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Federal Fugitive Arrested In Canton

The Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force has arrested a 29-year old man at a Canton home who was wanted in connection with a shooting that took place in November 2013 in Lorain.  This morning, federal authorities arrested Arzell Nash at a residence in the 2300 block of Edith Court Northeast in Canton. Nash was wanted in connection with a shooting that took place on November 12th, 2013 where two victims were shot outside the Our Club Bar in Lorain.  US Marshal Pete Elliott says the year-long investigation was helped by tips from citizens.

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Central Ohio to get 3 to 6 inches of snow

A storm moving across the Midwest is expected to deliver up to 5 inches of snow to central Ohio by Monday morning. The heaviest snow is expected north of I-70, and some areas north and east of Delaware County could see as much as 6 inches of snow by Monday morning. Areas south of I-70 can expect 1-3 inches by Monday morning.

Fire Chief: Two Newark fires appear to be arson

NEWARK, Ohio -- Firefighters from Newark and neighboring departments battled two house fires a block apart just south of downtown early Sunday morning. Both fires appeared to be arson, said interim Newark Fire Chief Patrick Connor, who said investigators have not determined whether the two fires are related.

Job training for poor gets priority

The number of poor Ohioans receiving a welfare check or food stamps has dropped to a record low while enrollment in tax-funded Medicaid has soared. Overall, about 1 in 4 Ohioans receive some type of public assistance, a rate that Gov. John Kasich’s administration hopes to reduce with a renewed focus on education and workforce development.

House finance panel’s chief, Rep. Ryan Smith seeks focus on poverty

Rep. Ryan Smith does not talk about education, taxes and Medicaid in the same tone as a number of his fellow House Republicans. It’s no coincidence that the new chairman of the powerful House Finance Committee comes from a district that doesn’t look like those represented by many of his GOP colleagues.

NATIONAL NEWS

Obama, Modi declare era of 'new trust' in US-India relations

NEW DELHI (AP) — President Barack Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday declared an era of "new trust" in the often fraught relationship between their nations as the U.S. leader opened a three-day visit to New Delhi.

Northeast braces for massive snowstorm

NEW YORK (AP) — A winter that has largely spared the Northeast thus far is about to arrive with gusto: a storm the National Weather Service called "potentially historic" could dump 2 feet or more of snow between New York and Boston.

Balloon crew launches in bid to break 2 major records

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An international team has launched its helium-filled balloon from Japan in a bid to reach North America and break two major records en route.

Opening statements next in murder trial of ex-Pat Hernandez

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — Aaron Hernandez once seemed to be a man with a bright future. At age 23 he had a Super Bowl appearance under his belt and a $40 million contract as a star tight end with the New England Patriots. He and his fiancee had started a family, living in a mansion in the Boston suburbs with their 8-month-old daughter.

Santa Ana winds knock out power to thousands in California

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Power was being restored Sunday to tens of thousands of people who lost electricity in Southern California after fierce Santa Ana winds gusting as much as 89 mph toppled trees and power poles.

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