The county fair is right around the corner and a local church is making things a little easier for moms. St. Mark's Episcopal Church of Canton will have a mother and baby's feeding and changing station located in the Main Exhibitor Hall. Officials say they want to provide a clean and private place for mothers to tend to the needs of their babies while visiting the Stark County Fair. Diapers and wipes will also be provided for those who may need them by Babies 'R Us. The fair runs August 26th through September 1st.
A Lake Towhship man who served as an alternate juror in a high profile local murder trial is found in contempt. 62 year old Richard Stuck was fined the max of $250 and ordered to pay court costs as well. Stuck had been removed as an alternate juror early in the Chester Crank trial after someone reported seeing him looking at CantonRep.com on his iPad in the jury waiting room. Apparently the witness said there was a photo and a headline about the Crank trial on the screen. Jurors are often told not to read or listen to any media reports related to the case. Crank was found guilty and sentenced to life in prison for the 2007 murder of WWII Vet Benny Angelo.
A 20-year-old motorcyclist was critically injured in a hit-and-run crash in Westerville this morning. David Veltum, 20, was thrown about 100 feet and lost his helmet in the crash near 634 Dempsey Rd. in Westerville around 10:30 a.m., according to Westerville police.
A woman has died after her car plunged into Griggs Reservoir near Upper Arlington yesterday morning. The woman drove into the water from Riverside Drive, just north of the Fishinger Road bridge, around 10:45 a.m., according to Columbus Fire Division Battalion Chief Tracy Smith.
Chillicothe Mayor Jack Everson announced today the firing of Police Chief Roger Moore, effective immediately. The firing comes on the heels of a report, issued yesterday from an independent fact-finder, that found probable cause to discipline Moore on seven of eight allegations the mayor levied against him.
Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor was asked today if JobsOhio has proven its worth. âThe numbers speak for themselves,â said the CPA and former state auditor during a candidates forum this afternoon held by the Ohio Association of Regional Councils at the Easton Hilton.