com: http://ohne.ws/1tDRDHr The local branch of the NAACP and the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission will host a town hall meeting to discuss discrimination in the workplace at 5:30 p.m. Sept.
Measles outbreak officially over 42 days have passed since last new case in worst U.S. outbreak since 1994 Check out this story on mansfieldnewsjournal.com: http://ohne.ws/1rXgWIf A horse and buggy arrive for the Health and Safety clinic that included a measles-mumps-rubella vaccine for the Mennonite community of Richland County in Shiloh on June 25. AP file In this June 25, 2014 photo, a horse and buggy arrive for the Health and Safety clinic that included Measles, Mumps, & Rubella vaccinations for the Mennonite community of Richland County in Shiloh, Ohio. Health officials said OhioA 's current outbreak of measles consists of more than 360 cases and is the biggest in the U.S. since 1994.
While employed as Zoning Inspector and Constable for Jackson Township in Richland County, prosecutors say he falsified records to keep his peace officer certification with the state from expiring. They say he created phony meeting minutes, claiming the three Jackson Township Trustees voted unanimously to "establish a Township Police Department," granting Stover "full authorities as an Ohio Police Officer."
Four small businesses in Richland County are recognized for their success over the past year. They were honored during the SCORE annual awards luncheon Wednesday at the Ontario Event Center.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 08:42 am
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