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Mansfield purse snatcher who dragged woman with car arrested in Alabama

MANSFIELD, Ohio - A woman accused of snatching an Akron woman's purse outside of a Mansfield Walmart has been apprehended in Alabama. Sandy Noonan told Fox 8 that she was loading her car outside the Walmart on February 24 when a woman, with four small kids in her car, pulled up and asked for directi

CLEVELAND NEWS - FOX 8 - 2018-03-18 19:45:56

Police Calls | Man robbed at gunpoint by three men

300 block of Sixth Avenue, Mansfield - A 37-year-old man was arrested Friday morning and was given a drug-paraphernalia charge. Police arrived at the scene after a woman who lives at the same home called police and told them the man was angry that she flushed his marijuana down the toilet. While dis

MANSFIELD NEWS JOURNAL - 2018-03-19 00:09:08

Police respond to possible overdose

Officers responded to a report of a 27-year-old male who possibly overdosed at 154 Allen St., according to a Tiffin Police Department report. The incident was reported at 9:02 p.m. Friday, the report states. Further information was not available Saturday evening. Officers responded to a report of a


Police K-9 bites girl, 4, while chasing suspect

A Shelby police dog chasing a man wanted on felony warrants bit a 4-year-old girl during the pursuit, officials said. >> Read more trending news The police chief told Channel 9 the suspect jumped on top of a car while trying to get away from the dog. At some point, the suspect opened the back door

SPRINGFIELD NEWS SUN - 2018-03-17 22:31:42

Car Carrier Full Of New Cars Goes Up In Flames

ASHLAND, OH - Early Saturday afternoon, authorities responded to a vehicle fire on the northbound side of I-71 just South of the Ashland County and Wyne County line, near the State Route 301 West Salem Exit. According to Ohio Highway Patrol Trooper Green, the white car carrier owned by United Road (

WMFD - 2018-03-18 21:16:26

Forfeited land sale set for April 9

The sale will take place at the Huron County Sheriff's Office, 255 Shady Lane Drive. One of the highlights of the sale is the property located at 78 Benedict Ave., which used to be the home of the Clark/Eagle gas station. Anyone with questions about the fuel tanks at the former Eagle property can ca

NORWALK REFLECTOR - 2018-03-17 21:00:00

Patrol: Ashland man killed in U.S. 30 crash involving Galion resident

MANSFIELD - An Ashland man was killed Friday night after being struck by a vehicle driven by a Galion man on U.S. 30 near Reed Road, according to the Richland County Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol. The crash occurred around 8:38 p.m. when a 2004 silver Saturn Ion was eastbound on US Route 30


Local students' artwork on display at Mansfield Art Center

MANSFIELD -- Artistic expression is a powerful tool, and one that local students are not afraid to use. "It's so wonderful to see that youth are celebrating creativity and positivity and working hard to communicate through the visual arts positive messages," said Julie Buker, art teacher at Ontario

RICHLANDSOURCE.COM - 2018-03-18 22:00:00

Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Police Calls | Fleeing thief drops wallet containing ID

Citi Trends, 1179 Park Avenue West, Mansfield - A woman stole clothing from a business Wednesday and left without paying. During her flight from the store, the suspect dropped a small wallet that contained an Ohio ID card belonging to her. Police went to her residence and took her to jail on a summo


Suspect in custody following shooting near Lexington Avenue

MANSFIELD -- A suspect is now in custody after the Mansfield Police Department responded to a shooting Thursday morning in the alley behind Advance Auto Parts on Lexington Avenue. No one was injured and the suspect was located in a house about a half mile from the scene shortly after the shooting, a


Briefs: County compost facility will open March 22

MANSFIELD - The Richland County Yard Waste/Compost Facility will open for the 2018 season March 22 at 441 Cairns Road. The facility will be open 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, and from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday. The facility will be closed daily for lunch from noon to 12:


Ontario Store Could Fulfill Toys 'R' Us Customers' Needs

MANSFIELD, OH - Earlier this week, the nationwide chain of children's toy stores Toys 'R' Us announced it was closing all 800 of its American stores after filing for bankruptcy last year. The 70-year-old company will be leaving a massive void in the toy market - one that local store owner Tony Camba


Public Records: Restaurant Inspections, March 6 to 12

MANSFIELD - The following restaurant inspections with critical violations were conducted by Richland Public Health between March 6 to 12. Snow Trails, 3100 Possum Run Road, Mansfield, March 6. Equipment food-contact surfaces or utensils are dirty (critical). Ninja Japanese Steak House, 2284 W. Fou


Mansfield Police Department hiring 10 officers amid cop shortage

MANSFIELD - After years of falling numbers of employees and applicants, the Mansfield Police Department hopes to hire 10 new police officers. The police department currently has 76 sworn officers, 10 fewer than its budgeted 86 officer positions, said Mansfield Police Chief Ken Coontz. "Without those


Testimony continues as former Mansfield police officer Garn seeks new trial

MANSFIELD - Three more witnesses testified Thursday morning in the continuation of former Mansfield police Officer Mike Garn's motion to vacate his conviction. Retired city police Lt. Joy Stortz was the final witness of the morning session. She handled part of the investigation. Garn was convicted n


Police Calls | Man facing drug-related charge shows up at court with weed in his pocket

200 block of South Diamond Street, Mansfield - A woman told police Tuesday a man cut the two driver's side tires on her vehicle after she asked him to leave the residence. 200 block of West Third Street, Mansfield - A man called police Tuesday about his friend, who was having a seizure. Mansfield Fi


Opioid epidemic: Mansfield files lawsuit against pharmaceutical companies

MANSFIELD - The City of Mansfield has filed a lawsuit against nearly two dozen pharmaceutical companies and individuals related to the industry that manufactured and distributed opioids. The city is joining more than 200 other cities across the country in a national civil suit. Mansfield's product l


Ashland Police: Man arrested after drugs seized in the U.S. Mail

ASHLAND -- An Ashland man was arrested after he arrived at the local Post Office Tuesday to receive a package containing an illegal controlled substance, according to a press release issued by Ashland Police chief David T. Marcelli. Ashland Police Detectives, as part of the METRICH Enforcement unit,