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UPDATE: Prosecutor: Jewett Man Arrested on Child Porn Charges Had 493 Videos Involving Minors

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 8:26am
A Jewett man arrested on possession of child pornography charges made his first court appearance on Tuesday, where his bond was set at $500,000.
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Four Left Homeless After Toronto Fire

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 8:26am
Two adults and two teenage boys were left homeless after a fire destroyed their Toronto home on Tuesday morning.
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Erie detectives investigate man slain on sidewalk

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 8:26am
City detectives have been questioning nearby residents and trying to figure out who shot a man found slain on an Erie sidewalk.
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Hancock County Schools Become First in State to Have Carbon Monoxide Detectors Installed in All Buildings

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 8:25am
All schools in Hancock County are receiving carbon monoxide detectors as part of a campaign spear-headed by a local man.
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National Night Out Held at Wheeling Park

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 8:23am
It's an event that is celebrating it's 30th year of connecting communities with the law enforcement and emergency crews that serve them every day, and it was held for the sixth time in Wheeling on Tuesday night. The National Night Out brings community members together with police, firefighters and other critical agencies that serve the area.
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Car Crashes Into Cameron Home

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 8:22am
According to the Cameron Police Department a vehicle crashed into a house on Burley Hill road Wednesday around midnight.
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Police: Man Cooks, Injects Heroin in Pharmacy

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 8:20am
READING, Pa. (AP) - A Reading man faces several charges after police say he cooked up and then injected himself with heroin inside a pharmacy last week. The Reading Eagle reported Tuesday (http://bit.ly/1AS3E1h ) that 38-year-old James Roberts sat down in a chair and told store employees to call police because he wasn't going to pay for the syringe or a bottle of water. Police say employees and customers watched him shoot up on Friday afternoon inside the Rite Aid store on Penn Street in Rea...
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Central Ohio Gang Members Arraigned

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 8:18am
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Sixteen reputed central Ohio gang members have pleaded not guilty to charges including murder, racketeering conspiracy and using guns to commit crimes. Federal prosecutors say members of the Short North Posse murdered people during robberies, tried to kill rivals and intimidated witnesses - all part of efforts to control their reputation and Columbus territory. The Columbus Dispatch (http://bit.ly/1obxIAO ) reports that 16 of the 17 men charged as part of the largest fe...
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Over 8,000 Rape Kits Turned in for Testing in Ohio

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 8:16am
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Attorney General Mike DeWine says Ohio's crime lab has received 8,381 untested rape kits as it seeks DNA matches that could help solve reported sexual assaults. DeWine's office says Ohio officials have tested more than half of those rape kits. That has led to about 1,600 DNA matches in a criminal database. DeWine says that as DNA matches are found, the information is returned to local law enforcement to pursue charges. The DNA testing has led to 170 indictments in Cuyah...
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Ohio man gets nearly 13 years in drug conspiracy

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 8:10am
A federal judge in Cleveland has sentenced a man to nearly 13 years in prison for being part of a drug ring that shipped heroin and cocaine from Detroit to northeastern Ohio.
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Man pleads guilty in kickback scheme at W.Va. mine

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 8:06am
A Verdunville man has pleaded guilty to charges stemming from a kickback scheme at an Arch Coal mine.
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Ohio inmates dump lunches after maggot discovery

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 7:50am
Officials say about 1,000 inmates at a central Ohio women's prison dumped their lunches in the trash after another discovery of maggots in the serving area.
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Man sought in Pa. woman's death found in Florida

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 7:50am
Authorities say a man wanted for questioning in the strangulation death of his ex-girlfriend in southeastern Pennsylvania is behind bars in Florida.
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Teen dies in southeast Ohio hiking fall

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 7:26am
Friends and family are mourning the death of an 18-year-old man who died after falling 100 feet during a hike in a southeastern Ohio state park.
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More tests ordered on Pa. boy's body after autopsy

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 7:10am
Authorities say it will take more time to determine what killed a 9-year-old boy whose decomposing body was found on the third floor of a central Pennsylvania home last week.
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News Minute: Here is the latest Ohio news from The Associated Press

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 6:45am
A three-judge federal appeals panel in Cincinnati today hears arguments in court challenges of four states' same-sex marriage bans, including Ohio's. Since the Supreme Court struck down portions of the federal...
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Police kill gun-wielding man at Ohio Wal-mart

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 6:41am
Authorities in southwest Ohio say a man brandishing a gun inside a Wal-mart store has been shot to death by police.
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