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Police find body of 14-year-old boy reported missing from northeast Ohio

CARROLL, Ohio — The Carroll County Sheriff's Office confirmed on Friday that they have recovered the body of 14-year-old Jonathon Minard. The sheriff's office said Jonathon's body was found buried on a farm in Washington Township.


One big mistake? After week in jail, Ohio woman let go with all charges dropped

CINCINNATI, OH (WOIO) - Ashley Foster is just happy to be out of jail. She was arrested this past Thursday in the Target parking lot on Beechmont, only to be let go a week later and told all of her charges had been dropped.


Police: Woman being evaluated after breaking into Salem homes, threatening others

A 24-year-old woman was taken for a mental health evaluation Wednesday after she reportedly was threatening others and breaking into homes in Salem Township, according to state police.


Ohio man flees scene after being tasered, killing passenger in high speed crash

RAVENNA TOWNSHIP, OH (WOIO) - The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash on State Route 59 in Portage County. According to OSHP, police pulled over Joshua Christopher Pakela’Ikepihamekealoha Kalili, 27 with Brianna Lewandowski, 22, and an unidentified passenger Friday at 12:07 a.m.


Man injured in ATV crash

LISBON — Thomas Lockhart, Cream Ridge Road, Lisbon, sustained serious injuries following an ATV accident Tuesday evening. Police were called to state Route 154 at 11 p.m. after learning Lockhart’s nephew had driven him there on their way to the Salem hospital following the accident, which occurred o


California 'house of horrors' parents sentenced to life in prison

The California “house of horrors” parents who abused and tortured 12 of their 13 children were sentenced to life in prison Friday with the possibility of parole after 25 years.


Naked toddler near IHOP leads to arrest of passed out Ohio couple

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — Employees of a Florida IHOP were headed to work early Friday when they found a naked toddler wandering the restaurant's parking lot. They then found the toddler's mom and the mom's fiance passed out in a nearby van.


Bright Easter event set in Salem

SALEM –The Brightside Project will host its annual Bright Easter event at the new office at 138 S. Broadway Ave., in downtown Salem, from 6 to 8 p.m. today and 10 a.m. to noon Saturday.


Lisbon cemetery strapped as more people choose cremation

LISBON, Ohio (WYTV) - It's that time of year when the grass needs to be mowed often. That’s an issue now for a Columbiana County cemetery. The Lisbon Village Cemetery has been around since 1834. A lot of history is sitting on the property, even cannons from the Civil War. Keeping the area looking ni


Salem council gives parks board OK to seek grant

SALEM — City council gave approval Tuesday for the Salem Parks Commission to seek a NatureWorks grant to renovate restrooms at Waterworth Memorial Park. The resolution was passed with the emergency clause and all three readings at once with no discussion.


Two men convicted and sentenced for human trafficking ring in Central Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Two men responsible for a human trafficking ring in Central Ohio were convicted and sentenced on Friday. The Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost, Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O'Brien, and Columbus Police Chief Thomas Quinlan announced the news.


Ohio mom says Christian school kicked her kids out because she is unmarried, children have different fathers

An Ohio mother says her two children were kicked out of a Christian school in Cuyahoga Falls because she is unmarried and the children have different fathers, the Akron Beacon Journal reported Friday.


Watch Ohio State Highway Patrol trooper rescue possible sex trafficking victim

LUCAS COUNTY, Ohio -- New video released on Friday shows how a traffic stop along the Ohio Turnpike saved a kidnapped teenager. The girl was reported missing Monday by her family in Patterson, New Jersey.


Driver of Corvette crashes into tractor-trailer in Green, later dies at the hospital

GREEN, Ohio — A 71-year-old man driving a Corvette died in a crash Thursday in the City of Green, according to the Summit County Sheriff's Office. The sheriff's office, along with the fire department and members of the Summit Metro Crash Response Team responded to a crash on East Turkeyfoot Lake Roa


7 men from Butler County are on Ohio’s Death Row. Here’s what they did.

BUTLER COUNTY — Of the 137 Ohio prison inmates sentenced to death for convictions of aggravated murder, seven are connected to Butler County. Earlier this year, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine said he is halting executions until the state devises a new lethal injection protocol that overcomes any court challe


Prosecutors says property dispute led to murder

Prosecutors said in opening statements in Mahoning County Common Pleas Court that Dashonti Baker killed Rae’venna Faircloth-Thomas nearly two years ago because of a property dispute.


Youngstown man says woman he met on Facebook robbed him of $5,000, police say

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) - A man told police that he was robbed at knifepoint by a woman he met on Facebook. According to a Youngstown police report, the man invited the woman into his home on the 1300 block of High Ave. around 4:50 a.m. Thursday.


11 labor and delivery nurses pregnant at Ohio hospital. What's behind these baby booms?

Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton, Ohio, is about to turn it up to 11. Eleven nurses in the hospital's labor and delivery unit are pregnant at the same time. The due dates for the nurses, one a gestational carrier, span in time from early May to late October. All 11 of the nurses plan to deliver at th


ODOT announces traffic advisories for I-680

YOUNGSTOWN — Beginning Monday, traffic along Interstate 680 northbound between Belle Vista Avenue and state Route 711 will be reduced to one lane between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. each day for bridge reconstruction, according to the Ohio Department of Transportation.


Jerusalem lights its Notre Dame with French colors in solidarity with burned Paris cathedral

(JTA) — Jerusalem projected the colors of the French flag onto its Notre Dame compound in solidarity with the burned cathedral in Paris. The Israeli capital’s mayor, Moshe Lion, extended sympathy to Paris, which saw significant portions of the landmark church destroyed this week in a fire. Paris pro