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Wanted on felony stalking charge, parolee arrested on victim's property

CANTON A man already wanted on a stalking charge and considered by the state prison to be "dangerous and possibly armed" was found on the victim's property in the early morning hours Friday. Stark County Jail records also show that Prentiss A. Tolbert, 27, described in jail records as homeless, also

CANTON REPOSITORY - 2017-11-18 17:17:26

Iman Shumpert (left knee) latest casualty for injury-riddled Cavaliers, who are likely to call up John Holland from Canton

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The Cavaliers lost another point guard, as Iman Shumpert will miss a week with what the team is calling a left knee effusion. Shumpert is expected to miss five to seven days, according to a news release, based on a diagnosis from imaging done Saturday at the Cleveland Clinic. The

CLEVELAND.COM - 2017-11-18 20:34:06

Canton event to focus on opioid woes

CANTON The Center for Advanced Periodontal and Implant Care and Dr. Constantin Farah will sponsor "Not My Kid, Not My Community," a talk about how to protect children from the opioid epidemic. The free public event, which is for adults only, is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Dec. 6 at the Alex D. Krassas E

CANTON REPOSITORY - 2017-11-17 19:16:51

Canton toddler dies after oven falls on him

A 23-month-old boy was found pinned under an oven, police say. CANTON A Canton child is dead and police are investigating. Officers were called at 10:08 p.m. Wednesday to a home in the 1100 block of Highland Avenue NE where a neighbor reported that a 23-month-old boy wasn't breathing and they needed


Fire breaks out at TimkenSteel plant in southwest Canton

Canton Fire Department firefighters are at the TimkenSteel Harrison Plant in southwest Canton battling a fire late Thursday. Repository staff report CANTON City firefighters were at the TimkenSteel Harrison Plant in the southwest section late Thursday night battling a blaze. The plant is at 1835 Du

CANTON REPOSITORY - 2017-11-17 04:27:59

Canton landlord's murals turning heads

CANTON -- City officials acknowledge they ordered Roland Burns to repaint or seal the exterior of his 12th Street NW building. He did. On the side of 1000 12th Street NW, visible to people traveling east on the main thoroughfare, is a phallic creature with wings emerging from what appears to be an e


UPDATE: Canton man now facing federal child porn charges

Arrested on a pandering-obscenities charge, a Canton man now faces federal charge resulting from child porn investigation. CANTON A Canton man made his first appearance in U.S. District Court in Akron Thursday to answer to federal charges stemming from an FBI investigation into child pornography. Ci


North Canton school officials deciding next step after levy failure

NORTH CANTON School district officials must now regroup after voters in North Canton sent a resounding no to the levy placed on the ballot on Nov. 7. According to unofficial vote counts the issue failed with 68.39 percent voting no and 31.61 percent voting yes. The district was asking voters to pass


Female robber grabbed cash at Monticello Jeff Bank branch, cops said

MONTICELLO - Village police are looking for a woman who, police said, held up a Jeff Bank branch in Monticello Saturday morning and made off with an undetermined amount of cash. Police said the holdup occurred about 10 a.m. at the Jeff Bank branch at 19 Forestburgh Road. They said the woman passed a

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-11-18 20:39:45

Monticello schools to offer up $100M project for vote

MONTICELLO - The Monticello School District plans to put a $100 million capital project to renovate the high school and all elementary schools before voters in December. The two-phase project also includes the reopening of Cornelius Duggan Elementary School, which was closed in June 2010, and a rest

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-11-19 00:42:55

Sullivan County Ups the Fight Against Fraud

MONTICELLO - The Sullivan County Welfare Fraud Task Force announced multiple new arrests in an ongoing effort to root out waste and abuse of the County's Social Services system. Kandiss L. Siegert The Task Force incorporates resources from the District Attorney's Office, the Sheriff's Office and the


Man convicted in burglary at motel

MONTICELLO - A jury in Sullivan County Court has convicted a Monticello man of breaking into a motel room to steal property, District Attorney Jim Farrell said. After a three-day trial and a few hours of deliberation, the jury found Angelo "Deon" Johnson, 40, guilty of second-degree burglary, a felo


Monticello man convicted in motel burglary

Johnson MONTICELLO - A Monticello man was convicted in Sullivan County Court on Friday of felony burglary for the crime committed in a motel room in Monticello in November 2016. Sullivan County District Attorney James Farrell said the proof, over the course of the three-day trial established that

MID-HUDSON NEWS NETWORK - 2017-11-17 08:00:00

Barbara Bedell: Turnabout is fair for longtime award-giver

Nolly Climes, program director of Rehabilitation Support Services, will be recognized for many years of dedicated, professional service and significant contributions to Orange County's Mental Health, developmental disabilities, and chemical dependency services. It's about time. For more than 30 year


Sullivan's welfare fraud crackdown paying dividends

Todora says the "see something, say something" motto applies to rooting out welfare fraud MONTICELLO - With the arrest of four more accused of various forms of welfare fraud, Sullivan County officials say their effort is paying dividends. Taking credit is the county's new Welfare Fraud Task Force.

MID-HUDSON NEWS NETWORK - 2017-11-17 08:00:00

Monticello-Thompson Gateway: Seizing an opportunity

Holzman: "... a very unique opportunity for both the county and the village ..." MONTICELLO - "Grow the Gateways" was the key point of a detailed presentation on seizing economic opportunities in the Monticello-Thompson corridor of Sullivan County. About a dozen people, mostly officials of the vi


HCC dairy judging team finishes fall semester

FREEPORT - The Highland Community College dairy judging team recently concluded its fall semester. Team members are Charlie Elliott of Freeport, Bria Koester of Dakota and Andrea Willing of Rock City. The team was coached again this year by Kristi Dinderman of Orangeville. The team traveled to the A


Happy Homecoming: National Guardsman surprises son at school

BRODHEAD (WKOW) -- A boy received the surprise of a lifetime Wednesday in Brodhead. He got to see his father for the first time in months, and it was all caught on camera. August Hohl served in several places, including Afghanistan, over the last year. Luckily, he has the chance to come home before


University of Illinois board approves $175K in bonuses

CHICAGO (AP) The University of Illinois board has approved bonuses totaling $175,000 for the president of the university's system and the chancellor of the University of Illinois-Chicago campus for the second straight year. The Chicago Tribune reports that university board of trustees approved the b

BELOIT DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-17 21:43:00

Dakota UMC to host worship

DAKOTA - Dakota United Methodist Church, 120 S. Church St., will host worship at 10 a.m. Nov. 19. The Rev. Brenda Morris will give the sermon "Good Eats," based on John 6:25-35. For information: 815-541-6646; doylebrendamorriss@gmail.com. DAKOTA - Dakota United Methodist Church, 120 S. Church St., w