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Police: Nearly 20 Students Sickened By Candy At High School

MASSILLON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say nearly 20 students who ate candy at a high school have been sickened in northeast Ohio. The Independent in Massillon the police chief in Stark County’s Perry Township said six of at least 18 students at Perry High School who had...

Mom Of Boy Who Shot Sister Pleads Not Guilty To Endangerment

ASHLAND, Ohio (AP) — A woman who returned to work after discovering her 8-year-old son repeatedly shot and wounded his 4-year-old sister has pleaded not guilty to child endangerment charges. Twenty-seven-year-old Alyssa Edwards pleaded not guilty Wednesday via video in an...

EPA Plan Seeks Cuts In Pollution That Causes Lake Erie Algae

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is calling for stepped-up efforts to control nutrient pollution responsible for algae blooms in Lake Erie, but isn’t proposing more federal regulations to accomplish the task. The EPA on Wednesday released...

Kasich Drops Conflicting Hints In Speech On Political Future

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Republican Ohio Gov. John Kasich (KAY’-sik) dropped conflicting hints about his political future throughout his final State of the State address. Kasich told the crowd at Otterbein University that “the race isn’t over for us” and...

Police: Boy, 16, Struck By Train Killed In Eastern Ohio

EAST PALESTINE, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a 16-year-old boy has been struck by a train and killed in eastern Ohio. The East Liverpool Review East Palestine police say the department was notified around 6:15 p.m. about someone having been struck. Police say it appears the teen...
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Ask the Experts 3/6/18

Publishing the first and third Tuesday of each month, The Courier ‘Ask the Experts’ advice column features local ‘Experts’ answering frequently asked questions related to their area of expertise.  

White Nationalist, Ohio State Ending Lawsuit

CINCINNATI (AP) — Lawyers for white nationalist Richard Spencer’s campus tour efforts and Ohio State University have notified a federal judge that the lawsuit for Spencer is being withdrawn. Court records show the sides filed an agreement of voluntary dismissal Tuesday...

Woman Says Found Tooth With Blood On It While Eating Cashews

RAVENNA, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio woman says she found a tooth with dried blood on it while eating cashews. WKYC Nickolette Botsford said she felt something hard while eating the nuts and vomited when she saw it looked like a tooth. The Ravenna woman said a hospital confirmed it as a...

Death Of Boy Buried In Cleveland Backyard Ruled A Homicide

CLEVELAND (AP) — An Ohio medical examiner has ruled the death of a 4-year-old boy whose remains were found in a trash bag in the backyard of a vacant Cleveland home a homicide by “unspecified means.” No one has been arrested or charged in the death of Eliazar Ruiz,...

Ex-Riverdale teacher sentenced to 3 years in jail for sexual battery of student

A former teacher at Riverdale School was sentenced Wednesday to three years in prison for sexual battery charges. Brooke Rosendale, 27, of Bloomdale, pleaded guilty Jan. 26 to engaging in sexual conduct with a then 13-year-old student. Rosendale must now register as a Tier 3 sex...