October 30, 2014

Medina
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Judge accepts guardian’s resignation in Amish medical case

Andy Hershberger leads family and Amish deacons to a hearing at the Medina County Courthouse on Thursday afternoon. The Hershbergers have been fighting a lengthy court battle with Akron Children's Hospital over who can make medical decisions for Andy's 11-year-old daughter, Sarah. (KRISTIN BAUER / GAZETTE)

Nick Glunt and Loren Genson | The Gazette A Medina County judge Thursday accepted the resignation of a woman appointed to make medical decisions for an 11-year-old Amish girl with cancer whose parents refused to continue chemotherapy. The family at first accepted chemotherapy from Akron Children’s Hospital, but stopped in April because they believed the Read More…

Cupcakes baked with love

Katie Karp, left, and Carolyn Robertson, of Delish Cupcakery and Bake Shoppe, pose with some of their store offerings on Thursday. (LOREN GENSON / GAZETTE)

BRUNSWICK — Carolyn Robertson is counting on a couple of saints to help bring customers to her Delish Cupcakery and Bake Shoppe. When she opened her store this week, she featured St. Valentine’s Day-themed cupcakes. Next month, she’ll be offering St. Patrick’s Day cupcakes — green, of course. Robertson, a Brunswick resident of 13 years, Read More…

5 arrested in ‘biggest meth operation’

Firefighters clean up the scene of what the Medina County Drug Task Force said was a large meth operation at a house in Medina. (COURTESY MEDINA COUNTY DRUG TASK FORCE)

MEDINA — The Medina County Drug Task Force made the biggest methamphetamine lab bust in its history Wednesday. Agents assisted by Medina police went to a house at 505 N. Broadway St. at about 7:30 p.m. to serve two arrest warrants. They arrested two other people on outstanding warrants and found eight recently used “one-pot” Read More…

Judge recuses himself from stabbing case

MEDINA — A judge has withdrawn from the case of a homeless man who pleaded no contest last month to stabbing a 31-year-old man at an unsanctioned campsite in the woods near Brunswick Lake in September. Medina County Common Pleas Judge James L. Kimbler on Thursday transferred Karl Phelps’ case to Judge Christopher J. Collier’s Read More…