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Student abducted, killed had complained to police
MANSFIELD, Ohio (AP) - Police records show that a woman abducted from an Ohio college campus and later fatally shot in Kentucky had complained to police about her ex-boyfriend abusing her.
Soul Food Dinner Helps OSU Mansfield Celebrate Diversity
MANSFIELD, OH - In honor of Black History Month, the OSU Mansfield branch has held several events promoting diversity, including a "soul food dinner" that 200 people attended Thursday evening.
Patriots owner Robert Kraft arrested on sex crime charges in Florida
(Gray News) – Robert Kraft, the billionaire owner of the New England Patriots, has been arrested on charges of soliciting another to commit prostitution, according to a report from WPTV.
Ohio man punches lawyer in court after receiving 47-year sentence
An Ohio man allegedly punched his lawyer in the face in court Tuesday upon finding out he was sentenced to almost five decades in prison. The altercation, caught on video by a Cuyahoga County sheriff's deputy's body camera, shows David Chislton, 42, assaulting his defense attorney after finding out
Family of worker killed questions why driver remains on road after 2 fatal crashes
Twice in six months, a truck driver from Mansfield has veered off an interstate and struck and killed a person standing alongside the highway. The second time, police say, Doug A. Jones, 78, ran through caution cones and fatally struck Teresa "Tessie" Howell. She was working along Route 33 just nort
GALLERY: Division II State Swim Meet Preliminaries
The preliminaries of the Division II state swim meet were held Thursday at Canton's C.T. Branin Natatorium. (photos by Curt Conrad, staff reporter) I have covered high school sports in Richland County since 2000. Email him at firstname.lastname@example.org or follow him on Twitter: Follow @curtjconrad on t
The Keto Zone opens second location at Richland Mall
ONTARIO -- The Keto Zone opened its second Richland County location Thursday at the Richland Mall. Owner Lesley Kiser celebrated the grand opening of the new restaurant Thursday morning with a ribbon cutting.
Jarring photo of elderly woman slumped over pillow in Ohio nursing home sparks investigation
CANTON, OH (WOIO) - You may have seen this heartbreaking photo on Facebook. It's been shared more than 20,000 times and it's causing concern about the woman pictured. Julia Wiggins, the family's pastor, posted these photos to Facebook on Feb. 19.
2 Ohio men identified in prostitution bust in Florida
CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - Two Northeast Ohio men were among the 200 suspects charged in a prostitution sting in Indiand River County, Fla. Peter Sedlak, 66, of Solon and Walter Dimling, 75, of Mayfield Village were on the laundry list of names.
Richland County Sheriff’s Deputy Frazier not liable for death of Brian Garber
MANSFIELD -- A U.S. District Court Jury found Richland County Sheriff’s Deputy Raymond Frazier not liable for the death of Brian Garber during an officer-involved shooting on March 16, 2014, according to a press release issued Friday from Sheriff Steve Sheldon.
The Cute, Viral Note Left by a Working Mom Pumping Was Really an Act of Desperation
Earlier this month, Emily Edgington was working alone at a Family Dollar in Mansfield, Ohio and needed to pump breastmilk for her three-month-old baby. There was no one to relieve her during the break, so she scrawled a message on a scrap of paper reading, “Sorry. Had to pump for baby + no1 else is
Tainted fuel at Ohio gas station causes vehicles to break down
HAMILTON, Ohio — A $9 gas purchase from the Madison Food Mart Shell station cost Andrew Carpenter $505.89 by the end of Wednesday. He and four other customers, including a U.S. Postal Service truck, bought gas that had been tainted with water and caused their cars to break down almost immediately.
Proposed Ohio law would require teens to learn to interact with law enforcement at traffic stops
When it comes to learning how to properly interact with law enforcement during a traffic stop, the Ohio Department of Public Safety provides driving instructors with a video and these few tips:
Ohio girl passes away one day after she was diagnosed with strep throat, flu
MASON, Ohio — A Warren County fourth grader passed away after being diagnosed with strep throat and influenza. According to Mason City Schools, Sable Gibson was diagnosed with strep throat and influenza on Tuesday morning, which led to cardiac arrest that afternoon.
Families accuse Ohio hospital, doctor of giving "lethal" doses of fentanyl to loved ones
A former Ohio doctor is under investigation for allegedly prescribing "significantly excessive and potentially fatal" doses of a highly potent drug, fentanyl, to dozens of patients who later died. Dr. William Husel was fired in December, and Mount Carmel Hospital reported at least 27 of the patients
Man arrested in Ohio for having 3 wives in 3 states awaits extradition
BIDDEFORD, Maine — Maine prosecutors say New Hampshire will have first dibs on a man who is accused of being married to three women in different states. Forty-three-year-old Michael Middleton is being held in Ohio while awaiting extradition to New Hampshire, where he's charged with bigamy. Officials
Ohio Highway Patrol Elyria Post trooper on administrative leave
The Ohio State Highway Patrol has placed an Elyria Post trooper on administrative leave pending an internal investigation into alleged falsification of traffic tickets. Trooper Corey Resendez, 28, who started with the Highway Patrol in 2012, is on leave until an internal investigation regarding the
Man charged with rape, other sex-related charges
A Polk man has been indicted in three separate sex-related cases, including one case where he has been charged with 11 counts of rape, a first-degree felony. Bradley Weekley, 42, was arrested and booked into the Ashland County Jail on Dec. 8, 2018. He was initially charged by way of criminal complai
Ohio ranked one of highest sex-trafficking states in nation
CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - Right here in the Buckeye State lies an underworld burning with under-aged sex and prostitution. “Ohio actually in the united states ranks as high as 4th in terms as the most prevalent use of Sexually trafficked people,” said Bruce Keller with Compass Ministries, an organizati
Medical Marijuana Dispensary Opens in Southeastern Ohio
JACKSON, OHIO - Ohio has issued more than 50 licenses for medical marijuana dispensaries across the state, including one in Jackson Ohio. Buckeye Botanicals opened Wednesday and already owners say business is booming.