CANTON, Ohio (AP) — A veteran reporter and editor has been named the editor of the Canton Repository newspaper.
The appointment of Rick Armon, 52, was announced Monday. He replaces Rich...
ASHLAND, Ohio (AP) — A flashing light would be required on horse-drawn buggies typically used by the Amish under an Ohio proposal intended to help prevent collisions with motor vehicles.
WOOSTER, Ohio (AP) — Ohio police officers will begin riding school buses in an effort to enhance relationships with students and increase safety, a school district announced Tuesday.
WOOSTER, Ohio (AP) — A whitetail went retail for a bit this week when it entered a Walmart store in Ohio.
Patrons in Wooster in northeastern Ohio say the deer was kicking shelves as it...
WOOSTER, Ohio (AP) — A black woman who has lived in a small Ohio community with her white husband for more than 20 years says they've never experienced any prejudice before racial slurs and...
WOOSTER, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say they've rescued about a dozen people in a county in Ohio and ordered about 400 others to evacuate after heavy flooding.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jordan Alexander Key sat in composer Jack Gallagher's office in his first week at the College of Wooster in Ohio. Key had chosen music composition over a promising career...
WOOSTER, Ohio (AP) — The grandmother of a boy who went missing in 2011 from Illinois said she believes her grandson is still alive and hopes publicity surrounding a hoax perpetrated by an Ohio man...
WOOSTER, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a 17-year-old Amish girl driving a horse-drawn buggy has been rescued after the buggy was swept away by high water along a flooded rural road in northeast Ohio.
APPLE CREEK, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say the full investigation into a plane crash that killed two pilots in Ohio likely will be delayed by the federal government shutdown.
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — The family of a 12-year-old Ohio boy who drowned at a camp last year has filed a lawsuit against the camp and several staff members, charging wrongful death.
The Daily Record in Wooster reports the Pickerington boy's parents recently filed the lawsuit in Summit County Common Pleas Court in Akron against Round Lake Christian Camp.
WOOSTER, Ohio (AP) — A northeast Ohio sheriff's office is investigating a school resource officer's use of a stun gun on a 17-year-old male student during an argument between him and an administrator.
The student was shocked Tuesday at Wayne County Schools Career Center in Smithville, roughly 45 miles (72 kilometers) southwest of Cleveland.
Superintendent Kip Crain says the student wasn't injured.
WOOSTER, Ohio (AP) — A woman who was high on drugs when she climbed a 285-foot cell tower and taunted emergency personnel in northeast Ohio has been sentenced to jail by a judge who says she endangered the lives of would-be rescuers.
WOOSTER, Ohio (AP) — The family of a man fatally shot with a black-powder revolver has sued the retailer that sold the weapon saying the killer's violent past should have precluded the sale.
WOOSTER, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a woman who climbed to the top of a 285-foot-high cell tower and then taunted police and safety personnel on her way down has been arrested.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state of Ohio has approved legislation creating a day to honor the first documented, black professional football player, known by the nickname "The Black Cyclone."
WOOSTER, Ohio (AP) — A message on a high school bathroom wall that included a swastika and the phrase "kill them all" has prompted a police investigation and heightened security throughout a northeastern Ohio district.
The threat mentioning Thursday's date was found after school on Tuesday at Wooster High School, about 50 miles (80 kilometers) southwest of Cleveland.
WOOSTER, Ohio (AP) — More than 250 Ohio college students have ended a 10-hour sit-in over issues related to diversity and equity on campus.
Cleveland.com reports College of Wooster President Sarah Bolton said the students ended their sit-in Wednesday night after hours of "intense and constructive dialogue" with administrators.
STONY RIDGE, Ohio (AP) — Federal investigators will try to determine what caused the fatal crash of a helicopter used for inspecting power lines.
Both men aboard died Monday. FirstEnergy said they were contractors doing transmission line inspection work in northwest Ohio.
The Wood County sheriff's office has identified the pilot as 32-year-old Tyson Snyder of Wooster, Ohio, and his passenger as 62-year-old Jeffrey Fluharty of Fairmont, West Virginia.
WOOSTER, Ohio (AP) — Police say a fugitive suspected of shooting at officers in Ohio during a high-speed chase has been arrested.
Wooster police say James Schmidt, who's also known as Bubba, was arrested Tuesday evening near Gallipolis Ferry, West Virginia, when police spotted him leaving a pawn shop. A woman was with him.
The Orrville man was wanted on warrants for crimes including assault.
WOOSTER, Ohio (AP) — A 3-year-old Amish girl running across an Ohio country road to greet her father on the other side has been fatally struck by an SUV.
The state Highway Patrol says Dora Miller was struck Tuesday evening by an SUV investigators estimate was traveling at 55 mph (89 kph), the posted speed limit on the road in East Union Township in Wayne County. Dora was flown to an Akron hospital, where she died about five hours after being hit.
WOOSTER, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio grocery chain is selling each of its 13 supermarkets to its own employees.
Company spokesman Dan Buehler says the sale of Buehler's Fresh Foods is expected to be complete by the end of the month. Employees will be able to buy the 13 stores through an employee stock ownership program.
Family member Greg Buehler says the option was much better than selling the stores to an "outsider."
WOOSTER, Ohio (AP) — Police say a 16-year-old boy has acknowledged he shot an Ohio family's yellow Labrador retriever with an arrow.
The Redicks say they had to take their dog Cosmo to a clinic for emergency surgery last week to remove the arrow. Chatfield Redick says the veterinarian found the arrow missed Cosmo's heart and lungs by millimeters.
Authorities say the arrow had the boy's last name on it. WJW-TV reports the dog's owner was able to trace it to his neighbor's son.
WOOSTER, Ohio (AP) — Ohio police are searching for the person who shot a yellow Labrador retriever with an arrow.
Wayne County resident Chatfield Redick says a neighbor found his 9-year-old dog Cosmo with an arrow in his chest Wednesday afternoon near Wooster. Redick says Cosmo had gotten out of their yard after their invisible fence malfunctioned.
WOOSTER, Ohio (AP) — The state Highway Patrol says two people have been killed and six others injured after an SUV crashed and rolled over in northeast Ohio.
The patrol says the accident Friday night in Wayne County's Wayne Township involved a 2002 Mercury Mountaineer that overturned after leaving the roadway.
The driver, 22-year-old Kristine Hutchison, of Wooster, and 16-year-old passenger Alex Collett, of Creston, were killed. The patrol says was ejected from the vehicle.
WOOSTER, Ohio (AP) — Officials say a football player at the College of Wooster has died after being hospitalized after a game Saturday when he complained he didn't feel well.
A college spokesman says 21-year-old Clayton Gelb died Sunday afternoon at a hospital in Wooster. He was a senior offensive lineman on the team and a chemistry major at the school.
WOOSTER, Ohio (AP) — A member of an Ohio-based white supremacist group affiliated with the Ku Klux Klan says his organization is recruiting members in Ohio and plans to hold a rally next month.
WOOSTER, Ohio (AP) — Police in Ohio are searching for the driver who hit an Amish buggy, injuring a child and four others, before fleeing the scene.
Cleveland.com reports (http://bit.ly/2fb3KQx ) the crash happened Wednesday night in Wayne County. The Ohio State Highway Patrol says the buggy was knocked off the side of the road into a ditch.
The child was taken to Akron Children's Hospital for treatment. The child's current condition is not known.
WOOSTER, Ohio (AP) — Ohio police had to make an unusual stop after finding a driverless Amish buggy going down the road.
In a Facebook post, the Wooster Police Department says the horse apparently decided to take a morning run Sunday without its owners.
Officers found the buggy heading down State Route 250, and one sergeant jumped inside and managed to get the horse to stop.
SHREVE, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a man and a young girl have been killed in a head-on collision in northeast Ohio.
The state Highway Patrol says 18-year-old Victor DiGiacomo, of Shreve, was driving south on State Route 3 in Wayne County around 11:30 p.m. Friday when his car went left of center and struck head-on a car driven by 26-year-old Abby Starcher, of Wooster. Starcher's daughters, ages 6 and 7, were in the backseat.
WOOSTER, Ohio (AP) — A prosecutor says no charges will be filed in the death of an Ohio man who died two days after his son put him in a headlock, despite a coroner's homicide ruling.
WOOSTER, Ohio (AP) — GateHouse Media has named a new publisher and regional editor for a group of newspapers in northern and eastern Ohio.
Veteran publisher and advertising executive Bill Albrecht will be publisher for eight newspapers: The Review in Alliance, the Ashland Times-Gazette, The Daily Jeffersonian in Cambridge, The Canton Repository, the Kent-Ravenna Record-Courier, The Independent in Massillon, The Times-Reporters in Dover and New Philadelphia, and The Daily Record in Wooster.
WOOSTER, Ohio (AP) — Police say a woman was fatally shot and her 7-week-old infant was abducted in north-central Ohio, leading to a search that ended with the child safe and a suspect dead in an apparent suicide.
Police were called Wednesday night about an armed man chasing a woman at a Mansfield apartment complex, where they found the 22-year-old woman shot and her baby missing.
CANTON, Ohio (AP) — The Dix Communications newspaper chain, with operations in northeastern and east-central Ohio, has been sold to GateHouse Media for $21.2 million.
The Dix family announced the sale to Pittsford, New York-based GateHouse on Tuesday.
WOOSTER, Ohio (AP) — Officials say nine people were hospitalized following a collision between two vehicles in northeast Ohio on Christmas Day.
Two cars crashed at the intersection of state Route 302 and Bates Road in Wooster around 4:05 p.m. Sunday according to the Department of Public Safety Wooster Communications Center.
A total of nine people were injured in the accident. They were transported to Wooster Community Hospital.
WOOSTER, Ohio (AP) — Police say a man is dead after he plunged into a silo at his family's northeast Ohio farm while dozens of firefighters tried to save him.
WEWS-TV reports (http://bit.ly/2eooN1K ) the Wayne County Sheriff's Office says 32-year-old Rhett Acker was climbing a ladder Thursday morning when he slipped and fell into a silo chute in Wooster, about 55 miles southwest of Cleveland.
Authorities say Acker became wedged and was unable to free himself.